Splinter Cell is back… as an 8-part BBC Radio 4 drama

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Are you ready impatiently for the approaching Splinter Cellular remake? , the person who's it appears being rewritten for a modern-day target market and that not too long ago misplaced its director (who had 11 years’ revel in at Ubisoft)? Smartly, if the wait is unbearably onerous, then we've got were given some excellent information for you: Splinter Cellular is again – in BBC Radio 4 drama shape!


Sure, it's peculiar. In step with a unencumber from the BBC, the radio drama follows veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher on a brand new venture, the place he's going to be “recruiting and coaching the following era of Splinter Cellular operatives for the Nationwide Safety Company's covert motion department.”

“When a deadly murderer from Fisher's previous returns from the lifeless on a venture of homicide, he's thrust right into a race in opposition to time as a sinister risk to international safety is printed.”

If you are a BBC Radio 4 common, you'll be able to recognise the dulcent tones of the actor taking part in Sam Fisher – everybody's favorite wetwork operative is performed by means of Andonis Anthony, recognized for his function in BBC Radio's The Archers. In step with the Beeb, you'll additionally be expecting to listen to the skills of Daisy Head, Rosalie Craig, Sacha Dhawan, Nikesh Patel, and Will Poulter.

There may be a large number of BBC skill within the display; the entire thing has been written by means of Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Paul Cornell, the latter of whom has writing credit on Physician Who, Holby Town and Casualty.

The entire thing is because of kick off on Friday, December 2 at 2:15pm (GMT). All 8 episodes will move are living on the identical time, and will likely be to be had to hear at the BBC Sounds app.

It is a great preamble to the highly-anticipated Splinter Cellular remake, which used to be first introduced ultimate 12 months, and is being advanced by means of Ubisoft Toronto (maximum not too long ago accountable for A long way Cry 6). Rather than Ubi pronouncing ‘sure, it is actual’, we do not know an excessive amount of in regards to the mission – regardless that it is most probably nonetheless some way out: manufacturer Matt West stated the sport is “very early in building” again in 2021.

However a minimum of you have got a radio display that will help you with the wait.