Madame Bovary

First Aired: April 2000

2 part drama for BBC2.

Adaptation of Flaubert’s romantic tragedy of an ambitious wife trapped in a stale marriage set against the backdrop of small town life in 19th Century Normandy.

Hugh plays Dr Charles Bovary.


Heidi Thomas; Gustave Flaubert (novel)


Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins, Hugh Dancy, Trevor Peacock


Tim Fywell


Bernard Krichefski; Tony Redston

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