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Episode 8

15 Minute Drama, Six Suspects Episode 8 of 10

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 January 2010

Dramatisation by Ayeesha Menon of the novel by Vikas Swarup, author of Q and A, which was filmed as Slumdog Millionaire. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself murdered. Who did it?

Suspect number three is American Larry Page, who Vicky left for dead in a deserted building site. After being kidnapped by Kashmiri separatists he finds himself at Vicky's party with a gun.

Arun Advani, an investigative journalist ...... Rajit Kapur
Vicky Rai, a rich Delhi playboy ...... Zafar Karachiwala
Mamta Rai, a politician and Vicky's mother ...... Radhika Mital
Munna Mobile, a mobile phone thief ...... Anand Tiwari
Shabnam Saxena, a Bollywood actress ...... Shernaz Patel
Larry Page, an American tourist ...... Gary Richardson
Eketi, a tribesman ...... Rohit Malkani
Ashok Rajput, a welfare officer ...... Kenny Desai
Champi/Drunk girl in car ...... Radhika Apte
Reshma/Barkha Das ...... Anahita Uberoi
Ritu ...... Ira Dubey
Bilal/Inspector Brar ...... Ankur Vikal
Saira/Ruby Gill ...... Megha Burman
Pappu Pager ...... Jaimini Pathak
Chief Minister Pandey/Chief Melambe/Abu Khaled ...... Jayant Kripalani
Detective Gupta, private detective ...... Kenny Desai
Abu Technical/Tribesman ...... Pushan Kripalani
Abu Omar/Biddy/Driver ...... Nadir Khan
Jay Chaterjee/Judge Mishra ...... Sohrab Ardeshir
Gulabo/Mrs Gill/Reporter ...... Ayeesha Menon
Raman Johar/Bill Bakshi ...... Ashwin Mushran
Elizabeth Brookner ...... Karla Singh
Inspector Yardav ...... Ravi Khote
Sohrab ...... Caran Arora

Production team:

Line producer in India: Nadir Khan
Assistant director: Toral Shah
Photography: Ameet Mallapur
Script editor: Mike Walker
Sound: Ayush Ahuja
Additional editing: Steve Bond
Music: Sacha Putnam
Sound design: Nick Russell-Pavier

Produced and directed by John Dryden

A Goldhawk Essential production for BBC Radio 4.

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