Oblomov

Gentle, intelligent Oblomov completely fails to deal with life.

He lives in a flat in St Petersburg.

He is always about to go and sort out his estate but he rarely gets out of bed.

Never doing today what he can put off until tomorrow, Oblomov is a tragic-comic hero for a couch potato generation.

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20141206 (BBC7)

Gentle, intelligent Oblomov completely fails to deal with life.

He lives in a flat in St Petersburg.

He is always about to go and sort out his estate but he rarely gets out of bed.

Never doing today what he can put off until tomorrow, Oblomov is a tragic-comic hero for a couch potato generation.

  • agafya....Fiona Clarke
  • directed by Claire Grove
  • director Claire Grove
  • doctor....Clive Swift
  • dramatised by.... - stephen wyatt

    gentle, intelligent oblomov fails to deal with life, never doing today what he can put off

    gentle, intelligent oblomov completely fails to deal with life. he lives in a flat in st petersburg. he is always about to go and sort out his estate but he rarely gets out of bed. never doing today what he can put off till tomorrow oblomov is a tragic-comic hero for a couch potato generation.

    starring Toby Jones as oblomov, Trevor Peacock as zahar and Claire Skinner as olga. singer: olivia robinson and pianist: helen crayford.

    dramatised by Stephen Wyatt director Claire Grove

    first broadcast on bbc radio 4 in august 2005

  • nicolai....harry myers
  • oblomov....Toby Jones
  • olga....Claire Skinner
  • olgas aunt....Richenda Carey
  • pianist....helen crayford
  • singer....olivia robinson
  • stoltz....Nicholas Boulton
  • tarantyev....Gerard Mcdermott
  • zahar....trevor peacock
  • by.... - ivan goncharov

  • 02 LAST2005081420050820
    20141208 (BBC7)
    20141209 (BBC7)

    During a summer in the country he has fallen in love with pretty clever Olga.

    Back in St Petersburg, Olga's patience is put to the test.

    Oblomov has fallen in love with Olga. Back in St Petersburg, her patience is tested.

    Gentle, intelligent Oblomov completely fails to deal with life. He lives in a flat in St Petersburg never doing today what he can put off till tomorrow.

    During a summer in the country, he has fallen in love with pretty clever Olga. Back in St Petersburg, Olga's patience is put to the test.

    Starring Toby Jones as Oblomov, Trevor Peacock as Zahar and Claire Skinner as Olga.

    Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt Director Claire Grove

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2005.