Pierce Egan's news of slums, a king's interiors and a dog-and-monkey fight. Stars Geoffrey McGivern. From May 2006.
If Pierce can't meet his deadline, how will the audience hear about a visit to the slums, George IV's interior decorating, and a dog fighting a monkey?
Pierce Egan’s 19th-century comic novel adapted in six parts by Dan Tetsell.
Pierce Egan .... Geoffrey McGivern
Hustle .... Alex Macqueen
Corinthian Tom .... Greg Wise
Pickpocket .... Neil Edmond
Jerry Hawthorn .... Mark Gatiss
Jarvey .... Ben Graves
Bob Logic .... James Bachman
Fishwife .... Laura Shavin
Mrs Egan .... Alys Torrence
Corinthian Kate .... Amanda Abbington
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2006.