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The Fire Engine That Disappeared

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 November 2012

The Fire Engine That Disappeared
by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
Translated by Joan Tate
Dramatised by Katie Hims

The apartment of a suspect being staked out by Gunvald Larsson explodes, killing three people. Arson and murder isn't at first suspected - much to Larsson's fury - but when it becomes clear that the fire was started on purpose, the case hinges on the needle-in-a-haystack chance of finding a man who fits an impossibly vague description who was somewhere in the area around the time of the fire.

Original Music composed by Elizabeth Purnell

Directed by Mary Peate.

Credits

Martin Beck
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg
Neil Pearson
Larsson
Ralph Ineson
Ronn
Russell Boulter
Gun Kollberg
Sally Orrock
Nadja
Christine Absalom
Mansson
Stuart McQuarrie
Zachrisson
Joe Sims
Stromgren
Harry Livingstone
Hammar
Patrick Brennan
Hjelm
Robert Blythe
Skacke
Sam Alexander
Mrs Borg
Susie Riddell
Ingrid Beck
Lauren Crace
Doris Martensen
Keely Beresford
Mats
Greta Dudgeon
Narrator 1
Lesley Sharp
Narrator 2
Nicholas Gleaves
Author
Maj Sjowall
Author
Per Wahloo
Adaptor
Katie Hims
Director
Mary Peate

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