Whip Hand [Dick Francis]

Episodes

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01Swindler1991111220181105 (BBC7)
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Ex-jockey Sid Halley must guard a horse, probe a syndicate and find a swindler.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Disabled ex-jockey turned investigator Sid Halley faces a daunting treble: guard The Guineas favourite, investigate a dubious racing syndicate and find the man who has swindled his ex-wife.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, Alan Devereux as George Caspar, David Vann as Unwin/Quayle, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes and Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

02Hide Out1991111920181106 (BBC7)
20181107 (BBC7)
20200616 (BBC7)
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When the favourite for the Newmarket 2000 Guineas race was nobbled, where was Sid?

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

When the favourite for the Newmarket 2000 Guineas was nobbled, why was Sid Halley hiding out in Paris?

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, Alan Devereux as George Caspar, David Vann as Unwin/Quayle, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes and Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

03Threats1991112620181107 (BBC7)
20181108 (BBC7)
20200617 (BBC7)
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Determined Sid Halley returns to England to face threats from a gang of racecourse dopers.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Determined Sid Halley returns to England determined to overcome threats made against him by a gang of racecourse dopers.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, David Vann as Unwin, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes, Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar and Terry Molloy as Trevor Deansgate.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

04Connections1991120320181108 (BBC7)
20181109 (BBC7)
20200618 (BBC7)
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Sid Halley must investigate the loss of three champion racehorses.

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Sid Halley must probe a link between cauliflowers and pig disease, and the loss of three champion racehorses.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, David Vann as Arnadale, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes, Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar and Simon Carter as Charles.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

05The Finish1991121020181109 (BBC7)
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20200619 (BBC7)
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Will Sid Halley dare to reveal the truth behind the doping and phony racing syndicates?

Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.

Sid Halley believes he knows the truth behind the doping and phoney racing syndicates, but dare he reveal it? Stars Mick Ford.

Stars Mick Ford as Sid Halley, Patricia Gallimore as Rosemary Caspar, Kim Durham as Chico Barnes, Philip Molloy as Rammileese and Alan Devereux as George Casper.

Dramatised by Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.