The Brighton Trade
by T.D.Webster

BBC Radio 4: Saturday Night Theatre

Broadcast: Saturday 22nd January 1977 @ 8:30 p.m.

A former small-time crook, Jimmy Marsden, comes to see Edgar Fenton, an ex-CID who had left the force to set up his own investigative business, on a personal matter. He wants Edgar to check up on his wife - she's been putting a lot of mileage on her car but says she hasn't gone anywhere. Edgar follows her and finds that she's going to Brighton and meeting in a pub with someone called Vincent Crane, who owns a hairdressing shop. The meeting appears more to do with business than a sexual liasion but when she is found later dead in her car, Fenton tries to find the killer.

With Manning Wilson [Edgar Fenton], Ysanne Churchman [Joan Fenton], Graham Weston [Jimmy Marsden], Stephen Yardley [Chief Inspector Wilmott], Terry Molloy [Detective Sergeant Thomas], Jack Holloway [Sergeant Eliot], Kenneth Hadley [P.C. Buckley], Les Miller [P.C. Cartwright], George Wooley [Dr. Holdbrook / Cooper], Angela Piper [Sylvia / The Shop Assitant], Simon Carter [Denis], and Stephen Thorne [Dr. David Gerard]. Producer Peter Windows.

85 minutes


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