The World Of Daphne Du Maurier

Episodes

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01The Chamois1974042020180304 (BBC7)
20180305 (BBC7)
20200726 (BBC7)
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.

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

When Stephen decides to fly to Greece, it's for one reason only.

He's determined to rid himself of a secret fear - a fear so painful that he'll try anything to conquer it...

Christopher Cazenove stars in the first of a series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Stephen …. Christopher Cazenove
Stephen’s Wife …. Anna Cropper
The Storekeeper …. Alexis Gallnos
The Storyteller …. Gabriel Woolf
Zus …. Nikolas Janis

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in April 1974.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's collection, The Breaking Point.

02The Alibi1974050420200802 (BBC7)
20180311 (BBC7)
20180312 (BBC7)
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.

Tony Britton stars in another adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

James Fenton …. Tony Britton
Anna …. Sarah Badel
Edna …. Katherine Parr
The Inspector …. Geoffrey Beevers
The Storyteller …. Gabriel Woolf

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1974.

Tony Britton plays a man whose midlife crisis sparks a life-changing incident.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's 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.

Tony Britton stars in another adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

James Fenton …. Tony Britton
Anna …. Sarah Badel
Edna …. Katherine Parr
The Inspector …. Geoffrey Beevers
The Storyteller …. Gabriel Woolf

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1974.

Tony Britton plays a man whose midlife crisis sparks a life-changing incident.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's collection, The Breaking Point.

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.

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

Cast:

03Ganymede1974081720200809 (BBC7)
20180318 (BBC7)
20180319 (BBC7)
The man arrived in Venice happy and contented with life. He left Venice shattered by an unusual experience destined to mark him for life.

John Le Mesurier stars in another adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

The Man …. John Le Mesurier
The Boy …. Anthony Daniels
The Porter/Consul …. David Gooderson
The Fat Man …. John Sharp

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in August 1974.

John Le Mesurier plays a man falling for a Venice waiter with life-changing consequences.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's 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.

John Le Mesurier stars in another adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

The Man …. John Le Mesurier
The Boy …. Anthony Daniels
The Porter/Consul …. David Gooderson
The Fat Man …. John Sharp

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in August 1974.

John Le Mesurier plays a man falling for a Venice waiter with life-changing consequences.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's collection, The Breaking Point.

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.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

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

Cast:

04The Apple Tree1974082420200816 (BBC7)
20180325 (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...

Charles Gray stars in another adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Mr Carey... Charles Gray
Willis... Douglas Blackwell
Midge..., Patricia Leventon
Mrs Lord... Katherine Parr
Mrs Hall... Daphne Rogers

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in August 1974.

A widower develops an irrational hatred for an apple tree.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's collection, The Breaking Point.

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...

Charles Gray stars in another adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

Mr Carey... Charles Gray
Willis... Douglas Blackwell
Midge..., Patricia Leventon
Mrs Lord... Katherine Parr
Mrs Hall... Daphne Rogers

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in August 1974.

A widower develops an irrational hatred for an apple tree.

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's collection, The Breaking Point.

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.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

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

05Panic1974090720200823 (BBC7)
20180401 (BBC7)
They met at a party and became friends. Despite their age difference, they embarked on an affair - with a trip to Paris.

And so began a night of fear which led to panic...

Dinsdale Landen stars in the final adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories.

David...Dinsdale Landen
Stephen... Christopher Cazenove
Storekeeper... Alexis Gallnos
Celia... Maureen O'Brien
The Storyteller... Gabriel Woolf
Shelia... Jane Thomson
Zus... Nikolas Janis
The Wife... Anna Cropper

Dramatised and produced by Derek Hoddinott.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in September 1974.

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

A selection of short stories from Daphne du Maurier's collection, The Breaking Point.

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

Cast:

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1974.

Starring Dinsdale Landen as David.

With Christopher Cazenove as Stephen, Alexis Gallnos as the Storekeeper, Maureen O'Brien as Celia, Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller, Jane Thomson as Shelia, Nikolas Janis as Zus and Anna Cropper as the Wife.

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