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Adaptation of Franz Kafka's mind-warping novel. A stranger's summons to the mysterious castle leads him into a bureaucratic wonderland of terror and insanity.

In Franz Kafka's mind-warping novel, set in a bureaucratic wonderland, the hapless land-surveyor known only as K answers a summons to work at the mysterious Castle, only to find himself drawn into a labyrinth of terror and absurdity.

With the Jackie Palmer Children's Choir

Dramatist: Ed Harris

Producer: John Taylor
A Fiction Factory production for BBC Radio 4.

58 minutes

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Sat 16 May 2015 21:00

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Role Contributor
K Dominic Rowan
Frieda Sammy T Dobson
Jeremias Mark Benton
Artur Daniel Weyman
Teacher Stephen Greif
Gardena Rachel Bavidge
Amalia Rachel Bavidge
Olga Victoria Elliott
Barnabas Neil Grainger
Chief Superintendent Jonathan Cullen
Hans Dominic Deakin
Author Franz Kafka
Adaptor Ed Harris
Producer John Taylor

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