Venus In Copper [Falco]

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012006051920200212 (BBC7)
20200213 (BBC7)

Probing a professional bride with a habit of outliving her husbands, the Roman detective faces temptation.

Rome, AD 71: Marcus Didius Falco, is a 'private informer', with the aim of becoming Rome's finest investigator.

CAST:

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Hyacinthus …. Stephen Critchlow
Pollia …. Julia Hills
Cake Seller/Lusius …. Laurence Saunders
Cossus …. Jonathan Tafler
Tyche …. Bella Merlin

Written by Lindsey Davis and dramatised for radio by Mary Cutler.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.

Probing a serial bride who outlives her husbands, the Roman detective faces temptation.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

022006052620200213 (BBC7)
20200214 (BBC7)

With Severina's three husbands dead, the Roman detective gets an unexpected offer during his investigation.

Rome, AD 71: Marcus Didius Falco, is a 'private informer', with the aim of becoming Rome's finest investigator.

CAST:

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Pollia …. Julia Hills
Doctor …. Jez Thomas
Thalia …. Chipo Chung
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
Cossus …. Jonathan Tafler
The Parrot …. Colin Rote
Hortensius Novus …. Ian Brooker

Written by Lindsey Davis and dramatised for radio by Mary Cutler.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.

With Severina's three husbands dead, the Roman detective receives an unexpected offer.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

032006060220200214 (BBC7)
20200215 (BBC7)

After a spell in prison, the Roman detective discovers it's the party season and his reputation is at stake.

Rome, AD 71: Marcus Didius Falco, is a 'private informer', with the aim of becoming Rome's finest investigator.

CAST:

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina … Ann Madeley
Titus Caesar … Jonathan Keeble
Hyacinthus …. Stephen Critchlow
Viridovix …. Nick Fletcher
Hortensius Felix …. Graham Padden
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
Pollia …. Julia Hills

Written by Lindsey Davis and dramatised for radio by Mary Cutler.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.

The Roman detective discovers it's the party season and his reputation is at stake.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

042006060920200218 (BBC7)
20200217 (BBC7)

After two murders in one night, Falco is offered a job by the prime suspect.

Meanwhile his social life looks up as he hosts a turbot supper with more than one unexpected guest. But Falco has his sights set on catching a bigger fish.

Anton Lesser stars as Ancient Rome's favourite detective in a gripping serialisation of Lindsey Davis's best seller.

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Falco's Mother …. Frances Jeater
Petronius …. Ben Crowe
Titus Caesar …. Jonathan Keeble
Hyacinthus …. Stephen Critchlow
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
Pollia …. Julia Hills
The Parrot …. Colin Rote
Appius Priscillus …. Kim Wall

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

After two murders in a night, the Roman detective is offered a job by the prime suspect.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

After two murders in one night, Falco is offered a job by the prime suspect.

Meanwhile his social life looks up as he hosts a turbot supper with more than one unexpected guest. But Falco has his sights set on catching a bigger fish.

Anton Lesser stars as Ancient Rome's favourite detective in a gripping serialisation of Lindsey Davis's best seller.

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Falco's Mother …. Frances Jeater
Petronius …. Ben Crowe
Titus Caesar …. Jonathan Keeble
Hyacinthus …. Stephen Critchlow
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
Pollia …. Julia Hills
The Parrot …. Colin Rote
Appius Priscillus …. Kim Wall

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

After two murders in a night, the Roman detective is offered a job by the prime suspect.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

052006061620200219 (BBC7)
20200218 (BBC7)

A battered and bruised Falco discovers the best way to win back the affections of his girlfriend.

Helena proves that she too can play detective, but the intriguing murder case is put on hold when Falco discovers his world crashing down around him.

Anton Lesser stars as Ancient Rome's favourite detective in a gripping serialisation of Lindsey Davis's best seller.

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Petronius …. Ben Crowe
Hyacinthus …. Stephen Critchlow
Appius Priscillus …. Kim Wall
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
The Maid …. Emily Chennery
The Cake Seller …. Laurence Saunders
Cossus …. Jonathan Tafler
The Parrot …. Colin Rote

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

The bruised Roman woos his girlfriend, who also turns detective.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

A battered and bruised Falco discovers the best way to win back the affections of his girlfriend.

Helena proves that she too can play detective, but the intriguing murder case is put on hold when Falco discovers his world crashing down around him.

Anton Lesser stars as Ancient Rome's favourite detective in a gripping serialisation of Lindsey Davis's best seller.

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Petronius …. Ben Crowe
Hyacinthus …. Stephen Critchlow
Appius Priscillus …. Kim Wall
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
The Maid …. Emily Chennery
The Cake Seller …. Laurence Saunders
Cossus …. Jonathan Tafler
The Parrot …. Colin Rote

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

The bruised Roman woos his girlfriend, who also turns detective.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.

062006062320200220 (BBC7)
20200219 (BBC7)

Falco begins to understand the lengths that a lover will go to for revenge.

The case is still unsolved, but Falco has a couple of ideas that may lead to the culprit...

Anton Lesser stars as Ancient Rome's favourite detective in the gripping conclusion of Lindsey Davis's best seller.

Marcus Didius Falco …. Anton Lesser
Helena Justina …. Ann Madeley
Petronius …. Ben Crowe
Appius Priscillus …. Kim Wall
Pollia …. Julia Hills
Severina Zotica …. Tracy Wiles
Cossus …. Jonathan Tafler
Thalia …. Chipo Chung
The Parrot …. Colin Rote

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

The Roman detective realises the lengths that a lover will go to for revenge.

Anton Lesser stars as Roman detective, Falco. Written by Lindsey Davis.