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Anton Chekhov - Wild Honey

Episode 2

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

Village schoolmaster Platonov has it all - wit, intelligence, a comfortable and respectable life in provincial Russia, and the attentions of four beautiful women - one of whom is his devoted wife.

As summer arrives and the seasonal festivities commence, the rapidly intensifying heat makes everyone giddy with sunlight, vodka and passion.

Starring David Tennant.

The conclusion of Michael Frayn's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's early play.

Platonov ...... David Tennant
Anna Petrovna ...... Sasha Behar
Dr Triletzky ...... Elliot Levey
Sasha ...... Olivia Darnley
Sofya ...... Eva Feiler
Sergey ...... John Hollingworth
Osip ...... Forbes Masson
Colonel Triletzky ...... Rupert Vansittart
Porfiry Semyonovich Glagolyev ...... Christian Rodska
Gerasim Kuzmich Petrin ...... Ben Onwukwe
Marko ...... Nigel Cooke
Marya Yefimovna Grekova ...... Prisca Bakare

Director: Clive Brill

A Brill production for BBC Radio 4, first broadcast in June 2018. Show less

Contributors

Dr Triletzky:
Elliot Levey
Anna Petrovna:
Sasha Behar
Porfiry Semyonovich Glagolyev:
Christian Rodska
Colonel Triletzky:
Rupert Vansittart
Marya Yefimovna Grekova:
Prisca Bakare
Platonov:
David Tennant
Gerasim Kuzmich Petrin:
Ben Onwukwe
Director:
Clive Brill
Producer:
Clive Brill

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