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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Fatal Flaw


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by Chris Allen
with Martyn Read and Margaret Robertson.
A writer with a modest success behind him. A huge American corporation interested in film scripts. The two come together! Suddenly Matthew Bradford finds himself caught up in a world of make-believe that becomes, for him, beyond belief.


Writer: Chris Allen
Director: Christopher Venning
Matthew Bradford: Martyn Read
Jennifer Kent: Rosalind Adams
Ellen: Jill Lidstone
Marlene Shapiro: Margaret Robertson
Dennis Foster: John Samson
Ziggy Martin: Ronald Herdman
Del Ransome: Steve Hodson
Frank Hegarty/Leo Lehmann: Alan Dudley
Karen/Jolly lady: Miranda Forbes
Barry Kent/Interviewer: Russell Keith Grant
Julie/Lady shopper: Stella Forge
Ruth/Traveller: Vanessa Knox-Mawer
Matt Brand/Doctor: Lewis Rowe
Nurse/Janet: Caroline Wilkins
John Desmond/Matthew: Stephen Garlick

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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Fatal Flaw

BBC Radio 4 FM, 20 February 1982 20.30

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