By Peter Ackroyd.
Contemporary literary historian Jeremy Allington believes he knows the truth about the last days of Thomas Chatterton, a neglected genius who committed suicide in 1770 - or was he? Past interlocks with present as Allington sifts through the evidence of Chatterton's world, discovering much about himself as well as the subject of his research.
Thomas Chatterton....Benedict Cumberbatch
Jeremy Allington....Adrian Scarborough
Sam Beaumont....Glen McCready
Mrs Angel....Liza Sadovy
Mr Crane....Jonathan Keeble
Directed by Roy McMillan.