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15MD01The Man In A Case20100125

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A repressed schoolmaster has marriage on his mind.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Belikov....Jasper Britton

Kovalenko....Nicholas Boulton

Varenka....Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

15MD02The Black Monk20100126

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting story of love, obsession and the supernatural.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

The Black Monk....Jasper Britton

Kovrin....Nicholas Boulton

Tanya....Zoe Waites

Yegor....Philip Voss

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

15MD03The Huntsman20100127

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting tale of unrequited love.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Count Sergei....Nicholas Boulton

Pelageya....Zoe Waites

Yegor Vlasych....Jasper Britton

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

15MD04The Lady With The Little Dog20100128

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A beautiful tale of love and betrayal.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Anna....Zoe Waites

Gurov....Jasper Britten

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

15MD05 LASTRothschild's Violin20100129

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A story of regret about a coffin maker whose wife of 50 years is taken seriously ill.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Maxim Nikolayevich....Nicholas Boulton

Rothschild....Jasper Britton

Yakov....Philip Voss

Marfa....Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

WH01The Man In A Case20100125

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A repressed schoolmaster has marriage on his mind.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Belikov....Jasper Britton

Kovalenko....Nicholas Boulton

Varenka....Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

WH02The Black Monk20100126

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting story of love, obsession and the supernatural.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

The Black Monk....Jasper Britton

Kovrin....Nicholas Boulton

Tanya....Zoe Waites

Yegor....Philip Voss

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

WH03The Huntsman20100127

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A haunting tale of unrequited love.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Count Sergei....Nicholas Boulton

Pelageya....Zoe Waites

Yegor Vlasych....Jasper Britton

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

WH04The Lady With The Little Dog20100128

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A beautiful tale of love and betrayal.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Anna....Zoe Waites

Gurov....Jasper Britten

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

WH05 LASTRothschild's Violin20100129

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov's birth, Michael Pennington plays the great Russian writer presenting a series of his short stories on the subject of marriage, dramatised by Martyn Wade.

A story of regret about a coffin maker whose wife of 50 years is taken seriously ill.

Chekhov....Michael Pennington

Maxim Nikolayevich....Nicholas Boulton

Rothschild....Jasper Britton

Yakov....Philip Voss

Marfa....Zoe Waites

Directed by Philip Franks and Jane Morgan.

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.