Dr Zhivago [drama]

Episodes

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01*2007111120071117

Jonathan Myerson's dramatisation of Boris Pasternak's epic tale spanning four decades of war, revolution, passion and terror.

1/6.

1905

Yuri and Lara are coming of age on different sides of Moscow.

Their lives are parallel but on very different tracks.

Voice....Ian McDiarmid

Yuri....Tom Goodman-hill

Lara....Eve Best

Komarovsky....Henry Goodman

Tonya....Clare Corbett

Pasha....Don Gilet

Alexander....Alan David

Amalia....Annette Badland

Misha....Carl Prekopp

Anna....Susan Jameson

Tishkyevitch....Jeremy Swift

Olya....Katy Cavanagh

Lena....Joannah Tincey

Other parts played by John Dougall, Carolyn Pickles, Ben Crowe, Peter Marinker, Sam Pamphilon, Ben Onwukwe, Simon Treves, Poppy Friar and Gagan Sharma.

Cello played by Anna Edwards.

Directed by Jonquil Panting

022007111820071124

1911

An affluent childhood in Imperial Moscow has left Yuri Zhivago with a career as a doctor and an engagement to Tonya.

But his life will change when he meets Lara.

Voice....Ian McDiarmid

Yuri....Tom Goodman-Hill

Lara....Eve Best

Komarovsky....Henry Goodman

Tonya....Clare Corbett

Misha....Carl Prekopp

Pasha....Don Gilet

Alexander....Alan David

Olya....Katy Cavanagh

Galliulin....Kulvinder Ghir

Mlle Fleury....Helen Schlesinger

Gintz....Paul Richard Biggin

Other parts played by Alex Lanipekun, Peter Marinker, Simon Treves, Ben Crowe, Lloyd Thomas, Ben Onwukwe and Skye Bennett.

Directed by Jonquil Panting

032007112520071201

1917

Returning to Moscow, Yuri finds it hard to adjust to post-revolutionary family life.

The city has become a dangerous place, and the only safety lies in leaving and going east.

But Lara has also gone in that direction.

Voice....Ian McDiarmid

Yuri....Tom Goodman-Hill

Lara....Eve Best

Tonya....Clare Corbett

Misha....Carl Prekopp

Olya....Katy Cavanagh

Galliulin....Kulvinder Ghir

Yevgraf....Stuart Mcquarrie

Pritulyev....Ben Crowe

Pelageya....Rachel Atkins

Vassya....Alex Lanipekun

Voronyuk....Sean Baker

Other parts played by Ben Onwukwe, Joannah Tincey, John Dougall, Laura Molyneux, Jordan Clarke.

Directed by Alison Hindell.

042007120220071208

Jonathan Myerson's dramatisation of Boris Pasternak's epic tale spanning four decades of war, revolution, passion and terror.

4/6.

1917

Yuri and his family have fled Moscow.

Arriving in the remote Ural mountains, they find civil war raging and the mysterious Bolshevik general Strelnikov in charge of the nearest town, which happens to be where Lara is.

Voice....Ian McDiarmid

Yuri....Tom Goodman-Hill

Lara....Eve Best

Tonya....Clare Corbett

Alexander....Alan David

Strelnikov....Don Gilet

Yevgraf....Stuart McQuarrie

Mikulitsin....Trevor Cooper

Yelena....Anna Bengo

Antipov....Peter Marinker

Other parts played by Gerard McDermott, Joseph Alessi, Helen Schlesinger, Simon Treves, John Dougall, Skye Bennett, Darrell D'Silva, Lloyd Thomas and Gregg Sulkin.

Poems translated by Jonathan Myerson, Jon Stallworthy and Peter France, and Frank Jude.

Directed by Jonquil Panting

0519212007120920071215

Kidnapped by Red partisan troops to serve as their doctor, Yuri has been a prisoner in the forest for two years.

The waste of life sickens him, and he has no news of Tonya or Lara.

At last the chance comes to escape back to Yuryatin.

Voice....Ian McDiarmid

Yuri....Tom Goodman-hill

Lara....Eve Best

Tonya....Clare Corbett

Komarovsky....Henry Goodman

Liberiy....Darrell D'Silva

Pamphil....Malcolm Storry

Kubarikha....Kathryn Hunter

Lidochka....Sam Dale

Sivobluy....John Lloyd Fillingham

Angelar....Anthony Glennon

Pelageya....Rachel Atkins

Agatha....Katy Cavanagh

Terenty....Lloyd Thomas

Seryozha....Gregg Sulkin

Other parts played by Peter Marinker, Shaun Prendergast, Anna Bengo, Jordan Clarke, John Dougall, Joanna Tincey, Simon Treves, Sam Pamphilon, Alex Lanipekun, Ben Onwukwe and May Rudin.

Poems translated by Jonathan Myerson.

Directed by Alison Hindell

06 LAST2007121620071222

Even in the wilds of Siberia, Yuri, Lara and Pasha face death in Bolshevik purges.

Komarovsky brings them an impossible choice.

The revolutionary events which brought Yuri and Lara together are finally pulling them apart, but there is one more meeting to come.

Voice....Ian McDiarmid

Yuri....Tom Goodman-hill

Lara....Eve Best

Komarovsky....Henry Goodman

Pasha (Strelnikov)....Don Gilet

Misha....Carl Prekopp

Yevgraf....Stuart Mcquarrie

Vassya....Alex Lanipekun

Markel....John Dougall

Marina....Anna Bengo

Lena....Joannah Tincey

Katya....Skye Bennett

Other parts played by Helen Schlesinger and Simon Treves.

Poems translated by Lydia Pasternak Slater, Jonathan Myerson, Jon Stallworthy and Peter France.

Directed and produced by Jonquil Panting