The Mission To Marseilles

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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

Dede....Kenny Blyth

Beaucher....Andrew Harrison

Victor Fernese....Jon Glover

Leo....Stephen Hogan

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.