Voyage Of The St. Louis, The [Drama]

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20200509The incredible true story of 900 Jewish refugees seeking to escape Germany in 1939.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

20200509Several months before the outbreak of the Second World War, an ocean liner, the St Louis, leaves Germany with over 900 Jewish refugees on-board, all hoping to escape persecution. The incredible true story of that journey is now brought to vivid life in Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of Daniel Kehlmann’s play.

Based on the book The Voyage of the Damned by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts

Schroeder . . . . . Philip Glenister
Schiendick . . . . . Paul Ritter
Berenson . . . . . Toby Jones
Bru . . . . . Alan Corduner
Benitez . . . . . Joseph Balderrama
Spanier . . . . . Philip Arditti
Pozner . . . . . Shai Matheson
Hoffman . . . . . John Dougall
Clasing . . . . . Roger Ringrose
Babette . . . . . Bettrys Jones
Jockl . . . . . Chris Lew Kum Hoi
Aber . . . . . Sargon Yelda
Elise . . . . . Rachel Essex
Charlotte . . . . . Elizabeth Counsell
Bergman . . . . . Hasan Dixon
Fischer . . . . . John Lightbody
Marianne . . . . . Rosie Boore
Renata . . . . . Amy-Jayne Leigh
Evelyne . . . . . Taya Tower

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

The incredible true story of 900 Jewish refugees seeking to escape Germany in 1939.

Drama from BBC Radio 4