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Alfred Molina, Adam Godley, Susannah Fielding, Ian Ogilvy and James Callis star in Ibsen's riveting thriller, directed by Martin Jarvis. Are the town's waters contaminated?

Alfred Molina, Adam Godley, Susannah Fielding, Ian Ogilvy and James Callis are directed by Martin Jarvis in Henrik Ibsen's riveting 1882 thriller.

A small Norwegian spa town relies on the local spring for its prosperity, but Dr Thomas Stockmann is concerned the waters may be contaminated. Could disease be spreading? If so, would the community's livelihood be jeopardised?

This new version of the play by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Specially composed music: A-Mnemonic

Director: Martin Jarvis
A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.

58 minutes

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Sat 7 Apr 2018 21:00

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Role Contributor
Dr Thomas Stockmann Alfred Molina
Peter Stockman Adam Godley
Catherine Rosalind Ayres
Petra Susannah Fielding
Hovstad James Callis
Aslaksen Matthew Wolf
Billing Darren Richardson
Horster Simon Templeman
Morten Kiil Ian Ogilvy
Boy Joe Katzenellenbogen
Boy Freddie Katzenellenbogen
Director Martin Jarvis
Writer Henrik Ibsen

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