Under the Net

First Aired: October 2003

2 x 60min serial for BBC Radio 4.

Dramatisation of Iris Murdoch’s debut comic 1950s novel. Struggling young writer Jake Donaghue wanders through London accompanied by philosophers, starlets, singers, bookmakers, his great Irish drinking companion, Finn, and a kidnapped dog.

Hugh plays Hugo Bellfounder.


Nick Fisher; Iris Murdoch (novel)


Simon Day, Lloyd Hutchinson, Janie Dee, Sarah Badel, Roger Allam, Issy van Randwyck, Catherine McCormack, Corin Redgrave, Adrian Scarborough, David Shaw-Parker, Tom George, Claire Clifford


Maria Aitken

Production Co:

BBC Radio

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