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The Beiderbecke Tapes is a two-part British television drama serial written by Alan Plater and broadcast in 1987. It is the second serial in The Beiderbecke Trilogy and stars James Bolam and Barbara Flynn as schoolteachers Trevor Chaplin and Jill Swinburne. When a tape recording of a conversation about nuclear waste inadvertently falls into Trevor's hands, Trevor and Jill find themselves being pursued by national security agents.

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  1. James Bolam

    James Bolam

    Trevor Chaplin

  2. Barbara Flynn

    Barbara Flynn

    Jill Swinburne

  3. Dudley Sutton

    Dudley Sutton

  4. Beryl Reid

    Beryl Reid

  5. Don Fellows

    Don Fellows

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Season 1

1987 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of The Beiderbecke Tapes premiered on December 13, 1987.

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The Beiderbecke Tapes
The Beiderbecke Tapes


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 90m



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