The Toff And The Runaway Bride [The Toff]

Episodes

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01Honeymoon For One1975060720210416 (BBC7)
20210417 (BBC7)
Barbara Lawn is about to marry the Toff's old chum, Major Guy Lessing - against her father's wishes - in a gripping tale of blackmail and murder.

Terence Alexander stars as the Toff - upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Created by John Creasey, The Toff appears in over 60 novels. First published in 1959, The Toff and the Runaway Bride was dramatised in six-parts for the BBC World Service by Roy Lomax.

Jolly.... Robert Dorning
Barbara Lessing.... Rosalind Shanks
Aunt Gloria.... Peggy Ann Wood
Holy Joe.... David Graham
Maggie.... Frances Jeater
Major Guy Lessing.... Alan Cuthbertson

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in June 1975.

A wedding day mystery for amateur sleuth the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Terence Alexander stars as upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

02The Finger Of Suspicion1975061420210419 (BBC7)
20210420 (BBC7)
After bride Barbara's disappearance, the Honourable Richard Rollison faces more mystery - on the trail of Major Guy Lessing's first wife

Terence Alexander stars as the Toff - upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Created by John Creasey, The Toff appears in over 60 novels. First published in 1959, The Toff and the Runaway Bride was dramatised in six-parts for the BBC World Service by Roy Lomax.

Jolly Robert Dorning
Major Guy Lessing Alan Cuthbertson
Barbara Lessing Rosalind Shanks
Doctor Dennis McCarthy
Kevin Brennan Robert Lawn
Superintendent Godfrey James

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in June 1975.

The Honourable Richard Rollison faces more mystery trailing Guy Lessing's first wife.

Terence Alexander stars as upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

03No Sleep For The Wicked1975062120210420 (BBC7)
20210421 (BBC7)
With Guy and Barbara both now murder suspects - the Toff gets a shock when breaking into the Major's flat.

Terence Alexander stars as the Toff - upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Created by John Creasey, The Toff appears in over 60 novels. First published in 1959, The Toff and the Runaway Bride was dramatised in six-parts for the BBC World Service by Roy Lomax.

Jolly Robert Dorning
Superintendent Godfrey James
Barbara Lessing Rosalind Shanks
Police Officer Clifford Norgate
Major Guy Lessing Alan Cuthbertson
Rose Lessing Denise Buckley
Holy Joe David Graham

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in June 1975.

Richard gets a shock when breaking into the Major's flat. Stars Terence Alexander.

Terence Alexander stars as upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

04Death Is No Alibi1975062820210421 (BBC7)
20210422 (BBC7)
As the murder count mounts, the police hunt Richard - and there's a discovery in the River Thames

Terence Alexander stars as the Toff - upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Created by John Creasey, The Toff appears in over 60 novels. First published in 1959, The Toff and the Runaway Bride was dramatised in six-parts for the BBC World Service by Roy Lomax.

Jolly Robert Dorning
Inspector Ellerby Roger Gartland
Sergeant Michael Shannon
Inspector Reno Godfrey James
Robert Lawn Kevin Brennan
Barbara Lessing Rosalind Shanks

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in June 1975.

As the murder count mounts and the police hunt Richard, there is a discovery in the Thames

Terence Alexander stars as upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

05Motive For Murder1975070520210422 (BBC7)
20210423 (BBC7)
With fresh clues discovered over Barbara's history - the Toff is Paris-bound, when police stop his car

Terence Alexander stars as the Toff - upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Created by John Creasey, The Toff appears in over 60 novels. First published in 1959, The Toff and the Runaway Bride was dramatised in six-parts for the BBC World Service by Roy Lomax.

Jolly Robert Dorning
Inspector Ellerby Roger Gartland
Lady Gloria Peggy Ann Wood
Sergeant David Graham
Police Constable John Bull

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in June 1975.

With fresh clues on Barbara's history, Rollison is Paris-bound when police stop his car.

Terence Alexander stars as upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

06Confrontation In Paris1975071220210423 (BBC7)
20210424 (BBC7)
Can the Honourable Richard Rollison finally unravel the mystery - and reveal the murderer's identity?

Terence Alexander stars as the Toff - upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.

Created by John Creasey, The Toff appears in over 60 novels. First published in 1959, The Toff and the Runaway Bride was dramatised in six-parts for the BBC World Service by Roy Lomax.

Jolly Robert Dorning
Carruthers David Graham
Major Guy Lessing Alan Cuthbertson
Robert Lawn Kevin Brennan
Barbara Lessing Rosalind Shanks
Inspector Jean Dryant

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson.

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in June 1975.

Can the Honourable Richard Rollison solve the mystery and reveal the murderer's identity?

Terence Alexander stars as upper-class amateur sleuth, the Honourable Richard Rollison.