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8 x 30 minute episodes

Smith – a young London street urchin, pickpocket, and apprentice highwayman – is hunted, hounded and homeless, on the run from the law with a mysterious document which, he senses, is of great value.

Smith lives in constant fear of the Tyburn hangman and is in mortal danger from other, secret, enemies.smith2

This 1970 Thames Television adventures series, adapted from the Phoenix Award-winning children’s novel by Leon Garfield and directed by Michael Currer-Briggs, offered a vivid depiction of the precarious, marginal existence of the eighteenth-century highwayman.

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Leon Collins
Mr Grey
Michael Goldie
Mr Black
George Innes
Mr Billing
David Sumner
Mr Mansfield
Moultrie Kelsall
Miss Mansfield
Meg Wynn Owen
Michael Beint
Mr Welsh
Windsor Davies
Lord Tom
Lewis Fiander
Miss Bridget
Jo Rowbottom
Miss Fanny
Cheryl Hall
Louise Dunn


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