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  • Charles Paris: Murder in the Title

  • A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
  • By: Simon Brett, Jeremy Front
  • Narrated by: Bill Nighy, Suzanne Burden, full cast
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

Charles Paris is his own worst enemy, a louche lush who can resist anything except temptation - especially in the form of women and alcohol. He’s been out of work so long now he feels he may never get a job and he’s driving Frances, his semi-ex-wife, mad. So when he’s offered a small role in a play, she nearly pushes him out of the door. But it seems that ‘The Message is Murder’ is such a terrible production that someone wants to kill off the cast.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lightweight but great fun

  • By Pippa on 06-02-16

Intertaining anf funny!

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Reviewed: 17-10-18

Its a short detective story with lots of humor! A good light story before bedtime. Bill Nighy is just perfect being this ....most of the time unemployed actor who drinks too much!