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Thirteen Against Fate: The Traveller (Le Voyageur de la Toussaint)

on BBC One London

Stories by Georges Simenon
Dramatised by Stanley Miller
Starring Kenneth J. Warren, Hywel Bennett

"...As good as any Maigret in its impact and dramatic entertainment. The atmosphere was strong and there was more contrast in the characters than usual. Under the direction of Herbert Wise the gradual progress of the silent hero from ignorance to a full knowledge of his power was excellently drawn by Hywel Bennett". (Glasgow Herald)
"The sense of inhabiting the places in which the stories occur gives a riveting conviction to BBC-1's 'Thirteen Against Fate'. Last night you could almost smell the tang of the Atlantic and taste the apple brandy. Hywel Bennett pulled off the difficult job of conveying honesty without priggishness". (Daily Sketch)

Contributors

Author:
Georges Simenon
Dramatised by:
Stanley Miller
Title music composed and conducted by:
Tony Russell
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Producer:
Irene Shubik
Director:
Herbert Wise
Gilles Mauvoisin:
Hywel Bennett
Babin:
Kenneth J. Warren
Gaston:
Anthony Shirvell
Gerardine Eloi:
Madeleine Christie
Jaja:
Joan Young
Plantel:
Andre van Gyseghem
Colette:
Jocelyn Birdsall
Mme Rinquet:
Joan Heath
Hervineau:
Edward Burnham
Dr. Sauvaget:
Michael Hawkins
Robert Eloi:
Alan Lake
Mme Sauvaget:
Mercia Mansfield
Rinquet:
Kevin Stoney

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