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Sunday Play: The Man Outside

on BBC Radio 3

By Wolfgang Borchert, in a new translation by Rob Walker.

Corporal Beckmann - just returned from the Eastern Front to find his wife in bed with another man - is about to jump into the frozen River Elbe.


Wolfgang Borchert
Translation by:
Rob Walker
David Chilton
Jeremy Mortimer
Jonathan Moore
The Other:
Anthony Ofoegbu
Road sweeper/Mad general:
Graham Crowden
River Elbe:
Fenella Fielding
Hugh Dickson
Roger Hammond
Theatre director:
Stephen Thorne
Tracey Ann Oberman
Frau Kramer:
Carolyn Jones
One-legged man:
Ioan Meredith
David Brooks
Janet Maw
Alison Pettitt
Chris Scott

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