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The Trap Pony

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 falls in love with an actress, Olga Knipper, but his marriage to her brings him into conflict with his sister.

Anton Chekhov ...... Andrew Scott
Masha Chekhov ...... Romola Garai
Olga Knipper ...... Niamh Cusack
Uncle Mitrofan ...... Alan Williams
Paul Chekhov ...... Dave Hill
Guard ...... Bo Poraj
Sasha Chekhov ...... Keith Dunphy

Directed by Lucy Bailey.

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 7 Nov 2008 19:45