Cancer Ward

Set in 1955 in a cancer hospital in Tashkent, this classic of the Soviet period is a metaphor for the corruption endemic under Stalin, as revealed in Khrushchev's `thaw'.

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SUNP1998110819990815

  • Melanie Walters
  • additional cast - Malcolm Storry
  • by - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  • composer Colin Sell
  • david ryall
  • director Alison Hindell
  • dorien thomas
  • gillian barge
  • dramatised by.... - - - olwen wymark

  • SUNP1998110819990815

  • Melanie Walters
  • additional cast - Malcolm Storry
  • by - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  • composer Colin Sell
  • david ryall
  • director Alison Hindell
  • dorien thomas
  • gillian barge
  • dramatised by.... - - - olwen wymark