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Michael Frayn's Matchbox Theatre
Michael Frayn's Matchbox Theatre

Michael Frayn's Matchbox Theatre

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2015
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

A star cast perform short scenes based on the latest book from comic philosophical writer Michael Frayn, Matchbox Theatre, exploring communication. Stars Joanna Lumley, Roger Allam, Charles Edwards, Sophie Winkleman, Lisa Dillon and more.

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Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2015
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
4 (1 series)
Stars
Joanna Lumley, Roger Allam, Charles Edwards, Sophie Winkleman, Lisa Dillon, Alex Jennings, Martin Jarvis and David Attenborough
Writer
Michael Frayn
Director
Martin Jarvis
Producer
Rosalind Ayres
Company

In this four-part series, an all-star cast perform short scenes based on the latest book from comic philosophical writer Michael Frayn, Matchbox Theatre, which explores how we attempt to communicate with one another.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 27th November 2015 at 11:30am on BBC Radio 4
Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 8th August 2020 at 5:00am on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 4
  • Friday 7th August 2020 at 5:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 4
  • Friday 7th August 2020 at 7:00am on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 4

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