Image shows from L to R: Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander.

Skios

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 1 episode in 2013. Stars Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander, Lisa Dillon, Janie Dee, Stacy Keach, Susan Sullivan, Ian Ogilvy and others.

Skios

Radio dramatistion of Michael Frayn's comic novel of identity swap and absurdity on a sunlit Greek island. Stars Hugh Bonneville and Tom Hollander

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2013
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander, Lisa Dillon, Janie Dee, Stacy Keach, Susan Sullivan, Ian Ogilvy, Joanne Whalley and others
Writers
Michael Frayn and Archie Scottney
Director
Martin Jarvis
Producer
Rosalind Ayres

On the Greek island of Skios, guests of a celebrated foundation prepare for the yearly lecture, given by scientific guru Dr Norman Wilfred. He turns out to be surprisingly charismatic. In fact he's not Dr Wilfred but a handsome chancer called Oliver Fox who has allowed himself to be mis-identified.

Meanwhile sexy Georgie, awaiting Oliver, is trapped in a remote villa with the real Dr Wilfred; he has lost his luggage and himself.

90 minute Saturday Drama play.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 12th January 2013 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:30pm
Episode length
90 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 15th October 2017 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra