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Episode 2

Armed and ready, Modesty and Willie head to France to find out who is behind the plot to steal the diamonds. Stars Neil Maskell.

Modesty and Willie have been hired by a British secret service organisation to foil a plot. The rumour is that someone is planning to steal a huge consignment of diamonds - diamonds being traded for an oil deal. They head for the South of France to try and find out who is behind such a daring scheme. Along the way both of them discover an old flame.

Modesty Blaise, by Peter O'Donnell, was adapted from the novel of the same name by Stef Penney.


Modesty Blaise . . . Daphne Alexander, Willie Garvin . . . Neil Maskell, Sir Gerald Tarrant . . . Alun Armstrong, Gabriel . . . Ewan Bailey, McWhirter . . . Alex Ferns, Grant . . . Matthew Gravelle, Paul . . . John Hollingworth, Nicole . . . Hannah McPake.

With an original score by Goldfrapp's Will Gregory, arranged by Ian Gardiner, and performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Ben Foster.

A BBC/Cymru Wales production, produced and directed by Kate McAll

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Modesty Blaise Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin Neil Maskell
Sir Gerald Tarrant Alun Armstrong
Gabriel Ewan Bailey
McWhirter Alex Fearns
Grant Matthew Gravelle
Paul John Hollingworth
Nicole Hannah McPake
Director Kate McAll
Producer Kate McAll
Adaptor Stef Penney
Author Peter O'Donnell


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