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Dissident by Mike Walker & John Dryden
Produced by John Dryden
BBC Radio 4 - Afternoon Play - 26.10.2007
A Goldhawk Essential production
Length 43mins 59seconds
One of an occassional series of plays where the action takes place in real time: forty three minutes and fifty-nine seconds.
For other plays in the series see: Forty-three Fifty-nine Series


Former FSB agent Dmitri Petrovich, now a dissident living in London, thinks someone is trying to assassinate him.
As he races across London with his young daughter in an attempt to evade his pursuers, he is unaware that his fate is sealed and that he is living the final forty-three minutes and fifty-nine seconds of his life.


  • Dmitri....Oleg Mirochnikov
  • Masha....Meghan Heggerty
  • Yuri....Yuri Klimov
  • Gregor....Yuri Stepanov
  • Vera....Lasrissa Kesnetsova
  • Fedorovich....Constantine Gregory
  • Fedorovich's Secretary....Evetta Muradasilova
  • Head Teacher....Sarah Foster

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