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The Little Photographer - June 2003

The Little Photographer is written by Derek Hoddinott and is based on a short story by Daphne du Maurier.

The Little Photographer - Jean

Spending a holiday with her family in a luxury hotel during a heat wave, Marie finds life with her conservative, passionless husband suffocatingly repressive. He is unexpectedly called away on business and, inspired by hints dropped by her easy going friend Elise, Marie starts an affair with a local photographer.

The Little Photographer - Madame le Marquise and Elise

The brief infatuation unleashes events and emotions on a scale undreamt of by Marie and, with a thunderstorm threatening, the curtain comes down on a family whose place in society is now far from certain.
Set in the early 1900's this drama, with its many twists and turns, shows that the path of true love never runs smoothly and is indeed rockier than many of us would imagine.

The Little Photographer - Monsieur Paul, Miss Clay, Madame la Marquise, Helene and Celeste

Madame la MarquisePamela Hoad
EdouardEdward Heeley
HeleneCharlotte Guy
CelestePhoebe Guy
Miss ClayMeg Henkus
EliseDenise Hill
Monsieur PaulDoug Thomson
ThereseSarah Ramsay
JeanPaul James
Directed byIan Guy
Produced byFrances Guy