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The Saturday Play: The Ipcress File


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Mike Walker's taut radio dramatisation of Len Deighton's gripping Cold War thriller rediscovers the novel and its unnamed and defiantly non-Establishment narrator, whose new job in the intelligence service ensnares him in a plot to brainwash scientists and trade them across the Iron Curtain.


Author: Len Deighton
Dramatised by: Mike Walker
Director: Toby Swift
The Agent: Ian Hart
Ross: James Laurenson
Dalby: Jonathan Coy
Embassy official: Declan Wilson
Jean: Fenella Woolgar
Jay: Peter Marinker
Chico: Jamie Bamber
Skip: Kerry Shale
Keightley: Adam Tedder
Alice: Rachel Atkins
Battersby: John Sharian
Adem: Raad Rawi

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The Saturday Play: The Ipcress File

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 January 2004 14.30

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