Paul Temple And The Lawrence Affair

Thriller drama starring Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury as the husband and wife crime-fighting team.

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01The Little Things1956041120040927 (BBC7)
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The suave detective faces peril linking mystery deaths with a disappearance.

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke.

The detective and his wife face more peril, linking mystery deaths with a disappearance.

The smooth detective and his wife face more peril, linking mystery deaths with a disappearance.

Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

The suave detective faces peril linking mystery deaths with a disappearance.

The suave detective faces peril linking mystery deaths with a disappearance. Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke.

02Salty West1956041820040928 (BBC7)
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The smooth detective heads to Switzerland on the trail of the head of CI5's missing daughter.

Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

The detective heads to Switzerland on the trail of the head of CI5's missing daughter.

A note from Bob directs Paul and Steve to Clive Lawrence at the Hotel Steinbeck in Zermatt, Switzerland.

A note from Bob's directs Paul and Steve to Clive Lawrence at the Hotel Steinbeck at Zermat in Switzerland.

The smooth detective heads to Switzerland on the trail of the head of CI5's missing daughter. Stars Peter Coke. From April 1956.

03The Handbag1956042520040929 (BBC7)
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A drive-by shooting and the victim's last words pose more Swiss puzzles for the detective.

A drive-by shooting and the victim's last words pose more Swiss puzzles for the smooth detective.

Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

As Paul and Steve approach the meeting place, Mary Gardner is shot whilst wearing Steve's coat.

Sir Graham Forbes of SCOTLAND Yard enlists Paul's help on another tricky case.

But who was the intended target?

A drive-by shooting and the victim's last words pose more Swiss puzzles for the smooth detective. Stars Peter Coke. From April 1956.

04Return To Downburgh1956050220040930 (BBC7)
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Pondering the mystery of the handbag, the detective and his wife follow up a fresh lead.

Pondering the mystery of the handbag, the smooth detective and his wife follow up a fresh lead.

Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

Johnny Teako is called in for questioning, and the Temples follow up a lead back in Downburgh.

Whilst she and Paul are staying in Downburgh, Steve gets the feeling that she is being watched by a man at Fisherman's Point.

Pondering the mystery of the handbag, the smooth detective and his wife follow up a fresh lead. Stars Peter Coke. From May 1956.

05A Present For Steve1956050920041001 (BBC7)
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The smooth detective is wondering who's aboard the yacht, but what can Salty West reveal?

The smooth detective is wondering who's aboard the yacht, but what can Salty West reveal? Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

Stars Peter Coke.

Steve and Paul have identified the 'Isle of Skye', but what is it Salty West has to tell them?

The worried detective tackles Salty West and uncovers links to his wife Steve.

More mystery afloat, as the worried detective tackles Salty West and uncovers links to his wife Steve. Stars Peter Coke. From May 1956.

06News From Sir Graham1956051620041004 (BBC7)
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An unexpected twist wraps up the case for the smooth detective - or does it?

An unexpected twist wraps up the case for the smooth detective and his wife Steve - or does it? Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

An unexpected twist wraps up the case for the smooth detective and his wife Steve - or does it?

Stars Peter Coke.

Paul and Steve are getting closer to the answer but an unexpected twist wraps the case up.

Or does it?

Paul and Steve are getting closer to the answer, but then there's an unexpected twist.

An unexpected twist wraps up the case for the smooth detective and his wife Steve.

An unexpected twist wraps up the case for the smooth detective and his wife Steve. Or does it? Stars Peter Coke. From May 1956.

07Another Suspect1956052320041005 (BBC7)
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The smooth detective and wife Steve face peril afloat, as they edge ever closer to the truth.

Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

The detective and wife Steve face peril afloat, as they edge ever closer to the truth.

Murder attempts at sea - Paul Temple and his wife Steve are clearly far too close to the truth.

The smooth detective and wife Steve face peril afloat, as they edge ever closer to the truth. Stars Peter Coke. From May 1956.

08 LASTReturn To London1956053020041006 (BBC7)
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With the case nearly cracked, the detective invites all the suspects to a cocktail party.

With the case nearly cracked, the smooth detective invites all the suspects to a cocktail party.

Stars Peter Coke.

From 1956.

Finally, Paul has it all worked out, and in true detective style he invites all the suspects to a cocktail party.

With the case nearly cracked, the smooth detective invites all the suspects to a cocktail party. Stars Peter Coke. From May 1956.