Charles Paris: Murder Unprompted

  • by Simon Brett, Jeremy Front
  • Narrated by Bill Nighy, full cast, Suzanne Burden
  • 1 hrs and 51 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Bill Nighy stars as Charles Paris in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Simon Brett's novel.
Charles Paris is understudying in a West End production whose star, Michael Banks, seems unable to master the script.
Has Charles time to solve a murder, win Frances' heart and make it onstage by the time the curtain goes up?

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Bill Nighy Is Perfection

What made the experience of listening to Charles Paris: Murder Unprompted the most enjoyable?

For understated performance, you have a hard time finding better than Bill Nighy. He gives a life to Charles Paris that Simon Brett should be proud of.


What other book might you compare Charles Paris: Murder Unprompted to and why?

Any Charles Paris BBC performances are Best Buys.


Which scene was your favorite?

When Charles is resisting the advances of his ex-wife.


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

It is not the destination, but the journey to be enjoyed.


Any additional comments?

This series is great comedy, with clever writing and humorous insights into British acting circles.

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- Cheryl Waters

perfection!

can listen to this daily -- so well written and acted. great choice of voices for each character.
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- Amy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-20-2015
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide