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by John Buchan dramatised in eight parts by JOHN KEIR CROSS with2: To The Merry Mouth
' I was a member of the secret society known as the Free Fishers and was on my way to London to try to trace an ex-pupil of mine, Harry Belses. He had become involved with a dangerous woman of Bonapartist sympathies and was also in deadliest danger from a notorious duellist who was scouring the country in search of him.'
Produced by DAVID DAVIS


Unknown: John Buchan
Unknown: John Keir Cross
Produced By: David Davis
Anthony Lammas: John Graham
Mr Dott: Arthur Lawrence
Ebenezer Pitten: Henry Stamper
Coachman: Eric Anderson
Kirsty Evandale: Pamela Miles
Aunt Georgina: Ella Milne
Sir Tumour Wyse: John Bentley
Jock Kintoch: James Grant

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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