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February 3, 2006


Filed under: BBC,Brussels,Media,Radio,villette — by bronteana @ 5:14 pm

Villette on BBC7

BBC 7 will begin broadcasting Villette next week which can be heard via
Info as follows:Drama Catherine McCormack, Joseph Fiennes and Keira Knightly star in a Sony Award winning dramatisation of Charlotte Brontë's lesser known novel Villette. Lucy Snowe flees from an unhappy past in England and begins a new life as a teacher at a French boarding school… Brontë's strikingly modern heroine must decide if there is any man in her society with whom she can live and still be free. The three part drama is beautifully directed by Catherine Bailey and James Friel. Originally broadcast on Radio 4 in 1999.Wednesday to Friday 10 am 9 pm and 2 am

Thanks to Aidan, my Cornish correspondent.

…Kiera Knightley?



  1. This is a FABULOUS recording!
    If anyone else hasn’t heard it, I’d highly recommend this!

    Thank you Bronteana! 🙂

    Comment by mysticgypsy — February 3, 2006 @ 7:32 pm |Reply

  2. I haven’t heard it yet. Yes, I know I posted it but my computer is so slow that I only got a small part of it 😦

    Comment by Brontëana — February 5, 2006 @ 12:34 am |Reply

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