Guy de Maupassant - The Hand
4 Extra Debut. In 1880s Corsica, Sir John Rowell awaits his nemesis, alongside a gruesome reminder of his days in Africa. Stars Denis Quilley.
1880s' Corsica: Reminded by a gruesome trophy reminder of his days in Africa, Sir John Rowell awaits the return of his nemesis...
Guy de Maupassant's story dramatised by Michael Robson.
Stars Denis Quilley as Sir John Rowell, Cyril Shaps as Bermutier, Edward Seckerson as Olivier, David Strong as Audas and Hector Ross as Chavanne.
Devised and directed by Derek Hoddinott.
First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1976.