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BBC Radio Plays, radio 4, 1990

SATURDAY PLAYHOUSE AND CLASSIC SERIAL are listed in chronological order immediately below.

AFTERNOON PLAYS are listed lower down, M-T-W-Th-F. The Classic Serials appear in this list as a repeat on Friday afternoons, and Saturday Night Theatre appear as repeats on Monday afternoons.

MONDAY PLAYS are listed at the bottom.

These pages take a long time to assemble. They are a tidied-up version of what is available elsewhere, with spoilers removed and synopses mainly written or summarised by me. Whether this is a productive use of time remains to be seen. Let me know!

ND / March 2017

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SATURDAY PLAYHOUSE AND CLASSIC SERIALS

BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-06

14:30 - Aristocrats
By Brian Friel. The youngest daughter of the O'Donnell family is to be married.

Father: Cyril Cusack
Judith: Dearbhla Molloy
Alice: Sorcha Cusack
Claire: Niamh Cusack
Anna: Catherine Cusack
Eamon: Peter Caffrey
Willie Diver: Billy Roche
Tom Hoffning: William Roberts
Uncle George: John Warner.

Directed by Peter Kavanagh.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-07

14:30 - Classic Serial

Jim Davis by John Masefield, dramatised in four parts by Ray Herman. In 1812, in his new home, an orphaned boy is enmeshed in what seems like murder.

the Narrator .... James Laurenson
Jim Davis ....Nicholas Pickard
Producer: nk.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-13

14:30 - The Spur
By Juliet Ace. Piers is about to close a mean land deal and Graham runs a cock-fighting ring - illegally.

Directed by Shaun Macloughlin; BBC Bristol.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-14

14:30 - Classic Serial

Jim Davis, by John Masefield, dramatised in four parts by Ray Herman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-20

14:30 - The Withering Woman
by David Zane Mairowitz. With Mary Wimbush as Marinette, an OAP who goes to southern France to live alone apart from her animals. When she tries to stop the local hunt, she is locked up in a mental asylum.
Directed by Richard Wortley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-21

14:30 - Classic Serial
Jim Davis, by John Masefield dramatised in four parts by Ray Herman.
Ep. 3 ... Rose looks for refuge, but events do not co-operate.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-27

14:30 - Fireflies

By KARIM ALRAWI.

A play about uranium mining and its consequences.
Directed by Janet Whttaker.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-28

14:30 - Classic Serial

Jim Davis by Masefield, dramatised in four parts by Ray Herman. Ep 4: Jim despairs of returning to his home.

the Narrator: James Laurenson
Jim Davis: Nicholas Pickard

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-03

14:30 - Yellow Ochre
By Sheila Yeger.

Ruth is one of the many visitors to Jerusalem -either Christians making a pilgrimage, or Jews looking for home.

Directed by Kay Patrick
Ruth: Sarah Badel

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-04

14:30 - Classic Serial

That Hideous Strength
By C.S.LEWIS, dramatised in four parts by Stephen Mallatratt. 1 - The fellows of a quiet English college are jubilant at attracting a prestigious new national institute to their sleepy university town. But why is the institute so keen to buy the site of the college's ancient well?

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-10

14:30 - Inventing a New Colour

By Paul Godfrey.

Exeter 1942: Bombs are falling and the war is changing the lives of many, but for one young boy life is still not eventful enough.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-11

14:30 - Classic Serial

That Hideous Strength
By C. S Lewis, dramatised in four parts by Stephen Mallatratt.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-17

14:30 - Plots

By Robert Forrest. With Callum Mill as Peter and Eileen McCallum as Sarah.

Peter Halliday, an elderly man, is pursued by social workers and coppers. BBC Scotland.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-18

14:30 - Classic Serial - That Hideous Strength
By C. S. Lewis, dramatised in four parts by Stephen Mallatratt. 3

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-24

14:30 - Gordon Jackson

A tribute to the actor who died last month. Tunes of Glory by James E. Kennaway, adapted by B. C. Cummins. Colonel Barrow arrives and causes a minor upheaval at the local Barracks.

Pipe Majors Bob Murphy and Willie Cochrane.
Directed by ....Gerry Jones
Jock Sinclair.... Gordon Jackson
Col Barrow ....John Stride
Pipe Major MacLean.... Fulton MacKay
RSM Riddick ....David Lodge
Jimmy Cairns.... John Rowe
Dusty Miller.... Henry Stamper
Piper Adam ....Fraser Kerr
Cpl Fraser ....John Samson
Charlie Scott.... John Rye
Mackinnon ....Christopher Bidmead
Mary Titterington.... Norma Ronald
Morag Sinclair.... Alison Gollings
Sir Alistair.... Hector Ross
Landlord ....Nigel Lambert
Driver ....Nigel Lambert
Guard Sergeant.... Michael Shannon
Donald ....Michael Shannon
Lance Cpl ....Michael Deacon

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-25

14:30 - Classic Serial

That Hideous Strength by C.S.Lewis. The last of four parts dramatised by Stephen Mallatratt.
Jane Studdock: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Mark Studdock: Andrew Wincott
Fisher-King: Steve Hodson
Merlin: Robert Eddison

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-03

14:30 - The Isidore Projection

By Bruce Stewart. A play about the Spanish Inquisition.
Joaquin: Michael N Harbour
Rebecca: Caroline Gruber
the Master Inquisitor: Bill Wallis.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-04

14:30 - Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Dickens, concluded by Leon Garfield and dramatised in five parts by David Buck. 1: Orphans

Neville and Helena Landless arrive in Cloisterham.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-10

14:30 - Poor Things
By Jane Coles. No details of story.
Cathie: Sue Broomfield
Moira: Maggie McCarthy
Hashim: Gordon Warnecke
Mrs Jalib: Shahnaz Pakravan
John: Donald Gee
Jess: Elizabeth Mansfield
Penny: Oona Beeson
Commentator/steve: Joe Dunlop
Pete: Charles Simpson
Dennis: John Bull
Val: Tara Dominick
Ben: Brian Miller
Mr Jalib: Gurdial Sira
Fozia: Souad Faress
Saleslady: Shireen Shah
Manazir: Raj Patel
Director: Matthew Walters

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-11

14:30 - Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens, concluded by Leon Garfield; dramatised in five parts by David Buck. 2: A Disappearance. Edwin and Neville agree to attend a Christmas Eve dinner hosted by Edwin's guardian. It turns out to be their last meeting.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-17

14:30 - Caving In

By Ayshe Raif. Maggie is leading a double life. She visits her husband in prison, but keeps her lover a secret. She wants a baby.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-18

14:30 - Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens, concluded by Leon Garfield and dramatised in five parts by David Buck. 3: An Arrival. Edwin has disappeared and Jasper thinks his nephew has been murdered by Neville Landless.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-24

14:30 - The Wedding of Jackie

By John Hall. Jackie is promised to Dickon the musician, but she loves a priest.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-25

14:30 - Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens, concluded by Leon Garfield and dramatised in five parts by David Buck. With Ian Holm. 4: A Performance. John Jasper continues his search for proof that his nephew has been murdered by Neville Landless.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-31

14:30 - The Elephant Man

By Bernard Pomerance. The true story of John Merrick, the Elephant Man. His deformed body hid the mind of a sensitive and intelligent man. Adapted & directed by David Hitchinson. Originally broadcast on WS.

