Burglar's Bargains [Wally K Daly]

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By: Wally K. Daly

Starring: Peter Jones/Lockwood West/Bernard Bresslaw/Charles Hawtrey

A gang of crooks plan a spectacular store robbery in Wally K Daly's comedy for radio.

A gang of crooks rob Harrod's. But they're not ordinary crooks - this is in the style of the ""Carry On"" films... With Peter Jones, Lockwood West, Bernard Bresslaw, Charles Hawtrey. This play is not in the BBC arcHIVe, and a new digitised copy for broadcast is being compiled from copies held by VRPCC and WKD. The same is true of THE BIGGER THEY ARE.

A gang of crooks plan a spectacular robbery in Wally K Daly's comedy for radio.

An unusual gang of crooks plan a daring robbery at a posh London store.

An unusual gang of crooks plan a daring robbery at a posh London store. Stars Peter Jones, Charles Hawtrey and Bernard Bresslaw.

A gang of crooks plan a spectacular robbery at a posh London store.

With Peter Jones.

Wally K Daly's comedy stars Peter Jones and Donald Hewlett.

An unconventional gang of crooks plan a daring robbery at a posh London department store.

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

A gang of crooks plan a spectacular robbery in Wally K Daly's comedy for radio.

A gang of crooks plan a spectacular store robbery in Wally K Daly's comedy for radio.

A gang of crooks plan a spectacular robbery at a posh London store. With Peter Jones.

Trouble abounds when two elderly members of a Prisoners' Aid Society decide to use their unique knowledge to pull off 'the robbery of the century'!

They rapidly find themselves involved with rival gangs, the Mafia and nude shop assistants at a posh London department store...

Starring Peter Jones, Charles Hawtrey, Donald Hewlett and Bernard Bresslaw.

The first of Wally K Daly's trilogy of criminal gang capers produced in the style of old British comedy films.

Charles Forbes....Peter Jones
Governor Smith...Donald Hewlett
George Evans.... Lockwood West
Fingers....Charles Hawtrey
Bullet Head....Bernard Bresslaw
Brian Thompson.... John Pullen
Perkins.... Adrian Egan
Delia.... Elizabeth Rider
Simpson.... John Rye
Lift man/Tommy.... Gordon Dulieu
Adams.... Philip Voss
Bella Thompson.... Diana Bishop
Angelo Callont.... Gordon Reid
Sanjo Patel.... Danny Schiller
Doreen/Dolly.... Josie Kidd
Eric.... Brian Haines
First/Second twin....David Timson
Barry.... Trevor Cooper
Nick the Greek.... Roger Hammond
Billy.... John Bull
Ex-Lance Corporal.... Fraser Kerr

Listen out for Wally K Daly's A Right Royal Rip-Off and The Bigger They Are.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1979

Wally K Daly's trilogy of gang capers produced in the style of old British comedy films.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1979