JUDY UPTON RADIO PLAYS
BBC RADIO PLAYS / DRAMAS
11.10.97 Tissue Memory (Fear on Four)
27.11.97 Long Time Man
21.09.01 Alien Sister
NOTES ON THE PLAYS
TISSUE MEMORY....1997 30m
Anna has a healthy new heart. But who was the donor, and how did she die? With Rachel Atkins, Kim Wall, Gerard McDermott, John Rowe as the doctor, and Carolyn Jones. Directed by David Blount. Repeated 1.3.99, 11pm.
LONG TIME MAN....1997
Three lonely women start writing letters to the same long-term prisoner. They reveal more of themselves than is wise, perhaps....life can get complicated for the recipient when he receives so many of their dreams....with Paul Higgins as Scott, Di Botcher as Donna; also stars Leda Hodgson, Alison Pettett, Rachel Atkins, Sarah Rice, Iwan Thomas, John Rowe, Anthony Ofoegbu, Gerard McDermott, Alastair Danson, Carolyn Jones. Production assistant Emma Mayhew, dir. Jonquil Panting. SMs Keith Graham (Panel), Colin Guthrie (Grams), Charlie Hume (Spot). [for explanation of these terms, see Radio page - Bert Coules' article].
ALIEN SISTER....2001 45m
Dark, comic tale about what happens to the family of a teenage computer expert when his elder sister suddenly returns home four years after she disappeared. With the help of a chemistry set and some interrogation techniques cribbed off the internet, Connor sets out to prove she's an alien. With Joel Samuels as Connor, Laura Sadler as Lucy; also stars Duncan Preston, Tessa Peake-Jones, Frankie Carson, Jessie Harris and Jon Glover. Directed by Mark Brickman; produced by Marilyn Imrie.
5 Apr 05. Director: Claudine Toutoungi. Daisy remembers a day, twenty one years ago, that has had far reaching emotional consequences for her. On that morning, aged seven, she woke up and her mother wasn’t there. Now Daisy has discovered the man that her mother spent that 'lost' day with. She hopes he can give her some answers. Cast: Daisy - Raquel Cassidy ,
Alan - Alan Williams ,
Freddie - Nicholas Boulton ,
Young Daisy -Jessica Crossley .
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