Radio dramatistion of Michael Frayn's comic novel of identity swap and absurdity on a sunlit Greek island. Stars Hugh Bonneville and Tom Hollander
- Comedy Drama
- BBC Radio 4
- Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander, Lisa Dillon, Janie Dee, Stacy Keach, Susan Sullivan, Ian Ogilvy, Joanne Whalley and others
- Michael Frayn and Archie Scottney
- Martin Jarvis
- 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 company
- Laugh track
- 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