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A Murder of Quality


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Adapted for radio in five parts by RENE BASILICO starring George Cole as George Smiley with Norman Bowler as Inspector Rigby
2: The wife of one of the masters at Carne School has been murdered; and George Smiley is the police - unofficially. Though unnerved by an encounter with the strange Mad Janie, Smiley is not inclined to dismiss her wild babbling as total nonsense
Other parts played by members of the cast.
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON (Repeated:Wed 12.27)


Written By: John Le Carré
Adapted By: René Basilico
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
George Smiley: George Cole
Inspector Rigby: Norman Bowler
Miss Brimley/Mad Janie: Sheila Grant
Sergent Mundy: Robert Brown
Miss D'Arcy: Diana Ning
Miss Dawnay: Jenny Lee

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