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Scenes from a Crime

Crime thriller by John Dryden, set and recorded on the streets of Mumbai. A man with no memory teams up with a street child to piece together fragments of his life.

A man with no memory finds himself outside a flat in a tenement block in Mumbai. With no idea of who he is or how he got there he tries, with the help of a street-child, to piece together fragments of his life.

This thriller from writer/director John Dryden is set and recorded on the streets of Mumbai.

John Dryden's production of The Seventh Test, based on the novel The Accidental Apprentice, has been short-listed for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015 in both the Best Adaptation and Best Serial categories. His other work includes the original three-part drama series Severed Threads, The Reluctant Spy, A Tokyo Murder and Pandemic, which won the Writer's Guild Award for best radio drama script. His dramatisation of Bleak House won a Sony Award for Best Drama. He recently won Best Drama Producer at the Radio Academy Production Awards 2014.

Producer: Preetika Chawla
Editor: Ayeesha Menon

Written, Recorded and Directed by John Dryden
A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 26 Feb 2015 14:15



Role Contributor
Man Vivek Madan
Child Faezeh Jalali
Couple (Man) Siddharth Menon
Couple (Woman) Shivani Tanksale
Neighbour Suhaas Ahuja
Nita Prerna Chawla
Homeless Woman Ayeesha Menon
Buddy Namit Das
Producer Preetika Chawla
Director John Dryden
Writer John Dryden


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