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Literature is My Mistress, Medicine My Wife


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Anton Chekhov - a life reflected in his own writings, the words of his family and friends and the characters who people his plays, in seven programmes. 5: The Temptation of St Antony
'Silk nightgowns only spell pleasure to me in that they are soft to the touch.
Comfort has its appeal for me, but debauchery no allure.' With John Baddeley, David King, Marcia King, John
Moffatt and Simon Treves.
Director Rosemary Hart Stereo


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Unknown: Simon Treves.
Director: Rosemary Hart
Chekhov: David Suchet
Maria Chekhov: Anna Massey
Arkadina: Janet Suzman
Trigorin/: Reader Johnrowe
Mikhail Chekhov: Nicholas Farrell
Alexander Chekhov: David Goudge
Lydia Avilova: Polly James
Lika Mizinova: Victoria Carling
Tatyana Kupernik: Allce Arnold
Danchenko: Geoffrey Whitehead
Tolstoy: Michael Kilgarriff

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Literature is My Mistress, Medicine My Wife

BBC Radio 4 FM, 1 May 1991 20.15

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