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John Diamond


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William Jones runs away from home, haunted by the memory of his father. To lay this ghost, he must search the back streets of London for a man called Diamond.
Film cameraman JOHN ELSE Studio lighting BILL MILLAR Designer


Unknown: Leon Garfield
Dramatised By: James Andrew Hall
Dramatised By: William Jones
Unknown: Derek Dodd.
William: Tom Hollander
John Diamond: Christopher Guard
David Jones: Robert James
Mrs Jones: Eileen Page
Uncle Turner: Charles Lewsen
Rebecca: Vanessa Paine
Shot-in-the-Head: Damien Nash
Mr Seed: David Rappaport
Joseph K'Nee: Patrick Troughton
Alfred Diamond: Joseph O'Conor
Jenkins: Paul Mari
Mr Walker: John Colclough
Liverguts: Steve Fletcher
Narrator: Geoffrey Collins

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