BBC Radio 4, which broadcasts current affairs programs, in addition to covering topics related to films, television, and music, is adapting Splinter Cell to the radio. BBC Radio 4 is creating an eight-part audio dramatization of Splinter Cell, to be released at some point in December. If you would like to binge-watch Splinter Cell all in one sitting, the series will be available as a whole on BBC Sounds In The Limelight podcast channel, which is also out on December 2.
A new eight-part radio drama is certainly a departure from the video game series, and radio drama is likely not what fans will be looking for first when it comes to new material from Splinter Cell. As the name suggests, we would never have thought that Ubisoft’s next series was the Splinter Cell one, because BBC Radio 4 is working on a radio drama that starts this coming Friday, 2nd December. Splinter Cell is being turned into an audio drama for BBC, the first episode of which is due to debut in December.
Look out, Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and Paramount; the BBC wants in on this juicy action of video game adaptations, and is giving the beloved Ubisoft franchise Splinter Cell life in a new drama on Radio 4, starting this coming Friday, 2nd December. That is right, while fans of the Splinter Cell video games are waiting for the next title in the series, and getting the first games to remaster, they are all getting a series of audio dramas about the novel, which is loose with no need to be killed off by failing on a stealthy stage level of the game. The BBC Radio 4 drama will bring the universe of Splinter Cell previously depicted in James Swallow’s wildly popular video game series and novels to life for the first time on the airwaves.
Splinter Cell is being adapted by the BBC as an audio show, but it does not appear that Michael Ironside will be reprising his iconic role. Aside from Splinter Cell being brought to the radio by BBC Radio 4, the fun part is also that Fisher himself is being played by Andonis Anthony. On announcing, Will Poulter said: Will Poulter is very hopeful fans of the Splinter Cell games will like the drama, because not only does it have all of the action, suspense, and thrills the games are known for, it has so many other elements too: There is lots of comedy, and the drama is expanded upon and horizons widened through the characters and what they get up to.