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by ISAAC BABEL translated by MICHAEL GLENNY and HAROLD SHUKMAN adapted by CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON with Fenella Fielding
Jane Wenham. Austin Trevor and Paul Eddington
The action takes place In Petrograd during the early years of the Revolution.
Taking a glimpse into the lives of a small group of people over a short period of time, the author depicts the dissolution of a whole society.
Disabled ex-soldiers:
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL (Jane Wenham is a National Theatre player)


Translated By:
Michael Glenny
Translated By:
Harold Shukman
Adapted By:
Christopher Hampton
Austin Trevor
Paul Eddington
Music By:
Christopher Whelen
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
General Mukovnin:
Austin Trevor
Ludmila, his daughter:
Fenella Fielding
Katya, his niece:
Jane Wenham
Isaac Dymschitz, a dealer:
John Gabriel
Sergei Golitsyn, a former prince:
Ian Lubbock
Nefedovna, the Mukovnin's nanny:
Dorothy Lane
Hector Ross
Sean Barrett
David Spenser
Viskovsky, ex-captain of Horse Guards:
Paul Eddington
Kravchenko, his friend:
Clifford Norgate
Clifford Norgate
Madame Dora:
Hilda Kriseman
Hilda Kriseman
Police Inspector}:
Sean Arnold
Sean Arnold
Alan Barry
Red Army soldier:
Nigel Lambert
Agasha, porter's wife:
Nan Marriott-Watson
Yelena, a workman's wife:
Jan Edwards

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