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The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Le Carré on Spying

Comedy drama from sketch trio The Penny Dreadfuls that takes listeners on a John le Carré-style romp through 1960s Berlin. Starring Mark Heap and Miles Jupp.

David Cornwell (the real name of the spy and thriller writer John Le Carré) is the star of this comedy drama as we follow his desperate efforts to uncover the latest mole in the secret service. John F Kennedy's official visit to Berlin looms and the pressure is on to get to the truth. Dramatic tension and big laughs abound in this seventh comedy play by acclaimed sketch group The Penny Dreadfuls. Also starring Miles Jupp as Cornwell and Mark Heap as the narrator. Recorded in front of an audience in the Radio Theatre.

Writer...David Reed
Producer...Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production.

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57 minutes

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Sat 1 Dec 2018 14:30


Role Contributor
David Cornwell Miles Jupp
Narrator Mark Heap
Various Humphrey Ker
Various David Reed
Various Thom Tuck
Lizbeth Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Mrs M Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Producer Julia McKenzie
Writer David Reed


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