Bolt [Dick Francis]

Episodes

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01Threats And Menaces1994032320180212 (BBC7)
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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.

But Kit also has problems of his own...

Dick Francis's 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

02Horses Begin To Die1994033020180213 (BBC7)
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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.

Henri de Brescou, bent upon obtaining authority from the French Government to make plastic guns, threatens Roland, Princess Casilia's frail and elderly husband.

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.

03Hostile Intelligence1994040620180214 (BBC7)
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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.

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.

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)
20180216 (BBC7)
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20200501 (BBC7)
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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.

Prince Litsi faces terror, hanging by his finger tips from the top of the old stand at Bradbury race-course.

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.