Charles Paris: Sicken and So Die


A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

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Bill Nighy stars as the suave thespian sleuth in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisationLife is good for Charles Paris. He’s moved back in with his estranged wife, and has landed a plum stage role as Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night. But it can’t last. First his attempts to woo Frances fall flat, then the play’s director is taken ill with gastric trouble. His replacement, Romanian wunderkind Alex Radelescu, is determined to take the play in a radical new direction – with or without Charles.When a second member of the company falls sick, Charles begins to suspect a poisoner is on the loose – and the next victim could be him. Can he unmask the culprit before this comedy turns into a tragedy?Adapted by Jeremy Front, this engaging dramatisation stars Bill Nighy as Charles Paris, with Suzanne Burden as Frances, Jon Glover as Maurice and Julian Rhind-Tutt as Alex Radelescu.’Always a treat’ Gillian Reynolds, Sunday TimesProduction creditsWritten by Simon BrettAdapted by Jeremy FrontProduced and directed by Sally AvensFirst broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 30 August-20 September 2006CastCharles Paris – Bill NighyFrances – Suzanne BurdenMaurice – Jon GloverKen Carter – Peter WightAlex Radelescu – Julian Rhind-TuttVivienne Marlin – Elizabeth BellGavin Scholes – Thomas WheatleyJack Bradley – John CumminsSally Luther – Tracy WilesBen Ritson – Tom LawrenceVasile Bogdan/Scott – Ryan McCluskeyTalya Northcott – Alex TregearInspector Dewar – Kim Wall© 2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd. ? 2022 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd]]>