Mr Finchley Takes The Road

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It's 1932 and the Finchleys are house-hunting for their retirement home. Edgar sets off for Kent in a horse-drawn caravan. Episode 1 of 6.

It's 1932 and the Finchleys are house-hunting for their retirement home. Edgar sets off for Kent in a horse-drawn caravan.

. It's 1932 and retired Edgar heads to Kent in a horse-drawn caravan. With Richard Griffiths

. It's 1932 and retired Edgar heads to Kent in a horse-drawn caravan. With Richard Griffiths

It's 1932 and retired Edgar heads to Kent in a horse-drawn caravan. And someone is taking an interest. With Richard Griffiths.

1932: Edgar heads to Kent in a horse-drawn caravan, and someone is interested.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Mr Finchley falls in love with a canary-coloured caravan and a rather stubborn horse.

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

Richard Griffiths stars as Mr Finchley.

With Dinah Sheridan as Mrs Finchley, Ron Pember as Mr Rivers, Peter Vaughan as Turk.James Grout as Mr Sprake and Alan Thompson as Mr Harricot.

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1993.

1932: Edgar heads to Kent in a horse-drawn caravan - and someone is interested.

1932: Edgar heads to Kent in a horse-drawn caravan - and someone is interested. Victor Canning's tale stars Richard Griffiths.

It's 1932 and the Finchleys are house-hunting for their retirement home. Edgar sets off for Kent - in a horse-drawn caravan. Episode 1 of 6.

It's 1932 and the Finchleys are house-hunting for their retirement home. Edgar sets off for Kent - in a horse-drawn caravan. Episode 1 of 6.

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Edgar meets an unlikely teller of salty tales. And could someone be following him?

. Edgar meets an unlikely teller of salty tales. And could someone be following him?

. Edgar gets a free haircut, meets an odd Sea Dog, is followed and then caught 'poaching'.

Edgar gets a free haircut, meets an odd Sea Dog, finds he's being followed and is caught 'poaching'. With Richard Griffiths.

In deepest Kent, Edgar meets an unlikely teller of salty tales. And could someone be following him? Stars Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley gets a free haircut, meets a Sea Dog with a fantastical past, finds he is being followed and is caught poaching. Episode 2 of 6.

Mr Finchley gets a free haircut, meets a Sea Dog with a fantastical past, finds he is being followed and is caught 'poaching'.

Mr Finchley runs into an ancient mariner who has many tales to tell of his life at sea, each one taller than the last.

Meanwhile, following hot on his tail is Oliver Watt-Anselm, the worst private eye in the world...

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

Richard Griffiths stars as Mr Finchley.

With John Bird, Chris Emmett and Jon Glover.

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1993.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Mr Finchley gets a free haircut, meets a Sea Dog with a fantastical past, finds he is being followed and is caught 'poaching'. Episode 2 of 6.

Mr Finchley gets a free haircut, meets a Sea Dog with a fantastical past, finds he is being followed and is caught 'poaching'. Episode 2 of 6.

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Edgar Finchley gets locked up, wins a prize and hits the wrong note with an army band.

. Edgar Finchley gets locked up, wins a prize and hits the wrong note with an army band.

. Edgar Finchley gets locked up, wins a prize and hits the wrong note with an army band.

Edgar Finchley gets locked up, wins an unlikely prize and hits the wrong note with an army band. With Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley gets locked up, finds an unwelcome companion, wins an unlikely prize and hits the wrong note with an army band. Episode 3 of 6.

Mr Finchley gets locked up, finds an unwelcome companion, wins an unlikely prize and hits the wrong note with an army band...

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Edgar Finchley gets captured, wins an unlikely prize and hits the wrong note with an army band.

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

Richard Griffiths stars as Mr Finchley.

With Ronald Fraser as Colonel Greatorex, Joe Melia as Marshall, Chris Emmett as Garge, Jon Glover as Ernie and Susie Brann as the Young Woman.

