The Learned Women


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Two young people, Henriette and Clitandre, are in love, but in order to marry, they must overcome an obstacle: the attitude of Henriette's family. Her sensible father and uncle are in favour of the marriage; but unfortunately her father is under the thumb of his wife, Philaminte, Henriette's mother. And Philaminte, supported by Henriette's aunt and sister, wishes her to marry Trissotin, a "scholar" and mediocre poet with lofty aspirations, who has these three women completely in his thrall. For these three ladies are "learned"; their obsession in life is learning and culture of the most pretentious kind, and Trissotin is their special protégé and the fixture of their literary salon. - Summary by Wikipedia

Cast list:
Armande: Beth Thomas
Henriette: Amanda Friday
Clitandre: Malone
Belise: Libby Gohn
Ariste: Kingof192
Chrysale: ToddHW
Martine: Frances Brown
Philaminte: Claudia Salto
Trissotin: Zachary Brewster-Geisz
Lepine: bala
Vadius: Elliot Gage
Julian: russellhughes
A Notary: Richard Friday
Narrator: Savannah
Edited by Michele Eaton (1 hr 45 min)

Chapters

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