4 Extra Debut. The skint 1920s tipster gets an unlikely helping hand from a self-righteous police inspector. Stars Roy Hudd. From July 1996.
Skint horse tipster Evans gets an unlikely helping hand from a self-righteous police inspector.
Roy Hudd stars as a self-styled "sporting authority" in 1920's Camden Town in London.
Edgar Wallace's 1924 novel dramatised by Richard Quick. Narrated by Freddie Jones.
With Andrew Sachs as Inspector Pine, Michael Roberts as The Miller and Pat Coombs as Mrs Rankin.
Music by Philip Glassborow and Rick Cardinall
Director: Dirk Maggs
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.
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