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Posted to a remote outpost, Carl's life, and the outlook for the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is set to worsen. Stars Paul Ready.

Carl Joseph has been posted to a remote outpost of the Austro-Hungarian near the Russian border where his life, and the life of the Empire, is about to take a turn for the worse.

Conclusion of Joseph Roth's most celebrated novel about the ending of things: love affairs, friendships, individual lives, dynasties, an empire, a world.

Joseph Roth ...... Henry Goodman
Carl Joseph ...... Paul Ready
Franz Von Trotta ...... Sam Dale
Chojnicki ...... David Schofield
Zoglauer ...... Gunnar Cauthery
Emperor Franz ...... JosephJohn Rowe
Valli ...... Joannah Tincey
Onufrij ...... Ben Crowe
Brodnitzer ...... Chris Pavlo
Wagner ...... David Seddon
Hirschwitz ...... Philippa Stanton
Skowronneck ...... Robert Blythe
Sgt Slama ...... Paul Stonehouse

Dramatised by Gregory Evans.

Piano and Trumpet played by Peter Ringrose

Director: Marc Beeby

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2013.

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Wed 6 Nov 2019 03:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Joseph Roth Henry Goodman
Carl Joseph Paul Ready
Franz Von Trotta Sam Dale
Chojnicki David Schofield
Zoglauer Gunnar Cauthery
Emperor Franz Joseph John Rowe
Valli Joannah Tincey
Onufrij Ben Crowe
Brodnitzer Chris Pavlo
Wagner David Seddon
Hirschwitz Philippa Stanton
Skowronneck Robert Blythe
Sgt Slama Paul Stonehouse
Musician Peter Ringrose
Director Marc Beeby
Author Joseph Roth
Adaptor Gregory Evans

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