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Giovanni's Room is a radio play by Neil Bartlett, based on the novel by James Baldwin. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 05 September 2010. Actor Damian Lewis was nominated for the 2011 BBC Audio Drama Awards in the category of Best Actor for his performance as David.


1954. Bohemian Paris. A love affair leads to tragedy when the fiancé of one of the protagonists' returns to Paris, and the truth comes out.


  • David - Damian Lewis
  • Father - John Lithgow
  • Hella - Greta Scacchi
  • Guillaume - Derek Jacobi
  • Jacques - Michael Feast
  • Produced by Turan Alin, Bona Broadcasting
  • Directed by Neil Bartlett

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