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Midweek Theatre


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A series of Father Brown stories by G. K. CHESTERTON adapted by ARCHIE CAMPBELL with Leslie French as Fr Brown and William Rushton as G. K. Chesterton
3: The Perishing of the Pendragons
Fr Brown finds himself investigating a strange tower and an even stranger story.
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING (Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm) Next Father Brown story, Dagger with Wings: 10 July


Stories By: G. K. Chesterton
Adapted By: Archie Campbell
Unknown: Leslie French
Unknown: Fr Brown
Unknown: William Rushton
Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Producer: Christopher Venning
Flambeau: Francis de Wolff
Pilot: Timothy Batescn
Sir Cecil Fanshaw: Hugh Ross
Admiral Pendragon: Manning Wilson
Tremayne: Vernon Joyner
Bennetto: John Baker
The Girl in the Canoe: Julie Hali.Am

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Feedback about Midweek Theatre, BBC Radio 4 FM, 20.15, 26 June 1974
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