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Michael Hastings - Tom and Viv

The nightmare, turbulent marriage of young poet TS Eliot and the charismatic Vivienne Haigh-Wood. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch. From December 2008.

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the heart-breaking story of TS Eliot's marriage to Viv Haigh-Wood.

Michael Hastings' best known play charts the turbulent, doomed marriage of the young TS Eliot and the charismatic Vivienne Haigh-Wood. This moving, highly-charged study has been described as 'one of the most important plays of the 20th century'.

Stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Tom, Lia Williams as Viv, David Haig as Maurice and Judy Parfitt as Rose.

Adapted and directed by Peter Kavanagh.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2008.

Tom ............... Benedict Cumberbatch
Viv.................. Lia Williams
Maurice..............David Haig
Rose............... Judy Parfitt
Charles............ John Rowe
Louise..................Emily Randall
Janes............... Chris Pavlo
Dr Todd............ Gunnar Cauthery
Barrister............. Jonathan Tafler

Adapted and directed by......Peter Kavanagh.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Oct 2018 04:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 27 Dec 2008 14:30
  • Sat 14 Jan 2012 14:30
  • Sat 6 Oct 2018 06:00
  • Sat 6 Oct 2018 16:00
  • Sun 7 Oct 2018 04:00

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