Five stories featuring Hugo Speer as DCI Stone, based on the detective series created by Danny Brocklehurst. Directed by Nadia Molinari and Pauline Harris.
A BBC Radio 4 science-fiction mystery by Martin Jameson, originally broadcast as the ‘Afternoon Play’ on 14 May 2010.A week after the election, Liz de Souza, a psychiatrist, examines a patient at a secure government research facility who's convinced that Tony Blair is still Prime Minister.Starring Amita Dhiri as Liz de Souza and Suzanna Hamilton as Sarah de Souza. Also included in the cast are Jude Akuwudike, Tony Bell, David Seddon and Christine Kavanagh. Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
The First Day of the Rest of My Life stars Jonathan Keeble as the protagonist, and was originally broadcast as part of The Wire collection of dramas on 10 October 2009, and repeated on 2 October 2010.Toby has a bad day at work on the phones for Careless, the household cover people. When an angry customer pushes him too far, he snaps and tells him to have a heart attack and die. The next morning he wakes up as Dr Richard Jugg. And the next day as a homeless person called Deke.
The second episode of Stone, Series 2, a BBC Radio 4 detective series created and written by Danny Brocklehurst, starring Hugo Speer as ‘Stone’. ‘Collateral Damage’ was originally broadcast in the ‘Afternoon Play’ slot on 6 October 2010. In ‘Collateral Damage’, DCI John Stone is forced to open up an investigation into the death of Gary Taylor, a veteran of the Iraq War suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
This full-cast dramatisation by Martin Jameson for BBC Radio 4 is a fictionalised account of the incident in 1964 when a group of students attempted to kidnap the then-Prime Minister, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, in Scotland.Originally broadcast as the Afternoon Play on 15 July 2009, this dramatisation stars Tim McInnerny as Sir Alec, Chris Starkie as Robbie, Benjamin Askew as Eric, Michelle Duncan as Sheila, and Grainne Dromgoole as the girl. Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.