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Written by John Peacock.
Already under Gestapo Surveillance, tennis ace Baron Gottfried Von Cramm, married but secretly homosexual, offends Hitler, by refusing to join the Nazi Party. He believes himself to be safe as long as he remains Germany's number one and winning. 'But I must win. I can't lose, and I can't quit.' He was left playing for his life.
Gottfried Von Cramm ..... Geoffrey Streatfeild
Lisa Von Cramm ..... Paloma Baeza
Jutta Von Cramm ..... Frances Jeater
Joachim Von Ribbentrop ..... Sam Dale
Manasse Herbst ..... Nicholas Boulton
Bill Tilden Junior ..... William Hope
Commentator/Pate ..... Geoffrey Whitehead
Hermann Goering/Umpire ..... Simon Treves
Don Budge ..... Adam Unze
Lady Astor .... Rachel Atkins
Henkel/David ..... James Joyce
Producer/Director: Celia de Wolff
A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4.
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