Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin

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0120170703 (BBC7)

As Pushkin prepares to fight a duel, his wife begs him to tell her his most famous story.

By Alexander Pushkin.

Adapted by Duncan Macmillan.

Drama based on one of Russia's best loved poems, and the life of the man who wrote it. As Alexander Pushkin prepares to fight a duel, his wife begs him to tell her his most famous story, Eugene Onegin. Onegin is the darling of St. Petersburg. He is young, handsome and bored. But a trip to the countryside is about to change his life forever.

Directed by Abigail le Fleming

About the adapter
Duncan Macmillan is an award winning writer and director. Former Writer in Residence at Paines
Plough and the Royal Exchange Theatre, he has written extensively for theatre in addition to
working in radio and television.

Duncan is currently writing new plays for the National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Paines
Plough and BBC Radio and is adapting George Orwell's 1984 with director Rob Icke for
Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse.

0220170704 (BBC7)

Onegin's new friend Lensky persuades him to make a fateful visit to meet his neighbours.

By Alexander Pushkin

Adapted by Duncan Macmillan

Drama based on one of Russia's best loved poems, and the life of the man who wrote it. The night before a duel, Alexander Pushkin continues to tell his wife his most famous story: Eugene Onegin. City boy Onegin has inherited his uncle's rural estate. His new friend Lensky persuades him to make a fateful visit to meet his neighbours.

Directed by Abigail le Fleming

About the adapter
Duncan Macmillan is an award winning writer and director. Former Writer in Residence at Paines
Plough and the Royal Exchange Theatre, he has written extensively for theatre in addition to
working in radio and television.

Duncan is currently writing new plays for the National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Paines
Plough and BBC Radio and is adapting George Orwell's 1984 with director Rob Icke for
Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse.

0320170705 (BBC7)

Tatiana finally gets a response to her love letter. Based on the poem.

By Alexander Pushkin

Adapted by Duncan Macmillan

Drama based on one of Russia's best loved poems, and the life of the man who wrote it. Pushkin's wife demands to hear more of his most famous story as they hurtle towards the duel he's about to fight. Onegin finally responds to Tatiana's love letter.

Directed by Abigail le Fleming

About the adapter
Duncan Macmillan is an award winning writer and director. Former Writer in Residence at Paines
Plough and the Royal Exchange Theatre, he has written extensively for theatre in addition to
working in radio and television.

Duncan is currently writing new plays for the National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Paines
Plough and BBC Radio and is adapting George Orwell's 1984 with director Rob Icke for
Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse.

0420170706 (BBC7)

Tatiana makes a desperate attempt to stop the duel between Onegin and Lensky.

By Alexander Pushkin

Adapted by Duncan Macmillan

Drama based on one of Russia's best loved poems, and the life of the man who wrote it. Pushkin's wife tries desperately to stop her husband fighting his duel, while Tatiana races to stop Onegin and Lensky fighting theirs.

Directed by Abigail le Fleming

About the adapter
Duncan Macmillan is an award winning writer and director. Former Writer in Residence at Paines
Plough and the Royal Exchange Theatre, he has written extensively for theatre in addition to
working in radio and television.

Duncan is currently writing new plays for the National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Paines
Plough and BBC Radio and is adapting George Orwell's 1984 with director Rob Icke for
Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse.

0520170707 (BBC7)

Everyone must now struggle with the consequences of Pushkin and Onegin's duels.

By Alexander Pushkin

Adapted by Duncan Macmillan

Drama based on one of Russia's best loved poems, and the life of the man who wrote it. Pushkin and Onegin have both fought their duels and everyone must now struggle with the consequences.

Directed by Abigail le Fleming

About the adapter
Duncan Macmillan is an award winning writer and director. Former Writer in Residence at Paines
Plough and the Royal Exchange Theatre, he has written extensively for theatre in addition to
working in radio and television.

Duncan is currently writing new plays for the National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Paines
Plough and BBC Radio and is adapting George Orwell's 1984 with director Rob Icke for
Headlong/Nottingham Playhouse.