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A Charles Paris Mystery - Murder in the Title - Episode 4


By Jeremy Front Based on the novel by Simon Brett Someone wants to close The Regent Theatre, and is willing to murder to do so. Charles Paris ..... Bill Nighy Frances ..... Suzanne Burden Maurice ..... Jon Glover. Tony ..... Sam Dale Sean ..... Iain Batchelor Elaine ..... Christine Kavanagh Phoebe ..... Claire Harry Chris ..... Henry Devas Martha ..... Sally Orrock Directed by Sally Avens As ever, Charles is his own worst enemy, a louche lush who can resist anything except temptation especially in the form of women and alcohol. His intentions may be good but somehow the results always go wrong He's been out of work so long now he feels he may never get a job and he's driving Frances his semi-ex-wife mad. So when he's offered a small role in an awful play up in Rugland she nearly pushes him out the door. The production is as creaky as anything Charles has ever appeared in but the next play the theatre is scheduled to do is much more controversial. Soon a protest group has formed calling for a 'Porn Free Rugland'. Nasty accidents begin to befall members of the cast and crew. It seems someone wants to close down the theatre and they will even murder to get their way.

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  • 2010-12-13 11:30:00 - 2010-12-13 12:00:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,