The Search for Love
4 Extra Debut. Set on the eve of the Crimean war, an upper-class Russian woman falls for a Bulgarian revolutionary. Stars Amanda Root.
Who will Elena fall in love with? The artist, Shubin or the philosopher Bersyenev? The she meets a real hero, Insarov.
Starring Amanda Root as Elena and Philip Franks as Insarov.
Ivan Turgenev's romantic novella dramatised in two parts by Michael Crompton.
Pavel Shubin .... John Lloyd Fillingham
Andrei Bersyenev .... Mark Chatterton
Anna .... Jane Cox
Nikolai .... Russell Dixon
Uvar .... Alan Partington
Zoya ... Saskia Downes
Fedushka ... Keith Clifford
German bully... Martin Oldfield
with John Griffin and Stephen Tomlin
Director: Michael Fox
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.
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