Raffles

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Raffles was a 1977 television adaptation of the A. J. Raffles stories by Ernest William Hornung.. Set in Edwardian era London, it featured the criminal adventures of gentleman burglar Arthur Raffles, a renowned cricketer, and his friend, the eager but... read more

Raffles was a 1977 television adaptation of the A. J. Raffles stories by Ernest William Hornung.. Set in Edwardian era London, it featured the criminal adventures of gentleman burglar Arthur Raffles, a renowned cricketer, and his friend, the eager but naive Harry 'Bunny' Manders, as they test their skills in relieving the undeserving gentry of their valuables whilst avoiding detection from Scotland Yard's suspicious Inspector Mackenzie. The series was produced by Yorkshire Television and written by Philip Mackie.

Original Release

09/10/1975

Cast

Christopher Strauli Bunny Manders
Anthony Valentine A.J. Raffles
Victor Brooks Albany Porter
Victor Carin Inspector Mackenzie
Victor Brooks
Trevor Ray Bunny's Porter
Gary Watson Dr. Addison
Alan Hockey Electrician
Sally Osborne Lady Adela
Frank Tregear Undertaker
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The First Step Friday, 25 February 1977
2 A Costume Piece Friday, 04 March 1977
3 The Spoils of Sacrilege Friday, 11 March 1977
4 The Gold Cup Friday, 18 March 1977
5 The Chest of Silver Friday, 25 March 1977
6 The Last Laugh Friday, 01 April 1977
7 A Trap to Catch a Cracksman Friday, 08 April 1977
8 To Catch a Thief Friday, 15 April 1977
9 A Bad Night Friday, 22 April 1977
10 Mr Justice Raffles Friday, 29 April 1977
11 Home Affairs Friday, 06 May 1977
12 The Gift of the Emperor Friday, 13 May 1977
13 An Old Flame Friday, 20 May 1977

Directors

Christopher Hodson, Jim Goddard, John Howard Davies, Alan Gibson, David Cunliffe, John Davies

Writers

Philip Mackie, E.W. Hornung

Cast

Christopher Strauli Bunny Manders
Anthony Valentine A.J. Raffles
Victor Brooks Albany Porter
Victor Carin Inspector Mackenzie
Victor Brooks
Trevor Ray Bunny's Porter
Gary Watson Dr. Addison
Alan Hockey Electrician
Sally Osborne Lady Adela
Frank Tregear Undertaker
Yuri Borienko Rumpelmayer
Erin Geraghty Jane
Malcolm Rogers Cabbie
Colin Edwynn Policeman
Gabrielle Brune Duchess of Darlington
John Ludlow Police Constable
Peter Spraggon Police Constable
Joan Haythorne Wealthy Lady
Maurice Bush 1st Heavy
Johnnie Wade Growler Driver (as Johnny Wade)

Producers

David Cunliffe Executive Producer
Jacky Stoller Producer
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