Crooked antique expert Cyril Boggis dresses as a vicar and calls on Suffolk farmsteads offering to take old furniture off the occupants' hands for a fee. Of course, he knows when the furniture is valuable and none more so than the dresser he sees at Farmer Rummins' run-down place. So as not to create suspicion he tells Rummins that he is only interested in the legs. This is a bad plan on his part because Rummins and his lads have difficulty getting the object of Cyril's greed through the door and decide on drastic action. Written by
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Voiceover disclaimer over end-credits: "We have been requested by the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association to make it clear to viewers that the use of their symbol, shown in the window of the fictional antique dealer in this programme, was in no way intended to imply that the Association condones certain dishonest practices of the antique dealer which were portrayed in this fictional story". See more
Lead Us, Heavenly Father
By James Edmeston
Performed by John Gielgud See more