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Direct Red is a radio play by Tina Pepler, based on the memoir by Gabriel Weston. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 11 March 2011 as an installment of the Friday Play.


The day-to-day life of young female surgeon, and the medical and moral dilemmas she faces, is based on the memoir by Gabriel Weston.


  • Gabriel - Hattie Morahan
  • Consultant - Alun Raglan
  • Mr Cooke - John Rowe
  • Mrs Cooke - Marilyn le Conte
  • Mark - Matthew Gravelle
  • Troy - Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Babe - Claire Cage
  • Doctor John - Simon Ludders
  • Nurse - Catrin Stewart
  • A BBC/Cymru Wales production
  • Directed by Kate McAll

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