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A Place of Execution: 4: House of Hate


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A serial by Alfred Shaughnessy.
[Starring] Derek Bond and Ann Hanslip

The leader of a terrorist group in a British colony is sentenced to hang, and the Governor of the colony, General Harper, rejects an appeal to save the terrorist's life.
In retaliation, the terrorists kidnap the Governor's daughter in London, and announce that if their leader hangs, the Governor's daughter will hang at the same stroke of the hour in a place of execution of their choosing. The daughter's fiance, Paul Farrell, decides to ignore the police and to search for her on his own. His investigation leads him to a hut on an aerodrome where he is mistaken for a thief and fired upon.
(Ann Hanslip appears by permission of Launder and Gilliat)


Writer: Alfred Shaughnessy
Producer: Alvin Rakoff
Music: Eric Spear
Settings: Stewart Marshall
Paul Farrell: Derek Bond
Caroline Harper: Ann Hanslip
General Sir John Harper: Wyndham Goldie
Lady Harper: Barbara Couper
Dr. Main: William Devlin
Inspector Clifford: Bruce Seton
Sgt. Reid: Gordon Bell
Benda: Woolfe Morris
Zorab: Michael Mellinger
P.C. Tyrell: Richard Cuthbert
Mrs. Tyrell: Dorothy Darke
Sally Tyrell: Carole Lorimer
Mr. Barnes: Frank Sieman
Mrs. Barnes: Katherine Page
Mr. Morton: John Warrington
Police Sergeant: Michael Bird

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A Place of Execution: 4: House of Hate

BBC Television, 17 October 1953 21.00

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