The Luneburg Variation

By Paolo Maurensig, dramatised by Lavinia Murray.

The story of a chess game that remained unfinished for over 50 years.

It was a duel to the death.

At first sight, Dieter Frisch's death looks like suicide, a sudden and violent end to the life of an impeccable businessman and avid chess player.

But as the horror unfolds, the real man is revealed - his life in pre Second World War Vienna, his rivalry with a brilliant young Jewish player, and the terrible secret in their past.

Tabori....James Laurenson

Hans Mayer....Daniel Hart

Dieter Frisch....Robert Demeger

Miss Hermes....Marion Bailey

Baum....Keith Osborn

Boris....Geoffrey Mcgivern

Lump....Martin Hyder

Director Elizabeth Freestone

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By Paolo Maurensig, dramatised by Lavinia Murray.

The story of a chess game that remained unfinished for over 50 years.

It was a duel to the death.

At first sight, Dieter Frisch's death looks like suicide, a sudden and violent end to the life of an impeccable businessman and avid chess player.

But as the horror unfolds, the real man is revealed - his life in pre Second World War Vienna, his rivalry with a brilliant young Jewish player, and the terrible secret in their past.

Tabori....James Laurenson

Hans Mayer....Daniel Hart

Dieter Frisch....Robert Demeger

Miss Hermes....Marion Bailey

Baum....Keith Osborn

Boris....Geoffrey Mcgivern

Lump....Martin Hyder

Director Elizabeth Freestone