Bolt [Dick Francis]

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01Threats And Menaces1994032320180212 (BBC7)
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Champion jockey Kit Fielding is engaged to Danielle de Brescou the niece of his employer Princess Casilia.

The Princess recruits Kit to fend off Henri de Brescou, a dangerous cousin trying to involve her in the armaments business.

But Kit also has problems of his own...

Dick Francis's 1986 racing thriller dramatised in five-parts by John Ashe.

Kit Fielding.... Eric Allan
Princess Casilia.... Sian Phillips
Danielle.... Elizabeth MacGovern
Henri.... John Bull
Greening.... Jack May
Dusty.... Christian Rodska
Thomas.... Steve Hodson
Allardeck.... Bill Wallis
Roland.... Simon Carter

Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1994

A princess recruits champion jockey Kit Fielding to fend off her dangerous cousin.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Kit Fielding, champion jockey is engaged to Danielle de Brescou the niece of his employer Princess Casilia. The Princess recruits Kit to fend off Henri de Brescou, a dangerous cousin trying to involve her in the armaments business.

Dick Francis's racing thriller dramatised in five-parts by John Ashe.

02Horses Begin To Die1994033020180213 (BBC7)
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Henri de Brescou, bent upon obtaining authority from the French Government to make plastic guns, threatens Roland, Princess Casilia's frail and elderly husband.

Dick Francis's racing thriller dramatised by John Ashe.

Kit Fielding.... Eric Allan
Princess Casilia.... Sian Phillips
Danielle.... Elizabeth MacGovern
Henri.... John Bull
Roland.... Simon Carter
Dusty.... Christian Rodska
Thomas.... Steve Hodson
Allardeck.... Bill Wallis
Wykeham.... William Eedle

Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1994

Bent on winning French approval to make guns, Henri threatens the princess's husband.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Starring Sian Phillips as Princess Casilia, Eric Allan as Kit Fielding, John Bull as Henri de Brescou and Bill Wallis as Allardeck.

Author Dick Francis is acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world. Dramatised by John Ashe.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.

03Hostile Intelligence1994040620180214 (BBC7)
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Danielle de Brescou is followed and terrified by two men in hoods, while two of Princess Casilia's finest racing horses are slaughtered with a bolt gun.

Dick Francis's racing thriller dramatised by John Ashe.

Kit Fielding.... Eric Allan
Princess Casilia.... Sian Phillips
Danielle.... Elizabeth MacGovern
Henri.... John Bull
Roland.... Simon Carter
Dusty.... Christian Rodska
Wykeham.... William Eedle
Lord Vaughnley.... Gerry Hinks
Prince Litsi.... Sam Dastor
Beatrice Bunt.... Margaret Robertson

Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1994

Danielle faces a terrifying ordeal while Princess Casilla must deal with another shock.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Starring Sian Phillips as Princess Casilia, Eric Allan as Kit Fielding, John Bull as Henri de Brescou and Elizabeth MacGovern as Danielle de Brescou.

Author Dick Francis is acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world.

Dramatised by John Ashe. Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.

04The Killing Game1994041320180215 (BBC7)
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Prince Litsi faces terror, hanging by his finger tips from the top of the old stand at Bradbury race-course.

Dick Francis's racing thriller dramatised by John Ashe.

Kit Fielding.... Eric Allan
Princess Casilia.... Sian Phillips
Danielle.... Elizabeth MacGovern
Roland.... Simon Carter
Dusty.... Christian Rodska
Wykeham.... William Eedle
Hodges.... Gerry Hinks
Prince Litsi.... Sam Dastor
Beatrice Bunt.... Margaret Robertson
Allardeck.... Bill Wallis

Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1994

Prince Litsi faces terror at the top of the old stand at Bradbury race course.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Starring Sian Phillips as Princess Casilia, Eric Allan as Kit Fielding, John Bull as Henri de Brescou and Sam Dastor as Prince Litsi.

Author Dick Francis is acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world. Dramatised by John Ashe.

Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.

05Nemesis For Two1994042020180216 (BBC7)
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Jockey Kit Fielding lays a trap to foil Henri de Brescou's plan to slaughter more horses.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Champion jockey Kit Fielding gets wind that Henri de Brescou plans to kill more horses. Kit is determined to put a stop to this needless slaughter.

Starring Sian Phillips as Princess Casilia, Eric Allan as Kit Fielding, John Bull as Henri de Brescou and Bill Wallis as Allardeck.

Author Dick Francis is acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world.

Dramatised by John Ashe. Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin at BBC Pebble Mill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.

Conclusion of Dick Francis's racing thriller.

Kit Fielding.... Eric Allan
Princess Casilia.... Sian Phillips
Danielle.... Elizabeth MacGovern
Roland.... Simon Carter
Wykeham.... William Eedle
Prince Litsi.... Sam Dastor
Henri.... John Bull
Greening.... Jack May
Thomas.... Steve Hodson
Beatrice Bunt.... Margaret Robertson
Allardeck.... Bill Wallis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1994.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1994.