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House of Ghosts: A Case for Inspector Morse

Synopsis
Radio drama by Alma Cullen, based on her stage play derived from the characters created by Colin Dexter. In 1987 Chief Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis investigate the death of the actress playing Ophelia in a production of Hamlet. Morse becomes convinced that the murder is linked to a student production of the same play some 25 years before.
Series
Drama
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
25 Mar 2017 at 14:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Marilyn Imrie
Writer
Alma Cullen
Cast
Isla BlairVerity Carr
Lee InglebyDS Lewis
Neil PearsonInspector Morse
Pip TorrensSupt Strange
Samantha BondEllen Underwood
Stephen CritchlowPhilip Woolf

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The original stage production premiered in September 2010 at the Richmond Theatre in Surrey with Colin Baker as Morse and Andrew Bone as Lewis.
General
Neil Pearson, Lee Ingleby, Pip Torrens reprised their roles for ‘Morse - In the Shallows’ (BBC Radio 4, 14 July 2018).

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
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Phone
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Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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London
NW1 2DB
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
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77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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