The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps


Rupert Penry-Jones stars in this adaptation of John Buchan's classic novel, set in 1914. Engineer Richard Hannay is bored and restless in London - until he meets Scudder, who claims to be a British spy. When the agent is killed in his flat, Hannay is thrown headlong into adventure, forced to go on the run under suspicion of murder. Fleeing to Scotland, with police and spies on his tail, he teams up with feisty suffragette Victoria Sinclair, and although they fail to hit it off, the couple become increasingly reliant on each other as they race to unmask a traitor and save Great Britain from German invasion. Action thriller, co-starring Eddie Marsan and Lydia Leonard.

Cast & Crew

Richard Hannay Rupert Penry-Jones
Victoria Sinclair Lydia Leonard
Sir George Sinclair David Haig
Professor Fisher Patrick Malahide
Harry Sinclair Patrick Kennedy
Scudder Eddie Marsan
Captain Kell Alex Jennings
Vicar/Wakeham Steven Elder
Ackerman Werner Daehn
Engel Peter Stark
London constable Del Synnott
Ventriloquist Roger De Courcey
Professor's butler David Gallacher
Concierge at club James Bryce
Waiter at club Stewart Preston
Old man in club Sandy Neilson
Woman on stairs Barbara Downie
Maid Anna Guthrie
Train policeman George Docherty
Town Hall policeman Sean Kane
Landlady Kathryn Howden
Stirling Castle sergeant Allan Sawers
Stirling Castle sentry David McDowell
German accomplice Michael Stokes
German accomplice Paul Comrie
Station attendant Johnny Meres
Little boy Mitchell Fleming
Little girl Charlotte Fleming
Director James Hawes
Producer Lynn Horsford
Writer Lizzie Mickery
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