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The Brief (1984– )

TV Series | 60 min | Crime, Drama

Barrister Lucas Hellier goes to Germany to defend a British officer accused of spying and disloyalty. Within a short time, he finds himself romantically linked to the Court Officer Annika Newman and involved in a series of astonishing and ...See moreBarrister Lucas Hellier goes to Germany to defend a British officer accused of spying and disloyalty. Within a short time, he finds himself romantically linked to the Court Officer Annika Newman and involved in a series of astonishing and bizarre intrigues. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Jun 26, 1984

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Jun 26, 1984 (United Kingdom)

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173 cast members
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Ray Lonnen
Lucas Hellier Lucas Hellier   See fewer
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Isobel Black
Samantha Hellier Samantha Hellier   See fewer
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Sabine Postel
Annika Newman Annika Newman   See fewer
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Richard Cottan
Vince Walls Vince Walls   See fewer
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Michael Elwyn
Timmy Gould Timmy Gould   See fewer
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Sue Holderness
Jo Gould Jo Gould   See fewer
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Daniel Matthews
David Hellier David Hellier   See fewer
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Lesley Nightingale
Janey Ackroyd Janey Ackroyd   See fewer
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David Baxt
Captain Bobby Macklin Captain Bobby Macklin   See fewer
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Brigitte Kahn
Leah Goldini Leah Goldini   See fewer
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George Mikell
Passerman Passerman   See fewer
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Sarah Keller
Sue Woods Sue Woods   See fewer
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Tony McEwan
Bob Ackroyd Bob Ackroyd   See fewer
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Stewart Bevan
Chief Insp. Long Chief Insp. Long   See fewer
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Antony Brown
Colonel Butler Colonel Butler   See fewer
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Fraser Downie
PC Milne PC Milne   See fewer
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Keith Drinkel
Sgt. Livesey Sgt. Livesey   See fewer
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Richard Easton
Judge Advocate Judge Advocate   See fewer
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Robert Gary
Captain Schuster Captain Schuster   See fewer
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Nigel Greaves
PC Preston PC Preston   See fewer
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Jim Hooper
Vince Wells Vince Wells   See fewer
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Ingo Mogendorf
German CID Officer German CID Officer   See fewer
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Patrick Newell
Constantine Appleyard Constantine Appleyard   See fewer
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Kevin Welsh
Junior clerk Junior clerk   See fewer
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Simon Adams
PC Rouse PC Rouse   See fewer
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Nej Adamson
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Robert Addie
Lt. Husk Lt. Husk   See fewer
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Janet Aethwy
Cass Morgan Cass Morgan   See fewer
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Edward Anthony
PC Stanton PC Stanton   See fewer
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Jake Anthony
Escort Escort   See fewer
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Bernard Archard
Goldini Goldini   See fewer
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Ron Bain
Police Sgt. Player Police Sgt. Player   See fewer
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David Bamber
Lt. Dadd Lt. Dadd   See fewer
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Peter Banks
Peegreen Peegreen   See fewer
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John Barcroft
Judge Advocate Judge Advocate   See fewer
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Frederick Bartman
German Prosecutor German Prosecutor   See fewer
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David Beale
Major Petit Major Petit   See fewer
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David Beames
David Ackroyd David Ackroyd   See fewer
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John Benfield
Redcap Redcap   See fewer
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Hugh Beverton
Captain Ridley Captain Ridley   See fewer
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Brian Binns
Tall soldier Tall soldier   See fewer
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Vaso Blackwood
Colonel Davies Colonel Davies   See fewer
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Eamon Boland
Sgt. Neil Byrne Sgt. Neil Byrne   See fewer
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Janie Booth
Miss. Turner Miss. Turner   See fewer
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Siv Borg
Hotel receptionist Hotel receptionist   See fewer
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John Bott
Henry West Henry West   See fewer
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Jane Briers
Mrs. Kemp Mrs. Kemp   See fewer
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John Bryans
Colonel Fenton Colonel Fenton   See fewer
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Diane Bull
