Mr Finchley Goes To Paris

Edgar Finchley returns in an adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.Starring Richard Griffiths.

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The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

Mr Finchley finds himself on his way to Paris to track down a rather irresponsible client. But before he sets off, he has an important question to put to a certain widow of his acquaintance...

Richard Griffiths returns as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley - in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Grout as Mr Sprake, Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Jill Graham as Mrs Patten and Barry Gordon as the Frenchman. James Villiers narrates.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1994.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client. Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client. Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.

Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.

An adaptation of Victor Canning's 1938 novel.

Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.

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The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client. Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.The shy solicitor's clerk courts disaster, as he pursues a reckless client.

Victor Canning's drama stars Richard Griffiths.

Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, the rather shy and retiring Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.

An adaptation of Victor Canning's 1938 novel.

Having failed to propose to the widow he loves, Mr Finchley is sent to Paris on a business trip.

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After a contretemps with a haddock, the solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Richard Griffiths returns as the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley, in a second series of adventures written by Victor Canning.

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, Jacqueline Tong as Madame Mignard and Keith Anderson as Waiter. James Villiers narrates.

Adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move. Stars Richard Griffiths.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Stars Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley comes across Robert, an English boy, who lives with his French guardian.

Robert offers to be Mr Finchley's guide.

An adaptation of Victor Canning's classic novel.

Mr Finchley meets an English boy called Robert, who offers to become his guide.

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After a contretemps with a haddock, the solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move. Stars Richard Griffiths.

After a contretemps with a haddock, the shy solicitor's clerk gains a guide and makes a move.

Stars Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley comes across Robert, an English boy, who lives with his French guardian.

Robert offers to be Mr Finchley's guide.

An adaptation of Victor Canning's classic novel.

Mr Finchley meets an English boy called Robert, who offers to become his guide.

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Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this end his visit?

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this bring down the curtain on his visit?

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Jeffrey Holland as Michel, Simon Roberts as Jerome Giraud, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie and David Howarth as Gaston.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair.

But will this end his visit?

But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley finally meets with his client Mr Hammerton.

Robert persuades them both to take him to the fair.

Adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.

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Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this end his visit?

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair. But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

Edgar finally meets his client and visits a fair.

But will this end his visit?

But will this bring down the curtain on his visit? With Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley finally meets with his client Mr Hammerton.

Robert persuades them both to take him to the fair.

Adaptation of Victor Canning's classic 1938 novel.

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Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped - but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Piers Gibbon as Lawrence Hume, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Jeffrey Holland as Michel, Simon Roberts as Jerome Giraud, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie and David Howarth as Jacques, Albert Welling as Baptiste Mignard and Jacqueline Tong as Madame Mignard.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity? With Richard Griffiths and Nicky Henson.

After their kidnap ordeal Mr Finchley returns to his lodgings to pack his belongings.

But Robert arrives with some news.

Finchley and Robert have been kidnapped - but could it be a case of mistaken identity?

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Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity?

Edgar and young Robert have been kidnapped, but is it a case of mistaken identity? With Richard Griffiths and Nicky Henson.

After their kidnap ordeal Mr Finchley returns to his lodgings to pack his belongings.

But Robert arrives with some news.

Finchley and Robert have been kidnapped - but could it be a case of mistaken identity?

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In London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor.

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, Serena Evans as Marie Peters, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, John Bird as Mr Barker and James Villiers as the Narrator.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1994.

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor. Stars Richard Griffiths.

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor.

Stars Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing.

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In London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor. Stars Richard Griffiths.

Back in London, Robert gets into trouble and the solicitor's clerk receives an unlikely visitor.

Stars Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley takes Robert back to London and finds that his life is changing.

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It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry. Stars Richard Griffiths and James Grout.

Starring Richard Griffiths.

It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry.

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It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry.

It's all change for the solicitor's clerk and Robert, as their original plans go awry. Stars Richard Griffiths and James Grout

Starring Richard Griffiths.

It's all change for Robert and Mr Finchley as original plans go awry.

Back in London after his first trip to Paris, Mr Finchley upstages a ham and demands a decision - and Robert goes home.

Richard Griffiths is the shy solicitor's clerk, Edgar Finchley.

With Anna Cropper as Mrs Crantell, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, James Cohen as Robert Gillespie, James Grout as Mr Sprake, Nicky Henson as Mr Hammerton, Edward de Souza as Esmond Lockwood, Richard Ridings as Perkins, Alex Arkell as Lanky Harris and James Villiers as the Narrator.

Written by Victor Canning and adapted for radio by Andy and Eric Merriman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in July 1994.