The Talk Of The City

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SUNP19991114

Stephen Poliakoff's haunting play questions how the newly emerging BBC responded to the growing crisis in Europe in the late 1930s.

In Broadcasting House, the Variety and Talks departments join forces in a humourous but deeply poignant attempt to inform listeners about events in Europe.

A radio version of the RSC stage production, written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff.

Cast: David Westhead, Angus Wright, Kelly Hunter, Diana Kent, John Normington, Sian Reeves, Julian Curry, Sara Markland, Tom Goodman-hill, Mark Hadfield, Dominic Rowan, Rob Edwards, Gemma Page and Giles Taylor.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff

SUNP19990509

Stephen Poliakoff's haunting play questions how the newly emerging BBC responded to the growing crisis in Europe in the late 1930s.

In Broadcasting House, the Variety and Talks departments join forces in a humourous but deeply poignant attempt to inform listeners about events in Europe.

A radio version of the RSC stage production, written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff.

Cast: David Westhead, Angus Wright, Kelly Hunter, Diana Kent, John Normington, Sian Reeves, Julian Curry, Sara Markland, Tom Goodman-hill, Mark Hadfield, Dominic Rowan, Rob Edwards, Gemma Page, Katy Odey and Giles Taylor.