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Prince Dimitri follows Katerina to Siberia, but will she accept his marriage proposal? Stars Katherine Igoe and Richard Dillane.

Prince Dmitri follows the young prostitute Katerina Maslova to Siberia.

Having been unable to reverse the sentence for murder served in error upon her, he proposes marriage in the hope of redeeming the wrongs he did to her as a girl.

But he finds his proposal contested by a fellow prisoner Simonson, a man who has already made all the sacrifices in life that Prince Dmitri only threatens to make.

Conclusion of Robert Forrest's dramatisation of Leo Tolstoy's last major work.

Katerina Maslova ...... Katherine Igoe
Dmitri Nikhloydov ...... Richard Dillane
Lydia Menshova ...... Vivienne Dixon
Vera Bogovskaya ...... Joanna Tope
Princess Marya ...... Lesley Hart
Anatoly Krylstov ...... Joe Arkley
Nabatov/Ivan ...... Phil McKee
Simonson ...... Tom Brooke
Old Man ...... Finlay Welsh

Director: Lu Kemp.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2007.

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