Mr Finchley Goes To Paris

Edgar Finchley returns in an adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.Starring Richard Griffiths.

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20061213 (BBC7)Adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel. Mr Finchley finally meets with his client Mr Hammerton. Episode 3 of 6.
20061214 BT=0600 (BBC7)Adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel. Mr Finchley finally meets with his client Mr Hammerton. Episode 3 of 6.
20061129 (BBC7)An adaptation of Victor Canning's 1938 novel. Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip. Episode 1 of 6.
20061130 BT=0600 (BBC7)An adaptation of Victor Canning's 1938 novel. Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip. Episode 1 of 6.
20061206 (BBC7)An adaptation of Victor Canning's classic novel. Mr Finchley meets an English boy called Robert, who offers to become his guide. Episode 2 of 6.
20061207 BT=0600 (BBC7)An adaptation of Victor Canning's classic novel. Mr Finchley meets an English boy called Robert, who offers to become his guide. Episode 2 of 6.
20061220 (BBC7)Finchley and Robert have been kidnapped - but could it be a case of mistaken identity? Episode 4 of 6.
20061221 BT=0600 (BBC7)Finchley and Robert have been kidnapped - but could it be a case of mistaken identity? Episode 4 of 6.
20050814 BT=1430 (BBC7)Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.
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Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.
20050814 BT=2330 (BBC7)Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.
20050815 BT=0630 (BBC7)Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.
20070103 (BBC7)It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry. Starring Richard Griffiths. Episode 6 of 6.
20070104 BT=0600 (BBC7)It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry. Starring Richard Griffiths. Episode 6 of 6.
20061227 (BBC7)Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing. Episode 5 of 6.
20061228 BT=0600 (BBC7)Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing. Episode 5 of 6.
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Edgar Finchley returns in an adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.

Edgar Finchley returns in an adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.

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Edgar Finchley returns in an adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.Starring Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley finds himself on his way to Paris to track down a rather irresponsible client. But before he sets off, he has an important question to put to a certain widow of his acquaintance...

Richard Griffiths stars as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley - in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

Mrs Crantel.... Anna Cropper
Mr Sprake....James Grout
Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Mrs Patten....Jill Graham
David White.... James Taylor
Mavis.... Teresa Gallagher
The Frenchman.... Barry Gordon

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1994.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths returns as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley - in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Grout as Mr Sprake, Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Jill Graham as Mrs Patten and Barry Gordon as the Frenchman. James Villiers narrates.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1994.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client. Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.

Richard Griffiths stars as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley - in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

Mrs Crantel.... Anna Cropper
Mr Sprake.... James Grout
Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Mrs Patten.... Jill Graham
David White.... James Taylor
Mavis.... Teresa Gallagher
The Frenchman.... Barry Gordon

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths returns as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley - in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Grout as Mr Sprake, Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Jill Graham as Mrs Patten and Barry Gordon as the Frenchman. James Villiers narrates.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1994.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client. Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.

An adaptation of Victor Canning's 1938 novel.

Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1994.

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Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip."

"The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

. The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

. The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

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After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Richard Griffiths returns as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley, in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Madame Mignard....Jacqueline Tong
Waiter.... Keith Anderson

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move. Stars Richard Griffiths.

Richard Griffiths returns as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley, in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Madame Mignard.... Jacqueline Tong
Waiter.... Keith Anderson

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, Jacqueline Tong as Madame Mignard and Keith Anderson as Waiter. James Villiers narrates.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Mr Finchley comes across Robert, an English boy, who lives with his French guardian. Robert offers to be Mr Finchley's guide.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move. Stars Richard Griffiths.

An adaptation of Victor Canning's classic novel.

Mr Finchley meets an English boy called Robert, who offers to become his guide.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

"After a contretemps with a haddock, the solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Mr Finchley meets an English boy called Robert, who offers to become his guide."

. After a contretemps with a haddock, the solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

. After a contretemps with a haddock, the solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

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Mr Finchley finally meets with his client Mr Hammerton. Robert persuades them both to take him to the fair.

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this end his visit?

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this bring down the curtain on his visit?

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Jeffrey Holland as Michel, Simon Roberts as Jerome Giraud, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie and David Howarth as Gaston.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

Adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

"Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this end his visit?

Adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel."

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Starring Richard Griffiths as shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mr Hammerton.... Nicky Henson
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Michel.... Jeffrey Holland
Jerome Giraud.... Simon Roberts
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Gaston.... David Howarth

Narrated by James Villiers.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Mr Finchley finally meets with his client Mr Hammerton. Robert persuades them both to take him to the fair. Episode 3 of 6.

. Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this end his visit?

