Playing for His Life
4 Extra Debut. Tennis ace Baron Gottfried Von Cramm offends Hitler by refusing to join the Nazi party. Stars Geoffrey Streatfeild.
Written by John Peacock.
Already under Gestapo Surveillance, tennis ace Baron Gottfried Von Cramm, married but secretly homosexual, offends Hitler, by refusing to join the Nazi Party. He believes himself to be safe as long as he remains Germany's number one and winning. 'But I must win. I can't lose, and I can't quit.' He was left playing for his life.
Producer/Director: Celia de Wolff
A Pier Production for BBC Radio 4.
|Gottfried von Cramm||Geoffrey Streatfield|
|Lisa von Cramm||Paloma Baeza|
|Jutta von Cramm||Frances Jeater|
|Joachim von Ribbentrop||Sam Dale|
|Manasse Herbst||Nicholas Boulton|
|Bill Tilden Jr||William Hope|
|Hermann Goering||Simon Treves|
|Don Budge||Adam Unze|
|Lady Astor||Rachel Atkins|
|Director||Celia de Wolff|
|Producer||Celia de Wolff|