David Tennant: Life and Fate – Episodes 12 – Listen now – Final Episode

Here’s the final episode of Life and Fate – the BBC Radio 4 series starring David Tennant.

As the Russian tanks encircle Stalingrad, the commanders of the German 6th Army realise that the end is in sight but Hitler will not permit a surrender. Spiridonov abandons the power station to join his daughter, Vera, and her new baby on a barge frozen into the Volga. As the Germans are rounded up and the citizens of Stalingrad start to reclaim their wrecked city, the family begin to make plans for the future.

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  1. avatarmary says

    There is another episode after this one called “Viktor and the Academy” .
    Viktor’s scientific breakthrough has not brought him the success he expected and instead he is gradually ostracised for his ‘anti-Soviet’ science. He starts to dread the knock at the door. Zhenya’s visit to Moscow brings some distraction but it is Marya in whom he longs to confide. An unexpected phone call means he can return to work but his moral triumph is soon compromised. Kenneth Branagh stars as Viktor.


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