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Vanadium, Part 1

Janet Suzman introduces a new dramatisation of Levi's stories about the elements of life, starring Henry Goodman, dramatised by Graham White. Primo receives a letter from his past.

Janet Suzman introduces a major new dramatization of Primo Levi's short stories about our human relationship with the chemical elements that make up our universe - a book the Royal Institution of Great Britain named 'the best science book ever'. Starring Henry Goodman, Akbar Kurtha, Erich Redman and Juliet Aubrey. Dramatized by Graham White from the translation by Raymond Rosenthal.

Vanadium Part 1: In the course of his work as a chemist in a paint factory in the 1960s, Primo Levi receives a letter from one of the factory's German clients, signed by a Doktor Muller. Could this be the Doktor Muller who had overseen Levi's work as a prisoner in the lab at Auschwitz?

Produced and directed by Marc Beeby and Emma Harding.

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 Jul 2016 09:45


Role Contributor
Older Primo Henry Goodman
Cometto John Rowe
Dr Muller Erich Redman
Younger Primo Akbar Kurtha
Lucia Juliet Aubrey
Polish Overseer Chris Pavlo
Author Primo Levi
Adaptor Graham White
Director Marc Beeby
Director Emma Harding
Producer Marc Beeby
Producer Emma Harding


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