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Episode 4

15 Minute Drama, Craven Episode 4 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 13 February 2014

In Episode 4 of the police drama starring Maxine Peake, Watende's mistake is exposed and his job is on the line. The ensuing row threatens to stop Craven from being at Macca's hospital bedside.

The cyber bullying and trolling activity takes a nasty turn and Craven is called in when new content goes viral online.

Craven seeks the help of Tom, her friendly psychologist, as she gets desperate for something to strengthen the case.

A late night and a bedside call changes everything.

Each day thoughout this series, additional scenes are carried on into films available on BBC iPlayer and the Radio 4 website. Today's online film continues on from the climax of this episode.

Created by Amelia Bullmore
Written by Michelle Lipton

Executive Producer: Nicola Shindler
Sound Engineer / Sound Designer: Eloise Whitmore
Police Consultant: Keith Dillon
Catherine Ames: Production Assistant

Director / Producer: Justine Potter
A Red Company production for BBC Radio 4.

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DCI Sue Craven
Maxine Peake
DI Terry Bird
David Crellin
DS Watende Robinson
Michael Obiora
DSI Tooley
Paul Warriner
Erin Shanagher
Erin Shanagher
Jack Deam
Mark Jordon
Mark Jordon
Lance Darcy
Michael Hugo
Caitlin O'Ryan
Florence Henderson
Darcy Isa
Justine Potter
Justine Potter
Michelle Lipton


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