Coming to the aid of a man kicked by a rearing police horse, Dr. John Thorndyke stumbles upon an anarchist plot to assassinate a visiting Russian grand duke. The key appears to be a ... See full summary »

Director:

Reginald Collin

Writers:

Reginald Collin, Austin Freeman (short story) (as R. Austin Freeman)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Barrie Ingham ... Dr. John Thorndyke
Peter Sallis ... Dr. Jervis
Julian Glover ... Alfred Barton
Derek Smith Derek Smith ... Prof. Popplebaum
Nicholas Selby Nicholas Selby ... Superintendent Miller
George Innes ... Adolph Schonberg
Eric McCaine Eric McCaine ... Insp. Badger
Peter Beton Peter Beton ... M. James
Max Faulkner ... Mounted Policeman
Clive Rogers Clive Rogers ... Victim
Keith Taylor Keith Taylor ... Fierce Little Man
Graham Seed ... Porter
Michael Harding Michael Harding ... Ticket collector
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Storyline

Coming to the aid of a man kicked by a rearing police horse, Dr. John Thorndyke stumbles upon an anarchist plot to assassinate a visiting Russian grand duke. The key appears to be a cryptogram written in ancient Moabite found on the man's body. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Release Date:

26 March 1973 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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