David Ellis

Find the Lady

Find the Lady

A BBC Radio thriller


Noel Johnson, the radio voice of Dick Barton - Special Agent, stars in this 1969 thriller about a second-hand car dealer caught up in fraud and murder

When Andrew Marsh takes a young woman out for dinner while his wife is away, he soon finds himself in big trouble. He falls under police suspicion when cheques from his missing cheque book start turning up in shops, signed with a false name.

Suspected of fraud, Andrew decides to take action. Convinced that the cheque book was stolen by his dinner companion, Sheila Ramsey, he tries desperately to trace her - but she's gone...

Things go from bad to worse, and Andrew is soon suspected of murder after his car is involved in a hit-and-run. Is he being framed? Determined to clear his name, his investigations lead him to the shady Excelsior Club, a mysterious woman named Margaret Everard, and a ruthless criminal gang. But the closer he gets to the truth, the more he puts his own life in jeopardy...

Created by David Ellis, whose scriptwriting credits include Paul Temple, Z-Cars and Dixon of Dock Green, this exciting, fast-paced serial stars Noel Johnson as Andrew Marsh, with Douglas Blackwell, Maddi Hedd and Eva Haddon.

Andrew Marsh - Noel Johnson
Roger Sherwin/The Boss - Douglas Blackwell
Detective Sergeant Rankin - Henry Stamper
Joyce Marsh - Madi Hedd
George - John Baddeley
Peter Lloyd - Michael Deacon
Carol Ransome - Jenny McCracken
Doctor - David Brierley
Constable - Peter Baldwin
Harry Yates - Leonard Fenton
Salesman - Rolf Lefebvre
Margaret Everard/Judy Randall - Eva Haddon
Bill Rodney - Wilfred Carter
Joe - Antony Viccars
Max Freeman - Francis de Wolff
Shirley - Kathleen Helme
Alf Jenkins - Brian Haines
Sheila Ramsey - Jan Edwards
Detective Inspector Adams - John Bentley
Dr Fergus - Malcolm Hayes
Constable - Nicholas Edmett
Girl at the Station - Gretta Gouriet

Produced by Betty Davies
First broadcast BBC Radio 2, 30 January-20 February 1969

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