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The Samaritan's Secret

Schoolteacher and amateur sleuth Omar Yussef teams up with his ex-student, now chief of police in Nablus, Sami Jaffari, to solve the murder of a young Samaritan.

Crime drama set in Palestine. Omar Yussef teams up with an ex student turned police officer to solve the case of the murder of a young man whose body is found at the most sacred Samaritan site in Nablus.

Novelist ..... Matt Rees
Dramatist ..... Jennifer Howarth
Director ..... Mary Peate

This is the second novel of the Palestinian Quartet series by Matt Rees to be dramatised for Radio 4 by Jennifer Howarth. Matt Rees draws on his experience as Time Magazine's Jerusalem Bureau Chief to create detective stories which give us an insight into life in Palestine in the early 2000's.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 17 Mar 2018 21:00


Role Contributor
Omar Yussef Peter Polycarpou
Sami Jaffari Nabil Elouhabi
Jibril Vincent Ebrahim
Sheikh Vincent Ebrahim
Roween Lara Sawalha
Awwadi Philip Arditti
Amin Kanaan Zubin Varla
Jamie King Isabella Inchbald
TV Interviewer Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Thug Adam Fitzgerald
Young Man Adam Fitzgerald
Director Mary Peate
Author Matt Rees
Adaptor Jennifer Howarth


  • Sun 11 Mar 2018 15:00
  • Sat 17 Mar 2018 21:00