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Kafka's Metamorphosis

By Franz Kafka. Gregor awakes to find himself transformed. A darkly comic updating of the classic tale. Adapted by Alan Harris.

By Franz Kafka
Adapted by Alan Harris.

A darkly comic updating of the classic tale.

Gregor Samsa's life is dominated by routine - the monotony of his busy commute, mindless call centre job and crowded tower block home is steadily taking its toll. Then one morning Gregor awakes to find himself transformed into a giant insect. As he attempts to master life with six legs, his family must also learn to live with his new look.

Writer Alan Harris gives Kafka's classic a modern twist with a darkly comic edge. Starring Tom Basden (W1A), Kenneth Collard (Cuckoo), Felicity Montagu (Alpha Papa), Emma Sidi (W1A) and Tim Key (Alpha Papa).

Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

57 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Nov 2018 14:30

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Role Contributor
Gregor Tom Basden
Grete Emma Sidi
Father Kenneth Collard
Mother Felicity Montagu
Pest Controller Tim Key
Juri Simon Ludders
Mr Lazarus Mike Bubbins
Mrs Dawson Alison Belbin
Narrator Peter Marinker
Author Franz Kafka
Adaptor Alan Harris
Director James Robinson

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