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As Time Goes By | [Bob Larbey]

As Time Goes By

Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer star as old flames Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle. Their love story was all set for a happy ending in the 1950s when Jean was a student nurse and Lionel, a young army officer. But he was posted abroad and they lost touch. Thirty-eight years later, Lionel has returned to London to publish his autobiography and, through a strange coincidence, he is reunited with Jean who has set up a secretarial agency.
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Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer star as old flames Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle. Their love story was all set for a happy ending in the 1950s when Jean was a student nurse and Lionel, a young army officer. But he was posted abroad and they lost touch. Thirty-eight years later, Lionel has returned to London to publish his autobiography and, through a strange coincidence, he is reunited with Jean who has set up a secretarial agency.

Specially adapted in six episodes for BBC Radio 2, this hugely popular BBC1 bittersweet comedy about the reunited lovers asks the burning question, Can the flame of passion still flicker in middle age?

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    Stacie Austin, TX, United States 02-17-13
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    "A wonderful time!"

    This is a great radio play closely following the BBC T.V. series. The characters are well written and charming. The situations they find themselves in are entertaining without being fantastic or unbelievable and their interactions reveal a very genuine warmth. A healthy dose of sarcasm and self deprecating humor keeps the program from becoming too sweet. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the company of Lionel and Jean. The only improvement I could ask for is the ability to buy the next few series!

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    Michael Hellyer Aurora, IL United States 10-05-13
    Michael Hellyer Aurora, IL United States 10-05-13 Member Since 2009

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    "Just as charming as the television show"

    I don't know what there is about "As Time Goes By" but I am a fan of the TV show and I very much enjoy listening to these 6 shows on audio. The acting is first-rate and the story lines are cute and warm. I hope they bring more of the episodes to audio listening, as they are so enjoyable and relaxing.

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    I love reading but with farming, there's little time to relax and sit and read. Alas, I enjoy my Audible books whilst in the car travelling

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    If you could sum up As Time Goes By in three words, what would they be?

    My life


    What was one of the most memorable moments of As Time Goes By?

    All of them as they bring the series to my mind.


    What about Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer ’s performance did you like?

    How true to each other they are. I can picture them.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Its been done and its fabulous


    Any additional comments?

    Love it.

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