We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here
Episode 1

Episode 1

Watchlist
Catch Up
ADVERTISEMENT

Summary

Part one of two. Evelyn Waugh's satirical depiction of the world of journalism in the 1930s. Countryman William Boot is mistakenly sent to cover a war in Africa. Dramatised by Jeremy Front, starring Rory Kinnear, David Warner and Nicholas Woodeson. From 2009.

Cast & Crew

Evelyn Waugh Tim McInnerny
William Boot Rory Kinnear
Lord Copper David Warner
Salter Nicholas Woodeson
Corker Stephen Critchlow
Pigge Chris Pavlo
Erik Olafsen Dan Starkey
Jakes Paul Rider
Benito Cyril Nri
Paleologue Nyasha Hatendi
Moke Inam Mirza
Mr Baldwin Jonathan Taffler
Julia Fenella Woolgar
John Boot Nicholas Boulton
Josephine Imogen Front
Miss Holloway Janice Acquah
Secretary Manjeet Mann
Uncle Theodore Malcolm Tierney
Director Sally Avens
Dramatised By Jeremy Front
Producer Sally Avens
Writer Evelyn Waugh
see more

Drama

Have Your Say What did you think of Scoop?

view all comments (0)