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London Particulars is a radio serial by John Peacock. The first series was broadcast on BBC Radio in 1996, as two 45-minute episodes. The second series was broadcast in 1999, as four 45-minute episodes[1][2].

Series 1, Part One[]

Young Kathleen Kelleher travels from Ireland to join her fiancé in London. But on her arrival he is nowhere to be found. A Bow Street runner and a peeler join forces to investigate the double mystery of a murdered earl and a missing Irishman.

Cast:

Pip Shepherd

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Todd Carty

Dolly Jenks

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Elizabeth Spriggs

Thomas Tedman

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Charles Simpson

Kathleen Kelleher

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Hilary Reynolds

Sarah Vermilloe

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Linda Polan

Robert Vermilloe

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Jonathan Adams

Toby

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Peter Kenny

Ethel

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Zulema Dene

Susannah

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Becky Hindley

Hannah – The Cook

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Tina Grey

Polly / Singer at Hotel

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Elizabeth Mansfield

Peter Ablass

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Matthew Morgan

Insp. Goddard

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Keith Drinkel

Sam Weekes

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John Hartley

Other parts played by members of the cast.

Directed by David Blount

Series 1, Part Two[]

Cast:

  • Thomas Tedman - Charles Simpson
  • Pip Shepherd - Todd Carty

Series 2, Part One - The Last of the Bow Street Runners[]

Katherine travels to London to be with her sweetheart, only to discover that he's not there.

Cast:

  • Thomas Tedman - Charles Simpson
  • Pip Shepherd - Todd Carty

with

  • Maggie McCarthy
  • Directed by David Blount

Series 2, Part Two - A Cuckoo in the Nest[]

Years after getting lost at sea, Oswald Nettlefield turns up to claim his fortune.

Cast:

  • Thomas Tedman - Charles Simpson
  • Pip Shepherd - Todd Carty

with

  • Maggie McCarthy
  • Directed by David Blount

Series 2, Part Three - Out on the Drag[]

Pip goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of `draggers' led by the sinister Brock.

Cast:

  • Thomas Tedman - Charles Simpson
  • Pip Shepherd - Todd Carty

with

  • Maggie McCarthy
  • Ioan Meredith
  • Tessa Worsley
  • Directed by David Blount

Series 2, Part Four - The Kitten Houser[]

Pip and Thomas investigate a sophisticated vice ring operating at the highest level.

Cast:

  • Thomas Tedman - Charles Simpson
  • Pip Shepherd - Todd Carty

with

  • Directed by David Blount

Critical Reception[]

References[]

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