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The Abominable Man

By Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
Translator Thomas Teal
Dramatised by Katie Hims

Steven Mackintosh and Neil Pearson return as Martin Beck and Lennart Kollberg in the Swedish detective series that inspired a generation of crime writers.

In The Abominable Man, Martin Beck is called in to work in the middle of the night to see the butchered body of a senior policeman. He begins to investigate, dogged by a sense that catastrophe is imminent and once again, his instinct is correct.

Original music by Elizabeth Purnell
Directed by Mary Peate
Studio Managers: Caleb Knightley; Graham Harper, Mike Etherden; Martha Littlehailes; Alison Craig
Production Coordinators: Jenny Mendez and Hannah Robins.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sat 13 Jul 2013 14:30


Role Contributor
WriterMaj Sjowall
WriterPer Wahloo
AdaptorKatie Hims
NarratorLesley Sharp
NarratorNicholas Gleaves
Martin BeckSteven Mackintosh
Lennart KollbergNeil Pearson
Gunvald LarssonRalph Ineson
Einar RonnWayne Foskett
Frederik MelanderAdrian Scarborough
MalmNicholas Murchie
HultSean Baker
Mrs NymanChristine Absalom
Stefan NymanMatthew Watson
BodilGreta Dudgeon
Mrs ErikssonDinah Stabb
Mr ErikssonJohn Rowe
KvantSam Alexander
KristianssonDon Gilet
The RumpRobert Blythe
DoctorMichael Shelford
BohlinRick Warden
Man 1Ben Crowe
Man 2David Seddon
Woman in the Records DepartmentJoanna Brookes
Official 1Paul Stonehouse
ComposerElizabeth Purnell
DirectorMary Peate
ProducerMary Peate

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