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


Broadcast Dates

  • 20040131 (Radio 4)