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The Saturday Quiz

One More Rant with Anna Samson and Gareth Davies

Season 4, Ep. 42

For the second week in a row, this episode's guests are cast members from the final production of the year for one of the country’s major theatre companies. This time it’s Belvoir’s turn. The Master and Margarita opened just the other night to five star reviews across the board. The wild Bulgakov novel has been adapted and directed by Belvoir’s artistic director Eamon Flack and stars an ensemble of some of the most creative actors in the country including this episode's guests Anna Samson and Gareth Davies.

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