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Saturday-Night Theatre The Missing Day


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On Monday, 25 October 1893 the composer Tchaikovsky died suddenly and in agony as a result of contracting cholera - according to his doctors and his biographer brother, Modest.
Almost every hour of every day of the previous week can be accounted for, but of Monday the 19th there is no record. Here, at last, Modest reveals the terrible and tragic event that took place on that 'missing day'.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at I 0pm)


Unknown: Derek Kartun
Directed By: David Johnston
Peter llyich Tchaikovsky: Ronald Pickup
his brother Modest: Ian Ogilvy
Alexander Stenbok-Fermor: Stephen Rashbrook
Sergei, his friend: Jonathan Owen
Count Stenbok-Fermor: Edward Cast
Nikolay Jacoby: George Parsons
Boris Brovtsin: Brian Haines
August Gerke: Brlan Smith
Senator Schreiber: John Gabriel
Senator Mordvinov: John Forrest
Vladimir Gerard: Ronald Herdman
Woman at Grand Hotel: Sheila Grant

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Saturday-Night Theatre The Missing Day

BBC Radio 4 FM, 31 May 1986 19.00

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