The Three Hostages (film)

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The Three Hostages
Directed by Clive Donner
Written by John Prebble
John Buchan (novel)
Starring Barry Foster
Diana Quick
John Castle
David Markham
Distributed by BBC
Release date(s) 27 December 1977
Running time 85 min
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Three Hostages is a 1977 British television film directed by Clive Donner and based on the John Buchan thriller novel The Three Hostages. It starred Barry Foster, Diana Quick, John Castle and David Markham.[1] Foster played the lead role of Richard Hannay, a retired British soldier who works occasionally for the British intelligence services. The story follows his attempt to recover three hostages taken prisoner by a shadowy criminal organisation.[2]


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