John Merrick: Gerrard Murphy
Frederick Treves: Jeremy Clyde
Carr Gomm: Charles Kay
Mrs Kendall: Anna Massey
Ross: John Hollis
Bishop: John Baddeley
Sandwich: Jennifer Piercey
Porter: Michael Tudor-Barnes
Lord John: Philip Sully
Duchess: Diana Olsson
Countess: Joan Walker.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-01

14:30 - Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens concluded by Leon Garfield and dramatised in five parts by David Buck. With Ian Holm as John Jasper. 5: Redress. Neville has been found stabbed.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-07

14:30 - Testimonies
By Helena Osborne. Anne Lee from Manchester was to become the leader of the 'Shaking Quakers' or Shakers. Her message was salvation through celibacy, but where did this leave her husband?

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-08

14:30 - Well, at Least It Didn't Rain
By Renny Krupinski. Funerals are supposed to be solemn, but occasionally they are anything but.
Director .... Janet Whitaker
Nell ....Patricia Hayes
Joan ....Rosemary Leach
Maisy .... Mary Wimbush
Angela ....Zelah Clarke
David .... Kim Wall.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-14

14:30 - Rusted Visions
By Dave Morris. A lawyer wins his client the chance of a fresh start - a job in a theme park.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-15

14:30 - A Special Treat
By Frank Dunne. An Irish GP living in the south of England takes consolation in weekly visits to his mistress.
Director .... Peter Kavanagh
Doctor .... Tony Doyle
Girl .... Marcella Riordan
Pam .... Maureen O'Brien.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-21

14:30 - Summer of the Aliens
>By Louis Nowra. Australia 1962: The television talks of UFO sightings and the danger of a communist invasion. Young Lewis confronts the strange rites of adolescence and the violence of the adult world.

Joint production by ABC/BBC.
Lewis (adult): Louis Nowra
Lewis (boy): Ben Pauley
Emma: Kathryn Dufty
Mum: Linda Cropper
Grandma: Dinah Shearing
Dad: Nicholas Eadie
Dulcie: Belinda Chikosh
Brian: Dylan Howarth
Mr Pisano: George Spartels
Mrs Pisano: Beth Child
Teacher: Peter Carroll
Music by Sarah de Jong.
Director: Jane Ulman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-22

14:30 - A Small Union
By Peter Tinniswood.

In the past, Stanley was once leader of a cotton workers' union.. Now he spends his days on a canal bank, doing nothing.
Director .... Peter Kavanagh
Stanley .... Bernard Hill
Lorna .... Liz Goulding

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-28

14:30 - The Old Ways
By Alan Berrie.

When stroke victim Tony Sharkey is born again it causes misery for his wife.

Director Eoin O'Callaghan.

BBC Northern Ireland.
Tony Sharkey: Nigel Anthony
Sally: Aine McCartney
Sheena: Linda WRay
Monica: Paula Hamilton
Collette: Trudy Kelly
Gerald: Malcolm Douglas
Canon Dwyer: Mark Mulholland.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-29

14:30 - Shark in the Water
By Roderick Graham.

Eddie and Jack return from a dive to discover that their boat has drifted away.

Director .... Tracey Neale
Eddie .... James Laurenson
Jack .... Peter Dahlsen
Gee .... Alice Arnold
Carl .... Ken Cumberlidge
Girl .... Moya O'Shea

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-05

14:30 - Thin Boy, by Colin Davis.

Who is sane? asked the philosopher Bertrand Russell. The man who cracks up because of Hiroshima or the others who remain unaffected by it? A play about Claude Eatherly, ex-509th Squadron USAF, who stood trial for robbing post offices.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-06

14:30 - Mad, Bad
By Guy Meredith. Two self-obsessed writers working on biographies. They communicate using their answering machines.

Isobel .... Anna Massey
Rob .... Bill Nighy
Lisa .... Anna Nygh
Maitre d'hotel/Professor Bellini .... Nicholas Courtney
Taxi driver ....Ian Michie

Director .... Cherry Cookson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-12

14:30 - Seed

By Colin Haydn Evans. May, aged 88, knows that seeds are the source of life, but does the ministry know? It has given the rights to big companies to manufacturekey herbicides and pesticides.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-13

14:30 - Dusty's Story
By Hattie Naylor. When Stephen dies, Dusty finds it hard to adjust to her loss; she reports him missing to the police...

Director Sally Avens
Dusty: Sophie Thompson
Aunt Wendy: Stephanie Cole
Narrator: Nickolas Grace
Best: Alice Arnold
Jane: Jo Kendall
Susan: Susan Sheridan
Sarah: Joan Walker
DJ: Paul Downing
Man: Ian Targett

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-19

14:30 - Solstice

Biographical play by Jo Anderson. London, 1873. Van Gogh starts work in a Covent Garden basement.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-20

14:30 - Dark Green

By Rose Tremain. Miss Rowlandson used to be a good teacher. Now she has problems. Play made with the help of the pupils of Bramhall County High School. Director Kay Patrick; BBC North.

Director ....Kay Patrick
Charlie Green.... Judy Bennett
Miss Rowlandson.... Irene Sutcliffe
Headmaster ....Paul Webster
Jimmy ....Richard Carr
Sophie ....Elizabeth Anderton
Ian .... David Lewis

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-26

14:30 - Homeland

By Ken Blakeson. With Michael Hordem. When the Judge moves to a home for the elderly, his relationship with a black care assistant conjures up uncomfortable memories.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-27

14:30 - Tales My Father Taught Me
By Peter Terson. With John Gielgud. Sir George Sitwell was an eccentric recluse whose main interests beforeWW1 were running the family estate and research into medieval pig-keeping. He didn't like Osbert much, either.

