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David Edgar - Something Wrong about the Mouth

Soho, 1958. An American wants a portrait of a woman he can't produce, dressed for an event that didn't occur. With Damian Lewis.

London's Soho, 1958. A mysterious American wants to commission a portrait of a woman he can't produce, in a dress he can only describe, at an event which never happened.

David Edgar's love story told at the border between memory and fiction, trust and betrayal, East and West.

Gene Pew ...... Damian Lewis
Desmond McElwee ...... Bill Paterson
Mrs Pew ...... Lisa Dillon
Dr Frisch ...... David De Keyser
The Hotelier ...... Andrew Sachs
Peter Szabo ...... Julian Rhind-Tutt

Other parts played by Carolyn Pickles, Éva Magyar, Kenneth Collard, Christine Kavanagh and Joseph Kloska.

Director: Jonquil Panting

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2007.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 23 Sep 2019 04:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 20 Jan 2007 14:30
  • Sat 16 May 2009 14:30
  • Sun 27 Nov 2016 16:00
  • Mon 28 Nov 2016 04:00
  • Sun 22 Sep 2019 16:00
  • Mon 23 Sep 2019 04:00

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