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The Essay, Chekhov Essays Episode guide

  1. Xiaolu Guo

    5/5 Chinese writer and film-maker Xiaolu Guo reflects on her personal debt to Chekhov.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2010

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  2. Ruth Thomas

    4/5 Young short story writer Ruth Thomas explains how she came to love Chekhov's work.

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2010

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  3. Andrew Hilton

    3/5 Andrew Hilton reveals the lesson he learned while directing Chekhov's Uncle Vanya.

    First broadcast: 27 Jan 2010

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  4. Timberlake Wertenbaker

    2/5 Timberlake Wertenbaker on what she has learned from Chekhov in terms of theatre craft.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2010

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  5. Simon Russell Beale

    1/5 Simon Russell Beale on how performing in Chekhov's The Seagull changed his entire career.

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2010

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