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Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin's classic novel in its world premiere radio production, set in Paris in 1954. Dramatised for radio and directed by leading theatre director Neil Bartlett.

James Baldwin's classic novel in its world premiere radio production, set in Paris, 1954. When handsome blond American David meets the stunning Giovanni in a "bohemian" Parisian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But David's fiancé, Hella, returns to Paris and, unable to admit the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened, with calamitous results for all three, especially for Giovanni, whose life descends into murderous tragedy.

Dramatised for radio and directed by leading theatre director Neil Bartlett.

CAST
David ..... Damian Lewis
Father ..... John Lithgow
Hella ..... Greta Scacchi
Guillaume ..... Derek Jacobi
Jacques ..... Michael Feast
Giovanni ..... Antonio Magro

Directed by Neil Bartlett

A Bona Broadcasting production for BBC Radio 3.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 22 May 2011 20:00

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