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Mystery podcasters Heawood and Kennedy investigate the disappearance of Charles Dexter Ward. Who is Joseph Curwen?

The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward

Award-winning writer/director Julian Simpson creates an HP Lovecraft-inspired universe through the prism of podcasters Matthew Heawood and Kennedy Fisher.

The story begins with a missing-person investigation; Charles Dexter Ward has vanished from a secure psychiatric hospital in Rhode Island. Two months later his psychiatrist Doctor Willett murders a woman in Highgate, England. Are the two events connected?

Episode Three
Who is Joseph Curwen?

Cast:
Kennedy Fisher................JANA CARPENTER
Matthew Heawood...........BARNABY KAY
George Shepley…………….ADAM GODLEY
Tyler Green…………………..ALEX LANIPEKUN
Alice…………………………. .. SAMANTHA DAKIN
Charles Dexter Ward………HARRY KAY
Doctor Willett…………………MARK BAZELEY

Producer: Karen Rose

Director/Writer: Julian Simpson

Sound Recordist and Designer: David Thomas
Production Coordinators: Sarah Tombling & Holly Slater

Music by Tim Elsenburg

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4

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Wednesday 19:45

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