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The Franchise Affair


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by JOSEPHINE TEY dramatised in six episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL and starring and 1: 'To enlist a servant by forcibly detaining her,
Inspector, to say nothing of starving and beating - no one is going to be that absurd.'
Music composed and conducted by PAUL HART and JO CAMPBELL Lighting DAVE BUSHELL
Script editor PHILLIPPA GILES Designer ROB HINDS
* FEATURE: page 6


Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Conducted By: Paul Hart
Unknown: Jo Campbell
Unknown: Dave Bushell
Editor: Phillippa Giles
Designer: Rob Hinds
Producer: Terrance Dicks
Director: Leonard Lewis
Robert Blair: Patrick Malahide
Marion Sharpe: Joanna McCallum
Mrs Sharpe: Rosalie Crutchley
Betty Kane: Kate Emma-Davies
Lorry driver: Gareth Milne
MiSS Tuff: Miranda Bell
Mr Heseltine: James Garbutt
Herbert: Peter James Holloway
Nevil Bennet: Alex Jennings
Leslie Wynn: Grant Parsons
Mrs Wynn: Penelope Nice
Det Insp Grant: John Vine
Inspector John Hallam: David Ellison
Mr Piper: Alexander John

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