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Counsel for the Prosecution

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Rookie barrister Roger Thursby confronts a fearsome judge. Stars Richard Briers and Andrew Cruickshank. From September 1970.

Rookie barrister Roger Thursby confronts a fearsome judge.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby and Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove.

Judge Duncannon ...... Andrew Cruickshank
Spicer ...... Roy Kinnear
Grimes ...... John Glyn-Jones
Sally Mannering ...... Ann Davies
Mrs Thursby ...... Jean Anderson
Hindmouth ...... John Baker

Other parts Alan Barry, Hector Ross and Frederick Treves

Adapted for radio by Richard Waring from the BBC TV scripts.

Restored from BBC Transcription Service tapes - originally edited for sale abroad.

Published in 1955, Henry Cecil's comic legal novel Brothers in Law was adapted first for TV in 1962 by Frank Muir and Denis Norden. It provided the first regular starring role for Richard Briers, who later reprised his role of the idealistic young lawyer Roger Thursby for BBC Radio between 1970 and 1972.

Producer: David Hatch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1970.

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30 minutes

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Thu 10 Oct 2019 19:00

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