Writer Frances Fyfield uses the manuscript of Dickens's last, unfinished, novel to work on the mystery of what happened to the book's eponymous hero, Edwin Drood. First broadcast: BBC Radio 4, 19 January 2012.
"This is NOT the Dickens story!"
Returning for a seventh season, crime writer Frances Fyfield once again explores the tales and tribulations revealed in the hand-written music manuscripts of some of the greatest works of classical music. In these four episodes, she looks at the scores for Mozart's Don Giovanni, Sir Hubert Parry's anthem "I Was Glad", Handel's Firework Suite, and Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique.