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The Hat and My First Tolstoy

Episode 2 of 3

Two tales demonstrate that it doesn't pay to worship either the mirror - or an esteemed man of letters. Read by Hattie Morahan.

Two tales that deal crisply with the vanities of fashion and literary homage. Cautionary tales both!

A series of tales by Teffi - a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia - who's popular work has been re-published.

Reader: Hattie Morahan

Translated by Anne Marie Jackson.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 7 Mar 2019 21:00


Role Contributor
Reader Hattie Morahan
Writer Teffi
Producer Duncan Minshull