Director: Shaun Macloughlin
Sir George Sitwell: John Gielgud
Lady Ida Sitwell: Renee Atilde Asherson
Osbert Sitwell: Richard Pearce
Henry Moat: Christopher Good

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-02

14:30 - Little Love

By Stephen Fagan. With Alan Howard and Peter Sallis. A clinic transfers infants from pregnant girls to rich infertile middle-aged women.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-03

14:30 - Unwieldy Elephant

By John Graham. Gilbert Winblow needs a rest - but finds himself careering across the countryside in charge of an elephant.
Gilbert Winblow: Jeremy Clyde
Headmaster: Garard Green
Flannery: John Graham
Ladies on train: Tessa Worsley
Ladies on train: Gwen Cherrell
Stag Spangler: Ronald Herdman
Boys: Andrew Gubbins, Christopher Gubbins, Juke Nashaat.
Lady in street: Anne Jameson
Sid: Jamie Roberts
Shirley: Mia Soteriou
Porter/Vicar: David Garth
Librarian: Jane Leonard
Policeman: Trevor Nichols
Fred: Arnold Diamond
Driver: Alan Thompson
Dolores: Helena Breck
Adrian: Christopher Scott
Timekeeper: David Learner

Producer: Glyn Dearman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-09

14:30 - The Belle of the Belfast City

By Christina Reid. The Horner women celebrate life, even when they are threatened with violence.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-10

14:30 - The Turning of the Tide

By Nick Fisher. Classic revenge tale. An isolated, windswept house in East Anglia and a score to settle.
Lucy: Elizabeth Proud
Susan: Joan Walker
Matthew: Kim Wall
Leonard: Peter Tuddenham
Local man: Peter Craze
Producer: Martin Jenkins.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-16

14:30 - Blood and Ice
Biographical play by Liz Lochhead - a tale of how the Frankenstein story came about. Mary Wollstonecraft eloped in 1816 with the poet Shelley ; they rented a villa close to where Lord Byron was living and, for something to do, wrote some ghostly tales.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-17

14:30 - Great Men of Music

By Craig Warner. A young girl confides in Eddie and her advances disturb him.
Eddie: Philip Davis
Eddie's mother: Paula Jacobs
Joanne: Joan Walker
Fred: Norman Bird
Pete: Anthony Jackson
Bob: William Simons
Fiona: Zelah Clarke
with Alice Arnold, Peter Craze and Cara Kelly.
Piano - Mary Nash.
Director: Caroline Raphael.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-23

14:30 - Federico for Me
By Sam Jacobs. Argentina, 1945 -just before Juan Peron became President. The actress/ manager Margarita Xirgu, champion of Federico Garcia Lorca, took her company and his last play to Buenos Aires. With Dorothy Tutin.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-24

14:30 - Haunted by More Cake

By Steve Walker. Lionel has a tea party going on in his stomach and he's fallen in love with one of the guests. (Superb play - Ed)
Uncle Ginger: Graham Crowden
Lionel: Stephen Tompkinson
Aunt Maud: Joan Matheson
Charlotte: Victoria Carling
Mario: John Bull
Horace: Richard Pearce
Dr Fitch: Philip Sully
Mr Ebbinghouse: John Warner
With Joan Walker, Nicholas Courtenay and Jo Kendall
Director: Ned Chaillet.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-30

14:30 - Hanging Fire

By Lisa Evans. The events leading up to the notorious 'murder in the Red Barn' of Maria Marten, as seen through her sister's eyes.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-01

14:30 - Marching

By Don Haworth. A man brings up his daughter alone.
Jenny: Susan Sheridan
Arthur: Cliff Howells
Sam Crabbe: Geoffrey Banks

Producer: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-07

14:30 - Play: The Last of the Mohicans

By Ted Moore. Walter is being paid to close down the place where he works.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-08

14:30 - Reaching for the Sun

By John Ashbrook. John just wants to go to an ordinary school. But he's blind.
Ray: Kevin Lloyd
Ange: Sunny Ormonde
John: John-Paul Ford
Headmistress: Margaret Courtenay
Psychologist: Joe Dunlop
Miss Weissberg: Sue Broomfield
Car driver: Charles Simpson

Produced by Sue Wilson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-14

14:30 - Cloud Cuckoo Land

By Catherine L Czerkawska. A Japanese girl falls in love with a British boy. In colour, race and custom, they are very different. Producer (?) Hamish Wilson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-15

14:30 - The Baby Buggy

By Elizabeth Baines. 1989 Giles Cooper Award. Di faces the challenge of having her first baby at the age of 40.
Di: Linda Bassett.
Sandy: Barbara Marten.
Producer: Susan Hogg.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-21

14:30 - Play: Song of the Forest

By Tina Pepler. Soon after her marriage Helena is paralysed in a diving accident. A capuchin monkey, trained to help quadriplegics, gives assistance, but the monkey is home to the soul of a South American Indian.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-22

14:30 - Victory

By Sam McBratney. Laura wants to remarry but her daughter doesn't like the idea.
Laura: Stella McCusker
Martina: Aine McCartney
Granny Martin: Sheila McGibbon
Peggy: Maureen Dow
Stephen: Robert Patterson
Julie: Cathy Brennan
Jim: Niall O'Brien

Pianist Stephanie Hughes
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-28

14:30 - The Man That Got Away

By Philip Norman. Hedley looks forward to a holiday with his mother in a hotel she manages in Norfolk. But life is not easy for a divorcee in the 50s.
Hedley: James Holland
Stella: Marian Diamond
Guy Hogg: Michael Cochrane
Chef: Peter Woodthorpe
Boo: Susie Brann
Mrs Hogg: Zelah Clarke
Mr Campion: Ian Thompson
Flo: Patsy Byrne
Mick: Brian Hewlett
Em: Victoria Carling
Pinks: Stephen Tompkinson
John/Shipway: Ashley Clark
Nigel/Rayner: Daniel Evans
Housemaster: Manning Wilson
Guard: Anthony Jackson

Producer: Peter Kavanagh

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-29

14:30 - Red Ribbons

By Thomas McLaughlin..John and Molly present and produce a fictional BBC programme, Folkways. They go to County Tyrone to look for the Ulster fiddler, Barney McKeogh
Barney: Birdy Sweeney
Molly: Eileen Pollock
John: Trevor Moore
Paddy: Joe McPartland
Brendan: Conleth Hill
Music: Jim McKillop
Producer: Pamela Brighton.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-04

14:30 - Artist Descending a Staircase

By Tom Stoppard. Three very old artists, who have been friends since they were young, share an attic. Now one of them is dead, in peculiar circumstances. (Highly recommended - Ed).
Martello: Stephen MurRay
Donner: Carleton Hobbs
Beauchamp: Rolf Lefebvre
Young Martello (Banjo): Michael Spice
Young Donner (Mouse): Dinsdale Landen
Young Beauchamp (Biscuit): Peter Egan
Sophie: Fiona Walker.
Producer: John Tydeman

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-05

14:30 - Showing Promise

By Dave Sheasby. Marjorie's creative writing course is under a financial threat. She is pleased to see a new student even if he lacks some of the graces she's come to expect.
Marjorie: Heather Stoney
Brian: Gerry Kersey
John: John Branwell
Jean: Lorraine Peters
Florence: Daphne Oxenford
Harry: Graham Roberts
Producer: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-11

