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With a Whimper to the Grave is a radio play by Wally K. Daly, the third in his science fiction Scream Trilogy. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio on 10 March 1984, as an installment of Saturday Night Theatre. The running time is 90 minutes[1].


The nations of Earth form a World Council with a cunning plan. The aliens reveal their true intentions.


  • Tom Harris - John Shrapnel[2]
  • Sally Harris - Maureen O'brien
  • A P Smith - Donald Hewlett
  • George - Patrick Troughton
  • Prime Minister - Angela Thorne
  • 642 - Timothy West

Directed by Martin Jenkins

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