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The Man Who Went Up in Smoke

by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
Dramatised for radio by Katie Hims.

Having just arrived on a beautiful, remote island for his much-needed Summer break with his wife and young children, Detective Inspector Beck is summoned back to Stockholm, where he is sent on a seemingly pointless and unofficial mission to Budapest, in search of a missing journalist. It is only when Beck has pretty much given up on the case that the truth finally emerges.

Original Music composed by Elizabeth Purnell

Directed by Mary Peate.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 30 Aug 2014 14:30
BBC Radio 4 FM only


Role Contributor
Martin BeckSteven Mackintosh
Lennart KollbergNeil Pearson
GunnarssonJustin Salinger
Ari BoeckGeorgia Groome
SzlukaPatrick Brennan
FrobeJoe Sims
Inga BeckLucy Black
MolinRobert Blythe
Foreign Office ManSam Alexander
Embassy ManHarry Livingstone
Frau BoeckChristine Absalom
SteffiAmaka Okafor
RadebergerDon Gilet
Gun KollbergSally Orrock
Narrator 1Lesley Sharp
Narrator 2Nicholas Gleaves
WriterMaj Sjowall
WriterPer Wahloo
WriterKatie Hims
DirectorMary Peate

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