Dr Johnson's Dictionary Of Crime

Comic thriller by David Ashton.

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell tackle the teeming London underworld of 1781.

How can a man who has shot another at point blank range be saved from the gallows, and how can the power and vested interest of a man highly placed in His Majesty's Government be defeated?

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Dr Johnson....Timothy West

James Boswell....Stuart Mcquarrie

Hester Thrale....Joanna David

Lord Spencer....David Shaw-Parker

Capt John Porteous....Oliver Milburn

Tobias Boothroyd....Harry Myers

Caroline Spencer....Abigail Hollick

Lady Crewe....Teresa Gallagher

Serena Boothroyd....Cathy Sara

Silas Pike....Ron Cook

Directed by Marilyn Imrie

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Comic thriller by David Ashton.

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell tackle the teeming London underworld of 1781.

How can a man who has shot another at point blank range be saved from the gallows, and how can the power and vested interest of a man highly placed in His Majesty's Government be defeated?