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ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT....1965
23.12.1965, by Gerry Jones, with Anthony Hall/Patricia England/Mary O'Farrell/Rolf Lefebvre. Afternoon Theatre (though not billed as such in Radio Times). Set in a Welsh village; about a strike which takes place in one of the mines. A murder has been committed; the body is in the house, and our miner friend will dispose of it before his wife gets home. But a strike is declared at the mine...will he get home in time to get rid of the evidence?

THE RAINBOW MAN....1965
By Nicholas Palmer, 17 Nov 65. Home Service; AFternoon Theatre. A teenage girl has a crush on a worldly-wise magician who visits her family once a year. Cast: Dick Bentley and Miriam Margolyes, with Preston Lockwood and Douglas Hankin. Produced by Grahan Gauld and Norman Wright.

OH, LUCY....1965
By Allan Peacock; 13 Oct 65. A play where, arguably, two ghosts have the best parts. June Barrie as Lucy, Michael Bryant Robert; ghosts David Spencer and Penny Morell. Directed in Bristol by Brian Miller. Running time - just under an hour. Recording from Susie Peacock - thank you.

NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR....1965
George Orwell, adapted by Eric Ewens. Monday Play. 11 Oct 65.

THE CREEP....1965
By R.B. Amos, Home Service, 4 Aug 65; 55m. A rather sad play about the tensions between a couple and their difficult, unlikeable neighbour.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL....1965
By Charles Dickens.

THE AMOROUS PRAWN....1965
Light comedy. recording from Jeremy Stevenson

The Winslow Boy....1965
by Terence Rattigan, adapted by Peter Watts, with Marius Goring, Brian Hewlett and Lockwood West. Based on an Edwardian cause celebre, The Winslow Boy tells of a father's determination to clear the name of his young son, a naval cadet accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order.

ODD MAN OUT....1965
29/03/65, by F.L. Green, ad. Eric Ewens . Monday play. SNT 30 Jan 65 and 30 Aug 69.

PATHS OF GLORY....1965
Monday play 18/01/65, based on the novel by Humphrey Cobb. By Barry Bermange.

Nigel Deacon / Diversity website

Above plays known to exist in VRPCC collections

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