It is 1942 London is blacked out, but France is under a
greater darkness, as the Vichy regime clings ever closer to the Nazi occupier
in their danse maubre.
From Edinburgh, Charlotte Gray, a volatile bu determined
young woman, travels south. In London she cpnceives a dangerouspassion for an
English airman, then moves on to France and the small town of Lavaurette on n
errand for a British organisation helping the Resistance, and for her own
As the men, women and children of Lavaurette prepare to meet
their terrible destiny, the truth of what took place in Occupied France is
Samuel West is a critically acclaimed actor who appeared in
the íbbc production of resuation and whose film credits include Howaed’s End.