About Love [15 Minute Drama]

Episodes

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01The Man In A Case2010012520200330 (R4)In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A repressed schoolmaster has marriage on his mind.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
Belikov.... Jasper Britton
Kovalenko.... Nicholas Boulton
Varenka.... Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

01The Man in a Case2010012520200330 (R4)In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A repressed schoolmaster has marriage on his mind.

Chekhov ...... Michael Pennington
Belikov ...... Jasper Britton
Kovalenko ...... Nicholas Boulton
Varenka ...... Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

02The Black Monk2010012620200331 (R4)In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting story of love, obsession and the supernatural.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
The Black Monk.... Jasper Britton
Kovrin.... Nicholas Boulton
Tanya.... Zoe Waites Yegor.... Philip Voss

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
The Black Monk.... Jasper Britton
Kovrin.... Nicholas Boulton
Tanya.... Zoe Waites Yegor.... Philip Voss

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting story of love, obsession and the supernatural.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
The Black Monk.... Jasper Britton
Kovrin.... Nicholas Boulton
Tanya.... Zoe Waites Yegor.... Philip Voss

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

03The Huntsman2010012720200401 (R4)In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting tale of unrequited love.

Chekhov ...... Michael Pennington
Count Sergei ...... Nicholas Boulton
Pelageya ...... Zoe Waites Yegor
Vlasych ...... Jasper Britton

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

03The Huntsman2010012720200401 (R4)In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting tale of unrequited love.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
Count Sergei.... Nicholas Boulton
Pelageya.... Zoe Waites Yegor
Vlasych.... Jasper Britton

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

04The Lady with the Little Dog2010012820200402 (R4)In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A beautiful tale of love and betrayal.

Chekhov ...... Michael Pennington
Anna ...... Zoe Waites
Gurov ...... Jasper Britten

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

04The Lady With The Little Dog2010012820200402 (R4)In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A beautiful tale of love and betrayal.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
Anna.... Zoe Waites
Gurov.... Jasper Britten

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

05Rothschild's Violin2010012920200403 (R4)In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A story of regret about a coffin maker whose wife of 50 years is taken seriously ill.

Chekhov ...... Michael Pennington
Maxim Nikolayevich ...... Nicholas Boulton
Rothschild ...... Jasper Britton
Yakov ...... Philip Voss Marfa ...... Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

05Rothschild's Violin2010012920200403 (R4)In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A story of regret about a coffin maker whose wife of 50 years is taken seriously ill.

Chekhov.... Michael Pennington
Maxim Nikolayevich.... Nicholas Boulton
Rothschild.... Jasper Britton
Yakov.... Philip Voss Marfa.... Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations