RADIO: The Wooden Overcoat Starring David Tennant Repeated On BBC Radio 4 Extra

David Tennant stars in a rare repeat of the 2007 radio play The Wooden Overcoat on BBC Radio 4 Extra next Tuesday. The macabre comic mystery was written by Pamela Branch and was adapted for radio by Mark Gatiss.

The play airs on Tuesday 17th March at 10am and 3pm with a further repeat at 3am on the morning of Wednesday 18th March.

Pamela Branch - The Wooden Overcoat

London, 1951
Much to his surprise, Benji Cann has got away with murder. He gravitates to the Asterisk Club, a place of refuge for those who have strayed beyond the pale and not paid the ultimate price. But then Benji turns up dead. Who killed him and how will they be able to get rid of the body without the neighbours noticing?

Peter ...... David Tennant
Fan ...... Julia Davis
Rex ...... David Benson
Beesum ...... Alan David
Colonel Quincey ...... Graham Crowden
Creaker ...... David Ryall
Flush ...... John Castle
Benji ...... Tom Allen
Mrs Barratt ...... Barbara Kirby
Lilli Cluj ...... Katherine Jakeways

Written by Pamela Branch
Adapted by Mark Gatiss
Directed by Kate McAll