RADIO: Listen To David Tennant In Waiting For The Boatman

BBC Radio 4 are to repeat the 2012 audio drama Waiting For The Boatman in the Afternoon Drama slot on Monday 7th April. David Tennant stars as Italian artist Mario Minniti in the play written by Stephen Wakelam and directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

Waiting For The Boatman
The painter Mario Minniti has travelled to Naples to seek out his old friend and former mentor Caravaggio. But on arrival, the great painter is nowhere to be found. In a bid to track him down, Mario retraces Caravaggio's last known movements. His search reveals a life lived dangerously.

The production also stars Anton Lesser (Spies Of Warsaw, The Escape Artist) and Joe Dempsie (Doctor Who - The Doctor's Daughter)

You can listen to Waiting For The Boatman on BBC Radio 4 on Monday 7th April at 2.15pm BST

Stephen Wakelam blogged about the process of creating the drama, saying "It is hard to imagine an actor more on top of his game than David Tennant." You can read his account here