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Alan wants answers when his best friend disappears. Is his father's business acquaintance involved? Starring David Tennant. From July 2014.

A free adaptation by Robin Brooks of Scott's novel - now set in the year 2035, in a fictional future Scotland.

This is the second season of adaptations of some of Sir Walter Scott's most popular novels, with David Tennant as Walter Scott.

Alan Fairford is destined to become a lawyer but is distracted from his studies by the sudden disappearance of his best friend Danny Latimer.

Danny's absence seems to be connected with the sudden appearance of Stuart Galloway - aka Redgauntlet - who has business with Alan's father, Alexander.

But who is Redgauntlet? And what is his mission?

Alan Fairford sets out to find out the answers and hopefully to rescue his friend.

Written by Robin Brooks.

Produced and Directed by Clive Brill.
A Brill production for BBC Radio 4.

58 minutes

Last on

Thu 29 Mar 2018 03:00

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Role Contributor
Alan Fairford Jacob Fortune-Lloyd
Alexander Clive Russell
Peter Peebles Christian Rodska
Lily Galloway Olivia Morgan
Stewart Galloway Forbes Masson
Roller Hopkins Robert Hudson
Findlay Robert Hudson
Workman Robert Hudson
Nanty Ewart Simon Greenall
Cozen Simon Greenall
Regina Crosbie Allison McKenzie
Walter Scott David Tennant
OS Voice Allison McKenzie
Danny Latimer Paul Ready
James Paul Ready
Nixon Paul Ready
Director Clive Brill
Producer Clive Brill
Adaptor Robin Brooks
Author Walter Scott


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