Collaboration between the BBC's classical music and drama departments, a factual drama about the genesis of Beethoven's Symphony No 3, the Eroica. It is set over the course of a single day in June 1804 at the Viennese palace of Beethoven's patron, Prince Lobkowitz. The composer hears his music for the very first time and waits for the answer to his proposal of marriage from the woman he adores.
|Prince Lobkowitz||Jack Davenport|
|Count Dietrichstein||Tim Pigott-Smith|
|Princess Marie Lobkowitz||Fenella Woolgar|
|Otto Fisher||Trevor Cooper|
|Paul Dorfmueller||Jonathan Aris|