The News Benders – 1968 Play with Donald Pleasance

Thanks to Gordon for sending me this compelling 1968 BBC “30-Minute Theatre”. Gives more credence to the phrase “Hidden in Plain Sight”


Thirty-Minute Theatre: The News-benders



by Desmond Lowden.
[Starring] Donald Pleasence as J. G., Nigel Davenport as Robert Larkin
and Sarah Brackett as the Secretary

It is 1973. J.G. is a powerful figure working for a television news agency. Robert is a young man who has reached the top of his profession early and is content to free-lance and enjoy a quiet family life in the country. However, J.G. wants Robert to work for him and what is more, is determined to obtain his services. (Colour)


Writer: Desmond Lowden
Designer: Norman James
Producer: George Spenton-Foster
Director: Rudolph Cartier
J.G.: Donald Pleasence
Robert Larkin: Nigel Davenport
The Secretary: Sarah Brackett



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