Murder In Samarkand

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David Hare's witty portrait of an unlikely hero, based on the memoir by Craig Murray.

Craig is proud to be sent as Ambassador to Uzbekistan, eager to work hard and also eager for fun.

The combination takes him on a dangerous course both professionally and personally, and the stakes couldn't be higher.

Craig Murray....David Tennant

Bax/Safayev....Jonathan Coy

Dill/French Ambassador....Richard Cordery

Foreign Secretary/Uzbek Judge....Simon Chandler

Prosecutor/Fazilov....Ian Gelder

Roy/Avazov....John Hollingworth

US Ambassador/Karimov....Paul Jesson

Dr Ableman/Uzbek Uncle....Bruce Myers

Angela....Flora Montgomery

Dilobar....Nadira Murray

Emily....Clara Neather

Nadira....Jemima Rooper

Serena/Kristina....Lucy Robinson

Ivo Sanderson/Quest....Malcolm Sinclair

Procurator....Sirojiddin Tolibov

Fiona....Lia Williams

Piano by Michael Webborn

Produced by Ann Scott

Directed by Clive Brill

A Greenpoint production for BBC Radio 4.

By David Hare.

Events take a dangerous course for Craig, the new Ambassador to Uzbekistan.

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Britain's new young Ambassador to Uzbekistan is shocked over government torture tactics.

David Hare's witty portrait of an unlikely hero, based on the memoir by Craig Murray.

Craig is proud to be sent as Ambassador to Uzbekistan, eager to work hard and also eager for fun. The combination takes him on a dangerous course both professionally and personally, and the stakes couldn't be higher.

Craig Murray....David Tennant

Bax/Safayev....Jonathan Coy

Dill/French Ambassador....Richard Cordery

Foreign Secretary/Uzbek Judge....Simon Chandler

Prosecutor/Fazilov....Ian Gelder

Roy/Avazov....John Hollingworth

US Ambassador/Karimov....Paul Jesson

Dr Ableman/Uzbek Uncle....Bruce Myers

Angela....Flora Montgomery

Dilobar....Nadira Murray

Emily....Clara Neather

Nadira....Jemima Rooper

Serena/Kristina....Lucy Robinson

Ivo Sanderson/Quest....Malcolm Sinclair

Procurator....Sirojiddin Tolibov

Fiona....Lia Williams

Piano by Michael Webborn

Produced by Ann Scott

Directed by Clive Brill

A Greenpoint production for BBC Radio 4.

Craig is proud to be sent as Ambassador to Uzbekistan, eager to work hard and also eager for fun.

The combination takes him on a dangerous course both professionally and personally, and the stakes couldn't be higher.

By David Hare.

Events take a dangerous course for Craig, the new Ambassador to Uzbekistan.