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Q & A is a radio serial by Ayeesha Menon, based on the novel by Vikas Swarup. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007. It was an installment of the Woman's Hour, and comprised 10 15-minute episodes[1].

A Goldhawk Production for the BBC.


When Ram Mohammad Thomas, an orphaned, uneducated street kid from Mumbai, wins a billion rupees on a live TV quiz show, he finds himself beaten up and thrown in jail by the programme's producers. During his interrogation he explains, through a series of flashbacks, how he knew the answers to all the show's questions.


  • Thomas - Anand Tiwari
  • Prem Kumar - Sohrab Ardeshir

Directed by John Dryden

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Highly acclaimed production, won the Sony Awards Gold, a Prix Italia commendation, and was also an ICVA award winner[2]

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