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by Victor Canning , adapted by Andy and Eric Merriman. Richard Griffiths stars as Edgar Finchley , the shy solicitor's clerk who has travelled to 1930s Paris for the first time. In the second episode, he gains a guide, bumps into a friend and makes a move.
Narrated by James Villiers.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Victor Canning
Unknown:
Eric Merriman.
Unknown:
Richard Griffiths
Unknown:
Edgar Finchley
Unknown:
James Villiers.
Lawrence Hume:
Piers Gibbon
Marie Peters:
Serena Evans
Robert Gillespie:
James Cohen
Madame Mignard:
Jacqueline Tong
Waiter:
Keith Anderson

The first of four programmes in which Dave Gelly delves into the archives of the popular music press to find out what was being said at the time about future legends and long-forgotten crazes, the hot topics in the letters columns, the unbelievable prices in the adverts - all tied together with evocative music. Tonight, the music includes Danny Kaye , Gene Krupa and Frank Sinatra - and the strange tale of the hypnotised drummer.
An Encore Radio production

Contributors

Unknown:
Dave Gelly
Unknown:
Danny Kaye
Unknown:
Gene Krupa
Unknown:
Frank Sinatra

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More