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The Deadly Game (BBC Drama, George Segal, Trevor Howard)



One off drama The Deadly Game was set in Switzerland where two retired lawyers and a retired judge meet once a week to enjoy an exquisite dinner and play their own, very particular parlour game. Howard Trapp , an American travelling salesman, caught in a blizzard, stumbles on the house and is encouraged to join in the game.

Cast: George Segal (Howard Trapp), Trevor Howard (Gustave Kummer), Robert Morley (Emile Carpeau), Emlyn Williams (Bernard Laroque), Alan Webb (Joseph Pillet), Lesley Dunlop (Nicole), Brian Croucher (Pierre), Connie Booth (Helen Trapp)

Writer: James Yaffe / Book: Friedrich Düerrenmatt / Production Design: Bryan Ellis / Producer: Neil Zeiger / Director: George Schaefer

UK / BBC One / 1×100 minute episode / Broadcast 28 December 1982