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?

Episodes

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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

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

SPA For Assassin *2008041920100130

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?

SPA For Assassin *2008041920100130

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?