April 15, 2012 at 9pmAs always I'd love to hear your thoughts on either of these productions if or when you've seen them. And rest assured, I'm very much looking forward to the new Masterpiece Mystery season, starting this May with Series 2 of Sherlock!
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
One 120-minute episode
An adaptation and completion of Charles Dickens' last novel left unfinished at his death, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood is a psychological thriller about a provincial choirmaster's obsession with 17-year-old Rosa Bud. Cast includes Matthew Rhys (Brothers & Sisters) and Julia MacKenzie (Miss Marple).
April 22 & 29, 2012 at 9pm
Two 90-minute episodes
Based on Sebastian Faulk's novel about lovers torn apart by World War I. Eddie Redmayne (The Pillars of the Earth) plays Stephen Wrayford, whose pre-war affair with Isabelle Azaire (Clemence Poesy, Harry Potter) has an enduring effect on him as he fights in the trenches.
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