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1993.

Mr Finchley gets locked up, finds an unwelcome companion, wins an unlikely prize and hits the wrong note with an army band. Episode 3 of 6.

Mr Finchley gets locked up, finds an unwelcome companion, wins an unlikely prize and hits the wrong note with an army band. Episode 3 of 6.

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Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits.

. Edgar Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder and visits a house of spirits.

. Edgar Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder and visits a house of spirits.

Edgar Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits. With Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits. Episode 4 of 6.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

All at sea, Mr Finchley discovers the dignity of labour and visits an old haunt.

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

Richard Griffiths stars as Mr Finchley.

With John Bird as Mr Blain, Clive Swift as the Captain, Auriol Smith as Mrs Maberley, Richard Ridings as Duffy and Albert Welling as Mr Greevey.

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in April 1993.

Edgar Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits. Stars Richard Griffiths.

Edgar Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits. With Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits. Episode 4 of 6.

Mr Finchley takes to sea, disturbs an intruder, sees double and visits a house of spirits. Episode 4 of 6.

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Edgar Finchley leads a village uprising and gains a travelling companion.

. Edgar Finchley leads a village uprising and gains a travelling companion.

. Edgar Finchley leads a village uprising and gains a travelling companion.

Edgar Finchley's adventures continue as he leads a village uprising and gains a travelling companion. With Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley leads a village uprising, is saved by a spot of mistaken identity and gains a filial travelling companion. Episode 5 of 6.

Mr Finchley leads a village uprising, is saved by a spot of mistaken identity and gains a filial travelling companion...

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Edgar Finchley goes on a crusade, Master Finchley plays truant and a barber gets a close shave.

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

Richard Griffiths stars as Mr Finchley.

With John Bird as Mr Blain, Peter Vaughan as Turk, Robert Gill as Robert Finchley, Piers Gibbon as Mr Harbottle, Kate Binchy as Miss Slater, Alan Thompson as Sir Simon Penickle and David Howarth as the Mechanic.

Narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1993.

Mr Finchley leads a village uprising, is saved by a spot of mistaken identity and gains a filial travelling companion. Episode 5 of 6.

Mr Finchley leads a village uprising, is saved by a spot of mistaken identity and gains a filial travelling companion. Episode 5 of 6.

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Mr Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie, gets to the bottom of the mystery and finds a home!

. Mr Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie and gets to the bottom of the mystery.

. Mr Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie and gets to the bottom of the mystery.

Mr Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie, gets to the bottom of the mystery and finds a home. With Richard Griffiths.

Edgar meets a one-man band, makes a movie, solves a mystery and finds a home.

Edgar meets a one-man band, makes a movie, gets to the bottom of the mystery, and finds a home. Starring Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie, gets to the bottom of the mystery and finds a home. Episode 6 of 6.

Edgar Finchley meets a one-man band, is put in the picture and all is revealed.

Victor Canning's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring the 1930s countryside of Kent.

Richard Griffiths stars as Mr Finchley.

With Peter Vaughan as Turk, Robert Gill as Robert Finchley, Dinah Sheridan as Mrs Finchley, Richard Ridings as Duffy, Ian Bartholomew as Jenks, Bill Wallis as Joe Turnbull, Geoffrey McGivern as James Grimes, Sebastian Brennan as Clarence Armitage and Jacqueline Tong as Mrs Armitage.

Concluding episode narrated by James Villiers.

Adapted in six parts by Andy and Eric Merriman.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1993.

Dramatisation of Victor Canning's novel. Starring Richard Griffiths

Edgar meets a one-man band, makes a movie, solves a mystery and finds a home.

Mr. Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie, gets to the bottom of the mystery and finds a home! Episode 6 of 6.

Mr. Finchley meets a one-man band, makes a movie, gets to the bottom of the mystery and finds a home! Episode 6 of 6.