Murder In Samarkand Starring David Tennant Repeated On BBC Radio 4 Extra

The audio drama Murder In Samarkand starring David Tennant will be repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 1.30pm BST on Sunday 14th July, and again on Monday 15th July at 3.30am. The play, scripted by David Hare, is based on the memoirs of controversial ambassador and human rights activist Craig Murray. It was originally broadcast on Saturday 20 February 2010 on Radio 4

About Murder In Samarkand

David Hare's witty portrait of an unlikely hero, based on the memoir by Craig Murray.

Craig is proud to be sent as Ambassador to Uzbekistan, eager to work hard and also eager for fun. The combination takes him on a dangerous course both professionally and personally, and the stakes couldn't be higher.

The cast includes Jonathan Coy and Jemima Rooper

The drama was directed by Clive Brill and produced by Ann Scott and Greenpoint for BBC Radio 4

Murder In Samarkand was nominated for best drama at the Sony Radio Academy Awards 2011