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Episode 4

Modesty and Willie are captured and are waiting for their moment to retrieve the diamonds and escape. Starring Ewan Bailey.

Modesty and Willie have deliberately allowed themselves to be captured by Gabriel, the criminal mastermind behind the diamond heist. Now they're waiting for just the right moment to recapture the diamonds and escape. Gabriel, however, has other plans for the pair.

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.

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
Director Kate McAll
Producer Kate McAll
Adaptor Stef Penney
Author Peter O'Donnell


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