A Reconstructed Corpse: A Charles Paris Mystery (BBC Radio Crimes)

A Reconstructed Corpse: A Charles Paris Mystery (BBC Radio Crimes)

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This BBC radio drama stars Bill Nighy and features a full cast. Charles Paris's acting career plummets to new depths when he takes the part of a murder victim in a true-crime TV series. But Charles is drawn into an investigation when dismembered limbs begin showing up around the studio. The ratings of the show soar when news of the gory events hits the streets, with Charles determined to solve the mystery…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781408470473
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Series: Charles Paris Series
Sales rank: 855,722
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Simon Brett was educated at Dulwich College and Wadham College, Oxford, where he read English and was president of the Oxford University Dramatic Society. After landing a job at the BBC as a radio producer he worked on such programs as The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Week Ending, The Burkiss Way, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, and Just a Minute. At London Weekend Television he produced Maggie and Her, End of Part One, and The Glums. He is the author of the Charles Paris novels, which began with Cast In Order of Disappearance. He has written more than 80 books, including 19 Charles Paris books, 15 Fethering Mysteries, and six Mrs Pargeter novels, as well as several non-series titles such as A Shock to the System, which was adapted as a film starring Michael Caine. He has also contributed to several anthologies and scripted many sitcoms for radio, including No Commitments, Smelling of Roses, and After Henry. Other radio work includes several one-off plays for Radio 4, and a number of episodes of the detective series Baldi. A former Chair of both the Crime Writers’ Association and The Society of Authors, he is currently President of the Detection Club, as well as being involved with various writers’ organizations.

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