Epic love story set against the First World War, based on Sebastian Faulks' novel. As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
As Stephen recovers from his injuries, he continues to be haunted by memories of his affair with Isabelle - and while he and his men prepare for a major offensive at the Somme, he unexpectedly meets his former lover again. However, she is unable to explain why she left him, throwing him into a state of turmoil before the battle. Eddie Redmayne and Clemence Poesy star in the conclusion of the drama based on Sebastian Faulks' novel, with Joseph Mawle, Richard Madden and Matthew Goode. Adapted by Bafta-winning writer Abi Morgan.
First of a two-part drama based on Sebastian Faulks' novel about two lovers brought together and torn apart by the First World War. France, 1910, and Englishman Stephen Wraysford arrives to work at the textile factory of the Azaire family, only to fall desperately in love with his host's wife Isabelle. Before long, the pair begin an illicit and all-consuming affair, with huge consequences for them both. Eddie Redmayne (My Week with Marilyn) and Clemence Poesy (the Harry Potter films) star as the lovers, with support from Joseph Mawle, Richard Madden and Matthew Goode. Adapted by Abi Morgan, writer of The Hour and current movie hit The Iron Lady.
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