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Music of a Dead Prophet 

A tell-all book alleges that the British government assassinated an Iranian general in the 1950s and helped topple a regime. Ordered to prevent its publication, Palfrey suspects a government cover-up.

Director:

John Davies

Writer:

Michael Chapman

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alec McCowen ... Mr Palfrey
Caroline Blakiston ... Co-Ordinator
Clive Wood ... Blair
Briony McRoberts Briony McRoberts ... Caroline
John Shrapnel ... Adrian Vyner
Paul Herzberg Paul Herzberg ... Lester Dearborn
David Quilter David Quilter ... John McNair
David Savile David Savile ... Forbes
John Bailey ... Lord Lesley
Auriol Smith Auriol Smith ... Miss Picard
Ahmed Khalil Ahmed Khalil ... Sheikh
Hugh Cross Hugh Cross ... President of Society
Roy Herrick ... Barber
Claire Jacobs ... Manicurist (as Claire Williamson)
Martyn Whitby Martyn Whitby ... Police Sergeant
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A tell-all book alleges that the British government assassinated an Iranian general in the 1950s and helped topple a regime. Ordered to prevent its publication, Palfrey suspects a government cover-up.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1985 (UK) See more »

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(DVD)

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Caroline: Who says it's a woman's world?
Mr Palfrey: But of course it's a woman's world ever since that business over the apple.
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Soundtracks

A Mass of Life
Music by Frederick Delius
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