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The Sunday Film: The Human Factor

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
starring Richard Attenborough Nicol Williamson , John Gielgud Derek Jacobi , Robert Morley
A distinguished British cast bring Graham Greene 's best-selling tale of loyalty and betrayal to the screen.
Two secret servicemen, Maurice Castle and Arthur Davis , share a room in a section of the Foreign Office dealing with African affairs. Leaks of secret information to the Soviets have occurred and the department's chiefs suspect the flamboyant Davis. But in fact it is the quiet and unassuming Castle who has become enmeshed in a net of deception due to a debt incurred in his past....
Screenplay by TOM STOPPARD
Produced and directed by otto PRIMINGER (First showing on British television) Films: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Nicol Williamson
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Maurice Castle
Unknown: Arthur Davis
Play By: Tom Stoppard
Directed By: Otto Priminger
Col Daintry: Richard Attenborough
Cornelius Muller: Joop Doderer
Brigadier Tomlinson: John Gielgud
Davis: Derek Jacobi
Percival: Robert Morley
Castle's mother: Ann Todd
Sir John Hargreaves: Richard Vernon
Castle: Nicol Williamson
Sarah: Tman

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The Sunday Film: The Human Factor

BBC One London, 18 September 1983 19.15






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