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Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat


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A series of six comic plays by Jim Poyser, set in 19th-century Russia and based on the absurdist short stories of Nikolai Gogol.
3: Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt
When Ivan Shponka comes home from military service in Siberia he finds his aunt and her attempts to marry him off more harrowing than any Tartar warlord.
Producer Susan Roberts


Writer: Jim Poyser
Producer: Susan Roberts
Ivan Shponka: Griff Rhys Jones
Grigory: David Fleeshman
Colonel Drobyazhkin: Stephen Moore
Driver: Rob Pickavance
Masha: Jo Joyner
Aunt: Ann Rye

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Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat

BBC Radio 4 FM, 10 April 2002 11.30

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