Programme Index

Discover 10,921,893 listings and 280,242 playable programmes from the BBC

Saturday-Night Theatre: The Diary of a Scoundrel

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Adapted by Rodney Ackland from the comedy by Alexander Ostrovsky.

Moscow 1868, Yegor Gloumov is a lazy young scoundrel determined to succeed in life with as little effort as possible. By playing on the vanity, stupidity and gullibility of the social circle he wishes to enter, he is about to achieve his ambition.
But - Gloumov keeps a diary; a diary into which he pours his innermost thoughts and true feelings about the posturings and prevarications of his acquaintances in Moscow society. If the diary were to be read by those who feature so prominently in it ... !
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Maxine Audley is a member of the RSC)
(Repeated; Mon 3.5 pm) S.58 Weather


Adapted By:
Rodney Ackland
Yegor Glou
Directed By:
Glyn Dearman
Directed By:
Maxine Audley
Alexander Ostrovsky
Yegar Gloumov:
James Aubrey
Kleopatra Mamaeva:
Fenella Fielding
Neel Mamaev:
Anthony Newlands
Anton Kroutitzky:
Maurice Denham
Sophia Tourousina:
Maxine Audley
Glafira Gloumova:
Patsy Smart
Tammy Ustinov
Ivan Gorodoulin:
Kenneth Fortescue
Madame Maniefa:
Margot Boyd
Dimitri Kourchaev:
Philip Sully
Alexander Golutvin:
Andrew Branch
Brenda Kaye
Hilda Kriseman
Bill Monks
Gordon Dulieu

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

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