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In Search of the Brontes

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The lives of the literary sisters are told in a new two-part dramatisation narrated by Patricia Routledge.
4 Wish for Wings. Based on letters written by the three sisters and new research by historian Juliet Barker this is a tale of genius, thwarted passion and a 19th-century quest for fame which shatters many myths that have surrounded the family. Concludes next Sunday.
Producer Samira Osman ; Executive producer Kim Thomas (S) (W) The full Bronte: page 26; RT Shop Bronte audio offer: page 27

Contributors

Unknown: Patricia Routledge.
Unknown: Juliet Barker
Producer: Samira Osman
Producer: Kim Thomas
Charlotte Bronte: Victoria Hamilton
Patrick Bronte: Patrick Malahide
Emily/Maria Bronte: Elizabeth Hurran
Anne Bronte: Alexandra Milman
Branwell Bronte: Jonathan McGuinness
John Brown: Geoff Leesley
Martha Brown: Teresa Churcher
Monsieur Heger: Ed Stoppard
Tabby Aykroyd: Barbara Marten
George Smith: Richard Clothier
Arthur Bell Nicholls: Jay Villiers

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In Search of the Brontes

BBC One London, 3 August 2003 19.00






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