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Afternoon Play: Peter Lorre v Peter Lorre


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Towards the end of his career, film star Peter Lorre found himself at the centre of a strange legal case.
Incorporating verbatim extracts from the court transcripts, Michael Butt 's play wonders what was going through Lorre's troubled mind as he fought to protect his name.
Producer/Director Toby Swift


Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: Michael Butt
Director: Toby Swift
Peter Lorre: Stephen Greif
Lester Salkow: Peter Marinker
Helen Hafner: Helen Longworth
Eugene Weingand: Kenneth Collard
Jack Paar: Nathan Osgood
Barclay: Nathan Osgood
Judge Burnett Wolfson: John Rowe
Robert Shutan: Kerry Shale
Curtis Gemmil: John Chancer

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Afternoon Play: Peter Lorre v Peter Lorre

BBC Radio 4 FM, 1 September 2008 14.15

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