Curlew In Autumn [Edward Boyd]

Episodes

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01Bankrupt1984040820201019 (BBC7)
20201020 (BBC7)
A small town in Galloway, on the South-west coast of Scotland.
A cottage mysteriously unchanged since 1941.
A dead nurse.

And lawyer Peter Caiman with 1 million in his bank account, and no idea how it got there.

A thriller serial in six episodes by Edward Boyd.

Peter Caiman: David Ashton
Jenny: Stella Forge
Magda: Vivienne Dixon
Old Hansford: Ian Stewart
Douglas: Robert Paterson
Jock: John Shedden
Receptionist: Tamara Kennedy
Anderson/McLeod: John Buick
Nurse Nicolson: Anne Cullen

Directed by Patrick Rayner

BBC Scotland

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

A lawyer in a small Scottish town faces bankruptcy. Thriller starring David Ashton.

A small town in Galloway, on the South-west coast of Scotland. A cottage mysteriously unchanged since 1941. A dead nurse.

And lawyer Peter Calman with one million pounds in his bank account, and no idea how it got there.

Peter Calman.... David Asthon
Jenny.... Stella Forge
Magda.... Vivienne Dixon
Old Hansford.... Ian Stewart
Douglas.... Robert Paterson
Jock.... John Shedden
Receptionist.... Tamara Kennedy
Anderson/McLeod.... John Buick
Nurse Nicolson.... Anne Cullen

Directed at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1984.

A lawyer faces bankruptcy and murder is looming. Stars David Ashton. From 1984.

02Hit And Run1984041520201020 (BBC7)
20201021 (BBC7)
A thriller serial in six episodes by Edward Boyd.

Nurse Nicolson lies dead in the mortuary. Suspicion lies on Peter Calman. And someone is lying through their teeth.

Peter Calman: David Ashton
Anderson / McLeod: John Buick
Douglas/Elphinstone: Robert Paterson
Magda: Vivienne Dixon
Old Hansford: Ian Stewart

Directed by Patrick Rayner, BBC Scotland

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

An atmospheric thriller set in the small town of Galloway, Scotland.

Nurse Nicolson lies dead in the mortuary. Suspicion lies on lawyer Peter Calman.

And someone is lying through their teeth...

Thriller serial by Edward Boyd starring David Ashton.

Peter Calman.... David Ashton
Anderson / McLeod.... John Buick
Douglas/Elphinstone.... Robert Paterson
Magda.... Vivienne Dixon
Old Hansford.... Ian Stewart

Directed at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1984.

A lawyer faces bankruptcy and murder is looming. Stars David Ashton. From 1984.

03The Cottage1984042220201021 (BBC7)
20201022 (BBC7)
Can lawyer Peter Calman discover who wrecked his office and what his new German client really wants?

Thriller serial by Edward Boyd starring David Ashton.

Peter Calman …. David Ashton
Dunsmore …. Gregor Fisher
Jenny …. Stella Forge
Old Hansford …. Ian Stewart
Receptionist …. Tamara Kennedy
Scholl …. Brown Derby
Mary …. Doreen Cameron
Dr Webber …. Sandy Neilson

Directed at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1984.

Can lawyer Peter Calman discover who wrecked his office and why?

A lawyer faces bankruptcy and murder is looming. Stars David Ashton. From 1984.

04The Hermit1984042920201022 (BBC7)
20201023 (BBC7)
Old Hansford has died and Tim Leighton has disappeared.

Dr Webber has a suspicious suntan.

Hardly the time, you would think, for lawyer Peter Calman to go poaching at Dungrennan Bay..?

Thriller serial by Edward Boyd starring David Ashton.

Peter Calman …. David Ashton
Dunsmore …. Gregor Fisher
Jenny …. Stella Forge
Brill / Clerk…. Finlay Welsh
Scholl …. Brown Derby
Dr Webber …. Sandy Neilson

Directed at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1984.

As the mystery deepens can lawyer Peter Calman discoverer the whereabouts of Tim Leighton?

A lawyer faces bankruptcy and murder is looming. Stars David Ashton. From 1984.

05Dungrennan Bay1984050620201023 (BBC7)
20201024 (BBC7)
Lawyer Peter Caiman takes the path to moonlit Dungrennan Bay, but his investigation is hampered when he runs into police superintendent Bullivant.

Thriller serial by Edward Boyd starring David Ashton.

Peter Calman …. David Ashton
Dunsmore …. Gregor Fisher
Douglas …. Robert Paterson
Receptionist …. Tamara Kennedy
Walter Hansford …. Ronald Aitken
Bullivant …. Arthur Boland
Brill / Clerk …. Finlay Welsh

Directed at BBC Scotland by Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1984.

Peter Calman's investigation is blocked by Superintendent Bullivant. From 1984.

A lawyer faces bankruptcy and murder is looming. Stars David Ashton. From 1984.

06Back To The Cave1984051320201026 (BBC7)
20201027 (BBC7)
Calman has a showdown with Bullivant and they're all still looking for hermit Leighton.

A lawyer faces bankruptcy and murder is looming. Stars David Ashton. From 1984.