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4 Extra Debut. In 1920s London, a bank clerk commits a heinous crime to get out of debt. Psychological drama starring Sam Dale and Rebecca Lacey.

1926: William Marble, a bank clerk living in south London with his wife Annie and their two children, is desperately worried about money and is in grave danger of losing his house and job.

An unexpected visit by a young relative with an inheritance tempts William to commit a heinous crime.

One of three seminal psychological thrillers by CS Forester - dramatised by Paul Mendelson.

Most famous for his Hornblower series, CS Forester wrote these thrillers at the start of his career taking crime writing in a new direction, portraying ordinary, desperate people committing monstrous acts, and showing events spiralling terribly, chillingly, out of control.

Music composed by Gary C. Newman
Clarinet: Samantha Baldwin
Director: David Ian Neville

1 hour

Last on

Thu 7 Mar 2019 03:00

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Role Contributor
Narrator Greg Wise
William Marble Sam Dale
Annie Marble Rebecca Lacey
Madame Collins Teresa Gallagher
Jim Medland Nick Underwood
Mr Saunders David Thorpe
John Sam Cummings
Winnie Emily Dolbear
Director David Neville
Producer David Neville
Adaptor Paul Mendelson
Author CS Forester


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  • Wed 6 Mar 2019 10:00
  • Wed 6 Mar 2019 15:00
  • Thu 7 Mar 2019 03:00

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