Linda Mumford Linda Mumford   See fewer
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Kathy Burke
Shirley Daniel Shirley Daniel   See fewer
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Andrew Burt
Bowker Bowker   See fewer
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Mark Butler
Lt. Dibden Lt. Dibden   See fewer
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Richard Butler
President President   See fewer
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Judith Byfield
Social worker Social worker   See fewer
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Michael Byrne
Major Baker Major Baker   See fewer
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Penny Casdagli
Anne York Anne York   See fewer
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Michael Cashman
Captain Mailer Captain Mailer   See fewer
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Tony Caunter
Sgt. Jackson Sgt. Jackson   See fewer
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Harriet Cole
Crushy Maitland Crushy Maitland   See fewer
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Nick Conway
Pte. James Pte. James   See fewer
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Barrie Cookson
Clerk of Court Clerk of Court   See fewer
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Julian Cope
Man at lift Man at lift   See fewer
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Charles Cork
Staff Sgt. Maddox Staff Sgt. Maddox   See fewer
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Nicholas Courtney
President President   See fewer
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Graham Cull
Trooper Billings Trooper Billings   See fewer
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Ellis Dale
Eric Munday Eric Munday   See fewer
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Petra Davies
Mrs. Patten Mrs. Patten   See fewer
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Rowland Davies
Mr. Phipps Mr. Phipps   See fewer
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Holly De Jong
Michelle Byrne Michelle Byrne   See fewer
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Zulema Dene
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
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Peter Dennis
Mr. Crowe Mr. Crowe   See fewer
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Steve Dixon
Stringer Stringer   See fewer
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Nicholas Donovan
Terry Mumford Terry Mumford   See fewer
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Sue Dorning
Pat South Pat South   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
Commander Sharman Commander Sharman   See fewer
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Frank Duncan
President President   See fewer
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Lindsay Duncan
Carol Barnes Carol Barnes   See fewer
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Charlotte Edwards
Charly Barnes Charly Barnes   See fewer
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Leonard Fenton
Herr Braun Herr Braun   See fewer
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Virginia Fiol
Lorna Wilson Lorna Wilson   See fewer
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John Flanagan
Sgt. Haynes Sgt. Haynes   See fewer
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Astrid Frank
Gisela Konig Gisela Konig   See fewer
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Rupert Frazer
Captain Allen Captain Allen   See fewer
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Timothy Fulstow
Annika's nephew Annika's nephew   See fewer
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Christine Garner
Neighbour Neighbour   See fewer
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Hospital sister Hospital sister   See fewer
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David Goodwin
Corporal Leyland Corporal Leyland   See fewer
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Peter Grahame
Drummer Drummer   See fewer
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Christopher Gray
Captain Galloway Captain Galloway   See fewer
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Nigel Gregory
Major Ansell Major Ansell   See fewer
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Roger Hammond
Man in car Man in car   See fewer
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Donald Houston
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William Hoyland
Captain Box Captain Box   See fewer
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PC Bush PC Bush   See fewer
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Herr Schlegel Herr Schlegel   See fewer
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Richard Huw
Lt. Simcox Lt. Simcox   See fewer
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Ceri Jackson
Matron Matron   See fewer
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Paula Jacobs
Matron Matron   See fewer
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Aiden James
Helmut Helmut   See fewer
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Alan Barnes Alan Barnes   See fewer
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Court usher Court usher   See fewer
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Burt Kwouk
Mr. Chen Mr. Chen   See fewer
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Lynda La Plante
Mrs. Marley Mrs. Marley   See fewer
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John Leeson
Ian Mallet Ian Mallet   See fewer
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Claire Lewis
Gillian Steerforth-Jones Gillian Steerforth-Jones   See fewer
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Kate Lock
Georgina Thomas Georgina Thomas   See fewer
