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Scoop

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Rory Kinnear, Stephen Critchlow, David Warner, Nicholas Woodeson, Chris Pavlo, Dan Starkey, Paul Rider and others.

Scoop

Radio 4 dramatisation of Evelyn Waugh's 1938 novel which takes a satirical swipe at the world of journalism

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
2   (1 series)
Starring
Rory Kinnear, Stephen Critchlow, David Warner, Nicholas Woodeson, Chris Pavlo, Dan Starkey, Paul Rider, Cyril Nri and others
Writers
Evelyn Waugh and Jeremy Front
Director
Sally Avens
Producer
Sally Avens

Dramatisation of Evelyn Waugh's satirical depiction of the world of journalism in the 1930s. Unambitious writer William Boot is mistaken for a successful journalist and sent to cover a war in Africa. There he teams up with a roguish agency reporter called Corker and the pair go hunting for a story together.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 15th February 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 22nd February 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Wednesday 30th November 2016 at 3:00am on Radio 4 Extra