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Season: 1
Year: 1975 | 1977

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 0: The Amateur Cracksman

10 September 1975
Raffles and Bunny travel to a country estate--ostensibly for a week of cricket--with a plan to steal a priceless diamond necklace. They soon learn that two other thieves are also there, as is the dogged Inspector Mackenzie. For Raffles, this merely adds intrigue to the game.

Season 1, Episode 1: The First Step

25 February 1977
Raffles is visited by his old school chum, Bunny Manders, who has fallen on hard times. Penniless himself, Raffles comes up with a scheme to pay off Bunny's gambling debt by getting the money from the most obvious source--a plot that launches the duo into a life of crime.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders
Jeremy Clyde ... Alick Carruthers
Thorley Walters ... Lord Lochmaben
Susan Skipper ... Lady Maud
David Firth ... Tremayne
Sally Grace ... Polly
Lockwood West ... Butler
Godfrey James ... Sgt. Croom
Victor Brooks ... Albany Porter

Season 1, Episode 2: A Costume Piece

4 March 1977
Brash and crude, Reuben Rosenthall is a real "rough diamond:" a self-made millionaire who wears his wealth in the most ostentatious way possible. In other words, he's an irresistible target for Raffles, if not for the more hesitant Bunny. But as the friends find out, Rosenthall has a trick or two up his own sleeve.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders

Brian Glover ... Billy Purvis
Alfred Marks ... Reuben Rosenthall
Peter Myers ... Club President
Jill Gascoine ... Dolly
Lesley Daine ... Maisie
Terence Soall ... Club Waiter
Victor Brooks ... Albany Porter
Eddie Tagoe ... Kaffir Servant
Andrew Jackson ... Coachman

Season 1, Episode 3: The Spoils of Sacrilege

11 March 1977
Bunny feels he needs to do more to justify his share of their ill-gotten gains, so the brothers in crime plan a job in which he takes the lead. But when things don't quite go as expected--leaving the partners in a tight corner--Raffles has to take charge to get them out.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders
William Mervyn ... Osborne
Barbara Hicks ... Lady Osborne
Sally Osborne ... Lady Adela
William Humbert ... George Osborne
Victor Brooks ... Albany Porter
John Pickles ... Policeman
Ted Morris ... Station Porter

Season 1, Episode 4: The Gold Cup

18 March 1977
Raffles and Bunny swipe the famous Royal Gold Cup from the British Museum, but a group of criminologists track them down, suspecting Raffles of the theft. The gentleman thief is forced to come up with an ingenious way to prove them wrong.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders

Peter Sallis ... Kingsmill
Tony Britton ... Lord Thornaby
Diana Weston ... Lady Alice
John Quentin ... Parrington
Basil Henson ... Selby
William Moore ... Museum Policeman
Charles Rea ... Insp. Woodward
Michael Nightingale ... Butler
Adam Bareham ... Valet
Alan Haines ... Museum Attendant
George Tovey ... Cabbie
Dixon Adams ... 1st Footman
Ronald Goodale ... 2nd Footman

Season 1, Episode 5: The Chest of Silver

25 March 1977
After depositing his precious (and, naturally, stolen) silverware in a bank vault, Raffles departs for Scotland sans Bunny. With Raffles gone, Inspector Mackenzie sees his chance to finally bring the thieves to justice. Everything changes, however, when the bank vault is burgled and Raffles unexpectedly returns to London.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders
Geoffrey Hutchings ... Bank Official
Victor Carin ... Inspector Mackenzie
John Ringham ... First Commissionaire
James Murray ... Policeman
Mike Murray ... Sergeant
Victor Brooks ... Albany Porter
Trevor Ray ... Bunny's Porter
Joan Haythorne ... Wealthy Lady
Johnnie Wade ... Growler Driver (as Johnny Wade)
Terence Soall ... Waiter
Alan Hockey ... Electrician
Robert Dorning ... Clubman
John Who ... Masseur
Anthony Powell ... Commissionaire
Peter Dean ... Commissionaire
David Aldridge ... Commissionaire

Season 1, Episode 6: The Last Laugh

1 April 1977
A display of jewelry at the Italian embassy proves too great a temptation for Raffles and Bunny. And so does the chance to rescue a beautiful young maid at the mercy of the evil ambassador. Raffles hatches a plan to steal both, but underestimates the lengths to which the diplomat will go to get his revenge.

