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Frances Iles - Before the Fact

4 Extra Debut. Lina agrees to marry a charming stranger, but is he all that he seems? Dramatisation of the novel on which Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion was based. From April 2013.

Emilia Fox, Ben Caplan and Patricia Hodge star in a dramatisation of the novel that Alfred Hitchcock based his film, 'Suspicion' on.

Set in the early 1930s, Emilia Fox plays the part of Lina - a girl in her late twenties, from a wealthy family. In danger of becoming a spinster, life changes for the better when Lina meets Johnnie Aysgarth, a charming stranger who proposes marriage. Johnnie saves Lina from a boring life with her parents and whisks her off on an extravagant honeymoon. But on their return Lina begins to discover that Johnnie is not all he seems. His gambling threatens to ruin them but is her growing suspicion that he is also a murderer founded on reality or her imagination?

Dramatised for radio by RONALD FRAME

Producer/Director: David Ian Neville.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 19 Mar 2018 04:00


Role Contributor
Writer Ronald Frame
Lina Emilia Fox
Johnnie Ben Caplan
Miss Sedbusk Patricia Hodge
Capt Melbeck Sam Dale
Thwaite David Timson
Ethel Hannah Wood
Dr Fielding Rick Warden
Director David Neville
Producer David Neville


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