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Dostoyevsky - The Friend of the Family

Russia, 1859: Chaos in the Manor of Stephanchikovo when an ex-sergeant acts as arbiter of morals and taste. Stars David Suchet.

Russia, 1859: The Manor of Stephanchikovo has been thrown into chaos by the activities of a former sergeant who's set himself up as an arbiter of morals and taste.

When he interferes in the marriage plans of the family, the whole situation explodes.

Fyodor Dostoevsky's 1859 novel dramatised by David Blum. Starring David Suchet, Margot Boyd and Clive Merrison.

Colonel ...... David Suchet
Madame La Generale ...... Margot Boyd
Sashenka ...... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Sergei ...... John Webb
Foma Fomich ...... Clive Merrison
Natasha ...... Helena Breck
Falaley ...... Graham Blockey
Yezhevikin ...... Alan Dudley
Tatyana Ivanovn ...... Maggie McCarthy
Bahcheyev ...... Bernard Brown
Miss Perepelitsyn ...... Eva Stuart
Mizinchikov ...... Colin Starkey
Obnoskin ...... Gary Cady
Gavrila ...... Lockwood West
Servant ...... Alan Thompson

Director: Martin Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1984.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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