Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

House Arrest

Episode 1 of 3

Lenny Henry plays Frank Watt, a reformed double-murderer recently released from prison. Frank and his ex-cellmate Geoff have set up a rehabilitation company for ex-offenders.

by Peter Jukes

Second series, with Lenny Henry as Frank Watt, reformed double-murderer recently released from prison. Frank and Geoff start a small rehabilitation company called ITHACA for ex-offenders, but have they rehabilitated themselves?

Director ..... Mary Peate

Playwright and journalist PETER JUKES is best known for his book about the hacking trial, BEYOND CONTEMPT, (which he also dramatised for Radio 4); and more recently for his award-winning podcast and subsequent book UNTOLD: THE DANIEL MORGAN MURDER UNCOVERED.

SIR LENNY HENRY has an astonishing list of achievements to his credit: he is one of Britain's best known comedians; an award-winning actor (recently starring in The Comedy of Errors at The National Theatre, Fences at the Duchess Theatre, and 'The Resitable Rise of Arturo Ui' at the Donmar); co-founder of Comic Relief and a Trustee of the National Theatre, not to mention his campaigning activity for equal employment opportunities in Broadcasting. Added to all of this, he is making a name for himself as a playwright - he has written four plays for Radio 4 (with another in the pipeline) and his autobiographical BBC1 drama 'Danny and the Human Zoo' won the Screen Nation Film and Television Award in 2016.

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 27 Nov 2017 14:15

More episodes

Previous

You are at the first episode

See all episodes from Drama

Credits

Role Contributor
Frank Watt Lenny Henry
Geoff Hoagland Ralph Ineson
Shudi Misir Deeivya Meir
Charla Karla Crome
Aidan Lavington Rupert Holliday Evans
Michelle Kath Weare
James Clive Hayward
Gloria Adjoa Andoh
Ex Con 1 Gary Duncan
Ex Con 2 Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Mike Neil McCaul
Officer 1 Isabella Inchbald
Officer 2 Abbie Andrews
Julie Ellie Darvill
Director Mary Peate
Writer Peter Jukes

Broadcast

Audio Books - great readings

Audio Books - great readings

A selection of highlights available to download via the iPlayer Radio app

The Shakespeare Sessions

The Shakespeare Sessions

Immerse yourself in Shakespeare’s world