LAST NIGHT ANOTHER DISSIDENT



UK / ITV (for the Playhouse strand) / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 1 July 1981 at 9.00pm

Writer: Nina Voronel / Translation: Michael Glenny / Production Design: Alex Clarke / Producer: Michael Dunlop / Excecutive Producer: John Frankau / Director: Michael Darlow

Drama. A dissident soviet scientist and his wife are surprised by a late night caller. This was basically a true story based on the real life Nina Voronel and her husband, a physics professor and Jewish dissident in the Soviet Union.

cast
IAN HOGG as Max Krein
MAUREEN LIPMAN as Zoya Krein
DAVID TROUGHTON as Katko
BERNARD GALLAGHER as Stephanov
IAN McDIARMID as Fedka
ANTHONY HIGGINS as Andrei Platonov
TIM SWINTON as KGB clerk