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The Gambler

Episode 11 of 13

The psychiatrist-sleuth tackles a desperate gambling addict in a case of murder. Stars Cecil Parker and Sheila Sim. From March 1957.

The psychiatrist-sleuth tackles a desperate gambling addict in a mysterious case of murder.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Harriet Johns as Mrs Ludlow, Desmond Carrington as Mr Ellis, Jimmy Lavall as Felix Grey, Arthur Young as Simmons, Simon Lack as a Man and Beryl Calder as the Girl.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1957.

30 minutes

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