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Alisa Ganieva - Bride and Groom

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 4 months

A death in the settlement further destabilises the community whilst the return of the infamous Khalilbek stirs mixed emotions.

As Marat's wedding date draws closer, the acts of fate that once pushed Marat and Patya closer together, suddenly starts to pull them apart.

Will there be a wedding after all?

Contemporary Russian author, Alisa Ganieva's tragi-comic love story about family expectations, religious and cultural tensions, amid power struggles in rural Dagestan.

Dramatised by Bethan Roberts from the translation by Dr Carol Apollonio.

Patya ...... Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Marat ...... Jacob Ifan
Timur ...... Sion Pritchard
Khadizha ...... Beth Robert
Papa ...... Steve Speirs
Granny ...... Siw Hughes
Colonel Gazier ...... Dafydd Emyr
Khalilbek Ifan ...... Huw Dafydd

Director: Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru/Wales production for BBC Radio 4, first broadcast in February 2018. Show less

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