Edgar Wallace - Educated Evans

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Inside Information20140320 (BBC7)
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20161025 (BBC7)
20161026 (BBC7)

The 1920s tipster gets an unlikely helping hand from a self-righteous police inspector.

Skint horse tipster Evans gets an unlikely helping hand from a self-righteous police inspector.

Roy Hudd stars as a self-styled "sporting authority" in 1920's Camden Town in London.

Edgar Wallace's 1924 novel dramatised by Richard Quick. Narrated by Freddie Jones.

With Andrew Sachs as Inspector Pine, Michael Roberts as The Miller and Pat Coombs as Mrs Rankin.

Music by Philip Glassborow and Rick Cardinall

Director: Dirk Maggs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.

4 Extra Debut. The skint 1920s tipster gets an unlikely helping hand from a self-righteous police inspector. Stars Roy Hudd. From July 1996.

02The Snout20140327 (BBC7)
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20150318 (BBC7)
20161101 (BBC7)
20161102 (BBC7)

Can the skint 1920s tipster plot revenge on a local informant and end up a winner too?

Can the skint 1920s tipster plot revenge on a local informant and end up a winner too? Stars Roy Hudd and Andrew Sachs. From July 1996.

03A Judge Of Racing20140403 (BBC7)
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20161108 (BBC7)
20161109 (BBC7)

Can the tipster help a friend in trouble and acquire valuable information along the way?

Can the 1920s tipster help a friend in trouble and acquire valuable information along the way? Stars Roy Hudd and Andrew Sachs. From August 1996.

04A Matched Pair20140410 (BBC7)
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20161115 (BBC7)
20161116 (BBC7)

Can the 1920s tipster avoid police plans and see off a new 'educated' rival?

Can the 1920s tipster avoid police plans and see off a new 'educated' rival? Stars Roy Hudd, Andrew Sachs and Pat Coombs. From August 1996.

04 LASTA Matched Pair20140410 (BBC7)
20140411 (BBC7)

Can the 1920s tipster avoid police plans and see off a new 'educated' rival?

Can the 1920s tipster avoid police plans and see off a new 'educated' rival? Stars Roy Hudd, Andrew Sachs and Pat Coombs. From August 1996.