(Radio 3) War And Peace

Leo Tolstoy's famous epic novel, dramatised in ten parts by Marcy Kahan and Mike Walker.

With Leo Mckern, Simon Russell, With Simon Russell Beale, Gerard Murphy and Richard Johnson.

Director Janet Whitaker.

With Leo Mckern, Sean Baker and Nicola Pagett.

Director Eoin O'callaghan.


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01Plots And Stratagems1997111619971121
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In 1805, St Petersburg and Moscow aristocrats are unaware that their lives will soon be changed forever by Napoleon.
1805.
Aristocrats in St.
Petersburg and Moscow are blissfully unaware that their lives will soon be changed forever by Napoleon.
It is 1805, and Napoleon Bonaparte is threatening the peace of Europe.
In St Petersburg and Moscow, aristocratic families gossip, intrigue and enjoy themselves, unaware that the threat will alter their lives for ever.
Russian aristocrats are blissfully unaware of Napoleon Bonaparte's plans.
Leo Tolstoy dramatisation with Simon Russell Beale.
Stars Simon Russell Beale and Leo Mckern.
02Disillusionment1997112319971128
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It is 1805, and the Austrians - Russia's allies - have been routed by Napoleon, leaving Kutuzov's army, and in particular Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, facing almost certain annihilation at Austerlitz.
The Austrians have been routed by Napoleon, leaving the Russians outnumbered by the French at the town of Austerlitz.
After the Austrian retreat, the armies meet at the town of Austerlitz.
Leo Tolstoy dramatisation with Simon Russell Beale.
Episode 2 of 10.
Stars Simon Russell Beale, Leo Mckern and Amanda Redman.
03Things Fall Apart1997113019971205
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1806.
Nikolai returns and gets caught up in a duel between Pierre and Dolohov, but Andrei is missing as Lise goes into labour.
It is 1806.
Nikolai is caught up in a duel between Pierre and Dolohov, but Andrei is missing as Lise goes into labour.
Nikolai gets caught up in a duel between Pierre and Dolohov, but Andrei is still missing as Lise gives birth.
Back from Austerlitz, Nikolai gets caught up in a duel between Pierre and Dolohov.
Andrei is still missing as Lise gives birth.
Nikolai is caught in a duel and Andrei goes missing, as Lise goes into labour.
Leo Tolstoy's epic with Simon Russell Beale.
Stars Leo Mckern and Amanda Redman.
04Spring1997120719971212
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1807.
All of Europe teeters on the brink of war.
And while Pierre resolves to make a new start, Andrei finds love again.
Epic historical novel by Leo Tolstoy.
A study of early 19th century Russian society.
It is 1807.
With all of Europe teetering on the brink of war, only two powers stand against Napoleon - Great Britain at sea and Russia by land.
And while Pierre Bezuhov has been betrayed by his wife, Andrei Bolkonsky prepares to rediscover love.
With Europe teetering on the brink of war, Pierre aims to make a fresh start.
Leo Tolstoy's epic with Simon Russell Beale.
Stars Simon Russell Beale and Amanda Redman.
05Country Pleasures1997121419971226
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1810, and an uneasy peace reigns between Russia and France.
As Christmas comes, all is not well in the Rostov family.
1810.
An uneasy peace reigns and as Christmas comes, all is not well in the Rostov family.
It is 1810, and an uneasy peace reigns.
Andrei realises that he has fallen in love with Natasha, but, as Christmas comes, all is not well in the Rostov family.
With Russia and France's uneasy peace, all is not well in the Rostov family.
Leo Tolstoy's epic with Simon Russell Beale.
Stars Simon Russell Beale and Leo Mckern.
06Natasha's Crucible1997122819980102
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1811, and despite the peace, Napoleon's troops mass in Poland.
And in Moscow, disaster strikes the Rostovs when Natasha is seduced.
Episode 6 of 10.
Leo Tolstoy's epic drama set against the backdrop of war.
Despite the peace, Napoleon's troops are massing in Poland.
It is 1811, and despite the peace, Napoleon's troops are massing in Poland, while in Moscow disaster strikes the Rostovs when Natasha is seduced.
And in Moscow, Natasha is seduced.
A seducer preys on Natasha and Napoleon's troops gather in Poland.
With Emily Mortimer.
Tolstoy's epic with Emily Mortimer and Simon Russell Beale.
1811: Napoleon's troops mass in Poland - and disaster strikes in Moscow when Natasha is seduced.
Stars Simon Russell Beale.
07The Old World Lost1998010419980109
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1812, and despite having sworn brotherly love to the Tsar, Napoleon has struck in Russia and the Bolkonsky estate is in jeopardy.
1812, and despite having sworn brotherly love to the Tsar, Napoleon has struck in Russia.
Despite having sworn brotherly love to Tsar Alexander, Napoleon has struck in Russia and the Bolkonsky estate is in jeopardy.
It is 1812, and despite having sworn brotherly love to Tsar Alexander, Napoleon has struck deep into the heart of Russia.
The Bolkonsky estate is in jeopardy.
And, once Smolensk has fallen, Bonaparte may soon be at the gates of Moscow.
It's 1812.
Napoleon invades Russia and the Bolkonsky estate is in danger.
Tolstoy's epic with Simon Russell Beale and Abigail McKern.
1812 - Napoleon has struck in Russia and the Bolkonsky estate is in danger.
Stars Simon Russell Beale and Emily Mortimer.
08Borodino1998011119980116
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1812, and the armies prepare to meet before Moscow, at the village of Borodino.
Even the Rostovs are preparing to leave the city.
1812.
The French army has surged through Smolensk and is converging on Borodino, before Moscow.
Even the Rostovs are leaving.
It is 1812, and the French army has surged through Smolensk and is now converging on Borodino, before Moscow.
Her father dead, Maria has fled Bald Hills, and now even the Rostovs prepare to leave the city.
It's 1812.
The armies face each other at a village near Moscow.
Pierre wants to join them.
Tolstoy's epic with Simon Russell Beale.
1812 - as the armies meet outside Moscow, even the Rostovs are preparing to leave the city
Stars Simon Russell Beale.
09At The Gates Of Moscow1998011819980123
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1812.
Napoleon enters a deserted Moscow, and Pierre is imprisoned by the French.
The dying Andrei is reunited with Natasha.
Napoleon enters a deserted Moscow, and Pierre is imprisoned.
It is 1812, and Napoleon enters Moscow to find it almost deserted.
Pierre has stayed and is imprisoned by the French.
It's 1812.
Napoleon enters a deserted capital and Pierre is imprisoned by the French.
Leo Tolstoy's epic with Simon Russell Beale.
Napoleon arrives, Pierre is imprisoned, and dying Andrei is reunited with Natasha.
As Napoleon arrives, the French imprison Pierre, while dying Andrei is reunited with Natasha.
Stars Simon Russell Beale.
10 LASTThe World Transformed1998012519980130
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1812.
Napoleon's dream of conquest turns to nightmare and his army is forced to retreat.
Episode 12 of 12.
1812, Napoleon's dream of conquest turns to nightmare and his army is forced to retreat.
Final episode of Tolstoy's epic.
It is 1812, and Kutuzov has withdrawn to beyond Moscow, leaving Napoleon no alternative but to retreat.
As `General Winter' takes hold, his dream of conquest turns to nightmare in a desperate dash for the Russian border.
It's 1812.
Napoleon's army is forced to retreat and family life resumes.
Final episode of Leo Tolstoy's epic, with Simon Russell Beale.
Stars Simon Russell Beale.

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