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Episode 5

Time’s running out for Modesty and Willie, imprisoned on a remote Mediterranean isle by a diamond thief. Stars Daphne Alexander.

Modesty and Willie are being held by ruthless villain Gabriel on a remote Mediterranean island. He has used them to help him steal a huge consignment of diamonds but now has no further use for them. Propects look bad for the pair and they must call upon all their resources to save the day.

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

Last on

Sat 2 Mar 2019 02:30

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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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