Waiting For The Boatman Details

The BBC Media Centre have released more details about David's new Radio 4, Waiting For The Boatman.
They say:
The infamous painter Caravaggio is missing. Mario Minniti, his former apprentice, arrives in Naples to retrace his last known movements.

Waiting For The Boatman by Stephen Wakelam stars David Tennant as Minniti and Anton Lesser as Piero.
Naples is a dangerous place in 1610. Following a violent attack on the street, the renowned painter and hell-raiser Caravaggio has gone missing. His former apprentice arrives in the city and attempts to retrace the painter's last known movements, but his search leads to uncompromising discoveries.
The cast also stars Peter Hamilton Dyer as Abraham Vinck, Joe Dempsie as Cecco and Tracy Wiles as Marchesa di Colonna.
Producer and Director/Sasha Yevtushenko for the BBC

Waiting For The Boatman will air on Friday 16th March 2.15pm-3.00pm on BBC Radio 4.


  1. Will folks in the US be able to listen to this at some point?

  2. Hi Marian
    You should be able to listen online via Radio 4's website at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
    We should also have an MP3 after broadcast. :)


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