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A new serial for radio written by GAVIN BLAKENEY with William Lucas
William Sylvester
Sarah Lawson , Colin Gordon
It looks as if the world can return to normal after the destruction of the shadow on the sun. But Brighton discovers that human beings are still subject to a strange compulsion-a desire to undermine authority, which culminates in the assassination of the Prime Minister.
9: Luggage in Advance
Music by Edwin Braden
Produced by JOHN HOOPER


Written By: Gavin Blakeney
Unknown: William Lucas
Unknown: William Sylvester
Unknown: Sarah Lawson
Unknown: Colin Gordon
Music By: Edwin Braden
Produced By: John Hooper
John Brighton: William Lucas
Theo Neale: William Sylvester
Eleanor Brighton: Sarah Lawson
Bill Harris: Colin Gordon
Susan Harris: Helen Lindsay
Brigg: Errol MacKinnon
Mrs: Goonatilike Yolande
Stephen Brand: Robert Hewitt
Tsiolkovsky: Derek Nimmo
Secretary: Ronald Baddiley

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