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The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan adapted for radio by NORMAN PAINTING
In the bowels of Minster Lovell , Peter Pentecost , once a clerk in holy orders and now heir to the Duke of Buckingham, has discovered the body of the treacherous Lord Lovell, and has resolved to seek no further for his treasure. He is pursued for treason and once more seeks sanctuary among the ' Upright Men.'
5: King of the Beggars


Unknown: John Buchan
Unknown: Minster Lovell
Unknown: Peter Pentecost
Produced By: Anthony Cornish
Peter Pentecost: Alan Deverfeux
John Naps: Stephen Hancock
Brother Tobias: Arthur Pentelow
Solomon Darking: Bob Arnold
Simon Rede: John Rowe
Lord Avelard: Douglas Storm
Dickon: Peter Biddle
Sabine Beauforest: Jill Meers
Steward: John Bott

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