BBC Radio 3: The Sunday Play
Broadcast: Sunday 25th June 2000 @ 7:30 p.m.
The 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin signified the start of the Third Reich's reign of terror and the fusion of sport and politics. Pilot and
cameraman Walter Loeb, Jewish high-diver Misha, and Dieter of the Hitler Youth are all engaged in the making of Leni Riefenstahl's
legendary propaganda film 'Olympia'.
With Stephen Crichtlow [Walter Loeb], Alison Pettitt [Misha], Tom George [Dieter], Robin Brown [The Devil], Sean Arnold [Goebbels],
Suzanna Hamilton [Misha's Mother], Andrew Wincott [Misha's Father], Briony Glassco [Anne], Garrick Hagon [Horace], David Holt
[Martin], and David Thorpe [Tankred].
The chorus were Kate Harper, Barbara Barnes, and Suzanna Hamilton
The journalists were Alex Rowe and Robert Harper
Other parts were played by members of the cast.
The music was composed and realised by Neil Brand
Directed by David Hunter.
(note also the related play - Conflict of Doves ... ND.)
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