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Crisis for a Copper

West is suspended from duty and hires Pep Morgan to help prove that he’s been framed. Stars Patrick Allen.

Roger West is suspended from duty and hires Pep Morgan to help prove that he’s been framed.

Chief Inspector Roger West is the creation of John Creasey, who authored more than 40 Roger West novels between 1942 and 1973.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Chief Inspector Roger West… Patrick Allen
Janet West… Sarah Lawson
Mark Lessing… Edward de Souza
Pep Morgan... Harry Landis
Pickerell… Robert James
Detective Inspector Bob Cornish… Frederick Treves
Assistant Commissioner Sir Guy Chatsworth… Maurice Hedley
Mrs Fleming… Margaret Robertson

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1968.

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