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Critical Path by ROBERT BARR with Script editor, Arnold Yarrow Designer, Barry Newbery
When three habitual criminals meet to study a diagram it's not likely that they are interested in central heating or Plumbing ... unless it is in some way connected with the planning of a crime. Barlow acquires a copy of such a diagram, but without a key to indicate what it represents, or what the crime is, or where it is going to take place. Gilbert believes he can provide that key.


Unknown: Robert Barr
Editor: Arnold Yarrow
Producer: Leonard Lewis
Directed By: Vere Lorrimier
Det Chief Supt Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det -Insp Cook: Philip Brack
Det Con Morgan: Howell Evans
Asst Chief Con Gilbert: John Barron
Courtney: Patrick Jordan
Jimmy: Paul Marklew
Scobie: Hector Ross
Maclnnes: Roy Hanlon
Lane: Keneth Thornett
Dennington: Trevor Bannister
Greenwood: James Appleby
Cloakroom girl: Noelle Finch
Gibbs: Dennis Cleary
Beattie: Brian Gear

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