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Chatterton: The Allington Solution

“Another maverick, Jeremy Allington (Adrian Scarborough) took the leading role in Peter Ackroyd’s début radio play Chatterton: The Allington Solution. This ingenious quasi-detective thriller had modern academic Allington trying to discover the real cause of the eighteenth century poet Thomas Chatterton’s (Benedict Cumberbatch’s) death. After extensive research, Allington discovered that the poet took his own […]

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Cyrano de Bergarac

“‘This production uses Anthony Burgess’s fine verse translation of Rostand’s ever-popular play. Cyrano is played by Kenneth Branagh, Roxane by Jodhi May and Christian by Tom Hiddleston. They make the most not only of the passion and poetry and the famously moving conclusion, but also the humour which threads through the play.” – Radio 3 […]

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