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The Violent Road
A play for broadcasting by Philip Levene with Jon Rollason as Joe Connell , the man who is waiting for his friend to come out of prison so that he can carry out the plan that is to take him once more along the violent road.
Other parts played by Frank Partington , Frank Atkinson Antony Viccars , Sheila Grant and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Broadcast on November S. 1960


Broadcasting By: Philip Levene
Unknown: Jon Rollason
Unknown: Joe Connell
Played By: Frank Partington
Played By: Frank Atkinson
Played By: Antony Viccars
Played By: Sheila Grant
Andy Simmons: Baliol Holloway
Mrs Carter: Mary O'Farrell
Madge Burton: June Tobin
Supt Vine: Simon Lack
Det -Sgt Potter: Kenneth Dight
Mr Piggott: Julian Somers
Mr Routlcdge: Wilfred Babbage

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