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The Past

Afternoon Drama, Pandemic Episode 3 of 3

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 28 March 2012

Written by John Dryden.

At a climate change conference in Copenhagen, a group of radical eco-warriors, led by Josh (Michael Maloney), attempt to discredit a right-wing Danish scientist, by luring him into a sex scandal.

When it all goes wrong, Richard Frankel (Paul Fox), one of the conspirators, gives up 'direct action' and returns to his life in Leeds as a teacher. But when he discovers his co-conspirator and ex-girlfriend, has given birth to a child - a child he believes could be his - he goes in search of her.

It's a journey that takes him into a dangerous world of environmental espionage and a conspiracy that will have a terrible, cruel and profound impact on the world.

Production Team:
Casting: Marilyn Johnson
Production Manager: Sarah Tombling
Sound Recordist: Ayush Ahuja
Sound Design: Steve Bond
Music: Sacha Putnam
Executive Producer: Gordon House

Producer/Director: John Dryden
A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4.


Paul Fox
Marene Vanholk
Michael Maloney
Pushpinder Chani
Anna's mum
Louise Jameson
Lars Arentz-Hansen
Paul Slack
Charlie Morton
Andrea Lowe
Mia Jenkins
Munir Khairdin
John Dryden
John Dryden
John Dryden



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