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Two daft, 1930s con men kidnap a lad who confounds them with tricks he has learned from Wild West movies. From December 2015.

Inspired by a story by O. Henry, we travel to Perthshire in the days when the streets had more horses than horsepower. We encounter two 1930s tricksters who get their just deserts when they attempt to kidnap and hold to ransom a young lad who's learned a thing or two from the Wild West.

Stanley Baxter and Joe Caffrey are those two desperate men and young member of the Royal Lyceum Youth Theatre Tom Borley is the lad who gets the better of them in this classic screwball comedy.

Written by Colin MacDonald

Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

28 minutes


Role Contributor
Hughie Stanley Baxter
Bill Joe Caffrey
Logan Tom Borley
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Catherine Bailey
Writer Colin MacDonald


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