14:30 - Shades of Blue

By Leigh Jackson. On the day of his daughter's wedding, Adrian, a well-off dentist hoping to start a career in politics, finds that his mistress is pregnant, his wife is in love with his best friend, and theres is to be a general election.
Adrian: Bob Peck
Pauline: Rosemary Martin
Virginia: Juliet Stevenson
Tony: Clive Merrison
Emmaa: Clare Travers-Deacon
Hopkins: Richard Wilson
Alice: Elizabeth Rider
Hugh: Crawford Logan
Claire: Susie Brann
Mrs Hopkins: Margaret Ward
Brother: Paul Gregory
Foreman/Catering manager: Brian Hewlett, with Kim Wall, Peter Howell, Ian Thompson, Steven Harrold and John Samson.
Producer: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-12

14:30 - The Dog It Was That Died

By Tom Stoppard. Rupert, a spy and counter-spy, has lost himself in the intricacies of double and triple bluff and cannot say which side he is on. .
Giles Blair: Charles GRay
Rupert Purvis: Dinsdale Landen
Pamela Blair: Penelope Keith
Hogben: Kenneth Cranham
Seddon: John Le Mesurier
Arlon: Stephen MurRay
Matron: Betty Marsden
Chief: Maurice Denham
Vicar: Noel Howlett
Wren: Lockwood West
Slack: Peter Tuddenham
Mrs Ryan: Katherine Parr
Producer: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-18

14:30 - Play: Rock and Roll Baby

A wonderlful play by Lesley Davies. Ellen is a 38-year-old teacher, bringing up three children on her own. Then one of her pupils confesses his undying love for he. She doesn't believe him, but matters progress. No casting details, unfortunately.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-19

14:30 - Ivan the Fool and Vasilisa the Wise

By Stephen Mulrine. Narrator - Nicholas McArdle. Based on a Russian fable. There is a man-eating witch, a talking doll, a dead princess and a live skeleton. Ivan the Fool wants to marry Vasilisa, no matter what the obstacles. (Good play - Ed)
Ivan: Jonathan Tafler
Tsarita: Julie Berry
She-bear: Julie Berry
Baba Yaga: Pauline Letts
Crow: Pauline Letts
Doll: Caroline Gruber
Priest: Alan Dudley
Pike: Alan Dudley
Vasilisa: Victoria Carling
Koshchei the Deathless: John Rye
Producer: Matthew Walters

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-25

14:30 Dora

By Agnes Sam. The play is set in Port Elizabeth in South Africa, the town where she grew up. This is the story of a young black woman who suddenly finds herself thrust into township life.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-26

14:30 - Women Laughing

By Michael Wall. One Sunday afternoon, two men are sitting in a suburban garden. The laughter of their wives coming from the house at first irritates them. Then, bit by bit, it unsettles them. One of the men has a secret... This is taken from a stage play; not the whole thing, but it's ok as a stand-alone piece. It has been described as a comedy. (excellent - Ed)
Colin: David Goudge
Steph: Rosalind March
Tony: Alex Jennings
Maddy: Rowena Roberts
Director: Jeremy Mortimer

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-01

14:30 - The Execution of Mary Timney

By Tom Pow 's. April 1862; Dumfries. The play follows the events leading to the last public execution of a woman in Scotland.
Mary Timney: Alison Peebles
Ann Hannah: Anne Lacey
William Martin/Clerk/Lord GRay: David McKail
Rev J Maitland/Calcraft: Paul Young
William Hannah: Martin Black
Frank Timney/Chaplain: Finlay McLean
Agnes McLellan/Susan Timney: Ann Lannan
Lord Deas: Gerard Slevin
Mary Barbour/Agnes Sproat: Beth Robens
Lockhart Hannah/Dr McCulloch/journalist: John Shedden
Jane Barbour : Eliza Langland
Robert Coates/Cowan: Iain Agnew
Giffort/Constable: Sandy Neilson

Producer - Stewart Conn. (First broadcast on Radio Scotland)

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-02

14:30 - No More a-Roving

By Peter Ling. Whilst on holiday in Venice, Beth and her brother Ronnie are haunted by the ghost of Byron. Broadcast as a tribute to David Johnston, who died recently.
Beth: Rosemary Leach
Ronnie: Edward de Souza
Contessa: Avril Clark
Monk: Matt Zimmerman
Hotel manager: Colin Starkey
Gondolier: Richard Tate
Flower seller: Jo Kendall
Producer: David Johnston.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-08

14:30 - Play: Hair in the Gate

Not sure who wrote this or who rpoduced it. It is wartime, and Jack Lewis, a film maker, goes back to his home town to make a propaganda movie about the heroic shipbuilders. With James Bolam.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-09

14:30 - A Secret Journey

By Frederick Bradnum. Following his wife's death, Frederick Bradnum wrote this play to help get the grief out of his system. It is a love story. Husband and wife are played by Philip Voss and Maria Charles, with Paul Downing, Sheila Grant, Roger Hammond, Jenny Howe, Liz Mansfield, Ben Onwukwe and John Rye. Producer: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-15

14:30 - Play: God's Second in Command

By Jacqueline Rudet. Leo falls in love. No other plot or production details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-16

14:30 - Getting to Know Mr Schmeigelow

By Peter Terson.Early in his life, Cecil Beaton's artistic ambitions were frustrated by his father. This is the story of what happened.

Cecil Beaton: Julian Firth
Papa: William Eedle
Mr Schmeigelow: Christian Rodska
Mama: June Barrie
Nancy: Joanna MacKie
Baba: Jenny Funnel
Agnes: Susan Sheridan
Mr Skinner: Brian Miller
Boy le Bas: Paul Downing
Producer: Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-22

14:30 - Play: Dusty Answer

Rosamond Lehmann 's story of a solitary dreamer. No other details of story or casting.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-23

14:30 - Testimony

By Claudette Williams. Three Jamaican sisters mourn the death of their mother, Mary. Through carrying out a ritual, they feel a lot better - and perhaps their ancestors feel better, too.
Mary: Carmen Munroe
Lorraine: Caroline Lee Johnson
Olive: Angela Wynter
Adassa: Natasha Williams

Music by Sophie Mcgina.
Producer: Linda Anderson.
Director: Heather Goodman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-29

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse

Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Pimlico Poisoner
By Peter Mackie. Holmes encounters a serious real-life Victorian criminal.
Matilda Clover .... Susan Mansell
Neill Cream .... Peter Harlowe
Watson .... Crawford Logan
Sherlock Holmes .... William Chubb
Mrs Hudson .... Tina GRay
Insp Lestrade .... Terry Molloy
PC Billings .... Alex Jones
Sgt Woodthorpe .... Chris MacDonnell
Jeannie Thompson .... Kimberly Hope
Jeremiah Fogg .... Roger Hume
Producer .... Nigel Bryant.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-30

