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15 Minute Drama

Beatrice Hitchman - Petite Mort

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Honor Blackman, Shelley Conn, Mariah Gale and Samantha Spiro star in Beatrice Hitchman's thrilling debut, adapted by Miranda Davies. A 1914 silent film called Petite Mort holds the key to an infamous murder trial.

1967, Paris. Madame Roux (Honor Blackman) tells Juliette (Shelley Conn) about the infamous trial in which she was a star player.

1914, Paris. The young Adele Roux arrives in court to watch the trial of her former employers and lovers, producer Andre Durand (Marcus D'Amico) and his beautiful screenstar wife, Luce (Samantha Spiro).

Produced and directed by Emma Harding. Show less

Contributors

Madame Adele Roux:
Honor Blackman
Juliette Blanc:
Shelley Conn
Adele Roux:
Mariah Gale
Andre Durand:
Marcus D'Amico
Luce Durand ("Terpsichore"):
Samantha Spiro
Camille Roux:
Georgie Fuller
Pere Simon:
David Seddon
Peyssac:
David Seddon
Feuillade:
John Norton
Paul LeClerc:
John Norton
Elodie Kernuac:
Priyanga Burford
Inspector Japy:
Michael Bertenshaw
Dr Langlois:
Sean Murray
Director:
Emma Harding
Producer:
Emma Harding

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