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Publisher Description

Fast-paced radio dramatisations of six of Dick Francis' classic racing thrillers, plus bonus documentary

Enquiry
After riding the favourite into second place, jockey Kelly Hughes loses his licence. But he didn't throw the race, and is determined to find out who framed him...

Rat Race
A cushy job transporting passengers between racecourses turns dangerous for pilot Matt Shore when his plane explodes and he's embroiled in a deadly plot.

Bonecrack
Abducted by masked men, Neil Griffon is faced with a deadly ultimatum - obey the instructions of a ruthless crime czar, or risk the destruction of his father's racing stables.

Whip Hand
Disabled ex-jockey turned investigator Sid Halley is faced with a triple threat when he is asked to guard a horse, probe a suspicious syndicate and find a swindler.

Proof
When a party to celebrate the success of the racing season ends in tragedy, wine dealer and amateur sleuth Tony Beach investigates.

Bolt
Asked by a princess to fend off a dangerous cousin who is making threats, Kit Fielding agrees to help. But he also has problems of his own to deal with...

Among the casts of these six action-packed adaptations are Bill Nighy, Nigel Havers and Siân Phillips.

Also included is a bonus episode of the Radio 4 series Great Lives, presented by Matthew Parris, in which Francis' biographer Graham Lord, chairman of the British Horseracing Board Martin Broughton and racing correspondent Jonathan Powell explore the life and work of the champion thriller writer.

Please note that due to the age of some of these recordings, sound quality may vary.

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GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
NARRATOR
BN
Bill Nighy
LENGTH
13:27
hr min
RELEASED
2021
16 September
PUBLISHER
BBC Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
854.3
MB

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