The Dog It Was That Died

Robert Purvis, spy and counter-spy, has lost himself in the intricacies of double and triple bluff and cannot say whether he belongs to us or them..

Recorded on 1990-07-28

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Rupert is a spy, a counter-spy and a counter-counter-spy. No wonder he's suicidal.

Rupert is a spy, a counter-spy and a counter-counter-spy. No wonder he's suicidal. By Tom Stoppard. With Dinsdale Landen.

19900812

Robert Purvis, spy and counter-spy, has lost himself in the intricacies of double and triple bluff and cannot say whether he belongs to us or them..

Recorded on 1990-07-28

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900812]

Unknown: Tom Stoppard.

Unknown: Rupert Purvis

Giles Blair: Charles Gray

Rupert Purvis: Dinsdale Landen

Pamela Blair: Penelope Keith

Hogben: Kenneth Cranham

Seddon: John Le Mesurier

Arlon: Stephen Murray

Matron: Betty Marsden

Chief: Maurice Denham

Vicar: Noel Howlett

Wren: Lockwood West

Slack: Peter Tuddenham

Mrs Ryan: Katherine Parr