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The play was broadcast on March 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm as part of Radio 4's Classic Serial series. The BBC press office announced, on September 9, 2009 that the play would be produced by BBC Radio Scotland. 

The story, written by John Steinbeck. was dramatised by Donna Franceschild, who was the director of Takin' Over the Asylum, David's first TV series as a recurring character.

The director was Kirsty Williams and the runtime is 55:37.

Follow this link for more information on the novel.  Click here for the cast list and here for reviews

David Tennant and the rest of the cast recorded the production at the Glasgow BBC studios located at Pacific Quay on September 10, 2009. 

On February 19, 2010 the BBC released two photos of the cast in the studio - they were first posted online by


Pictured above, from left to right: David Tennant, Jude Akuwudike, Richard Madden, Liam Brennan, Neil McKinven and Christopher Fairbank.

The Radio Times March 6th - 12th, 2010 choose Of Mice and Men as Programme of the Week.

On March 6th both the The Guardian and The Telegraph listed the play as the Pick of the Day and on March 7th The Sunday Telegraph selected the play as one of the week's top choices and The Sunday Times listed it among their Picks of the Day.

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