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - Typhoid
By Shirley Gee. Story based on the true story of a typhoid-carrier.
Mary Mallon: Margaret Whiting
DrSoper: Daniel Massey
Ed Bishop: Elliot Kendall
Mary as a child: Susan Sheridan
Sister Joseph: Sheila Grant
Fr John: Denys Hawthorne
Immigration officer: Peter Whitman
Agnes: Sandra Dickinson
Elspeth: Elizabeth Proud
Mrs Palmer: Carole Boyd
Director: David Spenser. With Helen Horton, Nicolette McKenzie, Andrew Branch, Tim Bentinck, Alan Tilvern, Rod Beacham, Harry Towb and John Bull.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-06

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - Speedy Death
By Gladys Mitchell. A murder in an old country house in the 1920s. Adapted by Elizabeth Proud.
Mrs Lestrange Bradley: Mary Wimbush
Carstairs: Leslie Phillips
Bertie: Michael Cochrane
Garde Bing: Philip Sully
Alistair Bing: Garard Green
Eleanor: Rowan Stuart
Dorothy: Teresa Gallagher
Mabel/Pamela: Lois Burgess
Sir Joseph: David King
Inspector Boring: Christopher Scott
Ferdinand Lestrange/Doctor: Simon Treves
Parsons: Fraser Kerr.
Director - Sue Wilson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-07

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse

Master Class
By David Pownall. Stalin summons Prokofiev and Shostakovich to give them a music lesson.
Stalin: Timothy West
Zhdanov: Jonathan Adams
Prokofiev: Peter Kelly
Shostakovich: David Bamber
Music: John White
Producer: Martin Jenkins.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-13

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse

Death Beach
By Michael McStay. A Hollywood director's filming is interrupted by a murder.
CurtZorack .... Peter Vaughan
Insp Coleman .... Stephen Thorne
Sgt Astor .... Joe Dunlop
Frances Parker .... Mary Miller
Matt Matuelson .... David King
Henry Field .... Michael McStay
Maggie James .... Jane Whittenshaw
Sam Farrow .... James Greene
James Church .... Jonathan Oliver
Robert Mathias .... Nigel Carrington
Jack Tarrot .... Vincent Brimble
Peter Dobbs .... Ben Onwukwe
Jimmy James .... Stephen Garlick
Pilot .... Nicholas Gilbrook
Director .... Jane Morgan.
There are other 'Astor & Coleman' stories (q.v.).

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-14

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - The Railway Station Man
An adaptation by Denys Hawthorne of Jennifer Johnston 's novel. After the death of her husband, Helen Cuffe moves to Donegal in search of peace and quiet. Nearby, an English war veteran works to restore the disused railway station. They meet.
Helen Cuffe: Stella McCusker
Roger Hawthorne: John Rowe
Jack Cuffe: Peter Quigley
Damian Sweeney: Aidan McCann
Manus Dempsey: John Hewitt
Mary Heron: Doreen Hepburn
Fr Quintan: Tom Jordan
Mrs O'Meara: Catherine Gibson
Producer: Clive Brill.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-20

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - The Skull beneath the Skin
By P D James, adapted from her novel in two parts. Part 1: Clarissa Lisle thinks her life is in danger and employs a private detective, Cordelia GRay. Dramatised by Neville Teller. Producer: Matthew Walters.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-21

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - The Skull beneath the Skin, part 2
After the murder, the police have ten possible suspects. How to decide...?
Cordelia GRay: Greta Scacchi
Gorringe: John Moffatt
Whittingham: Norman Rodway
Clarissa Lisle: Caroline Blakiston
Ralston: Richard Vernon
Roma Lisle: Patricia Garwood
Simon: Richard Pearce
Insp Gordon: Geoffrey Whitehead
Sir James: John Bull
Tolly: Avril Clark
Munter: Richard Tate
Mrs Munter: Anna Cropper
Sgt Buckley: David Goudge
Gaskin / Hasking: John Warner
Colin: Christopher Scott
Beswich: Brian Miller
Miss Costello: Joan Matheson
Miss Maudsley: Marcia King
Pianist: Geoffrey Brawn
Producer: Matthew Walters.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-27

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - Witchwood
By John Buchan. This is a story of witchcraft, set in the mid 1600s.
David Semphill: Paul Young
James Fordyce: Tom Fleming
Andrew: Lain Cuthbertson
Katrine: Gerda Stevenson
Isobel Veitch: Mary Riggans
Montrose: Crawford Logan
Mark Kerr: Alexander Morton
Muirhead: Robert Trotter
Proudfoot: John Shedden
Caird: Martyn James
Grizel Hawkshaw: Eileen MacAllum
Jean Caird: RoseMcBain
Amos Ritchie: Ian Agnew
Pricker: Martin Black
Will: James Twaddale
Ritchie Smail: Ronald Simon
Piper Robert Wallace.
Adapted by John Scotney.
Director - Alec Reid.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-28

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse

Episode on a Thursday Evening
By Don Haworth. The owners of a small local cinema have received an offer to buy the business. Then just before a film is to be shown, there's a bomb scare. It's probably a hoax. Do they tell the audience, or not? It could affect their sale.
Tom: John Hollis
Jerry: Terry Scully
Rose: Diana Bishop
Proctor: Lewis Stringer
Pianist: Martin Goldstein
Director: Richard Wortley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-03

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - The Colleen Bawn
By Dion Boucicault, adapted by Denys Hawthorne. Melodrama, recorded at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast.
Squire Corrigan .... T.P. McKenna
Anne Chute ....Frances Tomelty
Hardress ....Ian McElhinney
Danny ....Gerard McSorley
Myles ....Conleth Hill
The Colleen Bawn.... Heather McLlwaine
Mrs Cregan ....Margaret D'Arcy
Father Tom ....Louis Rolston
Sheelagh ....Sheila McGibbon
Seamus ....Maurice O'Callaghan
Kyrie ....Patrick Duncan
Piano ....Stephanie Hughes
Violin ....Nikki McCormick
Adapted By ....Denys Hawthorne
Director ....Eoin O'Callaghan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-04

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - Blue Pacific Island
By Andrew Rissik. On a hot summer afternoon, on a train Susan meets Peter, 30 years older than her. Is he a spy?
Susan: Juliet Stevenson
Peter: Anthony Bate
Helen: Atkinson Wood
Allenby Bernard Brown
Director: Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-10

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - A Date in September
By Alex Ferguson. Schoolteacher 'Bren Gun' Bell decides to turn the clock back 50 years. He looks for the members of his childhood gang of evacuees. They have adventures - and revenge on their old teacher. (excellent play - ND)
Brendan: Colin MacLachlan
Marian: Eileen George
Gary: John Basham
Chambers: Adrian Stokes
Patterson: Norman Mills
Mrs Parker: Anne Jameson
Sister: Jean Southern
Drummond: Art Davies
Vanessa Johnson: Anne Orwin
Hannah Brady: Val McLane
Fireman: David Begg
Lawrence: Simon Henderson
Nutty: Catherine Stobbart
Spider: Darren Watkin
Brengun: Anthony Morley
Billie Lewthwaite: Christopher Ashton
Director: Dave Sheasby.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-11

