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The Shifton Scandal

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David Lander's four-part exposé into the government's behaviour over a town's demolition. Stars Stephen Fry. From August 1984.

Undercover investigative reporter David Lander begins a four-part expose into irregularities over plans to site a new London airport near Birmingham.

With serious allegations aimed at a multi-national giant - what exactly has the government's role been in the plans to demolish the town?

And exactly who is the shifty Mr Browncoat?

Studio production by Stephen Fry, Brenda Blethyn and Tony Robinson.

With Jack Klaff, James Griffiths, Stephen Frost, Peter Wear and Mark Arden.

Dramatic reconstruction by Hilda Schroder, Monica Grey, Jon Strickland and Scott Cherry.

Researched and compiled by Tony Sarchet.

Editor: Paul Mayhew-Archer.

Delve Special ran for four series from 1984 to 1987 and later transferred to TV as: This is David Lander.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1984.

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30 minutes

Last on

Thu 16 Jan 2020 23:30

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