The Real Thing

Trevor Nunn makes his radio debut to direct Tom Stoppard's award-winning masterpiece, which premiered in 1982.

Henry is a successful playwright married to Charlotte, who has the lead role in his latest play about adultery.

Her co-star Max is married to another actress, Annie.

Annie and Henry are madly in love, but is it any more real than the subjects of Henry's play?

Henry....Alex Jennings

Annie....Imogen Stubbs

Charlotte....Harriet Walter

Max....Roger Allam

Debbie....Fiona Button

Brodie....Iain Robertson

Billy....Rafe Spall.

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SP20061230

Trevor Nunn makes his radio debut to direct Tom Stoppard's award-winning masterpiece, which premiered in 1982.

Henry is a successful playwright married to Charlotte, who has the lead role in his latest play about adultery.

Her co-star Max is married to another actress, Annie.

Annie and Henry are madly in love, but is it any more real than the subjects of Henry's play?

Henry....Alex Jennings

Annie....Imogen Stubbs

Charlotte....Harriet Walter

Max....Roger Allam

Debbie....Fiona Button

Brodie....Iain Robertson

Billy....Rafe Spall.