Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

The Wind in a Tall Paper Chimney 

Honeybone is an engineer and is contacted by Killick to be told that he is a test for a possible mole in the department and Honeybone's role is to say that he will give away secrets. ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Sasdy

Writer:

Robert Holles

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Billy Cornelius Billy Cornelius ... Sgt.
Judy Cornwell ... Audrey
Bernard Cribbins ... Honeybone
Anthony Marlowe Anthony Marlowe ... Colonel Bean
Donald Sinden ... Faulk
John Steiner ... Gooch
David Stoll David Stoll ... Killick
Alan White Alan White ... Landlord
Jennifer White Jennifer White ... Geraldine (as Jenny White)
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Storyline

Honeybone is an engineer and is contacted by Killick to be told that he is a test for a possible mole in the department and Honeybone's role is to say that he will give away secrets. Meanwhile Honeybone meets and befriends a new contact - it turns out to be the mole. The mole's girl comments 'I feel like a prostitute' and the mole replied - 'that is exactly what you are my dear.' Killik later contacts Honeybone and tells him to get on with the job that he will give up secrets. He then lets slip to the mole that he is on his way to Strasbourg where he disappears. Honeybone has said he will give away secrets to the mole The final scene is a phone call taken by the mole- 'oh you have got him. Well treat him nicely I was at school with him. oh and by the way I have just met someone who may be of use to you.' The mole is a mole and has given away Killik's movement so he can be kidnapped and has passed on the name of Honeybone. Plot very reliant on Kim Philby who was then very much in the ... Written by Oliver Dearlove

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1968 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ABC Weekend Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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