The Pope's Brother is a radio play by Steve Walker. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 28 July 1990 as an installment of Saturday Night Theatre, and won a Giles Cooper Award that same year. It was written in Rome in 1988, according to Walker, in the same room in which Ibsen wrote Peer Gynt. The length is 72 minutes[1].


Sidney Collyweston is a low-life with a twin brother named Gregory. Gregory becomes the Pope.


Directed by Peter Kavanagh

Critical ReceptionEdit


  1. Best Radio Plays of 199 Methuen/BBC 199

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