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Afternoon Theatre


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Better Never Than Late by R. D. WINGFIELD with Leslie Sands as Inspector Chew 'Twelve years ago the Force was my life - but things change. Twelve years ago while I was looking for a kidnapped child, my son died and my wife walked out on me. I want to solve that case before I retire - I want to wipe the slate clean.'
A chance to hear again some of the best one-hour plays broadcast in recent years.


Unknown: R. D. Wingfield
Unknown: Leslie Sands
Unknown: Mr Cresswell.
Unknown: Frederick Treves
Producer: Glyn Dearman
Insp Green: Brian Haines
Sgt Rushton: Sean Barrett
Det-Insp Collins: Fraser Kerr
Det-Insp Smith: Malcolm Gerard
Chief Supt Lawton: Charles Simon
Sam Fletcher: Malcolm Hayes
Peggy Fletcher: Sheila Haynor
Bill: Alan Haines
Ann Marlow: Jlll SimcOx
Pamela Fulton: Nicolette Bernard
Sarah Fulton: Patricia Gallimore
Hampton: Nigel Lambert

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