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Charles Paris Mystery, A

Synopsis
Bill Nighy stars as the actor-cum-amateur sleuth in the four-part detective drama series adapted by Jeremy Front from the novel by Simon Brett.
Louche actor Charles Paris has managed to secure a role in a radical reworking of Twelfth Night. When cast and crew begin to go down with gastritic poisoning, Paris investigates.
Series
Charles Paris Mystery, A
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
30 Aug 2006 at 11:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Sally Avens
Writer
Simon Brett
Adaptor for Radio
Jeremy Front
Cast
Tracy WilesSally Luther (Viola (later disguised as Cesario))
Tom LawrenceBen Ribbon (Feste)
Bill NighyCharles Paris (Sir Toby Belch)
Elizabeth BellVivienne Marlin (Maria)
John CumminsJack Bradley (Sebastian)
Jon GloverMaurice
Julian Rhind-TuttAlex Radelescu
Peter WightKen Carter (Sir Andrew Aguecheek)
Ryan McCluskeyVasile Bogdan (Fabian)
Ryan McCluskeyScott
Suzanne BurdenFrances
Thomas WheatleyGavin Scholes

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles; Mystery

Notes

History
The radio play version of the novel was transmitted in four weekly episodes. Each episode is 30 minutes long.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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