Topkapi

An English petty criminal in Athens finds himself in deep water after being blackmailed into driving a car to the airport.

Episodes

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20120922 (BBC7)

Minor crook Arthur Abdel Simpson spots a likely mark at Athens airport.

4 Extra Premiere. Minor crook Arthur Abdel Simpson spots a likely mark at Athens airport. That's where the trouble starts. Read by David Westhead.

That's where the trouble starts.

Read by David Westhead.

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20110516 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)
20120925 (BBC7)

Arthur Simpson is arrested and interrogated by Turkish security for unintentional arms smuggling. Read by David Westhead.

Arthur Simpson is interrogated by Turkish security for unintentional arms smuggling.

Arthur Simpson is arrested and interrogated by Turkish security for unintentional arms smuggling.

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20120925 (BBC7)
20120926 (BBC7)

Arthur is now seconded to Turkish security. He also has to work at the suspect's villa.

Arthur Simpson is now seconded to Turkish security. He also has to start work at the suspect's villa. Read by David Westhead.

Arthur Simpson is now seconded to Turkish security.

He also has to start work at the suspect's villa.

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20120926 (BBC7)
20120927 (BBC7)

Unwilling agent Simpson watches a group of 'tourists', while he works as their driver.

Unwilling Turkish secret agent Simpson watches a group of 'tourists', while he works as their driver. Read by David Westhead.

Unwilling Turkish secret agent Simpson watches a group of 'tourists', while he works as their driver.

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20110519 (BBC7)
20120927 (BBC7)
20120928 (BBC7)

Arthur Simpson, crook and spy, witnesses a vicious knife fight and waits for news of Fischer. Read by David Westhead.

Arthur Simpson witnesses a vicious knife fight and waits for news of Fischer.

Arthur Simpson, crook and spy, witnesses a vicious knife fight and waits for news of Fischer.

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20110520 (BBC7)
20120928 (BBC7)
20120929 (BBC7)

Arthur Simpson is still on the roof. He has just reluctantly robbed the Treasury.

Arthur Simpson is still on the roof. He has just reluctantly robbed the Treasury of the Topkapi Palace. Read by David Westhead.

Arthur Simpson is still on the roof.

He has just reluctantly robbed the Treasury of the Topkapi Palace.