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En route to see Modesty in the South of France, Sir Gerald Tarrant stops to help two nuns stranded on the cliff road. Later his car is found in pieces at the bottom of the ravine.

Beautiful, intelligent and the catsuit wearing queen of hand-to-hand combat, Modesty Blaise was once the head of an international crime operation. Now, having given up her nefarious ways, Modesty and her faithful side-kick, Willie Garvin, offer their services for more respectable causes.

In this new adventure, adapted from Peter O'Donnell's novel by Stef Penney, Modesty invites Sir Gerald Tarrant of British Intelligence to join her for a holiday at the Gorges du Tarn in the South of France. But, after stopping on the cliff road to help two nuns who have broken down, Sir Gerald's car is found smashed to pieces at the bottom of the ravine.

With music by Will Gregory, arranged by Ian Gardiner and performed by the National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Ben Foster.

Sound by David Thomas.
Directed by Kate McAll

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 13 Feb 2017 19:45

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Role Contributor
Modesty Blaise Daphne Alexander
Willie Garvin Paul Bazely
Sir Gerald Tarrant Ian McNeice
Clare Clare Grogan
Sexton Ewan Bailey
Colonel Jim Ewan Bailey
Lady Janet Sara Markland
Angel Sara Markland
Quinn John Ramm
Director Kate McAll
Author Peter O'Donnell
Adaptor Stef Penney


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