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Craig Murray - Murder in Samarkand

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 20 February 2010

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.

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