Radio play: Vera Jelihovsky's 'The General's Will'
Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio. This week's show is based on a short story by Vera Jelihovsky called "The General's Will."
A Russian author from the nineteenth century, Ms. Jelihovsky is most famous for her children's stories -- but "The General's Will" is not one of them. This story was published in England posthumously, in 1909, some 13 years after her death.
This is the tale of a famous general, Yuri Paylovitch Nasimoff, an aristocrat and millionaire who is on his death bed ...
- The General: Paul Davis
- The Doctor: Steve Jones
- Olga: Maggie Henson
- Rita, Anna: Deb Davis
- Priest, policeman: Terry Yates
- Lawyer, servant: Cary Butters
- Narrator: Darren Hellwege
- Script adaptation for radio: Dave Collins
- Engineer: Darren Hellwege
- Editing/production: Amy Humphrey and Joe Hayes
- Podcast publisher: Kellie Moore
This podcast originally aired on Feb. 28, 2014.