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1. A Case of Two Cities

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4 Extra Debut. Chen’s needed when the head of Shanghai’s anti-corruption squad is found dead in suspicious circumstances. Stars Jamie Zubairi.

When the head of the Shanghai anti-corruption squad is found dead in compromising circumstances Inspector Chen is drafted in as "Special Envoy to the Emperor with an Imperial Sword".

Starring Jamie Zubairi.

Qiu Xiaolong's mysteries featuring the astute young detective with twin passions for food and poetry and little success on the romantic front.

Inspector Chen ...... Jamie Zubairi
Detective Yu ...... Dan Li
Catherine Rohn ...... Pippa Bennett-Warner
Zhao ...... Ashley Alymann
An ...... Louise-Mai Newberry
Dong ...... Nicholas Murchie
Gu ...... John Dougall
Secretary ...... Keziah Joseph
Bao ...... John Bowler
Reporter ...... Gavi Singh Chera

Dramatised by John Harvey.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2017.

57 minutes

Last on

Thu 15 Jul 2021 03:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Inspector Chen Jamie Zubairi
Detective Yu Dan Li
Catherine Rohn Pippa Bennett-Warner
Zhao Ashley Alymann
An Louise-Mai Newberry
Dong Nicholas Murchie
Gu John Dougall
Secretary Keziah Joseph
Bao John Bowler
Reporter Gavi Singh Chera
Author Qiu Xiaolong
Adaptor John Harvey
Director David Hunter

Broadcasts

  • Sat 28 Jan 2017 14:30
  • Sun 27 Oct 2019 15:00
  • Wed 14 Jul 2021 10:00
  • Wed 14 Jul 2021 15:00
  • Thu 15 Jul 2021 03:00