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Drama on 3

Faust

Episode 1

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Faust is tempted into a contract with the Devil. He plunges into the enjoyment of sensuality until his emotions are stirred by a meeting with Gretchen, leading to a tragic outcome. Show more

Contributors

Mephistopheles:
Toby Jones
The Lord:
Derek Jacobi
Wagner (Faust's assistant):
Stephen Critchlow
Valentin (Gretchen's brother):
Peter Kenny
Earth Spirit:
Sean Barrett
Composer:
Roger Marsh
Director:
David Timson
Adaptor:
David Timson

Genres

Drama on 3

The Deep Blue Sea

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

A new adaptation of Terence Rattigan's celebrated play. It is post-war Britain around 1950 and Hester Collyer has left her husband, an eminent judge, to be with an ex-RAF pilot. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Elton:
Auriol Smith
Philip Welch:
Joseph Kloska
Ann Welch:
Joannah Tinsey
Hester Collyer:
Carolyn Pickles
Mr Miller:
Hugh Ross
William Collyer:
Anton Lesser
Freddie Page:
Tom Mison
Jackie Jackson:
Adrian Grove
Director:
David Timson

Drama on 3

19/09/2010

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Faust is tempted into a contract with the Devil. He plunges into the enjoyment of sensuality until his emotions are stirred by a meeting with Gretchen, leading to a tragic outcome. Show more

Contributors

Mephistopheles:
Toby Jones
The Lord:
Derek Jacobi
Wagner (Faust's assistant):
Stephen Critchlow
Valentin (Gretchen's brother):
Peter Kenny
Earth Spirit:
Sean Barrett
Composer:
Roger Marsh
Director:
David Timson
Adaptor:
David Timson

Genres

Drama on 3

Arms and the Man

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By George Bernard Shaw. Romantic comedy exploring the ideals and realities of war, hypocrisy and nationalism. With Rory Kinnear, Lydia Leonard and Tom Mison. Show more

Contributors

Captain Bluntschli:
Rory Kinnear
Raina Petkoff:
Lydia Leonard
Major Sergius Saranoff:
Tom Mison
Major Petkoff:
Hugh Ross
Catherine Petkoff:
Frances Jeater
Major Plechanoff:
Roger May
Director:
David Timson

Drama on 3

Faust

Episode 2

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

David Timson's adaptation of Goethe's classic drama. A series of episodic scenes in which Faust and Mephistopheles travel through time, encountering various mythological figures. Show more

Contributors

Mephistopheles:
Toby Jones
Wagner (Faust's assistant):
Stephen Critchlow
Helen/Care:
Emily Raymond
The Emperor/Chiron/Proteus:
Gunnar Cauthery
Lord Chancellor/Anaxagoras:
Hugh Dickson
Manto/Panthalis:
Auriol Smith
Lynceus:
Peter Kenny
Euphorion:
Daniel Mair
Composer:
Roger Marsh
Director:
David Timson
Adaptor:
David Timson

Genres