Six Suspects By Vikas Swarup [15 Minute Drama]

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012010010420200629 (R4)Whodunit set in India. Suspect number one: the mobile phone thief with big dreams.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millinaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

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022010010520200630 (R4)Whodunit set in India. Suspect number two: the Bollywood actress with the guilty secret.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millinaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

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032010010620200701 (R4)Suspect number three: an American who has come to India to marry his mail-order bride.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millinaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

042010010720200702 (R4)Suspect number 4: an ambitious and corrupt politician embarrassed by her son's activities.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number four: Vicky Rai's mother, an ambitious and corrupt politician increasingly embarrassed by her son's activities.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

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052010010820200703 (R4)Suspect number five: a tribesman brought to Delhi by his one-legged welfare officer.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number five: a tribesman, Eketi. Brought to Delhi by his one-legged welfare officer, Eketi is unwittingly used to help carry out a long-overdue act of vengeance.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

062010011120200706 (R4)Whodunit set in India. Suspect number one finds himself at Vicky's party with a gun.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number one is phone thief Munna Mobile, who has a bag of money that doesn't belong to him and is secretly dating Vicky's sister. He finds himself at the party with a gun.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

072010011220200707 (R4)Suspect number two, a one-time girlfriend of Vicky, is now being blackmailed by him.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number two is Bollywood actress Shabnam Sexena, one-time girlfriend of Vicky, who is now being blackmailed by him.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

082010011320200708 (R4)Suspect number three, left for dead at a building site, has come to the party with a gun.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number three is American Larry Page, who Vicky left for dead in a deserted building site. After being kidnapped by Kashmiri separatists he finds himself at Vicky's party with a gun.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

092010011420200709 (R4)Suspect number four, Vicky's mother, undergoes a change of character after a car crash.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number four is Vicky's mother, the Home Minister Mamta Rai, who undergoes a radical character transformation after a car crash.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

102010011520200710 (R4)Whodunit set in India. Investigative journalist Arun Advani reveals the shocking truth.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Vicky's murder looks set to be another unsolved mystery in a country full of unsolved crimes. That is until investigative journalist Arun Advani steps in to take a closer look, and reveals to the world the shocking truth.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist.... Rajit Kapur

Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy.... Zafar Karachiwala

Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother.... Radhika Mital

Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief.... Anand Tiwari

Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress.... Shernaz Patel

Larry Page, an American tourist.... Gary Richardson

Eketi, a tribesman.... Rohit Malkani

Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer.... Kenny Desai

Champi/Drunk girl in car.... Radhika Apte

Reshma/Barkha Das.... Anahita Uberoi

Ritu.... Ira Dubey

Bilal/Inspector Brar.... Ankur Vikal

Saira/Ruby Gill.... Megha Burman

Pappu Pager.... Jaimini Pathak

Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled.... Jayant Kripalani

Detective Gupta, private detective.... Kenny Desai

Abu Technical/Tribesman.... Pushan Kripalani

Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver.... Nadir Khan

Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra.... Sohrab Ardeshir

Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter.... Ayeesha Menon

Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi.... Ashwin Mushran

Elizabeth Brookner.... Karla Singh

Inspector Yardav.... Ravi Khote

Sohrab.... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan

Assistant director: Toral Shah

Photography: Ameet Mallapur

Script editor: Mike Walker

Sound: Ayush Ahuja

Additional editing: Steve Bond

Music: Sacha Putnam

Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.