Wide Sargasso Sea [Jean Rhys]

Episodes

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012004050320190903 (BBC7)
20190902 (BBC7)

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway grows up on a beguiling Caribbean island where tensions escalate between her family and former slaves.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adjoa Andoh and Adam Godley.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Tensions escalate among the former slaves on a Caribbean island.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway grows up on a beguiling Caribbean island where tensions escalate between her family and former slaves.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel read by Adjoa Andoh and Adam Godley - tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Tensions escalate among the former slaves on a Caribbean island.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel read by Adjoa Andoh and Adam Godley - tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

022004051120190904 (BBC7)
20190903 (BBC7)

The mother of Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

032004051220190905 (BBC7)
20190904 (BBC7)

Having lost her brother and separated from her mother, Creole heiress Antoinette is sent away to school.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

042004051320190906 (BBC7)
20190905 (BBC7)

Rochester, newly arrived from England, marries Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway and they escape to an estate in Dominica.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

05A New Peril2004051420190907 (BBC7)
20190906 (BBC7)

Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair on a beautiful estate in Dominica.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adam Godley.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

062004051720190909 (BBC7)
20190910 (BBC7)

Antoinette and Rochester's intense love affair on the beguiling Caribbean island of Dominica is threatened by rumour and betrayal...

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adam Godley.

Abridged by Margaret Busby.

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character. Prequel to Jane Eyre.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

072004051820190910 (BBC7)
20190911 (BBC7)

Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Abridged by Margaret Busby.

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

082004051920190911 (BBC7)
20190912 (BBC7)

Rochester accuses Antoinette, his new wife, of betrayal and their ravaged Eden falls apart.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

092004052020190912 (BBC7)
20190913 (BBC7)

Creole heiress Antoinette returns to her faithless husband Rochester who now has control of her estate.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Read by Adam Godley.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.

102004052120190913 (BBC7)
20190914 (BBC7)

Rochester has shut his 'mad' wife, Creole heiress Antoinette, in the attic of his English home.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Conlcuded by Adjoa Andoh.

Abridged by Margaret Busby

Producer: Claire Grove

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2004.

Distressed Antoinette must come to terms with her future. Jane Eyre prequel.

Adjoa Andoh reads Jean Rhys's prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.