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Rothschild's Violin

15 Minute Drama, About Love Episode 5 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 29 January 2010

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A story of regret about a coffin maker whose wife of 50 years is taken seriously ill.

Chekhov ...... Michael Pennington
Maxim Nikolayevich ...... Nicholas Boulton
Rothschild ...... Jasper Britton
Yakov ...... Philip Voss
Marfa ...... Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.


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