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Peter Lorre vs Peter Lorre

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 01 September 2008

By Michael Butt.

Towards the end of his unique career, movie star Peter Lorre found himself at the centre of a strange legal case. Incorporating verbatim extracts from the court transcripts, Michael Butt's play wonders what was going through Lorre's troubled mind as he fought to protect his name.

Peter Lorre.........Stephen Greif
Lester Salkow.......Peter Marinker
Helen Hafner.........Helen Longworth
Eugene Weingand.....Kenneth Collard
Jack Paar/Barclay.....Nathan Osgood
Judge Burnett Wolfson..John Rowe
Robert Shutan......Kerry Shale
Curtis Gemmil......John Chancer

Director: Toby Swift.



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