Jan. 11, 2022
September 1945. Everyone is gathering in Nuremberg for the ‘Trial Of The Century’ except the courtroom isn’t ready, the judges are still in Berlin and none of the Nazis have lawyers – and exactly who will be formally accused?
It’s the last few weeks before the trial: who will actually be indicted? The names keep changing – and there are still some surprises...and blunders. And will the courtroom be rebuilt on time? It doesn’t help when the floor collapses. And who will actually serve the indictments on the defendants? Major Neave, fluent German-speaker and first man to escape from Colditz, is tasked with serving the indictments. Starring Freddie Fox as Major Airey Neave, Court Liaison Officer, and featuring Clive Wood as Francis Biddle, Principal American judge.
Major Airey Neave - FREDDIE FOX Peggy - ROSIE SHEEHY Robert H Jackson - JOSEPH MYDELL Sir Geoffrey Lawrence - NICHOLAS WOODESON Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe - FORBES MASSON Judge Biddle - CLIVE WOOD Colonel Burton Andrus - JOSEPH ALESSI Hermann Goering - NIGEL LINDSAY Iona Nikitchenko - HENRY GOODMAN Harold Willey and other roles - ILAN GOODMAN Sir Norman Birkett and other roles - ANDREW WOODALL Colonel Gill and other roles - NATHAN WILEY Joachim von Ribbentrop and other roles - JASPER BRITTON Henri Donnedieu de Vabres and other roles - JONATHAN CULLEN Titles - LEWIS MACLEOD
Sound Designer - ADAM WOODHAMS Studio Manager - MARK SMITH Casting Director - GINNY SCHILLER Original Score - METAPHOR MUSIC Writer and Director - JONATHAN MYERSON Producer - NICHOLAS NEWTON
A Promenade Production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds