Xpd [Len Deighton]

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01A Small Killing In Hollywood1985060220200506 (BBC7)
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Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? British \u2018SIS' is tasked to find out....

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Britain's \u2018SIS' is tasked to find out....

The Prime Minister discovers a film is set to be made about the "Kaiseroda" mine - Hitler's secret cave of treasures during the Second World War.

So did Winston Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Can the SIS (Britain's Secret Intelligence Service) uncover the truth?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

An alleged secret meeting between Churchill and Hitler in 1940 is at the centre of the tangled plot; Whitehall, the Kremlin and the CIA - plus a ruthless secret group - we are all somewhat anxious of that historical conference. Will the so-called Hitler Minutes prove Churchill a traitor?

Deighton described his book as "faction", a blend of fact and fiction "so skilful you can't see the join".

Dramatised in 8-parts by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Prime Minister.... Bernard Brown
Jennifer.... Jenny Funnell
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
MacIver.... Don Fellows
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? British \u2018SIS' is tasked to find out....

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

The Prime Minister discovers a film is set to be made about the "Kaiseroda" mine - Hitler's secret cave of treasures during the Second World War.

So did Winston Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Can the SIS (Britain's Secret Intelligence Service) uncover the truth?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

An alleged secret meeting between Churchill and Hitler in 1940 is at the centre of the tangled plot; Whitehall, the Kremlin and the CIA - plus a ruthless secret group - we are all somewhat anxious of that historical conference. Will the so-called Hitler Minutes prove Churchill a traitor?

Deighton described his book as "faction", a blend of fact and fiction "so skilful you can't see the join".

Dramatised in 8-parts by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Prime Minister.... Bernard Brown
Jennifer.... Jenny Funnell
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
MacIver.... Don Fellows
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? British \u2018SIS' is tasked to find out....

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

The Prime Minister discovers a film is set to be made about the "Kaiseroda" mine - Hitler's secret cave of treasures during the Second World War.

So did Winston Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Can the SIS (Britain's Secret Intelligence Service) uncover the truth?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

An alleged secret meeting between Churchill and Hitler in 1940 is at the centre of the tangled plot; Whitehall, the Kremlin and the CIA - plus a ruthless secret group - we are all somewhat anxious of that historical conference. Will the so-called Hitler Minutes prove Churchill a traitor?

Deighton described his book as "faction", a blend of fact and fiction "so skilful you can't see the join".

Dramatised in 8-parts by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Prime Minister.... Bernard Brown
Jennifer.... Jenny Funnell
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
MacIver.... Don Fellows
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Britain's \u2018SIS' is tasked to find out....

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

The Prime Minister discovers a film is set to be made about the "Kaiseroda" mine - Hitler's secret cave of treasures during the Second World War.

So did Winston Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Can the SIS (Britain's Secret Intelligence Service) uncover the truth?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

An alleged secret meeting between Churchill and Hitler in 1940 is at the centre of the tangled plot; Whitehall, the Kremlin and the CIA - plus a ruthless secret group - we are all somewhat anxious of that historical conference. Will the so-called Hitler Minutes prove Churchill a traitor?

Deighton described his book as "faction", a blend of fact and fiction "so skilful you can't see the join".

Dramatised in 8-parts by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Prime Minister.... Bernard Brown
Jennifer.... Jenny Funnell
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
MacIver.... Don Fellows
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? Britain's \u2018SIS' is tasked to find out....

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

02The House In Geneva1985060920200507 (BBC7)
20200508 (BBC7)

Charles Stein is on a mission to Switzerland to find out about the Nazi Kaiseroda mine.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Charles Stein is on a mission to Switzerland to meet his old Colonel.

Can he discover the truth about the missing treasures from the Nazi Kaiseroda mine?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

An alleged secret meeting between Churchill and Hitler in 1940 is at the centre of the tangled plot; Whitehall, the Kremlin and the CIA - plus a ruthless secret group - we are all somewhat anxious of that historical conference. Will the so-called Hitler Minutes prove Churchill a traitor?

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Colonel Pitman.... Barry Morse
Shumuk.... George Coulouris
Ian Tyler.... Billy Stein
Loden.... Bernard Brown
Mme Maurig.... Mary Wimbush
Kalkhoven.... Stuart Milligan
Ivan.... David Garth
Grechko.... David Sinclair
Hollis.... David Learner
Parker.... Colin Starkey

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Charles Stein is on a mission to Switzerland to find out about the Nazi Kaiseroda mine.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Charles Stein is on a mission to Switzerland to meet his old Colonel.

Can he discover the truth about the missing treasures from the Nazi Kaiseroda mine?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

An alleged secret meeting between Churchill and Hitler in 1940 is at the centre of the tangled plot; Whitehall, the Kremlin and the CIA - plus a ruthless secret group - we are all somewhat anxious of that historical conference. Will the so-called Hitler Minutes prove Churchill a traitor?

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Colonel Pitman.... Barry Morse
Shumuk.... George Coulouris
Ian Tyler.... Billy Stein
Loden.... Bernard Brown
Mme Maurig.... Mary Wimbush
Kalkhoven.... Stuart Milligan
Ivan.... David Garth
Grechko.... David Sinclair
Hollis.... David Learner
Parker.... Colin Starkey

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Charles Stein is on a mission to Switzerland to find out about the Nazi Kaiseroda mine.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

03An Egg Farm In Norfolk1985061620200508 (BBC7)
20200509 (BBC7)

SIS agent Boyd Stuart undertakes a dangerous mission to Los Angeles.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

SIS agent Boyd Stuart undertakes a dangerous mission to Los Angeles

On the trail of wartime secrets, Boyd Stuart has been sent to Los Angeles by the British Secret Service to investigate a film company.

But he's being followed and his contact dies....

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Wever.... Carl Duering
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Psychiatrist.... David Garth
Mrs Breslow.... Mary Wimbush
Mrs Wever.... Anne Jameson
Hitler.... David Sinclair

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

SIS agent Boyd Stuart undertakes a dangerous mission to Los Angeles

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

On the trail of wartime secrets, Boyd Stuart has been sent to Los Angeles by the British Secret Service to investigate a film company.

But he's being followed and his contact dies....

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Wever.... Carl Duering
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Psychiatrist.... David Garth
Mrs Breslow.... Mary Wimbush
Mrs Wever.... Anne Jameson
Hitler.... David Sinclair

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

SIS agent Boyd Stuart undertakes a dangerous mission to Los Angeles

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

On the trail of wartime secrets, Boyd Stuart has been sent to Los Angeles by the British Secret Service to investigate a film company.

But he's being followed and his contact dies....

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Wever.... Carl Duering
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Psychiatrist.... David Garth
Mrs Breslow.... Mary Wimbush
Mrs Wever.... Anne Jameson
Hitler.... David Sinclair

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

SIS agent Boyd Stuart undertakes a dangerous mission to Los Angeles.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

On the trail of wartime secrets, Boyd Stuart has been sent to Los Angeles by the British Secret Service to investigate a film company.

But he's being followed and his contact dies....

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Wever.... Carl Duering
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Psychiatrist.... David Garth
Mrs Breslow.... Mary Wimbush
Mrs Wever.... Anne Jameson
Hitler.... David Sinclair

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

SIS agent Boyd Stuart undertakes a dangerous mission to Los Angeles.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

04The Hitler Minutes1985062320200511 (BBC7)
20200512 (BBC7)

Can Boyd discover if the Hitler 'Kaiseroda' treasure mine witness is telling the truth?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Secret Service agent Boyd returns to England to question Wever, an ex-German soldier who claims he helped load the 'Kaiseroda' treasure on to the train and into Hitler's mine. Is he telling the truth?

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised in 8-parts by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler
Mary Breslow.... Helena Breck
Deputy Secretary.... Garard Green
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Section Head.... Bernard Brown

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Can Boyd discover if the Hitler 'Kaiseroda' treasure mine witness is telling the truth?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

05Operation Siegfried1985063020200512 (BBC7)
20200513 (BBC7)

Can the XPD service get hold of the papers contained in the Nazi 'Kaiseroda' treasure?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

The 'Kaiseroda' treasure contains papers that could prove Hitler had a meeting with Churchill in 1940. Charles Stein knows where the papers are.

He’s being watched by German, Russian and British agents. They all want the papers...

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler
Mary Breslow.... Helena Breck
Deputy Secretary.... Garard Green
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Section Head.... Bernard Brown
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
MI5 Man.... David Sinclair

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Can the XPD service get hold of the papers contained in the Nazi 'Kaiseroda' treasure?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

The 'Kaiseroda' treasure contains papers that could prove Hitler had a meeting with Churchill in 1940. Charles Stein knows where the papers are.

He’s being watched by German, Russian and British agents. They all want the papers...

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
Billy Stein.... Ian Tyler
Mary Breslow.... Helena Breck
Deputy Secretary.... Garard Green
Case Officer.... Alan Thompson
Section Head.... Bernard Brown
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
MI5 Man.... David Sinclair

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985

Can the XPD service get hold of the papers contained in the Nazi 'Kaiseroda' treasure?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

06A Safe House For Moscow1985070720200513 (BBC7)
20200514 (BBC7)

Is corruption inside XPD hindering the investigation into the Nazi 'Kaiseroda' treasure?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Two men have broken into a German computer and discovered something called 'Operation Siegfried'. Then they are murdered.

