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011987102520190506 (BBC7)
20190507 (BBC7)

A bookseller is asked to find a solider from the Spanish Civil War. With Ray Brooks.

Bookseller Grahame Mayer turns private eye in Edward Boyd's thriller.

'When I walked into this house I was simple Grahame Mayer, the bookseller. Now it seems I'm Philip Marlowe, private eye. Am I being tested for something?'

A bookseller is surprised to be asked to try and solve a military mystery...

Edward Boyd’s five-part thriller serial based on his 1986 play.

Grahame Mayer....Ray Brooks
Coleman....John Westbrook
Teresa....Alexandra Mathie
Forrest....Garard Green
Hemingway....William Hope
Cameron....John Hannah
Rainsford....Jonathan Tafler

Produced at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.

021987110120190507 (BBC7)
20190508 (BBC7)

Grahame Mayer flies to Glasgow in search of missing Jock Cameron.

Bookseller Grahame Mayer turns private eye in Edward Boyd's thriller.

'You can't even get your act together, you lot. Do you want Jock Cameron found, or would he be better left where he is?'

Armed with new information, bookseller Grahame Mayer is sent to Glasgow on the trail of Jock Cameron.

Edward Boyd’s five-part thriller serial.

Grahame Mayer....Ray Brooks
Coleman....John Westbrook
Teresa....Alexandra Mathie
Inspector McNeill....Carey Wilson
Norah McGill....Sybil Wintrope
Cameron....Joseph Greig
Henderson....Joseph Brady
Arnold....Ian Thompson
Receptionist....Jennifer Piercey
Passenger....William Hope

Produced at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.

031987110820190508 (BBC7)
20190509 (BBC7)

Grahame has an interesting meeting with a former nurse. Drama serial with Ray Brooks.

Bookseller Grahame Mayer turns private eye in Edward Boyd's thriller.

'Remember, nobody knows what this Hanrahan looks like. Nobody knows what name he's travelling under. So keep your door locked. And don't let anyone in you don't know.'

Bookseller Grahame unearths more clues about Jock Cameron when he meets a nurse from the Spanish Civil War.

Edward Boyd’s five-part thriller serial.

Grahame Mayer....Ray Brooks
Coleman....John Westbrook
Teresa....Alexandra Mathie
Inspector McNeill....Carey Wilson
Cameron....John Hannah
Norah McGill....Sybil Wintrope
Cameron....Joseph Greig
Arnold....Ian Thompson
Miss McLauchlan....Yvonne Gilan
Pat....Richard Jamieson
Paula....Caroline Guthrie
Waiter....Gordon Reid

Produced at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.

041987111520190509 (BBC7)
20190510 (BBC7)

Grahame meets a pop star and learns about the holy pictures. Drama with Ray Brooks.

Bookseller Grahame Mayer turns private eye in Edward Boyd's thriller.

'Each of these postcards came from a place where there had been a bomb outrage. That, Mayer, is why we want to talk to Jock Cameron.'

Continuing his quest to hunt Jock down, Grahame meets a pop star and gets a lead on the holy pictures...

Edward Boyd’s five-part thriller serial.

Grahame Mayer....Ray Brooks
Coleman....John Westbrook
Teresa....Alexandra Mathie
Inspector McNeill....Carey Wilson
Norah McGill....Sybil Wintrope
Nuke....John McGlynn
Apollyon....Billy McColl
Millhouse....William Hope

Produced at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.

051987112220190510 (BBC7)
20190511 (BBC7)

Concluding part of Edward Boyd's mystery drama with Ray Brooks.

Bookseller Grahame Mayer turns private eye in Edward Boyd's thriller.

'Whatever you think it is, bookseller, Terry copied pictures. End of story. Right?'.

Will Forrest’s death release bookseller Grahame Mayer from the business of tracking down Jock Cameron?

Conclusion of Edward Boyd’s five-part thriller serial.

Grahame Mayer....Ray Brooks
Coleman....John Westbrook
Teresa....Alexandra Mathie
Dr Lovat....Roy Hanlon
Joseph Greig....Cameron

Produced at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1987.