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - The Pot of Gold
By Plautus. Classic play, translated and adapted by Martyn Wade . Euclio, a miser, pretends to the outside world that he's a pauper. But hidden away in his house is his hoard.
Euclio ....Nigel Stock
Lyconides ....Christopher Good
Eunomia ....Margot Boyd
Megadorus ....Philip Voss
Strobilus ....Peter Baldwin
Phaedria ....Eve Karpf
Staphyla ....Sonia Fraser
Anthrax/Cashier.... Michael McStay
Congrio/Man in queue.... John Rye
Flute girl ....Josie Kidd
Director ....Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-17

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - Excuse Fingers
By John Peacock. Poisoning by arsenic was the method that Herbert Armstrong used to rid himself of a troublesome wife.
Herbert Rowse Armstrong .... Michael Kitchen
Katherine Armstrong .... Gillian Barge
Constance Davies.... Emma Gregory
Emily Pearce.... Pauline Letts
Edmund Cheese.... Michael Turner
Mary Cheese ....Auriol Smith
Pearson ....David Burkin
Margaret ....Eleanor Hodson
Marion Clasford-Gale.... Jenny Howe
Winifred Glasford-Gale.... Maxine Audley
Arthur Chevalier.... Richard Tate
Inez Rosser ....Jane Whittenshaw
Mr Davies ....Loan Meredith
Dr Hincks ....David Sinclair
Una .... Tara Dominick
Oswald Martin.... Mark Straker
Alan Preen ....Andrew Wincott
Court clerk ....Paul Downing
Pianist ....Mary Nash.
Director ....Jane Morgan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-18

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - Devils in the Glass
By Adisakdi Tantimedh. A young Chinese student returns home to Hong Kong.
Li Ann: Sarah Lam
Mr Soong: Burt Kwouk
MrsSoong: Pik-Sen Lim
Philip: Paul Courtenay-Hugh
Tony: Richard Rees
Grandmother: Barbara Yu Ling
Captain/Policeman: David Bannerman
Director: Peter Kavanagh.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-24

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - Beyond Evil
By Peter McKelvie. A journalist follows an Irish supergrass.
Yvonne: Kelly Hunter
Tim: Colum Convey
Ginette: Danielle Allan
Baxter: Malcolm Raeburn
Dorothy: Daphne Oxenford
Inspazak: Garard Green
Frank: Robert Whelan
Mahmoud: Yusuf Sultan
Director: Michael Fox.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-25

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - The Dissolution of Marcus Fleishman
By Stephen Davis. Marcus Fleishman, a Jew who died during the war, is metamorphosed into an ape.

With David Graham and James Thomason.
Marcus Fleishman: Cyril Shaps
Zelda Fleishman: Miriam Margolyes (star of the 'Carry On' films)
Their son (as a child): Pat Leventon
Their son (grown up): Anthony Daniels
Rabbi: Martin Friend
Housewife: Shirley Cooklin
Brat Mary: Claire Nash
Technician: Christopher Bidmead
Another technician: John Rowe

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-01

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse -Crime of Passion
By R.E.T Lamb. Rose escapes from her husband and the elderly recluse she looks after into a world of browsing in the local bookshop. She likes the bookseller...
Francis: Steve Hodson
Rose: Janet Dale
Basil: Preston Lockwood
Mel: Christian Rodska
Harry: William Eedle
Director: Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-02

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - Press Cuttings

By Bernard Shaw. A play about Votes for Women.
Gen Mitchener: Arthur Lowe
Orderly: Clifford Norgate
MrBalsquith: Gerald Cross
Mrs Farrell: Sheila Manahan
Mrs Banger: Joan Sanderson
Lady Corinthis Fanshawe: Sonia Fraser
Director: David H Godfrey.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-08

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - Campion's Brag
By Michael Toner. An exiled Jesuit, Edmund Campion, returns to England to rally the Catholics.
Edmund Campion: Nicholas Farrell
Eliot: Steve Hodson
Ralph Emerson: Angus Wright
Elizabeth I: Maxine Audley
Lord Burghley: Brett Usher
Earl of Leicester: Timothy Bateson
George Gilbert: Ian Lindsay
Fr Parsons/Mr Nowell: James Greene
Mrs Yate: Elizabeth Kelly
Sir Christopher WRay: Michael Turner
Mr Anderson: Nigel Carrington
Whitaker: Timothy Carlton
Fettiplace: John Joyce.
Producer - not known.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-09

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - Frost in May
By Antonia White, dramatised by Jehane Markham. Nanda Grey's first few years in a convent in the early 1900s. Uses the voices of the pupils and staff of Virgo Fidelis Convent School.

Nanda Grey: Sarah Sutton
Mr Grey: Lyndon Brook
Mother Radcliffe: Rosalie Crutchley
Mother Frances: Eva Haddon
Mother Poitier: Yvonne Coulette
Mother Percival: Hilda Kriseman
Mother Regan/Mildred: Edwina WRay
Mrs Grey/Sister Jones: Brenda Kaye
Friar Parry: John Graham
Friar Robertson: Lewis Stringer
Leonie: Carole Hopkin
Clare: Fleur Chandler
Hilary: Karen Ford
Rosario: Sandra Frieze
Madeleine: Jean Rogers
Monica: Carole Bollard
Marjorie: Gail Lidstone
Irishwoman: Gudrun Ure
Director: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-15

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - You Only Live Twice
James Bond story by Ian Fleming. The plot is preposterous, but very entertaining nevertheless. Dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell. An enormous cast list:
James Bond .... Michael Jayston
Tanaka ....Clive Merrison
Handerson ....James Laurenson
Kissy .... Sayo Inaba
M .... David King
Ando .... Burt Kwouk
Priest ....David Bannerman
Trembling Leaf .... Danielle Allen
Molony ....Michael Turner
Blofeld ....Ronald Herdman
Irma .... Maxine Audley
Tracey .... Emma Gregory
Kono .... Mark Straker
Mariko .... Tara Dominick, with Timothy Bateson, Elizabeth Kelly and James Simmons.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-16

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - The Browning Version
By Terence Rattigan. A classics master, about to retire, is given a translation of the Agamemnon by a pupil.

