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 3 - The Not-so-Supergrasses

Supergrasses are criminals. Criminals are liars. Policeman believe supergrasses Why? Intrepid reporter David Lander probes the supergrass system and in particular the career of Billy 'Stick' Adams.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th September 1987
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 4th April 2012 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th May 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 27th October 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 16th August 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 17th April 2019 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 24th July 2022 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 27th March 2024 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Stephen Fry David Lander
Brenda Blethyn Ensemble Actor
Mark Arden Ensemble Actor
Robert Bathurst Ensemble Actor
Julia Hills Ensemble Actor
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Janine Duvitski Ensemble Actor
Clive Mantle Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Tony Sarchet Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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