Mystery Of Edwin Drood, The [Charles Dickens]

Episodes

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01Orphans1990030220190603 (BBC7)
20190604 (BBC7)

The arrival in Cloisterham of Neville and Helena Landless, twins from Ceylon, sets in motion a chain of events which leads to murder....

Charles Dickens's unfinished book completed by Leon Garfield and dramatised for radio in five parts by David Buck.

Starring Ian Holm as John Jasper, Mark Payton as Edwin Drood, Gareth Thomas as the Reverend Crisparkle, Simon Treves as Neville, Helena Breck as Helena, Susan Sheridan as Deputy and Mary Wimbush as Princess Puffer.

Pianist: Nicholas Kok

Director: Gordon House

A BBC Radio 4/BBC World Service co-production first broadcast in 1990.

Neville and Helena's arrival in Cloisterham sets in motion a chain of tragic events.

Radio adaptations of Dicken's classic English literature.

02A Disappearance1990030920190604 (BBC7)
20190605 (BBC7)

Edwin and Neville attend a dinner hosted by Edwin's guardian Jasper.

Radio adaptations of Dicken's classic English literature.

03An Arrival1990031620190605 (BBC7)
20190606 (BBC7)

Jasper is convinced his nephew Edwin has been murdered by Neville Landless.

Radio adaptations of Dicken's classic English literature.

04A Performance1990032320190606 (BBC7)
20190607 (BBC7)

Hunting proof that his nephew Edwin was murdered, Jasper finds it in the most tragic way.

Radio adaptations of Dicken's classic English literature.

05Redress1990033020190607 (BBC7)
20190608 (BBC7)

Neville Landless, whom Jasper thinks killed Edwin, has been found stabbed to death.

Radio adaptations of Dicken's classic English literature.