Director: Ian Cotterell.
Millie Crocker Harris: Barbara Jefford
Andrew Crocker Harris: Nigel Stock
John Taplow: Stephen Garlick
Frank Hunter: David McAlister
Dr Frobisher: Michael Spice
Peter Gilbert: David Timson
Mrs Gilbert: Christine Absalom

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-22

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - A Christmas Carol
By Dickens. Michael Gough as Ebenezer Scrooge; narrated by Freddie Jones. Music by Elizabeth Parker and dramatised by Chnstopher Denys.
Ghost of Marley .... Robert Eddison
Scrooge's nephew .... Douglas Hodge
Mrs Dilbur .... Anna Wing
Ghost of Christmas Past .... Elizabeth Lindsay
Ghost of Christmas Present .... Peter Woodthorpe
Bob Cratchit .... Danny Schiller
Mrs Cratchit .... Vivian Pickles
Mr Fezziwig .... Timothy Bateson
Mrs Fezziwig .... Maxine Audley
Young Scrooge .... Andrew Wincott
Dick Wilkins .... Terence Edmond
Belle .... Joanna Myers
Old Joe .... Ronald Herdman
Scrooge's niece .... Petra Markham
Sister .... Emma Gregory
Topper .... Timothy Carlton
Schoolmaster .... Ian Lindsay
Martha .... Danielle Allan
Tiny Tim .... Hugo Mendez
Producer - Janet Whitaker.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-23

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - The Holly and the Ivy
By Wynyard Browne. A country vicarage in 1950.
David: John Samson
Jenny: Jane Knowles
Martin: Stephen MurRay
Mick: Geoffrey Beevers
Bridget: Shelagh Fraser
Lydia: Nora Nicholson
Richard: William Fox
Margaret: Isobel Black
Producer: Martin Jenkins

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-29

14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - King Solomon's Mines
By Rider Haggard, dram. Peter Mackie. Adventure story. Looking for King Solomon's treasure. An Allan Quartermaine story.
Allan Quatermain: Kenneth Colley
Jim Ilario: Bisi Pedro
Silvestre/George: Neal Foster
Sir Henry Curtis: Christopher Scott
Captain Good: Charles Collingwood
Evans/Da Silvestra: Graham Colclough
Umbopa: Ben Onwukwe
Infadoos: Okon Jones
Gagool: Heather Emmanuel
Twala: Jeffery Kisson
Music: Barrington Pheloung.
Producer: Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-30

14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - A Room Full of Mirrors
By Patricia Finney 's story about Philip of Spain and the Spanish Armada.

Queen Elizabeth: Sian Phillips
Voice/Dudley: Warren Simons
Chamberlain and Boatman: Michael Graham Cox
Robert Cecil: Simon Treves
Ankaret: Dilys Laye
Lady Mary: Elizabeth Mansfield
Tom Seymour: Michael Kilgarriff
Young Elizabeth: Tara Dominick
Witch: Elizabeth Proud
Potboy: Stephen Garlick
Producer:Richard Imison.

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Classic Serial/Sat Playhouse ........ Monday Plays


AFTERNOON PLAYS

This includes the Monday afternoon repeat of SATURDAY NIGHT THEATRE, listed after the Friday repeat of the 'CLASSIC SERIAL' entry.



15:00 - Second Honeymoon

By Krista Hanratty. Helen revisits the hotel where she spent her honeymoon. She meets Ben.
Helen ....Angela Thorne
Ben .... Martin Jarvis
Em .... Margot Boyd
Dickie ....Norman Bird
Larry .... Peter Penry-Jones
Geoffrey ....David King
Jim .... Joe Dunlop
Phyllis ....Alice Arnold
Desk clerk ....Ken Cumberlidge
Waiter ....Vincent Brimble
Directed By .... Enyd Williams

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-02

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - A Horse Called Gertrude Stein
By Diana Souhami. A play about cookery. Food should be appreciated.
Mother: Patricia Routledge
Father: Geoffrey Whitehead
Fiona: Jane Slavin
Nigel: Charles Simpson
Pippa: Caroline Holdaway
Directed by David Benedictus

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-03

15:00 - Confidential Agent - Dreamers and Liars
By Nick McCarty. An old lady is plagued by developers who want her home.
Liz Parker: Rosemary Martin
Mr Antrobus: Terry Molloy
Gloria: Claire Faulconbridge
Marjorie: Barbara Atkinson
Mr Parker: Roger Hume
Betty Tranter: Joyce Gibbs
Simkins: John Dixon
Directed by Philip Martin in Birmingham.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-04

15:00 - Confidential Agent - Sorry, Goodbye and Get Stuffed
By Nick McCarty. Liz and Mr. Antrobus try to find out who is stealing the family heirlooms.
Liz Parker: Rosemary Martin
Mr Antrobus: Terry Molloy
Gloria: Claire Faulconbridge
Standford: Edwin Richfield
Edna: Elizabeth Mansfield
Antonia: Susan Mansell
Jenson: Alan Devereux
Stephen: Rob Swinton
Jack: Dave Mitty
Gerald: Alton Douglas
Directed by Philip Martin; Pebble Mill, Br'um.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-05

15:00 - Classic Serial - Jim Davis
By John Masefield. dramatised in four parts by Ray Herman. 1812. In his new home, an orphan finds friendship.
the Narrator: James Laurenson
Jim Davis: Nicholas Pickard
Jim's uncle: David Henry
Jim's aunt/Passenger: Eve Shickle
Mrs Cottier: Marlene Sidaway
Mr Cottier: Stefan Bednarczyk
Hugh Cottier: Marc Murphy
Marah: Gareth Thomas
Coachman/Whizzer: Robert Styles
Passengers: Nigel Anthony
Passengers: Danny Schiller
Shaddrack/Coastguard: John Bull
Soldiers: Donald Gee
Soldiers: Charles Simpson

Title music written and performed by David Fleming-Williams.
Directed by Caroline Smith.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-08

15:00 - Post Captain at Quebec
By John Lucarotti. No other details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-09

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Going Up, Going Down
By Martin Worth.An intriguing time-loop story, where a young insurance clerk explores the cellar in his office block. There's a party going on.

Security man/Voice of the lift..... Vincent Brimble
Mr Ibbotson: Norman Jones
Mark: Paul Downing
Rosa Cartwright: Mary Wimbush
Mr Dolwin: David King
Susan: Victoria Carling
Nigel Pope: David Goudge
Henry: Simon Treves
Directed by Richard Buckhan
Unusually good play - Ed)

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-10

15:00 - The Warm-Up Man
By Simon Booker. Comedy.
Charlie Bell: Michael Williams
Pamela: Marcia King
Eve: Morwenna Banks
Max: Michael Kilgarriff
Sophie: Oona Beeson
Maitre d': John Bull
Directed by Matthew Walters.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-11

15:00 - She's OK
By Peter Trainor. An ordinary family experiences a tragedy.
Jan: Rose McBain
Tom: Benny Young
David: Finlay Welsh
Mo: Alyxi Sdaly
PC Syme: Stuart Hepburn
Directed by Patrick Rayner

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-12

15:00 - Classic Serial - Jim Davis
By John Masefield. 2: Jim pays the price for uncovering the secret cave. Marah's prediction begins to come true.
the Narrator: James Laurenson
Jim Davis: Nicholas Pickard
Marah: Gareth Thomas
Gateo: David Henry
Extry: Nigel Anthony
Snout/Sergeant: Danny Schiller
Scum: John Bull
Whizzer: Robert Styles
Hankin: Donald Gee
Suds/French Mayor: Charles Simpson
Mr Cottier/Bender: Stefan Bednarczyk
Jeanne: Eve Shickle
Frenchwoman: Marlene Sidaway
Title music written and performed by David Fleming-Williams
Directed by Caroline Smith

