The Making Of Ivan The Terrible

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Black comedy by Hattie Naylor based on events in 1944.

Sergei Eisenstein suffered a heart attack during a banquet to celebrate winning the prestigious Stalin Prize for his film Ivan the Terrible Part 1.

Stalin had been delighted with the depiction of Ivan as a cruel and ruthless ruler.

Earlier that day, however, Eisenstein had delivered Part 2 of his intended trilogy, in which Ivan was portrayed as neurotic, mad and vindictive.

Eisenstein....Tim McInnerny

Nikolai....Tim McMullan

Vsevolod....Andy Taylor

Stalin....Bill Wallis

Interviewer....Paul Dodgson

Zdhanov....Ewan Bailey

Molotov....Daniel Goode

Directed by Paul Dodgson.

Black comedy focusing on events in 1944 involving film director Sergei Eisenstein.

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Black comedy by Hattie Naylor based on events in 1944.

Sergei Eisenstein suffered a heart attack during a banquet to celebrate winning the prestigious Stalin Prize for his film Ivan the Terrible Part 1.

Stalin had been delighted with the depiction of Ivan as a cruel and ruthless ruler.

Earlier that day, however, Eisenstein had delivered Part 2 of his intended trilogy, in which Ivan was portrayed as neurotic, mad and vindictive.

Eisenstein....Tim Mcinnerny

Nikolai....Tim McMullan

Vsevolod....Andy Taylor

Stalin....Bill Wallis

Interviewer....Paul Dodgson

Zdhanov....Ewan Bailey

Molotov....Daniel Goode

Directed by Paul Dodgson.