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The Sunday Play: Night Express


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by Herbert Reinecker.
Translated and directed by Rudolph Cartier.
Starring Albert Lieven, Peter Vaughan and Bernard Archard
The action takes place in a carriage of the D.106, the night express leaving West Berlin at 22.51 hrs. for Western Germany, as it travels through the last hundred miles of the Soviet-controlled zone.


Author: Herbert Reinecker
Translated and directed by: Rudolph Cartier
Script editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: John Elliot
Passenger: Bernard Archard
Passenger: Hugh Manning
Passenger: Peter Vaughan
Passenger: Patricia Laffan
Passenger: Ronald Allen
Passenger: Isobel Black
Passenger: Albert Lieven
Passenger: John Longden
Passenger: Enid Lindsey
Passenger: David Andrews
The Waiter: Denis Cleary
The Policeman: Richard Shaw
The Fugitive: Michael Standing

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The Sunday Play: Night Express

BBC Television, 11 August 1963 21.00

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