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Saturday-Night Theatre


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Patrick Mower in The Humane Solution by STEVE GALLAGHER with Peter Pacey Malcolm Hayes and Anthony Hall
A journalist and his photographer are fog-bound at an airport in Holland. The situation seems unusual - until the story breaks around them. A scoop! But the implications behind the story make it unlikely that the truth will ever be revealed. Can silence be bought at a price? And are there possibly occasions when an end can justify the means?
Other parts played by BILL MONKS , TIM BENTINCK , EVA STUART and members of the cast.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (Repeated: Mon 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Patrick Mower
Unknown: Steve Gallagher
Unknown: Peter Pacey
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Unknown: Anthony Hall
Played By: Bill Monks
Played By: Tim Bentinck
Played By: Eva Stuart
Directed By: John Tydeman
Larry Niven: Patrick Mower
Peter Anthony: Peter Pacey
De Wint: Gregory de Polnay
Paul Steen: Adrian Egan
Josef Hals: John Gabriel
Sally: Josie Kidd
McArdle: Michael Deacon
Robert Windeler: Anthony Hall
The Minister: Malcolm Hayes
Lennon: Joe Dunlof
Charteris: Peter Wickham
Eysen: John Bull
Lotte: Petra Davies
Dr Friedrich: Manning Wilson

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Saturday-Night Theatre

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 March 1979 20.30

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