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At the Tailor's

Michael Hastings's adaptation of Irene Nemirovsky's biography of Anton Chekhov, dramatising crucial points in his life, from his tough childhood in the remote port of Taganrog to marriage in his final years.

Anton and his family move to Moscow after the bankruptcy of his father. Amidst the domestic chaos, the 19-year-old Anton studies to become a doctor and writes his short stories.

Anton Chekhov ...... Andrew Scott
Lika ...... Romola Garai
Yevgenia Chekhov ...... Niamh Cusack
Suvorin ...... Dave Hill
Uncle Mitrofan ...... Alan Williams
Kolya Chekhov ...... Bo Poraj
Sasha Chekhov ...... Keith Dunphy

Directed by Lucy Bailey.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 4 Nov 2008 19:45