The Silver Pigs

Lindsey Davis's adventures of a Roman detective, dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Anton Lesser brings the best-selling Roman detective to life in the first of Lindsey Davis's witty and enthralling adventures.

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The detective exposes a murderer and learns about love in the strict Roman class structure

battles to discover who killed Sosia - and to unmask the plotters against the Emperor. He also discovers that true love can cross the boundaries of the strict Roman class structure...

Starring Anton Lesser as Falco, Fritha Goodey as Helena, Robert Lister as Decimus, Jonathan Keeble as Titus and Richard Derrington as Publius.

Lindsey Davis's witty and enthralling adventure set in the days of the Roman Empire. Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

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Lindsey Davis's adventures of a Roman detective, dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Anton Lesser brings the best-selling Roman detective to life in the first of Lindsey Davis's witty and enthralling adventures.Roman detective Falco chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal after rescuing a senator's daughter from a kidnap gang.

Roman detective Falco chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal after rescuing a senator's daughter from a kidnap gang.

Our hero chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal, the silver pigs of the title, after rescuing a senator's daughter from a kidnap gang.

Lindsey Davis's adventures of a Roman detective.

Falco chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal.

The Roman detective chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal.

Stars Anton Lesser.

The Roman detective chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal, after rescuing a senator's daughter.

The Roman sleuth discovers an illegal trade in precious metal and foils a kidnap.

Lindsey Davis's thriller stars Anton Lesser.

Roman sleuth Falco discovers an illegal trade in precious metal and foils a kidnap.

Roman sleuth Falco discovers an illegal trade in precious metal and foils a kidnap. Lindsey Davis's thriller stars Anton Lesser.

Rome, AD 70: Roman sleuth Marcus Didius Falco chances upon an illegal trade in precious metal (the silver pigs) after mounting a rescue from a kidnap gang.

Anton Lesser brings the popular detective to life in Lindsey Davis's witty and enthralling adventures set in the days of the Roman Empire. Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

With Felicity Jones as Sosia, Ben Crowe as Petronius, Robert Lister as Decimus, Richard Derrington as Publius and Frances Jeater as Falco's Mother.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

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Finding himself investigating a murder, Falco is forced to visit a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

The Roman Detective continues to investigate the mystery of how a stolen lead ingot containing silver came to be in the bank box of a senator's daughter.

Things have taken a turn for the worse and he now finds himself investigating a murder, and, worse still, is forced to visit a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

Falco investigates a murder, and is forced to visit a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire-Britain.

Falco is forced to visit a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

The Roman detective's murder trail takes him to a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

Stars Anton Lesser.

's murder trail takes him to a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

Falco's murder trail takes him to a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

Roman detective Falco's murder trail takes him to a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain. Stars Anton Lesser.

Roman detective, Falco is investigating the mystery of how a stolen lead ingot containing silver came to be in the bank box of a senator's daughter. And things have taken a turn for the worse, as he's now probing a murder and - worse still - he's forced to visit a remote and dangerous outpost of the Empire - Britain.

Starring Anton Lesser as Falco, Fritha Goodey as Helena, Ben Crowe as Petronius, Robert Lister as Decimus, Richard Derrington as Publius and Ian Brooker as Hilaris.

Lindsey Davis's witty and enthralling adventure set in the days of the Roman Empire. Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

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Investigating the illegal imports of the silver pigs or ingots, Falco has discovered a plot to overthrow the Emperor Vespasian.

While investigating the illegal imports of the silver pigs or ingots, Falco discovers a plot to overthrow the Emperor Vespasian.

Investigating the illegal import of the silver pigs or ingots, the Roman Detective Falco has chanced upon a plot to overthrow the Emperor Vespasian.

And he has also discovered the identity of Helena's ex-husband: which has made him realise the plot is much closer to home than he thought.

Investigating the illegal imports of the ingots, Falco chances upon a sinister plot.

Investigating the illegal imports of the ingots, the Roman detective chances upon a sinister plot.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Investigating the illegal imports of ingots, the detective chances upon a sinister plot.

Investigating the illegal imports of ingots, the Roman detective chances upon a sinister plot.

Probing illegal imports of, the Roman sleuth chances upon a plot to overthrow the Emperor.

Probing illegal imports of ingots, the Roman sleuth chances upon a sinister plot to overthrow the Emperor.

Probing illegal imports of ingots, the Roman sleuth chances upon a sinister plot to overthrow the Emperor. Stars Anton Lesser. Episode 3 of 4.

Probing the illegal imports of the ingots, Roman sleuth Falco has chanced upon a sinister plot to overthrow the Emperor Vespasian. And he's also discovered the identity of Helena's ex-husband: which has made him realise the pot is much closer to home than he thought.

Starring Anton Lesser as Falco, Fritha Goodey as Helena, Ben Crowe as Petronius, Robert Lister as Decimus and Jonathan Keeble as Titus.

Lindsey Davis's witty and enthralling adventure set in the days of the Roman Empire. Dramatised by Mary Cutler.

Directed in Birmingham by Peter Leslie Wild.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

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Falco exposes a murderer, and finds that true love can cross the boundaries of the strict Roman class structure.

In the final episode of our Roman detective adventure, Falco discovers the identity of Sosia's murderer, unmasks the identity of the plotters against the Emperor and finds that true love can cross the boundaries of the strict Roman class structure.

He also finds himself rather unexpectedly in the company of the Emperor.

The detective exposes a murderer and learns about love in the strict Roman class structure

The detective exposes a murderer and makes a discovery about love in the strict Roman class structure.

Stars Anton Lesser.

Investigator Falco exposes a murderer and makes a discovery about love in the strict Roman class structure. Stars Anton Lesser.