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Christmas Eve



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Last broadcast 24 Dec 2008, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4.


Comic drama by Adam Beeson, based on a short story by Nikolai Gogol.

As the snow falls on Christmas Eve in the Ukrainian village of Dikanka, the local witch is in league with a devil to steal the moon and stars. Meanwhile, the witch's son goes on a magical night flight to St Petersburg to borrow a pair of shoes from Catherine the Great.

Gogol ...... Dave Anderson
Solokha ...... Juliet Cadzow
Vakula ...... Steven McNicol
Devil ...... Paul Thomas Hickey
Chub ...... Mark McDonnell
Oksana ...... Lucy Paterson
Mayor ...... Crawford Logan
Deacon ...... Ralph Riach

Directed by Bruce Young.


  1. 24 Dec 2008

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