Lawrence Hume Piers Gibbon
Robert Gillespie James Cohen
Mr Hammerton Nicky Henson
Marie Peters Serena Evans
Michel Jeffrey Holland
Jerome Giraud Simon Roberts
Robert Gillespie James Cohen
Gaston David Howarth

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Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped - but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Starring Richard Griffiths as shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mr Hammerton....Nicky Henson
Michel....Jeffrey Holland
Jerome Giraud.... Simon Roberts
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Jacques.... David Howarth
Baptiste Mignard.... Albert Welling
Madame Mignard....Jacqueline Tong

Narrated by James Villiers.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Jeffrey Holland as Michel, Simon Roberts as Jerome Giraud, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie and David Howarth as Jacques, Albert Welling as Baptiste Mignard and Jacqueline Tong as Madame Mignard.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity? With Richard Griffiths and Nicky Henson.

Starring Richard Griffiths as shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mr Hammerton.... Nicky Henson
Michel.... Jeffrey Holland
Jerome Giraud.... Simon Roberts
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Jacques.... David Howarth
Baptiste Mignard.... Albert Welling
Madame Mignard.... Jacqueline Tong

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

After their kidnap ordeal Mr Finchley returns to his lodgings to pack his belongings. But Robert arrives with some news. Episode 4 of 6.

. Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped - but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped - but is it a case of mistaken identity? With Richard Griffiths and Nicky Henson.

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity? With Richard Griffiths and Nicky Henson.

Finchley and Robert have been kidnapped - but could it be a case of mistaken identity?

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Jeffrey Holland as Michel, Simon Roberts as Jerome Giraud, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie and David Howarth as Jacques, Albert Welling as Baptiste Mignard and Jacqueline Tong as Madame Mignard.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

"Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Finchley and Robert have been kidnapped - but could it be a case of mistaken identity?"

. Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity?

CAST

Edgar Finchley.... Richard Griffiths
Lawrence Hume.... Piers Gibbon
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mr Hammerton.... Nicky Henson
Michel.... Jeffrey Holland
Jerome Giraud.... Simon Roberts
Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Jacques.... David Howarth
Baptiste Mignard.... Albert Welling
Madame Mignard.... Jacqueline Tong

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In London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor. Stars Richard Griffiths.

Stars Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing.

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, John Bird as Mr Barker and James Villiers as the Narrator.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

"In London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor

Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing."

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor. Stars Richard Griffiths.

Starring Richard Griffiths as shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mrs Crantell.... Anna Cropper
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Mr Barker.... John Bird

Narrated by James Villiers.

Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing. Episode 5 of 6.

. In London Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor.

. In London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor

061994070520210510 (BBC7)Back in London after his first trip to Paris, Mr Finchley upstages a ham and demands a decision - and Robert goes home.

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mrs Crantell.... Anna Cropper
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Mr Barker.... John Bird
Mr Sprake.... James Grout
Mr Hammerton.... Nicky Henson
Esmond Lockwood.... Edward de Souza
Perkins.... Richard Ridings
Lanky.... Harris Alex Arkell

Narrated by James Villiers.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1994.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

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It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry. Stars Richard Griffiths and James Grout.

. It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry. Starring Richard Griffiths.

Back in London after his first trip to Paris, Mr Finchley upstages a ham and demands a decision - and Robert goes home.

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, James Grout as Mr Sprake, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Edward de Souza as Esmond Lockwood, Richard Ridings as Perkins, Alex Arkell as Lanky Harris and James Villiers as the Narrator.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1994.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1994.

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mrs Crantell.... Anna Cropper
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Mr Barker.... John Bird
Mr Sprake.... James Grout
Mr Hammerton.... Nicky Henson
Esmond Lockwood.... Edward de Souza
Perkins.... Richard Ridings
Lanky.... Harris Alex Arkell

Narrated by James Villiers.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Robert Gillespie.... James Cohen
Mrs Crantell.... Anna Cropper
Marie Peters.... Serena Evans
Mr Barker.... John Bird
Mr Sprake....James Grout
Mr Hammerton.... Nicky Henson
Esmond Lockwood.... Edward de Souza
Perkins.... Richard Ridings
Lanky.... Harris Alex Arkell

It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry. Starring Richard Griffiths. Episode 6 of 6.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry. Stars Richard Griffiths and James Grout

Starring Richard Griffiths.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1994.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry. Stars Richard Griffiths and James Grout.

"It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1994."

It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry."

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, James Grout as Mr Sprake, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Edward de Souza as Esmond Lockwood, Richard Ridings as Perkins, Alex Arkell as Lanky Harris and James Villiers as the Narrator.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry. Starring Richard Griffiths. Episode 6 of 6.