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Lent Day 8: Chekhov in the Difference Engine with a Bow Tie - A Most Illuminating Tale
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Robert Wells or Mr Waters
Date: 11.20 pm, Wednesday 16th March, 2011
Subject: Lent Day 8: Chekhov in the Difference Engine with a Bow Tie
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Again with the late hurried posting. Today Chekhov in Hell was accompanied by The Difference Engine. Details in the morning.

Here's a hasty and probably useless film:

EDIT: Chekhov in Hell by Dan Rebellato doesn't read like a play, it reads like a series of sketches for drama students, which I think is what it was written for. The Bollocks is that Chekhov wakes up from a coma after 100 years and finds himself in modern day London. He meets the worst of the 21st century and gets tangled with a Russian sex trafficer. Mostly it's modern stereotypes rambling to Anton about their lives because he's such a good listener and has such nice eyes. If it was just that as a sketch show, I'd be happy if not satisfied. The other plotline is uninspiring.

The Difference Engine by Graham Reynolds is exactly the kind of light modern classical I'm looking for. Perhaps not so expansive as I'd wish, but toneful and tuneful and moving (in both an emotional and dynamic way). I didn't care for the extra remixes.
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User: (Anonymous)
Date: 8.37 am, Thursday 17th March, 2011 (UTC)
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Yaay! Nice outfit :-)

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