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Classic Serial

Eric Ambler - The Mask of Dimitrios

Episode 1: The Origins of an Obsession

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. Charles Latimer's obsession with master criminal Dimitrios leads him to pre-war Europe's dark underworld. Show more

Contributors

Latimer:
Jamie Glover
Dimitrios:
Tim McInnerny
Mr Peters:
Desmond Barrit
Marukakis:
Richard Attlee
Mme Chavez:
Rachel Atkins
Irana Preveza:
Rachel Atkins
Greek Official:
John Evitts
Dhris Mohammed:
Gary Carr
Mortuary Attendant:
Ilker Kaleli
Director:
David Blount

Classic Serial

Eric Ambler - The Mask of Dimitrios

Episode 2: The House of the Eight Angels

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Crime writer Latimer's obsession with killer Dimitrios takes him to Geneva where his life is under threat. Stars Tim McInnerny. Show more

Contributors

Latimer:
Jamie Glover
Dimitrios:
Tim McInnerny
Mr Peters:
Desmond Barrit
Marukakis:
Richard Attlee
Mme Chavez:
Rachel Atkins
Irana Preveza:
Rachel Atkins
Greek Official:
John Evitts
Dhris Mohammed:
Gary Carr
Mortuary Attendant:
Ilker Kaleli
Director:
David Blount

Drama on 3

Babbage

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

David Pownall's drama about the life of Charles Babbage, regarded as one of the great scientific brains of the 19th century, who first conceived the computer but died a failure. Show more

Contributors

Charles Babbage:
Sam Kelly
Ada Lovelace:
Monica Dolan
Lord Lovelace:
Michael Maloney
Wellington and Lord Aberdeen:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Lady Byron:
Frances Jeater
Italian Organ Grinder:
Andrew Branch
Composer:
Max Pownall

Drama

Mark Burgess - Joan and the Baron

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra debut. An odd friendship forms when a French bon viveur invites an English left-wing theatre director to stay. Starring Eleanor Bron. Show more

Contributors

Joan Littlewood:
Eleanor Bron
Baron Philippe de Rothschild:
Michael Jayston
RADA Principal:
Jonathan Tafler
Director:
David Blount

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Drama