Down Payment On Death [Jim Eldridge]

Episodes

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01A Shot In The Night1976050120161117 (BBC7)
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Retired hitman Art Gordo is offered big money to carry out one last killing.

Jim Eldridge's thriller about retired hitman Art Gordo who is tempted back to work

Sick of the espionage business, professional hitman Art Gordo had quit the British Secret Service. But then he's offered big money to carry out one last killing...

The first of a 5-part thriller adapted by Jim Eldridge from his own novel.

Stars Dinsdale Landen as Art Gauder, Manning Wilson as Clarke, and Frances Jeater as Louise Lenehan.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1976.

Sick of the espionage business, professional hitman Art Gordo had quit the British Secret Service.

Dinsdale Landen stars in a five-part thriller adapted by Jim Eldridge from his own novel.

Art Gordo …. Dinsdale Landen
Clarke …. Manning Wilson
Louise Lenehan …. Frances Jeater
Ben/Roberts …. Jon Croft
Joe/Ferguson …. Peter Craze
Charles Allweather …. Glyn Owen

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1976.

02The Double Target1976050820161118 (BBC7)
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Retired hitman Art Gordo heads to his friend Louise's flat to plan his next moves.

Jim Eldridge's thriller about retired hitman Art Gordo who is tempted back to work

Retired professional hitman, Art Gordo heads to his friend Louise's flat to plan his next moves.

Thriller adapted by Jim Eldridge from his own novel.

Stars Dinsdale Landen as Art Gauder and Frances Jeater as Louise Lenehan.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1976.

Retired hitman, Art Gordo, heads to his friend Louise's flat to plan his next moves.

Dinsdale Landen stars in Jim Eldridge's thriller adapted from his own novel.

Art Gordo …. Dinsdale Landen
Clarke …. Manning Wilson
Louise Lenehan …. Frances Jeater
Roberts/Man on the Phone …. Jon Croft
Joe/Ferguson …. Peter Craze
Charles Allweather …. Glyn Owen
Paul Le Clerk …. Donald Gee

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1976.

03A Life For A Life1976051520161121 (BBC7)
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Retired hitman Art Gordo faces more pressure to kill the shadowy Charles Allweather.

Jim Eldridge's thriller about retired hitman Art Gordo who is tempted back to work

Retired hitman Art Gordo faces more pressure to kill the shadowy Charles Allweather.

Sick of the espionage business, professional hitman Art Gordo had quit the British Secret Service. But he's been offered big money to carry out one last killing...

Thriller adapted by Jim Eldridge from his own novel.

Stars Dinsdale Landen as Art Gauder, Frances Jeater as Louise Lenehan, Donald Gee as Paul Le Clerk and Joanna Wake as Sally Le Clerk.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1976.

Retired hitman, Art Gordo, faces more pressure to kill the shadowy Charles Allweather.

Dinsdale Landen stars in Jim Eldridge's thriller adapted from his own novel.

Art Gordo …. Dinsdale Landon
Louise Lenehan …. Frances Jeater
Paul Le Clerk …. Donald Gee
Sally Le Clerk …. Joanna Wake
Leon Young …. Basil Henson
Charles Allweather …. Glyn Owen

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1976.

04The Professionals1976052220161122 (BBC7)
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Retired hitman Art Gordo makes a decision about his target Charles Allweather.

Jim Eldridge's thriller about retired hitman Art Gordo who is tempted back to work

Retired hitman Art Gordo makes a decision about his target Charles Allweather, but what about Louise?

Thriller adapted by Jim Eldridge from his own novel.

Stars Dinsdale Landen as Art Gauder, Frances Jeater as Louise Lenehan, Donald Gee as Paul Le Clerk and Basil Hinson as Leon Young.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1976.

Retired hitman, Art Gordo, makes a decision about his target, Charles Allweather.

But what about Louise?

Dinsdale Landen stars in Jim Eldridge's thriller adapted from his own novel.

Art Gordo …. Dinsdale Landon
Louise Lenehan …. Frances Jeater
Paul Le Clerk …. Donald Gee
Leon Young …. Basil Henson
Francis/Forbes …. Douglas Blackwell
Parson …. Terrence Hardiman
Charles Allweather …. Glyn Owen

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1976.

05The Moment Of Truth1976052920161123 (BBC7)
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Retired hitman Art Gordo comes face-to-face with his mysterious nemesis at last.

Jim Eldridge's thriller about retired hitman Art Gordo who is tempted back to work

Conclusion of the 5-part thriller adapted by Jim Eldridge from his own novel.

Stars Dinsdale Landen as Art Gauder, Frances Jeater as Louise Lenehan, Donald Gee as Paul Le Clerk, Joanna Wake as Sally Le Clerk, Basil Hinson as Leon Young and Douglas Blackwell as Forbes.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in 1976.

Retired hitman, Art Gordo, finally comes face-to-face with his mysterious nemesis.

Dinsdale Landen stars in the gripping conclusion of Jim Eldridge's thriller adapted from his own novel.

Art Gordo …. Dinsdale Landon
Louise Lenehan …. Frances Jeater
Paul Le Clerk …. Donald Gee
Sally Le Clerk …. Joanna Wake
Leon Young …. Basil Henson
Forbes …. Douglas Blackwell
Parsons …. Terrence Hardiman
Hotel Porter …. Frank Coda
Charles Allweather …. Glyn Owen

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in May 1976.