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The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 1: Beginnings

Duration: 45 minutes

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

New York, 1915. Arthur Miller is born to a prosperous family in the clothing business. But when the stock market crashes, the Millers face ruin. By Mike Walker. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Ben Feldman
Isidore Miller:
Gregory Itzin
Augusta Miller:
Kate Burton
Kermit Miller:
Matthew Wolf
William Fox:
Andre Sogliuzzo
Young Marxist:
Michael Kirby
Aunt Betty:
Jane Kaczmarek
Mary Slattery:
Devon Sorvari
Director:
Kate McAll

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Drama

The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 2: The Lure

Duration: 45 minutes

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

After the success of Death of a Salesman, Hollywood beckons to Arthur, where a chance meeting with a young actress called Marilyn Monroe changes everything. By Jonathan Holloway. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Geoffrey Arend
Mary Slattery:
Devon Sorvari
Dolores Donovan:
Alexis Jacknow
Elia Kazan:
Raphael Sbarge
Marilyn Monroe:
Heidi Dippold
Harry Cohn:
Hector Elizondo
TWA Announcer:
Andre Sogliuzzo
Director:
Kate McAll

Genres

Drama

The Life and Times of Arthur Miller

Episode 4: Dreams

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Miller is now in his late sixties, and it has been a long time since he had a major success. In Mike Walker's drama, a mysterious young visitor compels him to look back on his life. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ed Harris
Arthur Miller:
Geoffrey Arend
Inge Morath:
Jane Kaczmarek
Young Arthur Miller:
Ben Feldman
Awards Presenter:
Devon Sorvari
Director:
Kate McAll

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