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1989
Wild Honey by Anton Chekhov
Translated and Adapted by Michael Frayn
Directed by Peter King
BBC Radio 3 20/01/1989
Repeated BBC Radio 7 2010

Summary[]

An adaptation of Chekhov's 1878 untitled play usually named Platonov in English.
Disillusioned provincial schoolmaster Platonov's youthful ambitions are rekindled when Sofya arrives.

The Cast[]

  • Platonov.............Ian McKellen
  • Sasha................Anna Calder Marshall
  • Anna Petrovna........Elizabeth Bell
  • Sofya................Elizabeth Garvey
  • Grekhova.............Joan Walker
  • Dr Treletsky.........Paul Jessom
  • The Colonel..........Garard Green
  • Gladoyliev...........Norman Bird
  • Petreen..............Norman Jones
  • Sergei...............Peter Craze
  • Marco................Peter Baddiley
  • Orsip................Steve Hodson
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