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Afternoon Play: Bucket... and the Whited Sepulchre

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A comedy crime thriller by Oscar-winning writer James Hendrie, based around a detective who first appeared in Dickens's Bleak House. Inspector Bucket, a sort of Victorian Columbo, has an unusual approach to solving the crime of a murderous, pleasure-seeking vicar- he appears so bumbling and incompetent that his suspects drop their guard.

Contributors

Writer: James Hendrie
Director: John Dryden
Bucket: Tony Haygarth
Skimpton: Neil Pearson
Bishop: Stephen Thorne
Clara: Frances Grey
Liza: Lucy Robinson
Jacob/Mr Bowkby: Greg Hicks
Mrs Figg/Mrs Bowkby: Gillian Goodman
Fikey/PC Darby: Rob Jarvis

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Afternoon Play: Bucket... and the Whited Sepulchre

BBC Radio 4 FM, 3 August 2000 14.15






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