BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

A Call on Kuprin: Part 1 

Russia's Space Race success is mainly due to a brilliant rocket scientist, Kuprin. But a journalist and a politician in London remember him as a fervent Anglophile who had to leave Britain under duress. Can he be persuaded to return?

Writers:

Maurice Edelman, Anthony Steven (television play)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Portman ... Kuprin
John Gregson ... Smith
Marius Goring ... Laye-Parker
Martita Hunt ... Madame Kuprin
Natasha Parry ... Vera
Mervyn Johns ... Holloway
John Phillips ... Trifonov
Noel Johnson Noel Johnson ... Lowther
Heather Chasen Heather Chasen ... Isabel
Michael Barrington ... Rowson
James Urquhart James Urquhart ... McPherson
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas Wynford Vaughan-Thomas ... Radio Commentator (voice)
Edward Burnham ... Sir Geraint Lloyd
John Ruddock John Ruddock ... Professor Ridley
Irene Sutcliffe Irene Sutcliffe ... Miss Probert
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Storyline

Russia's Space Race success is mainly due to a brilliant rocket scientist, Kuprin. But a journalist and a politician in London remember him as a fervent Anglophile who had to leave Britain under duress. Can he be persuaded to return?

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 1961 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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