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Crime and Punishment

By Fedor Dostoevsky

(adapted by Yuri Lyubimov & Yuri Kariakin)

(Translation by Nicholas Rzhevsky)


Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith 5th September – 15th October 1983


In the shadows of the new city of light, The Independent 5th March 1998
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