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Matthew Long
Warrant Officer Kitts Warrant Officer Kitts   See fewer
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Edward Lyon
Captain Wheelwright Captain Wheelwright   See fewer
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Dorian MacDonald
McNamara McNamara   See fewer
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Patrick Marley
Culshaw Culshaw   See fewer
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Mel Martin
Zip Goldini Zip Goldini   See fewer
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Hilary Mason
Mrs. Mumford Mrs. Mumford   See fewer
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Jack May
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
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Barry McCarthy
Derek Mumford Derek Mumford   See fewer
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Stuart McGugan
Chief Supt. Mackay Chief Supt. Mackay   See fewer
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Clare McIntyre
Barmaid Barmaid   See fewer
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Tim Meats
Clerk of Court Clerk of Court   See fewer
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Diane Mercer
Court usher Court usher   See fewer
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Zienia Merton
Mrs. Francis Mrs. Francis   See fewer
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Douglas Milvain
President President   See fewer
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Kieran Montague
German delegate German delegate   See fewer
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Sylvester Morand
Det. Chief Supt. Jacks Det. Chief Supt. Jacks   See fewer
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Timothy Morand
Karl Manfred Karl Manfred   See fewer
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Steve Morley
Sgt. Denby Sgt. Denby   See fewer
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Sally Mortemore
Lavinia Orme Lavinia Orme   See fewer
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Deputy Assistant Commander Davies Deputy Assistant Commander Davies   See fewer
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Roger Ostime
Mr. Mumford Mr. Mumford   See fewer
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Sue Ann Mallet Sue Ann Mallet   See fewer
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Graham Padden
Wilkins Wilkins   See fewer
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French delegate French delegate   See fewer
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Bruce Payne
Sgt. Davis RMP Sgt. Davis RMP   See fewer
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Alan Polonsky
Corporal Stiles Corporal Stiles   See fewer
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Brian Purchase
Duncan Mansell-Davies Duncan Mansell-Davies   See fewer
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Martin Read
PC Lamb PC Lamb   See fewer
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Bill Richie
Lt. Francis Overton Lt. Francis Overton   See fewer
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Colin Rix
Commander Holton Commander Holton   See fewer
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Simon Rouse
Det. Sgt. Evans Det. Sgt. Evans   See fewer
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Carolle Rousseau
Carine Lambrechts Carine Lambrechts   See fewer
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David Savile
Captain De Vere Smith Captain De Vere Smith   See fewer
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David Shaughnessy
Adjutant Adjutant   See fewer
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Trevor T. Smith
Mr. Wilson Mr. Wilson   See fewer
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Pat Starr
American delegate American delegate   See fewer
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Philip Stone
Edward Lawrence Edward Lawrence   See fewer
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Mr. Mather Mr. Mather   See fewer
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Robert Swales
Captain Michael Lynex Captain Michael Lynex   See fewer
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Richard Thorp
Judge Advocate Judge Advocate   See fewer
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Bridget Turner
Sylvia Byrne Sylvia Byrne   See fewer
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Lex van Delden
Interpreter Interpreter   See fewer
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Gwyn Vaughan
Billy Morgan Billy Morgan   See fewer
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Gabor Vernon
Herr Vogel Herr Vogel   See fewer
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Colin Wakefield
Flute player Flute player   See fewer
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Ernst Walder
Dr. Guenther Dr. Guenther   See fewer
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Paddy Ward
Judge Judge   See fewer
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Stephen Warden
Court orderly Court orderly   See fewer
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James Warrior
Lionel Kemp Lionel Kemp   See fewer
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Jeanne Watts
Mrs. Janek Mrs. Janek   See fewer
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Ben White
Dieter Dieter   See fewer
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Station Officer Baker Station Officer Baker   See fewer
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Frank Williams
Member of Bar council Member of Bar council   See fewer
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Sgt. Harry Davies Sgt. Harry Davies   See fewer
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Mr. Sun Mr. Sun   See fewer
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