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In The Red (BBC-2 1998, Warren Clarke, Stephen Fry)

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Satirical thriller serial. BBC radio crime correspondent George Cragge tries to track down a serial killer who is targeting bank managers, the killer kept Cragge informed of his planes via his radio phone in show.

production details
UK | BBC Two | 3×60 minutes | 1998

Writer: Malcolm Bradbury
Novel: Mark Tavener
Producer: Sarah Smith
Director: Marcus Mortimer

cast
WARREN CLARKE as George Cragge
STEPHEN FRY as Controller, radio 2
RICHARD GRIFFITHS as Geoffrey Crichton Potter
RIK MAYALL as Dominic De’ath
ANDREW BURT as Chief Commissioner
RICHARD WILSON as Lord Tone
JOHN BIRD as Controller, radio 4
ALUN ARMSTRONG as DCI Frank Jefferson
SIOBHAN REDMOND as Ms Sin
JOHN SESSIONS as Hercules Fortescue
REBECCA FRONT as Beth Parsons
DAVID RYALL as Max Parker