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Episode 12 of 13

Barrister Roger Thursby is sent to Rome to check on a case. Stars Richard Briers and Fenella Fielding. From August 1970.

Barrister Roger Thursby is sent to Rome to check on a case.

Starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby, Richard Waring as Henry Blagrove and Ann Davies as Sally Mannering.

With guest stars Fenella Fielding as Nina Zoffany and Terence Alexander as Chapfield.

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 August 1970.

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 3 Oct 2019 19:00

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  • Thu 3 Oct 2019 19:00