The Dog It Was That Died

Robert Purvis, spy and counter-spy, has lost himself in the intricacies of double and triple bluff and cannot say whether he belongs to us or them..

Recorded on 1990-07-28

Episodes

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20120701 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)

Rupert is a spy, a counter-spy and a counter-counter-spy. No wonder he's suicidal.

Rupert is a spy, a counter-spy and a counter-counter-spy. No wonder he's suicidal. By Tom Stoppard. With Dinsdale Landen.

20120701 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)

Rupert is a spy, a counter-spy and a counter-counter-spy. No wonder he's suicidal.

Rupert is a spy, a counter-spy and a counter-counter-spy. No wonder he's suicidal. By Tom Stoppard. With Dinsdale Landen.

19900812

Robert Purvis, spy and counter-spy, has lost himself in the intricacies of double and triple bluff and cannot say whether he belongs to us or them..

Recorded on 1990-07-28

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900812]

Unknown: Tom Stoppard.

Unknown: Rupert Purvis

Giles Blair: Charles Gray

Rupert Purvis: Dinsdale Landen

Pamela Blair: Penelope Keith

Hogben: Kenneth Cranham

Seddon: John Le Mesurier

Arlon: Stephen Murray

Matron: Betty Marsden

Chief: Maurice Denham

Vicar: Noel Howlett

Wren: Lockwood West

Slack: Peter Tuddenham

Mrs Ryan: Katherine Parr

Programme Catalogue - Details: 12 August 199019900812

BBC Programme Number: 90DA0027

Recorded on 1990-07-28

Producer: J. TYDEMAN

Description

Robert Purvis, spy and counter-spy, has lost himself in the intricacies of double and triple bluff and cannot say whether he belongs to us or them. Written by Tom STOPPARD and produced by John TYDEMAN.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

12 Aug 1990 14:30-15:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Maurice Denham (Actor)

Penelope Keith (Actor)

Kenneth Cranham (Actor)

John Le Mesurier (Actor)

Stephen Murray (Actor)

Peter Tuddenham (Actor)

Dinsdale Landen (Actor)

Lockwood West (Actor)

Betty Marsden (Actor)

Charles Gray (Actor)

Katherine Parr (Actor)

Noel Howlett (Actor)

Tom Stoppard (Author)

John Tydeman (Producer)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

SNT1971a11a27

By: H.R.F. Keating

Starring: David Valla/Felix Felton/Kate Binchy