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Mateo Falcone (BBC Drama, Alan MacNaughtan)



BBC drama made for schools, it was an epilogue to The Caucasian Chalk Circle and the first of two programmes about justice. Mateo Falcone (Alan MacNaughtan), an ex-bandit, takes the law into his own hands.

Cast: Alan MacNaughtan (Mateo Falcone), Eileen Kennally (Giuseppa, His Wife), Gerald Rowland (Fortunato, His Son), Michael Murray (Gianetto Sanpiero), Maxwell Shaw (Tiodoro Gamba), Donald Webster (Soldier)

Writer: Rosemary Hill / Story: Prosper Mérimée / Producer and Director: Ronald Eyre

UK / BBC One / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast 20 October 1964