Home Video Game Splinter Cell is again… as an 8-part BBC Radio 4 drama

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


Are you ready impatiently for the upcoming Splinter Cell remake? You recognize, the one which’s apparently being rewritten for a modern-day viewers and that just lately misplaced its director (who had 11 years’ expertise at Ubisoft)? Properly, if the wait is unbearably arduous, then we have got some excellent news for you: Splinter Cell is again – in BBC Radio 4 drama kind!

Sure, it’s odd. Per a launch from the BBC, the radio drama follows veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher on a brand new mission, the place he’ll be “recruiting and coaching the subsequent era of Splinter Cell operatives for the Nationwide Safety Company’s covert motion division.”

“When a deadly murderer from Fisher’s previous returns from the useless on a mission of homicide, he’s thrust right into a race towards time as a sinister risk to international safety is revealed.”

Should you’re a BBC Radio 4 common, you will recognise the dulcent tones of the actor taking part in Sam Fisher – everybody’s favorite wetwork operative is performed by Andonis Anthony, identified for his function in BBC Radio’s The Archers. Per the Beeb, it’s also possible to anticipate to listen to the abilities of Daisy Head, Rosalie Craig, Sacha Dhawan, Nikesh Patel, and Will Poulter.

There’s a whole lot of BBC expertise within the present; the entire thing has been written by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Paul Cornell, the latter of whom has writing credit on Physician Who, Holby Metropolis and Casualty.

The entire thing is because of kick off on Friday, December 2 at 2:15pm (GMT). All eight episodes will go reside on the identical time, and might be accessible to take heed to on the BBC Sounds app.

It is a good preamble to the highly-anticipated Splinter Cell remake, which was first introduced final 12 months, and is being developed by Ubisoft Toronto (most just lately answerable for Far Cry 6). Apart from Ubi saying ‘sure, it is actual’, we do not know an excessive amount of concerning the challenge – although it is seemingly nonetheless a approach out: producer Matt West mentioned the sport is “very early in growth” again in 2021.

However a minimum of you’ve got received a radio present that can assist you with the wait.


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