Come Home Charlie And Face Them (ITV 1990, Tom Radcliffe, Jennifer Calvert)

Period crime drama serial Come Home Charlie And Face Them was based on novel by R.F. Delderfield who was more usually associated with big doorstep novels such as To Serve Them All My Days. Here in this low-key but well done three parter the setting is a small North Wales town during the 1930’s where bored bank clerk Charlie Pritchard begins an affair with glamorous Delphine who persuades him to rob his own bank.

Tom Radcliffe as Charlie Pritchard
Peter Sallis as Evan Rhys-Jones
Sylvia Kay as Gwladys Rhys-Jones
Mossie Smith as Ida Rhys-Jones
Jennifer Calvert as Delphine
Jon Soresi as Beppo
Gary Olsen as Porsen
Nicholas Jones as Powell
Dyfed Thomas as Griffiths
Fergus Connor as Gregg
Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn-the-boots
Leonard Trolley as Older Charlie

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crew details
Writer: Alun Owen
Novel: R.F. Delderfield
Producer: Sue Whatmough
Director: Roger Bamford

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – London Weekend Television
Duration: 3×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 25 November – 9 December 1990

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