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Kiev is protected by an uneasy alliance. Two brothers discover it's a bad time to be Tsarist. Stars Paul Hilton and James Loye.

In the Winter of 1918, the citizens of Kiev wait for their city to fall, either to the Bolsheviks or to the Nationalists.

The Turbin family, supporters of the Tsar, take refuge in their family home.
Mikhail Bulgakov's classic Ukrainian novel - dramatised in two parts by DJ Britton.

Stars Paul Hilton as Alexei, James Loye as Nikolka, Simon Ludders as Rusakov, Melanie Walters as Julia, Manon Edwards as Elena, Gerry Lepkowski as Myshlaevsky, Tim Kirkus as Shpolyansky, Rhodri Hugh as Bolbotun, Patrick Brennan as Shervinsky, Dorien Thomas as the Sergeant and Simon Armstrong as the Colonel.

Translator: Michael Glenny

Directed at BBC Wales by Alison Hindell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 5 Mar 2019 03:00

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