The Amazing Test Match Crime. Copyright: BBC
The Amazing Test Match Crime

The Amazing Test Match Crime

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1989
  • 1 episode

Comedy about a plan to destroy Britain by ruining cricket. Stars Madeline Smith, Trevor Nichols, Tom Wilkinson, Nicholas Le Prevost, Bill Paterson and more.

The Amazing Test Match Crime. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1989
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Stars
Madeline Smith, Trevor Nichols, Tom Wilkinson, Nicholas Le Prevost, Bill Paterson, Brian Johnston, Garard Green, Danny Schiller and more
Writers
Adrian Alington and Peter Thomson
Companies

A dastardly plot to destroy the British, by wrecking cricket, is investigated by Brian Johnston. Based on the novel by Adrian Alington.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Saturday-Night Theatre: The Amazing Test Match Crime
Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 9th September 1989 at 7:45pm on BBC Radio 4
Episode length
90 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Sunday 2nd August 2020 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra
  • Saturday 1st August 2020 at 4:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  • Saturday 1st August 2020 at 6:00am on Radio 4 Extra

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