Swan Song [drama]

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20040814 (BBC7)

Chekhov's play about an old actor reflecting on his situation.

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By Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn.

Following his final performance in a run-down provincial theatre, an elderly Russian actor confronts his ghosts.

Did he ever really have talent?

The actor....Paul Scofield

The prompter....Alec Mccowen

Director Martin Jenkins