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The Infamous John Friend: Episode 4


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by Mrs R.S. Garnett
Dramatised for television in eight episodes by A.R. Rawlinson
[Starring] William Lucas as John Friend
with Barry Foster, David Peel

The story so far:
Will is assigned to an important mission and Friend sees a way of tricking him into helping smuggle Sauvignac out of the country. Before they leave, Susan discovers that Friend is a French spy. He swears her to silence on pain of Will's death. Mrs. Friend learns of her husband's deception of Lord Mountstephen.


Author: Mrs. R.S. Garnett
Dramatised by: A.R. Rawlinson
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Designer: Fanny Taylor
William North: Barry Foster
Mr. Hunt: Peter Stephens
John Friend: William Lucas
Landlord of the 'Running Horse' Inn: Ivor Dean
Landlord's son: Michael Saunders
Francois Sauvignac: David Peel
Police Officer: Robert Algar
Sergeant: Stephen Scott
Landlady of the 'Crown' Inn: Vivien Merchant
Chambermaid: Pauline Keen
Customers of the 'Running Horse' Inn, constables, and soldiers: [artists uncredited]

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The Infamous John Friend: Episode 4

BBC Television, 27 April 1959 20.00

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