Season 1, Episode 7: A Trap to Catch a Cracksman

8 April 1977
Raffles relies on cunning rather than strength to take on a loudmouthed American boxer. Rich from his successes in the ring, the heavyweight champion brags he can catch anyone who tries to steal his gold and silver trophies. Only Bunny's intervention proves him wrong.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders
Christopher Malcolm ... Barney Maguire
John Stratton ... Sgt. Thompson
Don Fellows ... Jethro

Carol Drinkwater ... Florrie
Lloyd Lamble ... Swigger Morrison
Victor Brooks ... Albany Porter
Trevor Ray ... Bunny's Porter
John McDermott ... PC Bristow
John Rolls ... Police Doctor
John Ludlow ... Police Constable

Season 1, Episode 8: To Catch a Thief

15 April 1977
London's other gentleman thief has Raffles worried--the city isn't big enough for both of them. Raffles and Bunny track the man down to steal some of his booty. The crook is no pushover, though, and when it comes to ruthlessness, he's more than a match for Raffles.

Season 1, Episode 9: A Bad Night

22 April 1977
Plans to rob a Dutch millionaire's home hit a snag when Raffles has to travel to play cricket for England. Bunny sets out to do the job himself, keen to prove his own abilities. However, things don't go exactly as planned--especially when he encounters another thief trying to pull off the same job.

Season 1, Episode 10: Mr Justice Raffles

29 April 1977
When one of his cricket friends runs afoul of a ruthless moneylender, Raffles decides to pay the man's bill . . . and then some. He also agrees to take on a job for the moneylender. But when the man tries to double-cross him, Raffles decides to execute summary justice.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders
John Savident ... Brigstock
Lynette Davies ... Lady Camilla Belsize

Charles Dance ... Teddy Garland
Gabrielle Brune ... Duchess of Darlington
Victor Brooks ... Albany Porter
Alan Downer ... Detective
Andrew Jackson ... Cabbie
Maurice Bush ... 1st Heavy
Steve Emerson ... 2nd Heavy

Season 1, Episode 11: Home Affairs

6 May 1977
Raffles takes it personally when the secretary for Home Affairs threatens draconian new measures for offenses against property. He is determined to hit the pompous cabinet minister exactly where it hurts. However, a slip-up by Bunny puts them both within the grasp of Inspector Mackenzie.

Season 1, Episode 12: The Gift of the Emperor

13 May 1977
For reasons of state, the government asks Raffles to steal a priceless black pearl belonging to the German kaiser--aided and abetted by none other than Mackenzie of the Yard. Complications arise, however, when it becomes clear that Raffles has his own plans for the pearl.

Season 1, Episode 13: An Old Flame

20 May 1977
While burgling a house, Raffles gets caught red-handed by a former lover trapped in a loveless marriage. The woman seems ready to leave and start a new life with her old flame. Raffles, worried for his freedom, goes to extreme measures to extricate himself.
Anthony Valentine ... A.J. Raffles
Christopher Strauli ... Bunny Manders
Victor Carin ... Inspector Mackenzie

Caroline Blakiston ... Lady Paulton
Gerald Flood ... Lord Paulton
Clifford Parrish ... Priest
Maurice Quick ... Pelham
Malcolm Rogers ... Cabbie
Peter Spraggon ... Police Constable
Michael Syers ... Footman
Frank Tregear ... Undertaker
Gary Watson ... Dr. Addison

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