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How to Build a Supertower

Paul's latest drama is an original series, HOW TO BUILD A SUPERTOWER, produced by the BBC. All four episodes went out daily on Radio 4 as the Afternoon Play from Sept 2nd - 5th (inclusive). 2019.

Available here and on the BBC Sounds app

BBC Radio 4 Drama Series (4x45)


An original new drama series in which self made tycoon Max Silver (Robert Glenister) sets out to build an iconic London skyscraper.

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Episode One: Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Episode Two: Directed by Jonquil Panting

Episode Three: Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

Episode Four: Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

How to Build a Supertower - cast list

How to Build a Supertower reviews

In Paul Sellar’s taut drama, Silver decides he wants a piece of the architectural action. But he will require all his ruthless deal making skills to avoid the manifold and unforeseen traps laid in his path...

Chris Gardner

BBC Radio Times (Today's Choice)

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"The compelling story pulls you along at a cracking rate."

How to Build a Supertower was repeated in 2021, from August 2nd - 5th inclusive and was 'Drama of the Week'

BBC Digital Audio download available on pre-order from

Release date: 09/12/2021

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