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The Affair At Assino (BBC 1953 with Robert Eddison, Jim Dale, Hugh Munro)



UK / BBC / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast 1 January 1953

Writer: Nigel Kneale / Book: N.C Hunter / Production Design: James Bould / Producer: Ian Atkins / Director Julian Aymes

Broadcast live this early BBC production was written by the legendary Nigel Kneale who a short time later would revolutionise television with his serial The Quatermass Experiment.

Robert Eddison as Tibaldi
Hector Ross as Sacchi
Daphne Slater as Sister Teresa
James Dale as Colonel Passamonte
Hugh Munro as Orderly
Julian Somers as Sanzio Pasquale
Philip Guard as Peppino Rossi
Margaret John as Anna-Maria
Sebastian Cabot as Pietro Pacetti
Miriam Karlin as Tina Pacetti
Derek Hodgson as Boy
Meadows White as Sergeant Savoldo
Arthur Mason as First Sentry
John Boyd Brent as Second Sentry
Philip Ashley as Third Sentry