In the Depths of Dead Love
By Howard Barker. Dark comedy set in China in which a banished poet (Richard E Grant) faces a major dilemma after he falls in love with a grandee's wife.
Richard E Grant plays Chin, a banished poet, in Howard Barker's dark comedy set in ancient China. Chin has bought a bottomless well used by unhappy locals to end their troubles by throwing themselves in. His tiny industry is thriving. Then the beautiful Hasi appears. She seems disinclined to jump. And Chin begins to hope she won't...
First broadcast in December 2013.