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Faust

Faust, Parts 1 & 2 by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Translated by John R Williams
Adapted and Directed by David Timson
Produced by Nicolas Soames
BBC Radio 3 Drama On 3 - 19/09/2010
Length 4hrs 8mins.

Each part had an introduction by David Timson

Plot[]

Following an agreement between Mephistopheles and the Lord, Faust is tempted into a contract with the Devil. He plunges into the enjoyment of sensuality until his emotions are stirred by a meeting with his love, Gretchen. In Part 2 Goethe places his hero in a variety of situations that reflect the predicament of humanity.

Cast[]

  • Faust.......................Samuel West
  • Mephistopheles..............Toby Jones
  • Gretchen....................Anna Maxwell Martin
  • The Lord....................Derek Jacobi
  • Wagner......................Stephen Critchlow
  • Martha......................Joannah Tincey
  • Valentin/Lynceus............Peter Kenny
  • Helen/Care..................Emily Raymond
  • Earth Spirit/Thales.........Sean Barrett
  • The Emperor/Chiron/Proteus......Gunnar Cauthery
  • Lord Chancellor/Anaxgoras.......Hugh Dickson
  • Homunculus..................Anna-Marie Piazza
  • Nereus......................Gerard Horan
  • Manto/Panthalis.............Auriol Smith
  • Euphorion...................Daniel Mair
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