Shadows In Bronze

By Lindsey Davis, dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Anton Lesser returns as Lindsey Davis's witty and popular detective patrolling the streets of First Century Rome.

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By Lindsey Davis, dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Anton Lesser returns as Lindsey Davis's witty and popular detective patrolling the streets of First Century Rome.After a plot to depose the Emperor, the Roman detective tackles some loose ends - only to hit more trouble.

Stars Anton Lesser.

After a plot to depose the Emperor, the Roman detective tackles some loose ends.

After a plot to depose the Emperor, the Roman detective tackles some loose ends - only to hit more trouble.

Falco finds corpse disposal and senator's daughters trickier than expected.

Anton Lesser is Falco, Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth, adapted for radio.

Corpse disposal and senator's daughters prove tricky.

Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth is dramatised for radio.

Following a plot to depose the Emperor Vespasian, Falco sets out to clear up a few loose ends, only to uncover a nest of vipers.

After a plot to depose the Emperor, the Roman detective uncovers a nest of vipers.

After a plot to depose the Emperor, the Roman detective uncovers a nest of vipers. Lindsey Davis's thriller stars Anton Lesser.

Anton Lesser stars as Marcus Didius Falco, Lindsey Davis's witty detective, patrolling the streets of 1st-century Rome.

With Ben Crowe as Petronius / Chamberlain, Fiona Clarke as Tullia, Anna Madeley as Helena Justina, Michael Tudor Barnes as Vespasian / Milo and Christian Rodska as Gordianus.

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

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The Roman sleuth probes the murder of a conspirator against the Emperor.

Probing the murder of a conspirator against the Emperor, the Roman sleuth is sent to a fashionable resort.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Anton Lesser is Falco, Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth - on the trail of a plot.

Anton Lesser is Falco, Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth - on the trail of a plot, friends and their family in tow.

But who's on his?

Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth is on the trail, friends and their family in tow.

Who's on his? With Anton Lesser.

Episode 2 of 6.

The Roman Detective continues to investigate the murder of one of the conspirators against the Emperor and finds himself in the fashionable Bay of Neapolis, disguised as a plumber.

The company of his gawky nephew and Petronius's wife and children are proving to be a distraction.

Probing the murder of a conspirator against the Emperor, the Roman sleuth is sent to a fashionable resort. Stars Anton Lesser

Anton Lesser stars as Marcus Didius Falco, Lindsey Davis's witty detective, patrolling the streets of 1st-century Rome.

With Ben Crowe as Petronius, Michael Tudor Barnes as Vespasian, Sara Poyzer as Silvia, Christopher Kelham as Larius, Paul Webster as Marcellus and Anna Madeley as Helena Justina,

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

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The Roman sleuth meets old friends of the senator's daughter.

Stars Anton Lesser.

At the villa of Helena's former father-in-law, the Roman sleuth meets old friends of the senator's daughter.

Falco inches closer to the man he seeks, but old flames get in the way.

Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth is dramatised for radio.

The detective from Ancient Rome continues on his quest to snuff out the latent plot against the Emperor Vespasian.

Having found his way to the villa of Helena's ex-father in law in the Bay of Neapolis, Falco is introduced to some old school friends of Helena's.

Meanwhile, he discovers he has an unexpected talent as a harp teacher.

At the villa of Helena's former father-in-law, the Roman sleuth meets old friends of the senator's daughter. Stars Anton Lesser.

The Roman sleuth meets old friends of the senator's daughter. Stars Anton Lesser.

Anton Lesser stars as Marcus Didius Falco, Lindsey Davis's witty detective, patrolling the streets of 1st-century Rome.

With Anna Madeley as Helena Justina, Christopher Kelham as Larius, Paul Webster as Marcellus, Timothy Watson as Aemilius Rufus and Jaimi Barbakoff as Aenelia.

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

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The Roman sleuth heads to a party thrown by the wealthy and influential Crispus.

Helena gets shocking news.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Falco has his heart broken, remade, then broken again by a dead man.

Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth is dramatised for radio.

The Roman Detective finds himself at a party thrown by the wealthy and influential Crispus, in a villa once owned by Nero's wife.

Helena hears some news which shocks her into leaving early, and Falco receives a nasty surprise.

The Roman sleuth heads to a party thrown by the wealthy and influential Crispus. Helena gets shocking news. Stars Anton Lesser.

The Roman sleuth heads to a party thrown by the wealthy and influential Crispus. Helena gets shocking news and Falco receives a nasty surprise.

Anton Lesser stars as Marcus Didius Falco, Lindsey Davis's witty detective, patrolling the streets of 1st-century Rome.

With Anna Madeley as Helena Justina, Ben Crowe as Petronius, Sara Poyzer as Silvia, Timothy Watson as Aemilius Rufus, Bertie Carvel as Aufidius Crispus, Paul Webster as Marcellus and Jaimi Barbakoff as Aenelia.

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

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The Roman sleuth closes in on his man, but gets more than he bargained for.

The Roman sleuth closes in on his man, but gets more than he bargained for from Helena's old school friend.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Falco almost gets his man, makes up with Helena, and has a seabound scare.

Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth is dramatised for radio.

The Roman Detective is closing in on his man, but gets rather more than he bargained for from Helena's old school friend Rufus.

Meanwhile, Petronius lands himself in serious trouble and Falco gets the blame.

The Roman sleuth closes in on his man, but gets more than he bargained for from Helena's old school friend. Stars Anton Lesser.

Anton Lesser stars as Marcus Didius Falco, Lindsey Davis's witty detective, patrolling the streets of 1st-century Rome.

With Anna Madeley as Helena Justina, Sean Connolly as Atius Pertinax, Christopher Kelham as Larius, Sara Poyzer as Silvia, Paul Webster as Marcellus, Bertie Carvel as Aufidius Crispus, Timothy Watson as Aemilius Rufus, Christian Rodska as Gordianus and Jaimi Barbakoff as Aenelia.

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

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The Roman sleuth faces a final showdown - but his reunion with Helena is bittersweet.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Falco finally confronts his prey, but a reunion with Helena is bittersweet.

Lindsey Davis' Roman sleuth is dramatised for radio.

It's time for a final showdown between Falco and his quarry, after which he goes to the races.

But Helena still has one piece of devastating news to tell him.

The Roman sleuth faces a final showdown - but his reunion with Helena is bittersweet. Stars Anton Lesser.

A final showdown for the Roman sleuth - but his reunion with Helena proves bittersweet.

Anton Lesser stars as Marcus Didius Falco, Lindsey Davis's witty detective, patrolling the streets of 1st-century Rome.

With Ben Crowe as Petronius, Robert Lister as Decimus Camillus, Fiona Clarke as Tullia, Anna Madeley as Helena Justina, Michael Tudor Barnes as Vespasian, Christian Rodska as Gordianus and Sean Connolly as Atius Pertinax,

Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed at BBC Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.