Magic Mountain, The

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SUNP2001040120030105Olwen Wymark's dramatisation of Thomas Mann's classic tale about a man who visits his brother in an Alpine sanitorium where, isolated from the rest of the world, the man loses all sense of time and surrenders to the influence of the sanitorium community. Cast includes Paul Schofield (narrator), Robert Whitelock (Hans Castrop), Clive Merrison (Settembrini), Sian Thomas (Clavdia), Simon Ludders (Joachim), John Hartley (Dr Behrens), Norman Rodway (Peeperkorn), Rhodri Hugh (Naphta), Richard Elfyn (Dr Krokowski) and Christine Pritchard (Frau Stohr). Directed by Alison Hindell, with music by Colin Sell