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The Afternoon Play

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A comedy by TREVOR ROYLE with and When an irate uncle runs amok through Scots Law - and possibly the Race Relations Act - it's time to call in two of Edinburgh's slowest-moving, but quickest-witted lawyers.
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland Stereo

Contributors

Comedy By: Trevor Royle
Directed By: Patrick Rayner
Archie Ravelstone: Andrew Dallmeyer
Jock Blinkbonny: Sandy Neilson
Hector Thomson: Martin Black
Catriona Thomson: Eliza Langland
Torquil Macleod: John Merryfeld
Sheriff Abercromby: Ralph Plach
Police inspector/Court official: Ian Briggs

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