By Stephen Wakelam
The painter Mario Minniti has travelled to Naples to seek out his old friend and former mentor Caravaggio. But on arrival, the great painter is nowhere to be found. In a bid to find him, Mario retraces Caravaggio's last known movements. His search reveals a life lived dangerously.
Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.
Mario Minniti....David Tennant
Piero....Anton Lesser
Abraham Vinck....Peter Hamilton Dyer
Cecco....Joe Dempsie
Marchesa di Colonna....Tracy Wiles
Guard....Harry Livingstone
Editor: Colin Guthrie
Studio Managers: Colin Guthrie, Keith Graham, Alison Craig
Production Coordinator: Nicole Fitzpatrick.
Caravaggio's former apprentice goes in search of his mentor. With David Tennant



  • "Caravaggio / David Tennant / Drama" / Caravaggio / David Tennant / Drama

Broadcast Dates

  • 20120316 (Radio 4)
  • 20140407 (Radio 4)