Dickens drama nears completion

Production is nearing completion on our re-working of Charles Dickens’ MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT set amongst the Catholic East Indian community of Mumbai. Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon, recording took place in Goa in April with veteran actor Roshan Seth playing the title role.

It will be broadcast as three 60 minute dramas on BBC Radio 4 on 1st, 8th and 15th January 2012 as part of a season celebrating the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’s birth.

It’s the fourth major radio production Goldhawk has made in India after A SUITABLE BOY, Q&A and SIX SUSPECTS.

The cast includes, Roshan Seth, Rajit Kapur, Radihika Mital, Shernaz Patel,Karan Pandit, Zafar Karachiwala, Ayeesha Menon, Preetika Chawla, Sohrab Ardeshir, Nadir Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Rohit Malkani, Arghya Lahiri and  Vivek Madan. The director is John Dryden.