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Faking It

BBC Radio 3 comedy drama about an author accused of murder. 1 episode in 2019. Stars Gayanne Potter, Robert Jack, Jessica Hardwick and Gavin Mitchell.

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Faking It

A detective accuses an author of murder on live radio

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Radio 3
Episodes
1
Starring
Gayanne Potter, Robert Jack, Jessica Hardwick and Gavin Mitchell
Writer
Owen Whitelaw
Producer
Bruce Young

A comic drama which brings together elements of literary celebrity, murder mystery and folk tales to explore the impact of fake news.

During a Radio 3 live broadcast, a private detective stuns the audience by accusing a bestselling author of murder. The author denies the accusation and sets out to prove her innocence to the audience.

Based on the play of the same name, this is one of a series of plays performed at Summerhall during the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Drama on 3: Summerhall 2019 - Faking It (Other official name)
  • Summerhall 2019: Faking It (Other official name)
  • Summerhall 2019 - Faking It (Other official name)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 27th October 2019 on BBC Radio 3 at 8:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes