Pianist, The

An extract from Conrad Williams's recent novel, narrated by Robert Bathurst.

Concert pianist Philip Morahan has a problem - he can no longer play the piano.

He can do everything else, but there are too many distractions ? his agent, his girlfriend, his protege and his reviews.

All overwhelm him in a poignant and comic way.

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SP20100626A chance to hear the radio drama production of this 5* performance from Szpilman's novel, transferred from the 2007 Manchester International Festival.|A duet for piano and voice, charting one man's remarkable story of courage and survival in a Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Occupation.|Read by actor Peter Guinness, with the ravishing music of Chopin, from concert pianist Mikhail Rudy|Wladyslaw Szpilman...Peter Guinness|Pianist...Mikhail Rudy|Directed by Justine Potter.|Duet for piano and voice charting one man's remarkable story of courage and survival.
SP20071020Radio drama production of a highly acclaimed performance from Wladyslaw Szpilman's novel, originally part of the 2007 Manchester International Festival.|This duet for piano and voice charts one man's remarkable story of courage and survival in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Nazi occupation.|Read by Peter Guinness, with the music of Chopin played by concert pianist Mikhail Rudy.
TM2006120820070804An extract from Conrad Williams's recent novel, narrated by Robert Bathurst.|Concert pianist Philip Morahan has a problem - he can no longer play the piano.|He can do everything else, but there are too many distractions ? his agent, his girlfriend, his protege and his reviews.|All overwhelm him in a poignant and comic way.