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A Perfect Spy


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from the novel by JOHN LE CARRE Dramatised by ARTHUR HOPCRAFT starring Ray McAnally
The first of seven episodes
'Once upon a time there was a little boy called Magnus, who lived with his father in a big house with servants and big warm beds and lots of parties and champagne and it was paradise. Until one day some men in uniform came along....'
Dance band led by ALAN COHEN
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Novel By: John Le Carre
Dramatised By: Arthur Hopcraft
Unknown: Ray McAnally
Unknown: Alan Cohen
Composed By: Michael Storey
Unknown: Malcolm Webberley
Editor: Clare Douglas
Unknown: Elmer Cossey
Designer: Chris Edwards
Producer: Colin Rogers
Director: Peter Smith
Rick Pym: Ray McAnally
Young Magnus Pym: Benedict Taylor
Younger Magnus Pym: Jonathan Haley
Younger Magnus Pym: Nicholas Haley
Dorothy Pym: Caroline John
Makepeace Watermaster: Iain Cuthbertson
Syd Lemon: Tim Healy
Jack Brotherhood: Alan Howard
Mary Pym: Jane Booker
Police Supt: Ian Thompson
Aunt Nell: Matyelok Gibbs
Muspole: Andy De La Tour
Perce Loft: Jack Ellis
Policeman: George Phillips
Sergeant: Charles Pemberton
Mrs Bannister: Susan Field
Nanny: Richenda Carey
Doctor: Norman Hartley
Sunday-school boy: Jake Wood
Billy Thompson: Jason Savage
Millie: Sharon Maiden
Topsie: Frances Low
Mrs Ardmore: Rosamund Greenwood
Flora: Wendy Miller
Dobbs: Tony Rohr
Rita: Rosy Clayton
Headmaster: Anthony Benson
Sefton Boyd: Julian Firth
First lovely: April Love
Second lovely: Rusty Hayward

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