Anna Karenina [Leo Tolstoy]

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In 19th-century Russia, women had to accept their roles as wife and mother - or be socially ostracised.

Bored high society wife Anna embarks on a love affair.

Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel dramatised in four parts by Ed Thomason.

Anna Karenina.... Teresa Gallagher
Alexis Vronsky.... Toby Stephens
Alexis Alexandrovich Karenin.... Nicholas Farrell
Princess Dolly.... Karen Archer
Serezha.... George Allonby
Stiva Oblonsky.... Sean Baker
Railway Worker/Servant/Matthew.... Gerard McDermott
1st Passenger/Railway Guard.... Stephen Thorne
Driver/Sverra/Mishkin.... Robert Harper
Station Master/Butler.... Hugh Dickson
Kitty/Marie Vasilyevna.... Tracy-Ann Oberman
2nd Passenger/Servant 2/Stremov.... Ioan Meredith
Korsunsky.... Chrisopher Scott
Princess Betsy.... Janet Maw
Annushka.... Alison Pettitt
Old Lady/Countess Vronskaya/Lisa Markalova/Old Lady.... Shirley Dixon
Princess Nataly.... Carolyn Jones

Translator: Louise Maude

Director: David Hitchinson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1997.

In 19th-century Russia, a bored high society wife embarks on a love affair.

Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th-century Russia

In 19th-century Russia, women had to accept their roles as wife and mother - or be socially ostracised.

Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel dramatised in four parts by Ed Thomason.

Stars Teresa Gallagher as Anna Karenina, Toby Stephens as Alexis Vronsky, Nicholas Farrell as Alexis Alexandrovich Karenin, Karen Archer as Princess Dolly, George Allonby as Serezha, Sean Baker as Stiva Oblonsky, Gerard McDermott as Railway Worker, Stephen Thorne as 1st Passenger, Robert Harper as Driver, Hugh Dickson as Station Master, Tracy-Ann Oberman as Kitty, Ioan Meredith as 2nd Passenger, Christopher Scott as Korsunsky, Janet Maw as Princess Betsy, Alison Pettitt as Annushka, Shirley Dixon as Countess Vronskaya and Carolyn Jones as Princess Nataly.

Translator: Louise Maude

Bored high society wife Anna embarks on a love affair..

Translator: Louise Maude

Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th-century Russia

In 19th century Russia, a bored high society wife embarks on a love affair.

In 19th century Russia, a bored high society wife embarks on a love affair. Stars Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens.

In 19th century Russia, a bored high society wife embarks on a love affair.

In 19th century Russia, a bored high society wife embarks on a love affair.

In 19th century Russia, a bored high society wife embarks on a love affair. Stars Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens.

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Anna's affair with young officer Vronsky has begun but her husband will not acknowledge it

Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th-century Russia

Anna's affair with young officer Vronsky has begun but her husband will not acknowledge it

Anna's affair with young officer Vronsky has begun but her husband will not acknowledge it

Anna's affair with young officer Vronsky has begun but her husband will not acknowledge it

Anna's affair with young officer Vronsky has begun, but her pompous husband will not acknowledge it. Stars Teresa Gallagher. Episode 2 of 4.

Anna's affair with young officer Vronsky has begun, but her pompous husband will not acknowledge it. Stars Teresa Gallagher. Episode 2 of 4.

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Leo Tolstoy.... Author
Ed Thomason.... Dramatist
Louise Maude.... Translator
Aylmer Maude.... Translator

Anna Karenina.... Teresa Gallagher
Alexis Vronsky.... Toby Stephens
Alexis Alexandrovich Karenin.... Nicholas Farrell
Serezha.... George Allonby
Annushka.... Alison Pettitt
Yashvin/1st Officer.... Chris Pavlo
Johanne.... Ioan Meredith
Doctor/Hotel Manager.... Chrisopher Scott
Korney.... Stephen Thorne
Slyudin.... Hugh Dickson
Countess Lydia.... Carolyn Jones
Princess Betsy.... Janet Maw
Stiva Oblonsky.... Sean Baker
Vasily Lukich.... Robert Harper

Anna becomes distraught as the full impact of her affair begins to dawn on her.

Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th-century Russia

Anna becomes distraught as the full impact of her affair begins to dawn on her. Stars Teresa Gallagher and Nicholas Farrell.

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Leo Tolstoy.... Author
Ed Thomason.... Dramatist
Louise Maude.... Translator
Aylmer Maude.... Translator

Anna Karenina.... Teresa Gallagher
Alexis Vronsky.... Toby Stephens
Alexis Alexandrovich Karenin.... Nicholas Farrell
Serezha.... George Allonby
Dolly.... Karen Archer
Betsy.... Janet Maw
Johanne/Secretary.... IOAN MEREDITH
Princess Barbara.... Carolyn Jones
Veslovsky/Railway Porter.... Chris Pavlo
Stiva Oblonsky.... Sean Baker
Slyudin.... Hugh Dickson
Driver/Waiter/Newsboy/Messenger.... Robert Harper
Annushka.... Alison Pettitt
Hall Porter/Station Master.... Stephen Thorne
Tuskevich/Gentleman.... Gerard McDermott
Ivan Serpukhovsky.... Chrisopher Scott
Countess Vronskaya.... Shirley Dixon

As arguments rage over her future, Anna looks set on a path of self-destruction.

Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th-century Russia

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As arguments rage over her future, Anna looks set on a path of self-destruction.

Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens star in Tolstoy's love story set in 19th-century Russia

As arguments rage over her future, Anna looks set on a path of self destruction.

As arguments rage over her future, Anna looks set on a path of self destruction.

As arguments rage over her future, Anna looks set on a path of self destruction. Stars Teresa Gallagher and Toby Stephens.

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