Boyd Stuart suspects his own people and tries to resign. But you don t resign from the Secret Service.

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Prime Minister.... Bernard Brown
Project chairman.... Bruce Boa
Sevmour.... William Roberts
Kalkhoven.... Stuart Milligan
Wyn.... Louh Hirsch
Parker.... Colin Starkey
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
Secretary.... Garard Green

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985

Is corruption inside XPD hindering the investigation into the Nazi 'Kaiseroda' treasure?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Two men have broken into a German computer and discovered something called 'Operation Siegfried'. Then they are murdered.

Boyd Stuart suspects his own people and tries to resign. But you don t resign from the Secret Service.

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Prime Minister.... Bernard Brown
Project chairman.... Bruce Boa
Sevmour.... William Roberts
Kalkhoven.... Stuart Milligan
Wyn.... Louh Hirsch
Parker.... Colin Starkey
Kitty.... Melinda Walker
Secretary.... Garard Green

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985

Is corruption inside XPD hindering the investigation into the Nazi 'Kaiseroda' treasure?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

07The Geneva Raid1985071420200514 (BBC7)
20200515 (BBC7)

Danger in Switzerland, and possibly explosive wartime secrets in England.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Breslow has been told by Kleiber that an armed raid is going to take place on Colonel Pitman's home in Switzerland.

In England, Stuart has been investigating the possibility of Churchill meeting Hitler in 1940.

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Colonel Pitman.... Barry Morse
Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Mme Maurig.... Mary Wimbush
Kalkhoven.... Stuart Milligan
Wyn.... Lou Hirsch
Koch.... Garard Green

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985

Danger in Switzerland, and possibly explosive wartime secrets in England.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Breslow has been told by Kleiber that an armed raid is going to take place on Colonel Pitman's home in Switzerland.

In England, Stuart has been investigating the possibility of Churchill meeting Hitler in 1940.

Len Deighton’s riveting thriller XPD stands for Expedient Demise.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Sydney Ryden.... David Garth
Charles Stein.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow.... Bernard Hepton
Colonel Pitman.... Barry Morse
Kleiber.... Clifford Rose
Reader.... Colin Starkey
Mme Maurig.... Mary Wimbush
Kalkhoven.... Stuart Milligan
Wyn.... Lou Hirsch
Koch.... Garard Green

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985

Danger in Switzerland, and possibly explosive wartime secrets in England.

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

08Expedient Demise1985072120200515 (BBC7)
20200516 (BBC7)

Can Boyd Stuart get to Switzerland in time to help Stein and Colonel Pitman?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Stein and Colonel Pitman are making their getaway with the Hitler papers when Pitman is struck down - and a Swiss agent picks them up.

Can Boyd Stuart get to Switzerland in time to collect them..?

Conclusion of Len Deighton’s riveting thriller drramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein:.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow:.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber:.... Clifford Rose
Shumuk:.... George Coulouris
Ivan:.... David Garth
Koch:.... Garard Green
Case officer:.... Alan Thompson
Mary Breslow:.... Helena Breck
Parker:.... Colin Starkey
Billy Stein:.... Ian Tyler
Kalkhoven:.... Stuart Milligan
Jennifer:.... Jenny Funnell

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985

Can Boyd Stuart get to Switzerland in time to help Stein and Colonel Pitman?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....

Stein and Colonel Pitman are making their getaway with the Hitler papers when Pitman is struck down - and a Swiss agent picks them up.

Can Boyd Stuart get to Switzerland in time to collect them..?

Conclusion of Len Deighton’s riveting thriller drramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Boyd Stuart.... Trevor Nichols
Charles Stein:.... Bruce Boa
Max Breslow:.... Bernard Hepton
Willi Kleiber:.... Clifford Rose
Shumuk:.... George Coulouris
Ivan:.... David Garth
Koch:.... Garard Green
Case officer:.... Alan Thompson
Mary Breslow:.... Helena Breck
Parker:.... Colin Starkey
Billy Stein:.... Ian Tyler
Kalkhoven:.... Stuart Milligan
Jennifer:.... Jenny Funnell

Producer: Peter King

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985

Can Boyd Stuart get to Switzerland in time to help Stein and Colonel Pitman?

Did Churchill meet Hitler in 1940? 40 years later, British 'SIS' is tasked to find out....