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The actor and author, Paul Copley, was in the Soviet Union when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place.

This is his play about the disaster.

Split between a worried wife in London and her husband travelling through Russia in ignorance of the catastrophe, is a sharp flashback to a different world and a vanished empire.

Listen out for an interview with Paul Copley discussing this work.

It was directed by Ned Chaillet in 1996 to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Chernobyl.

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The actor and author, Paul Copley, was in the Soviet Union when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster took place.

This is his play about the disaster.

Split between a worried wife in London and her husband travelling through Russia in ignorance of the catastrophe, is a sharp flashback to a different world and a vanished empire.

Listen out for an interview with Paul Copley discussing this work.

It was directed by Ned Chaillet in 1996 to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Chernobyl.Tom tries to reach his wife in the USSR as the radioactive cloud from Chernobyl spreads across Europe, in Paul Copley's play.

Tom tries to reach his wife in the USSR as the radioactive cloud from Chernobyl spreads across Europe, in Paul Copley's play.