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Beethoven Can Hear You

By Timothy X Atack. Peter Capaldi stars as Ludwig van Beethoven, in an immersive audio drama marking 250 years since the composer’s birth.

By Timothy X Atack

Peter Capaldi stars as Ludwig van Beethoven, in an immersive drama marking 250 years since the composer’s birth.

Beethoven is visited by a deaf traveller from another time. The Visitor (Sophie Stone) is shocked to discover that Beethoven can hear; it seems that in this reality the composer never lost his hearing. Beethoven is haunted by the idea his ears could fail him. But the Visitor must make him understand his importance as history’s first deaf composer.

An immersive exploration of Beethoven and his music from writer Timothy X Atack (Forest 404) and with an original score from deaf composer Lloyd Coleman.

Beethoven .... Peter Capaldi
The Visitor .... Sophie Stone
Original Music .... Lloyd Coleman
Script Consultant .... Sophie Stone
Sound Design .... Catherine Robinson
Directed by James Robinson

A BBC Cymru Wales Production

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1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Sep 2020 19:30

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Diabelli Variations, Op 120 (Variation 12)

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Beethoven: Alfred Brendel plays, vol.4.
    • Vox Box.
    • 13.

Broadcast

  • Sun 20 Sep 2020 19:30

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