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Burglar's Bargains

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An unusual gang of crooks plan a daring robbery at a posh London store. Stars Peter Jones, Charles Hawtrey and Bernard Bresslaw.

Trouble abounds when two elderly members of a Prisoners' Aid Society decide to use their unique knowledge to pull off 'the robbery of the century'!

They rapidly find themselves involved with rival gangs, the Mafia and nude shop assistants at a posh London department store...

Starring Peter Jones, Charles Hawtrey, Donald Hewlett and Bernard Bresslaw.

The first of Wally K Daly's trilogy of criminal gang capers produced in the style of old British comedy films.

Charles Forbes .... Peter Jones
Governor Smith ... Donald Hewlett
George Evans .... Lockwood West
Fingers ..... Charles Hawtrey
Bullet Head ..... Bernard Bresslaw
Brian Thompson .... John Pullen
Perkins .... Adrian Egan
Delia ..... Elizabeth Rider
Simpson .... John Rye
Lift man/Tommy .... Gordon Dulieu
Adams .... Philip Voss
Bella Thompson .... Diana Bishop
Angelo Callont .... Gordon Reid
Sanjo Patel .... Danny Schiller
Doreen/Dolly .... Josie Kidd
Eric .... Brian Haines
First/Second twin ..... David Timson
Barry .... Trevor Cooper
Nick the Greek .... Roger Hammond
Billy .... John Bull
Ex-Lance Corporal .... Fraser Kerr

Listen out for Wally K Daly's A Right Royal Rip-Off and The Bigger They Are.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1979

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