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Argon

Primo imagines a fantasy meeting with his Piedmontese ancestors, who share a number of characteristics with the noble, rare and inert gases, such as Argon.

Henry Goodman stars as Primo Levi in a major new dramatization of Levi's short stories about our human relationship with the chemical elements that make up our universe. Introduced by Janet Suzman and dramatised by Graham White from the translation by Raymond Rosenthal.

Argon: Primo imagines a fantasy meeting with his Piedmontese ancestors, who share a number of characteristics with the noble, rare and inert gases, such as Argon.

Produced and directed by Emma Harding and Marc Beeby.

15 minutes

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Role Contributor
Older Primo Henry Goodman
Cesare John Rowe
Jacob David Horovitch
Moses David Hounslow
Samuel Sam Dale
Abigail Jessica Turner
Zepora Debra Baker
Author Primo Levi
Adaptor Graham White
Director Marc Beeby
Director Emma Harding
Producer Marc Beeby
Producer Emma Harding

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