Stone, Series 2: The Deserved Dead, Collateral Damage, The Bridge, The Night (BBC Radio 4: Afternoon Play)

  • by Danny Brocklehurst
  • Narrated by Hugo Speer
  • 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

A BBC Radio 4 detective series created and written by Danny Brocklehurst, starring Hugo Speer as Stone. This second series was originally broadcast in the ‘Afternoon Play’ slots from 29 September 2010 - 20 October 2010.
In the first episode, ‘The Deserved Dead’, DCI John Stone and his team shake up the Bridgeton Estate when they embark upon an investigation into the brutal murder of a known sex offender. In episode 2, ‘Collateral Damage’, DCI John Stone is forced to open up an investigation into the death of Gary Taylor, a veteran of the Iraq War suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. When university student Matt falls to his death from a railway bridge in episode 3, ‘The Bridge’, DCI Stone and his team embark on a murder investigation. In the final episode of the series, ‘The Night’, DCI John Stone investigates the sexual assault of the wife of one of his team and uncovers a dark secret.
Starring Hugo Speer as John Stone, Craig Cheetham as Tanner, and Deborah McAndrew as Sue. Directed by Nadia Molinari.


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Great radio drama/mystery

I'd never heard of this series before I bought it. Was just looking for "radio dramas." These police procedurals work surprisingly well. I thought the plots were more inventive than what you get in TV police dramas and had a nice, fast pace. The characters interact like real human beings, and the actors were excellent. Leave it to the BBC to keep good radio drama alive. This was a great surprise find for me.
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- Susan

Very good!

I could easily visualise the stories being told; they were well written and performed. Wish there were a third series already!
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- J. Lynn Stapleton

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-21-2011
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited