Stories By Anton Chekhov

Five tales by the Russian master of the genre, read by Alastair McGowan.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01An Incident20100125 (BBC7)
20121022 (BBC7)
20121023 (BBC7)
20130729 (BBC7)
20130730 (BBC7)
20150209 (BBC7)
20150210 (BBC7)
20170227 (BBC7)

Two children. Two pets. One stranger. Then a small domestic disaster.

Two children. Two pets. One stranger. Then a small domestic disaster. Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

01An Incident20100126 BT=0445 (BBC7)
20110610 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20120109 (BBC7)
20120110 (BBC7)

Two children. Two pets. One stranger. Then a small domestic disaster. Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

Two children. Two pets. One stranger. Then a small domestic disaster.

02A Play20100126 (BBC7)
20121023 (BBC7)
20121024 (BBC7)
20130730 (BBC7)
20130731 (BBC7)
20150210 (BBC7)
20150211 (BBC7)
20170228 (BBC7)

She insists on showing him her terrible work. He takes drastic action.

She insists on showing him her terrible work. He takes drastic action. Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

02A Play20100127 BT=0445 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20110614 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)
20120110 (BBC7)
20120111 (BBC7)

She insists on showing him her terrible work. He takes drastic action. Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

She insists on showing him her terrible work. He takes drastic action.

03The Old House20100127 (BBC7)
20121024 (BBC7)
20121025 (BBC7)
20130731 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)
20150211 (BBC7)
20150212 (BBC7)
20170301 (BBC7)

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

The landlord shows one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

The landlord shows us one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows us one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

03The Old House20100128 BT=0445 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)
20120111 (BBC7)
20120112 (BBC7)

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic.

04Ivan Matveyitch20100128 (BBC7)
20121025 (BBC7)
20121026 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)
20130802 (BBC7)
20150212 (BBC7)
20150213 (BBC7)
20170302 (BBC7)

An old academic and a young boy. A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures.

An old academic and a young boy. It's a topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures.

An old academic and a young boy. It's a topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

An old academic and a young boy. A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

04Ivan Matveyitch20100129 BT=0445 (BBC7)
20110617 (BBC7)
20110619 (BBC7)
20110620 (BBC7)
20120112 (BBC7)
20120113 (BBC7)

An old academic and a young boy. A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

An old academic and a young boy. A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures.

05Bad Weather20100129 (BBC7)
20150213 (BBC7)
20150214 (BBC7)
20170303 (BBC7)

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow?

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow? Alistair McGowan reads Constance Garnett's translation.

05 LASTBad Weather20100130 BT=0445 (BBC7)
20110619 (BBC7)
20110620 (BBC7)
20110621 (BBC7)
20110622 (BBC7)
20120113 (BBC7)
20120114 (BBC7)

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow? Alistair McGowan reads Constance Garnett's translation.

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow?

05 LASTBad Weather20100129 (BBC7)
20121026 (BBC7)
20121027 (BBC7)
20130802 (BBC7)
20130803 (BBC7)

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow?

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow? Alistair McGowan reads Constance Garnett's translation.

LB01An Incident19990302
20100125 (BBC7)
20100126 (BBC7)
20110610 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20120109 (BBC7)
20120110 (BBC7)
20121022 (BBC7)
20121023 (BBC7)
20130729 (BBC7)
20130730 (BBC7)
20150209 (BBC7)
20150210 (BBC7)
20170227 (BBC7)

Two children, two pets, one stranger and a small domestic disaster.

Two children.

Two pets.

One stranger.

Then a small domestic disaster.

Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

Two children. Two pets. One stranger. Then a small domestic disaster.

Two children. Two pets. One stranger. Then a small domestic disaster. Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

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Two children, two pets, one stranger and a small domestic disaster.

LB02A Play19990303
20100126 (BBC7)
20100127 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20110614 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)
20120110 (BBC7)
20120111 (BBC7)
20121023 (BBC7)
20121024 (BBC7)
20130730 (BBC7)
20130731 (BBC7)
20150210 (BBC7)
20150211 (BBC7)
20170228 (BBC7)

She insists on showing him her terrible work, so he takes drastic action.

She insists on showing him her terrible work.

He takes drastic action.

Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

She insists on showing him her terrible work. He takes drastic action.

She insists on showing him her terrible work. He takes drastic action. Alistair McGowan reads a tale from the Russian master.

LB03The Old House19990304
20100127 (BBC7)
20100128 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)
20120111 (BBC7)
20120112 (BBC7)
20121024 (BBC7)
20121025 (BBC7)
20130731 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)
20150211 (BBC7)
20150212 (BBC7)
20170301 (BBC7)

The landlord shows us one of his properties.

The memories are traumatic.

Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

A landlord shows one of his properties.

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

The landlord shows us one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows us one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

The landlord shows one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

LB03The Old House19990304
20100127 (BBC7)
20100128 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)
20120111 (BBC7)
20120112 (BBC7)
20121024 (BBC7)
20121025 (BBC7)
20130731 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)

The landlord shows us one of his properties.

The memories are traumatic.

Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

A landlord shows one of his properties.

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows us one of his properties. The memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

The landlord shows us one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic.

The landlord shows us one of his properties, but the memories are traumatic. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

LB04Ivan Matveyitch19990305
20100128 (BBC7)
20100129 (BBC7)
20110617 (BBC7)
20110619 (BBC7)
20110620 (BBC7)
20120112 (BBC7)
20120113 (BBC7)
20121025 (BBC7)
20121026 (BBC7)
20130801 (BBC7)
20130802 (BBC7)
20150212 (BBC7)
20150213 (BBC7)
20170302 (BBC7)

A topsy-turvy but enduring friendship between an old academic and a young boy.

An old academic and a young boy.

A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures.

Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

An old academic and a young boy. A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures.

An old academic and a young boy. A topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

An old academic and a young boy. It's a topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures.

An old academic and a young boy. It's a topsy-turvy friendship, but it endures. Alistair McGowan reads the Russian master's tale.

LB05 LASTBad Weather19990306
20100129 (BBC7)
20100130 (BBC7)
20110619 (BBC7)
20110620 (BBC7)
20110621 (BBC7)
20110622 (BBC7)
20120113 (BBC7)
20120114 (BBC7)
20121026 (BBC7)
20121027 (BBC7)
20130802 (BBC7)
20130803 (BBC7)
20150213 (BBC7)
20150214 (BBC7)
20170303 (BBC7)

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow?

Or to put it another way, what has the husband been up to in Moscow? Alistair McGowan reads Constance Garnett's translation.

What has a husband been up to in Moscow?