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4 Extra Debut. A plot to run an escape route for defectors from Britain is exposed in the Outer Hebrides. Stars Edward de Souza. From 1969.

A story of espionage in the remote mist-veiled islands of the Outer Hebrides.

Lonely and withdrawn, the islands stand like a breakwater off the north-west coast of Britain. Beyond them, out in the Atlantic, foreign trawlers maintain constant patrol, keeping an eye on the rocket range on South Uist - and on other things

A strange discovery is made. Could it be the sign of a plot that leads all the way to the Iron Curtain?

Jim Nicholson ...Edward De Souza
Bill Grant ... Geoffrey Frederick
Ian McLeod ... Bryden Murdoch
Lieutenant Ritchie ... Roy Spencer
Jim Nicholson ... Edward de Souza
Major Williams ... Peter Hawkins
Brigadier ... Michael Kilgarriff

Written by Robert Barr

Producer: Peter Titheridge.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1969.

12 days left to listen

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 5 Nov 2019 01:00

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