Sylvestra le Touzel reads from the collection of short stories originally published in the New Yorker, based on the poignant experiences of women who remained in Britain during the Second World War.


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01Fin De Siecle2002100720040104
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Sylvestra le Touzel recounts the poignant experiences of women who remained in Britain during the Second World War.
Sylvestra le Touzel recounts the poignant experiences of women who remained in Britain during the Second World War.
Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain, starting with a soldier's wife.
Read by Sylvestra le Touzel.
02Goodbye My Love2002101420110522 (R4+)
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20110524 (R4+)
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Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
A mother and a wife face a departure.
Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
Read by Sylvestra le Touzel.
02Goodbye My Lover2002100820040111
20051228 (BBC7)
20051229 (BBC7)
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20081116 (R7)
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Ruth has to face the trauma of parting from her husband as he leaves for active service.
Read by Sylvestra le Touzel.
Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
A mother and a wife face a departure.
Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
03Good Evening Mrs Craven2002100920040118
20051229 (BBC7)
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20110522 (R4+)
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Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
A wife and a mistress await news.
Read by Sylvestra le Touzel.
Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
Mr Craven receives a posting to North Africa, leaving behind two Mrs Cravens anxiously awaiting news.
04 LASTIt's The Reaction2002101120040125
20051230 (BBC7)
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20080330 (BBC7)
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20081130 (R7)
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20110527 (R4+)
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Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
A spinster's life resumes in peacetime.
Poignant Second World War experiences of women in Britain.
Read by Sylvestra le Touzel.
The residents of a block of flats find themselves drawn together during the blitz, but can their intimacy be sustained after the bombs have stopped falling?
(OMNI 99999999)Omnibus 01-04 20060101 (BBC7)
20060102 (BBC7)
 

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Trivia

  • Episode two is listed as Goodbye My Love and Goodbye My Lover

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