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Havana Gold

Lieutenant Conde is visiting his childhood haunts when a schoolteacher at his old school is murdered. Starring Lorna Gayle.

by Leonardo Padura
dramatised by Joy Wilkinson

Lieutenant Conde goes on a trip through his childhood Havana haunts when a young female schoolteacher at his old school is murdered. And could it be that Conde has finally met the woman of his dreams? Dramatisation of the second novel in the Havana Quartet series.

Cast:
Mario Conde ..... Zubin Varla
Rangel ..... David Westhead
Manolo ..... Lanre Malaolu
Josefina ..... Lorna Gayle
Skinny ..... Ben Crowe
Karina ..... Tanya Franks
Caridad ..... Elaine Claxton
Andres ..... Ian Conningham
Dagmar ..... Jane Slavin
Pedro/ Rabbit ..... Monty d'Inverno
Lando ..... Sam Dale
Lazaro ..... Shaun Mason
Red ..... Jude Akuwudike
Jose Luis ..... Paul Heath
Headteacher ..... Michael Bertenshaw

directed by Mary Peate

Leonardo Padura's series, published in English as the Havana Quartet, is set over the course of 1989.

Leonardo Padura is a novelist and journalist who was born in 1955 in Havana where he still lives. He has published a number of short-story collections and literary essays but he is best known internationally for the Havana Quartet series, all featuring Inspector Mario Conde.

In 1998, Padura won the Hammett Prize from the International Association of Crime Writers and in; 2012, he was awarded the National Prize for Literature, Cuba's national literary award.

1 hour

Credits

Role Contributor
Mario Conde Zubin Varla
Rangel David Westhead
Manolo Lanre Malaolu
Josefina Lorna Gayle
Skinny Ben Crowe
Karina Tanya Franks
Caridad Elaine Claxton
Andres Ian Conningham
Dagmar Jane Slavin
Pedro Monty d'Inverno
Rabbit Monty d'Inverno
Lando Sam Dale
Lazaro Shaun Mason
Red Jude Akuwidike
Jose Luis Paul Heath
Head Teacher Michael Bertenshaw
Author Leonardo Padura
Adaptor Joy Wilkinson
Director Mary Peate

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