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callan_vol_02_2020_big_finish_final.jpg - 111 KB David Callan works for The Section, a top-secret counter-espionage organisation. He's a killer, a trained assassin, and the best at what he does.

But that doesn't mean he has to like it.

With the aid of the burglar Lonely; fellow operative Meres; and Section secretary Liz, Callan fulfils the orders of departmental head Hunter and finds himself in very murky waters. Murder, betrayal and model soldiers. It's all in a day's work for Callan.

Listen to the trailer:

Big Finish presents four more full-cast Callan adventures, adapted from series creator James Mitchell's 's Sunday Express Short Stories by his son Peter Mitchell, these four new adventures expand the themes explored in the television show.

Recorded remotely April and May 2020 during the COVID lockdown.

2.1 File on a Difficult Don

The cap and gown meet the gun and bullet when Callan visits the Dreaming Spires to protect a code-breaker.

2.2 File on a Mourning Mother

Callan and Meres are investigating the mysterious death of a scientist at a top secret research centre when they discover, Hell hath no fury...

2.3 File on an Elusive Engineer

Callan and Meres are sent to protect a British engineer from an assassination attempt and then find themselves all at sea...

2.4 File on an Angry American

The CIA plans to execute a double agent on British soil and Callan is sent to make sure the target's wife doesn't get caught in the cross-fire...


Ben Miles (David Callan)
Frank Skinner (Lonely)
Nicholas Briggs (Hunter)
Jane Slavin (Liz)
Jade Anouka (Angela Wain)
Beth Chalmers (Mrs Ventris)
Imogen Church (Conchita)
Nicholas Day (Odgers)
Mark Elstob (Judd / Jorge / Armstrong)
Michael Jibson (The Earl of Burgos / Rod Mercer)
Lara Lemon (Miss Townley)
Jason Nwoga (Routledge / Stone)
Jamie Parker (Peter Carteret / Mackley)
Emily Raymond (Diana Browne)
Tam Williams (Toby Meres)


Cover Artist Anthony Lamb
Director Samuel Clemens
Executive Producer Nicholas Briggs, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Peter Mitchell
Music Steve Foxon
Producer Emma Haigh
Script Editor John Dorney
Sound Design Steve Foxon
Written by James Mitchell
Adapted by Peter Mitchell
Theme Music by Jack Trombey
Senior Producer David Richardson

Product Format: 4-disc CD (jewel case)
Number of Discs: 4
Duration: 275 minutes
Physical Retail ISBN: 978-1-78703-545-4
Digital Retail ISBN: 978-1-78703-546-1
Production Code: BFPCALLAN002
Release date: Sept. 2020
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