Programme Index

Discover 9,873,047 listings and 221,329 playable programmes from the BBC

To Damascus

on BBC Radio 3

by AUGUST STRINDBERG
Translated and adapted for radio in two parts by MICHAEL MEYER with Stephen Murray , Zena Walker Begun in 1898 while Strindberg was recovering from a mental breakdown, the play deals in dream or nightmare form with the author's difficulties, his marriages, and his struggle towards a new religious belief. Part 1
Special sound and music by MALCOLM CLARKE Of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX (Part 2: next Sunday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Meyer
Unknown:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
Zena Walker
Music By:
Malcolm Clarke
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Narrator:
Martin Friend
The Stranger:
Stephen Murray
The Lady:
Zena Walker
The Beggar (who appears also in different guise as The Conessor):
Edward Kelsey
The Doctor:
John Rye
Caesar:
Brian Hewlett
The Mother:
Eva Stuart
The Old Man:
John Ruddock
The Abbess:
Sheila Grant

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

Appears in

Suggest an Edit

We are trying to reflect the information printed in the Radio Times magazine.

  • Press the 'Suggest an Edit' button
  • Type in any changes to the title, synopsis or contributor information using the Radio Times Style Guide for reference.
  • Click the Submit Edits button.
    Your changes will be sent for verification and if accepted, will appear in due course More