The World Of Daphne Du Maurier

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01The Chamois1974042020180305 (BBC7)
20180304 (BBC7)

Stephen hunts to confront a secret fear so painful that he will do anything to conquer it.

Five-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story collection, The Breaking Point

4 Extra Debut. When Stephen decides to go to Greece, it's for one reason only: to rid himself of a secret fear - a fear so painful that he'll try anything to conquer it.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Christopher Cazenove as Stephen, Anna Cropper as his wife, Alexis Gallnos as the Storekeeper, Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller and Nikolas Janis as Zus.

Dramatised by Michael Bartlett

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

4 Extra Debut. When Stephen decides to go to Greece, it's for one reason only: to rid himself of a secret fear - a fear so painful that he'll try anything to conquer it.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Christopher Cazenove as Stephen, Anna Cropper as his wife, Alexis Gallnos as the Storekeeper, Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller and Nikolas Janis as Zus.

Dramatised by Michael Bartlett

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

4 Extra Debut. When Stephen decides to go to Greece, it's for one reason only: to rid himself of a secret fear - a fear so painful that he'll try anything to conquer it.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Christopher Cazenove as Stephen, Anna Cropper as his wife, Alexis Gallnos as the Storekeeper, Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller and Nikolas Janis as Zus.

Dramatised by Michael Bartlett

Producer: Derek Hoddinott

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

Poet Daljit Nagra revisits the BBC's radio poetry archive with 'New Lyrical Ballads' featuring 26 leading poets reading work inspired by the originals.

Second of two programmes, Britain's current poets read their own work inspired by Wordsworth and Coleridge's original Lyrical Ballads.

That slim volume of poetry, published in Wine Street in Bristol, is renowned for its radical preface and considered to have marked the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature.

Featuring: Fleur Adcock, Patience Agbabi, John Burnside, Gillian Clarke, Paul Farley, David Harsent, Kathleen Jamie, Liz Lochhead, Ian McMillan, Andrew Motion, Sean O'Brien, Alice Oswald, Ruth Padel, Don Paterson, Jean Sprackland and Michael Symmons Roberts.
Recorded at the Bristol Festival of Ideas which commissioned the work and gathered all the poets together to read their work to an expectant audience.

Introduced by festival director, Andrew Kelly.

Producer: Tim Dee

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

02The Alibi1974042719740504
20180312 (BBC7)
20180311 (BBC7)

A midlife crisis leads a man to an incident from which he will never recover.

Five-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story collection, The Breaking Point

To change your life in middle age can be a traumatic experience.

For James Fenton, his sudden decision leads him along a strange street into a strange house - and an experience from which he'll never recover.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Tony Britton as James Fenton, Sarah Badel as Anna, Katherine Parr as Edna, Geoffrey Beevers as the Inspector and Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller.

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

A midlife crisis leads a man to an incident from which he will never recover.

Five-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story collection, The Breaking Point

To change your life in middle age can be a traumatic experience.

For James Fenton, his sudden decision leads him along a strange street into a strange house - and an experience from which he'll never recover.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Tony Britton as James Fenton, Sarah Badel as Anna, Katherine Parr as Edna, Geoffrey Beevers as the Inspector and Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller.

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

To change your life in middle age can be a traumatic experience.

For James Fenton, his sudden decision leads him along a strange street into a strange house - and an experience from which he'll never recover.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Tony Britton as James Fenton, Sarah Badel as Anna, Katherine Parr as Edna, Geoffrey Beevers as the Inspector and Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller.

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

A midlife crisis leads a man to an incident from which he will never recover.

To change your life in middle age can be a traumatic experience.

For James Fenton, his sudden decision leads him along a strange street into a strange house - and an experience from which he'll never recover.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Tony Britton as James Fenton, Sarah Badel as Anna, Katherine Parr as Edna, Geoffrey Beevers as the Inspector and Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller.

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

A midlife crisis leads a man to an incident from which he will never recover.

A midlife crisis leads a man to an incident from which he will never recover.

03Ganymede1974051119740817
20180318 (BBC7)
20180319 (BBC7)

On holiday in Venice, a man falls for a waiter and faces life-changing consequences.

Five-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story collection, The Breaking Point

The man arrived in Venice happy and contented with life. He left Venice shattered by an unusual experience destined to mark him for life.

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring John Le Mesurier as the Man.

With Anthony Daniels as the Boy, David Gooderson as the Porter/Consul and John Sharp as the Fat Man.

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

On holiday in Venice, a man falls for a waiter and faces life-changing consequences.

04The Apple Tree1974082420180325 (BBC7)

Recently widowed George Carey has an irrational hatred for the old apple tree in his garden.

He decides it must be dug up - but it's a decision he's going to regret for the rest of his life - what's left of it...

Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Starring Charles Gray as Mr Carey.

With Douglas Blackwell as Willis, Patricia Leventon as Midge, Katherine Parr as Mrs Lord and Daphne Rogers as Mrs Hall.

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

A widower develops an irrational hatred for an apple tree.

Five-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story collection, The Breaking Point

05Panic1974090720180401 (BBC7)

An illicit weekend in Paris sparks a shocking conclusion from a disturbing revelation.

Five-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story collection, The Breaking Point