Delve Special. David Lander (Stephen Fry). Copyright: BBC
Delve Special

Delve Special

  • Radio comedy
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1984 - 1987
  • 16 episodes (4 series)

Stephen Fry stars as investigative reporter David Lander. Also features Jack Klaff, Brenda Blethyn, Mark Arden, Felicity Montagu, Robert Bathurst and more.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 2 - Bitter Harvest

Investigating pesticides and agricultural policy, intrepid reporter David Lander asks if farming is in crisis.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th September 1987
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 28th March 2012 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 29th April 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 20th October 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 26th July 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 10th April 2019 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 17th July 2022 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 20th March 2024 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Stephen Fry David Lander
Jack Klaff Ensemble Actor
Brenda Blethyn Ensemble Actor
Robert Bathurst Ensemble Actor
Phil Nice Ensemble Actor
Julia Hills Ensemble Actor
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Tony Sarchet Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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