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Episode 5

15 Minute Drama, Craven Episode 5 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 February 2014

Sue Craven (Maxine Peake) is woken from a night of indiscretion to news that Mark Henderson, the victim's father, is on the edge of a bridge threatening to jump.

Watende is the officer on call to the scene.

A series of breakthroughs leads us round the globe to a number of leads close to home and to the conclusion of the series.

Each day thoughout this series, additional scenes are carried on into films available on BBC iPlayer and the Radio 4 website. The online film continues on from the climax of this episode with a very personal plea to parents from the victim's father.

Created by Amelia Bullmore
Written by Michelle Lipton

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

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

  • Craven Videos

    Mark creates a video urging parents to be vigilant about their children online.


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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