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Michael Frayn's Magic Mobile. Image shows from L to R: David Suchet, Michael Frayn, Susannah Fielding, Martin Jarvis. Copyright: Jarvis and Ayres Productions.

Michael Frayn's Magic Mobile

BBC Radio 4 sketch show of monologues and dialogues by Michael Frayn. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, Joanna Lumley, Alfred Molina and others.

Michael Frayn's Magic Mobile. Image shows from L to R: David Suchet, Michael Frayn, Susannah Fielding, Martin Jarvis. Copyright: Jarvis and Ayres Productions.

Michael Frayn's Magic Mobile

Series of monologues and dialogues created by writer Michael Frayn, directed by Martin Jarvis

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2020
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Starring
David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, Joanna Lumley, Alfred Molina, Jared Harris, Adam Godley, Martin Jarvis, Roger Allam and others
Writer
Michael Frayn
Director
Martin Jarvis
Producer
Rosalind Ayres

Michael Frayn's comic universe at the touch of a button. Directed by long-time Frayn-collaborator Martin Jarvis. A glittering cast includes David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, Joanna Lumley, Alfred Molina, Adam Godley, Jared Harris, Martin Jarvis and Roger Allam.

"The electronic device so simple even an adult can use it." Half-an-hour of brand new monologues and dialogues, brought to you by the makers of Matchbox Theatre and Pocket Playhouse.

Ever imagined God being interviewed on Desert Island Discs? Or worrying about his image? How does the pharmaceutical industry name its newest drugs? Could shopping for teabags become a political decision? Might Shakespeare be considered an adequate co-writer?

It's all here, and more, in Michael Frayn's magical entertainment system. No passwords needed to enter.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Magic Mobile (Other official name)
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 13th May 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Length of episodes
30 minutes