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Saturday-Night Theatre: Switchback


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The death from natural causes of a Foreign Office official believed to have been flirting with the extreme right wing and the discovery of some Special Branch secret files in the headquarters of an extreme left-wing organisation surely have nothing in common. However, as the two investigations develop they become strangely and inextricably linked. What is the connection?
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Writer: Eric Saward
Director: Roger Pine
Det Insp Marti: John Hollis
Det Insp Moore: Roger Hume
Det-Sgt Sutton: Terry Molloy
Det-Sgt Carter: Sean Barrett
Det Supt Hunter: Manning Wilson
John Harvey: Haydn Jones
Det Insp Miles: Jack Holloway
John Styles: Stephen Hancock
Head of Records: Ray Llewellyn
Wilkins: Ray Llewellyn
Martin Cooke: Alan Devereux
WPC Snow: Patricia Gallimore
Arthur Johnson: Michael Kilgarriff
Det-Con Benson: Tim Brierley

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Saturday-Night Theatre: Switchback

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 May 1980 20.30

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