Dramatised by Chris Dolan from Leo Malet's novel.
Thriller set in FRANCE during the Second World War in which private eye Nestor Burma - the French Philip Marlow - is ordered to disappear by the Gestapo while they announce hes been struck down by an assassin in a case involving a night club singer, some love letters and a scientific formula that could help win the war.
Nestor Burma....Alexander Morton
Inspector Faroux....David Robb
Commandante Korb....Michael Cochrane
Jackie Lamour....Carla Simpson
Victor Fernese....Jon Glover
Other parts played by the cast
Director Bruce Young
By Léo Malet, dramatised by Chris Dolan.
A thriller set in France during The Second World War.
Private eye Nestor Burma - the French Philip Marlowe - is ordered by the Gestapo to disappear.
Meanwhile they announce that Burma has been struck down by an assassin.
It's a case involving a nightclub singer, some love letters and a scientific formula that could help win the war.