Breaking Of Colonel Keyser, The (Armchair Theatre ITV 17 Oct 1972, Colin Blakely, Paul Eddington)

The fabulously cast The Breaking Of Colonel Keyser was set in 1944 the British and Allied forces are gathering their plans for invasion. Colonel Keyser is Battalion Commander on the Third Wiltshire Light Infantry and he plans to be a major part of the invasion – but first he has to prove he is not a dangerous psychopath.

production details
UK / ITV Network – Thames  / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast 17 October 1972

Writer: Robert Holles / Producer: Kim Mills / Production Design: Marilyn Taylor / Executive Producer: Lloyd Shirley / Director: Mike Vardy

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Series: Armchair Theatre Season 15 Episode 9

cast
COLIN BLAKELY as Keyser
PAUL EDDINGTON as Vandenburgh
DONALD SUMPTER as Dellow
JAMES COSSINS as Partridge
DENNIS WATERMAN as Goodall
BASIL HENSON as Oxted
JACK MAY as Watts
ANTHONY LANGDON as Musgrove
DENNIS BLANCH as Bambridge
PETER MAYOCK as Parker
RICHARD HENRY as Kirby
MARK ALLINGTON as Private
CARL RIGG as Diplock
RICHARD STEELE as Cook Staff Sergeant
SUSAN BROWN as Naafi Girl
ROGER ROWLAND as Parsons
JONATHAN GARDNER as Avery
JONATHAN COLLINS as Ticehurst

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