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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.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Nov 2011 00:15


Role Contributor
BeethovenIan Hart
Prince LobkowitzJack Davenport
Count DietrichsteinTim Pigott-Smith
HaydnFrank Finlay
ReisLeo Bill
Princess Marie LobkowitzFenella Woolgar
Otto FisherTrevor Cooper
Paul DorfmuellerJonathan Aris
GerhardtRobert Glenister
SukowatyAnton Lesser
JosephineClaire Skinner