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Case #96 - Community Disservice

Joanna Lumley guest stars as washed-up actress Lavinia Moncrief when the private detectives investigate a series of unexplained thefts threatening the future of a community centre.

A second series featuring acclaimed double-act Max and Ivan as incompetent private detectives for hire. Joanna Lumley guest stars.

The detectives investigate a series of mysterious thefts which threaten the very future of Nunhead Community Centre. Assisted by the permanently tired caretaker Gerry, they track the chief suspect, washed-up former B-Movie actress Lavinia Moncrief and eventually have to go undercover to infiltrate her bizarre acting classes. Also featuring bell ringers, hypnotism and a mutant komodo dragon.

Written by and Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez
Developed by John Stanley Productions
Produced by Ben Walker
A Retort production for BBC Radio 4.

30 minutes


Role Contributor
Max Max Olesker
Ivan Ivan Gonzalez
Lavinia Moncrief Joanna Lumley
Gerry Glossop David Reed
Andromedo David Reed
Battle re-enactor David Reed
Narrator Lewis Macleod
Malcolm McMichaelmas Lewis Macleod
Soulless property developer Lewis Macleod
Janet from the council Lolly Adefope
Bell-ringer Lolly Adefope
Writer Max Olesker
Writer Ivan Gonzalez
Producer Ben Walker


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