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Sunday Play: An Informer's Duty

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By Greg Cullen. Leningrad, 1937.
Shostakovich is under official attack as Stalin's terror decimates his world. He cannot compose Soviet anthems, his fourth symphony is too dangerous to perform - and yet, as the Soviet Union's premier composer, he must respond to the times. with Simon Ludders , Ian Rowlands ,
Manon Edwards. Chris Rowbury and Jeremy Thomas
8.55 Shostakovich Symphony No 5 BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
Play director Alison Hindell Revised repeat

Contributors

Unknown: Greg Cullen.
Unknown: Simon Ludders
Unknown: Ian Rowlands
Unknown: Manon Edwards.
Unknown: Chris Rowbury
Unknown: Jeremy Thomas
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Director: Alison Hindell
Shostakovich: Jonathan Cullen
Anna Akhmatova: Fiona Shaw
Stalin: John Shrapnel
Nina: Melange Walters
Sofia: Christine Pritchard
Zoshchenko: Mark Straker
Tukhachevsky: Ric Jerrom

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Sunday Play: An Informer's Duty

BBC Radio 3, 22 March 1998 19.30






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