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The actor and author, Paul Copley, was in the Soviet Union when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place.

This is his play about the disaster.

Split between a worried wife in London and her husband travelling through Russia in ignorance of the catastrophe, is a sharp flashback to a different world and a vanished empire.

Listen out for an interview with Paul Copley discussing this work.

It was directed by Ned Chaillet in 1996 to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Chernobyl.

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20060501 (BBC7)
20060502 (BBC7)
20070508 (BBC7)
20070509 (BBC7)

The actor and author, Paul Copley, was in the Soviet Union when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place.

This is his play about the disaster.

Split between a worried wife in London and her husband travelling through Russia in ignorance of the catastrophe, is a sharp flashback to a different world and a vanished empire.

Listen out for an interview with Paul Copley discussing this work.

It was directed by Ned Chaillet in 1996 to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Chernobyl.Tom tries to reach his wife in the USSR as the radioactive cloud from Chernobyl spreads across Europe, in Paul Copley's play.

Tom tries to reach his wife in the USSR as the radioactive cloud from Chernobyl spreads across Europe, in Paul Copley's play.

20060501 (BBC7)
20060502 (BBC7)
20070508 (BBC7)
20070509 (BBC7)

The actor and author, Paul Copley, was in the Soviet Union when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place.

This is his play about the disaster.

Split between a worried wife in London and her husband travelling through Russia in ignorance of the catastrophe, is a sharp flashback to a different world and a vanished empire.

Listen out for an interview with Paul Copley discussing this work.

It was directed by Ned Chaillet in 1996 to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Chernobyl.Tom tries to reach his wife in the USSR as the radioactive cloud from Chernobyl spreads across Europe, in Paul Copley's play.

Tom tries to reach his wife in the USSR as the radioactive cloud from Chernobyl spreads across Europe, in Paul Copley's play.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960429]

Paul Copley was in the Soviet Union when the Chernobyl disastertook place. Radio 4 presents another chance to hear his play ten years on. with Garard Green , Daniel Kodicek , Wayne Howard , Peter Howell. Deborah Makepeace. Paul Gregory , Kim Wall , David Goodland ,

Stephen Hattersley , James Goode and Theresa Streatfield. Director Ned Chaillet Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960429]

Unknown: Paul Copley

Unknown: Garard Green

Unknown: Daniel Kodicek

Unknown: Wayne Howard

Unknown: Peter Howell.

Unknown: Deborah Makepeace.

Unknown: Paul Gregory

Unknown: Kim Wall

Unknown: David Goodland

Unknown: Stephen Hattersley

Unknown: James Goode

Unknown: Theresa Streatfield.

Director: Ned Chaillet Rpt

Nancy: Natasha Pyne

Tom: Christopher Fairbank

Marta: Jan Winters

Eric: Bryan Pringle