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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.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Oct 2014 22:00


Role Contributor
Writer Howard Barker
Chin Richard E Grant
Hasi Francesca Annis
Ghang Michael Bertenshaw
Mrs Hu Jane Bertish
Student Arthur Hughes
Composer Errollyn Wallen
Musician Joseph Spooner
Director Peter Kavanagh


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