The Walsall Boys

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SP20040131

By Nick Mccarty In 1892 a group of Socialists in the Black Country town of Walsall are targeted by both the Fenian Branch and a group of International Anarchists.

The secretary of the local Socialist Club, Joe Deakin, becomes drawn into events beyond his experience and quickly gets out of his depth.

A true story of political and social intrigue.

Joe Deakin....Alex Jones Inspector Melville....Stephen Critchlow Marie Pibelne....Julia Hills Sergeant McIntyre/Cailles....Tom George Chief Constable Taylor....John Webb Mrs Taylor....Ann Beach Sarah Deakin/Singer....Jo Rafferty Deakin Senior/Littlewood....Michael Tudor Barnes Westley/Willets/Guard....Greg Hobbs Coulon/Charles....Ben Crowe Directed by Peter Leslie Wild