The Three Hostages (film)

The Three Hostages is a 1977 British television film directed by Clive Donner, produced by Mark Shivas, and starring Barry Foster as Richard Hannay, a retired British soldier who works occasionally for the British intelligence services, Diana Quick as Mary Hannay, John Castle as Dominick Medina, and David Markham as Greenslade.[1] It was based on the John Buchan thriller novel The Three Hostages.

The Three Hostages
Directed byClive Donner
Written byJohn Prebble
John Buchan (novel)
StarringBarry Foster
Diana Quick
John Castle
David Markham
Distributed byBBC
Release date
  • 27 December 1977 (1977-12-27)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story follows Hannay's attempt to recover three hostages taken prisoner by a shadowy criminal organisation.[2]


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