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-15

15:00 - Gentlemen, Murder Is Served

Details as previous Saturday Night Theatre, 7.45pm.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-16

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Long-Haired Peruvians
By Penny Kline. Thirteen-year-old Tessa complains to her guinea pigs about her parents.
Tessa: Jenny Funnel
Mother: Ann Morrish
Father: Nigel Anthony
Directed by Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-17

15:00 - The Invitation
By Matthew Solon. Heather Bradley, grieving for her young son, must choose between loneliness or reconciliation with her husband.
The Rev Arthur Bures: Richard Pearson
Heather: Annie Hayes
Dereck: Trevor Cooper
Mrs Brend: Judith Sidney
James: Matthew Solon
Lucinda: Jacqueline King
Driver/Doctor: Donald Gee
Nurse: Ella Hood
Jenny: Joan Walker
Directed by Andy Jordan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-18

15:00 - Inside Me
An improvised drama devised and directed by Adrian Mourby.
Teri .... Tessa Gearing
Sheila .... Glenys Evans
Phil .... Greg Cullen
Young Theresa .... Delyth Eynon Evans; BBC Wales.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-19

15:00 - Classic Serial

Jim Davis by John Masefield. 3: Rose seeks refuge, but events conspire against her.
the Narrator: James Laurenson
Jim Davis: Nicholas Pickard
Marah: Gareth Thomas
Gateo/Amos: David Henry
Extry: Nigel Anthony
Snout/Slinch: Danny Schiller
Scum: John Bull
Whizzer/Reuben: Robert Styles
Hankin: Donald Gee
Mr Cottier/Bender: Stefan Bednarczyk
French waitress: Eve Shickle
Eddie: Lesley Kaufman
Eddie's mother: Marlene Sidaway
Title music written and performed by David Fleming-Williams
Directed by Caroline Smith.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-22

15:00 - Bertie and the Tinman
By Peter Lovesey. No other details, other than Bertie being the Prince of Wales.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-23

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Clean Up
By Nan Woodhouse. A gang of pensioners tidy up the neighbourhood.
Tom: Geoffrey Banks
Polly: Rosalie Williams
Nancy: Paula Tilbrook
Nathan: John Jardine
Jack: Neville Barber
Steven: Peter Rylands
Keith: Colin Kerrigan
Paul: John Griffin
Directed by Tony Cliff

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-24

15:00 - Loose Ends
By Stuart Hepburn. The Traverse Theatre's play from the Edinburgh Fringe. A runaway finds friendship in the Big City.
Callum: Forbes Masson
Spud: Stuart McQuarrie
Disc jockey: Stuart Hepburn
Directed by Patrick Rayner

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-25

15:00 - The Spinning Room of Drunken Lovers
By JohnLatham. A biochemist works on a theory of Chaos. As the molecules shift, so does Tony's private life. (Been looking for this for years - Ed)
Tony .... Ken Bones
Helen .... Barbara Marten
Sven .... Nigel Anthony
Grace .... Cara Kelly
Directed By .... Michael Fox

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-26

15:00 - Classic Serial

Jim Davis by John Masefield. 4: Jim is on the run. Will he ever see his home again?
the Narrator: James Laurenson
Jim Davis: Nicholas Pickard
Marah: Gareth Thomas
Johnny Dobbin: Danny Schiller
Shaddrack: John Bull
Polly: Lesley Kaufman
Mrs Tom/Silvina: Eve Shickle
Major: David Henry
Corporal: Nigel Anthony
Sergeant Major: Donald Gee
Soldier: Charles Simpson
Soldier/Reuben: Robert Styles
Mrs Cottier: Marlene Sidaway
Hugh Cottier: Marc Murphy

Title music written and performed by David Fleming-Williams.
Directed by Caroline Smith.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-29

15:00 - O'Rourke's First Case
By Vincent McInerney. O'Rourke sets up as a gumshoe with financial assistance from the Enterprise Allowance Board. 'Just Another Night' written and sung by Vincent McInerney, with Steve Wright (guitar), Dave Dover (bass), Steve Bartley (percussion).
John: Ken Cumberlidge
Mr O'Rourke: Richard Tate
Chris: Maureen O'Brien
Insp Crust: James Ellis
Curly: Dominic Rickhards
Mrs Rate: June Barrie
Ronnie Rate: Eric Allen
Bogger: David Goudge
Minty: Bill Monks
Captain: Jonathan Nibbs
Bar person: Ian Targett
Scratcher: David Learner
Operator: Maryon Ellor
Directed by Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-30

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Mexico City, Mexico City Blues
By David Marshall. Olivia and Ken cannot stop arguing.
Olivia: Frances Jeater
Ken: Struan Rodger
Mrs Mendel: Jo Kendal
Directed by Richard Wortley.l

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-31

15:00 - Elephants
By Maurice Brown. Jim's joke memo about the correct way to transport elephants causes a lot of amusement to his colleagues. But....
Jim: Christian Rodska
Betty: Judith Barker
Mr Stones: John Jardine
Margaret: Victoria Finney
Robert: Richard Pearce
Frank: Colin Kerrigan
Helen: Jane Hazelgrove
Tommy: Keith Clifford
Paver: Richard Cole
Reporter: Peter Rylands
Directed by Tony Cliff

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-01

15:00 - Ways and Means
By John Kirkmorris. An estate agent taking a little more than his commission...
Victor Wicks, .... Chris Emmet
Densby Gurd .... Bill Wallis
Alison Wicks .... Caroline Gruber
Stebbins ....Donald Gee
Stone .... Anna Cropper
Neville Jolly .... Ian Targett
Reba Knutt .... Hetty Baynes
Bella Crockmore .... Denise Briars
Directed by Andy Jordan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-02

15:00 - Classic Serial - That Hideous Strength
By C.S.Lewis, dramatised in four parts by Stephen Mallatratt. 1 .... The Fellows of a quiet English college attract a new national institute to their town. The institute wants their well. Puzzling.
Jane Studdock .... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Mark Studdock.... Andrew Wincott
Feverstone ....Steve Hodson
C S Lewis ....Garard Green
Curry ....Philip Anthony
Mrs Dimble ....Tina GRay
Dr Dimble ....Graham Colclough
Busby .... Edwin Richfield
Wither ....Geoffrey Banks
Camilla ....Sian Lloyd Owen
Hingest ....Roger Hume
Miss Ironwood.... Daphne Rogers
Filostrato ....Roger Hume
Miss Hardcastle.... Judy Bridgland
Workman/Fellow.... Terry Molloy
Rev Straik ....Robin Kyle

Music composed and performed by Victor Gammon.
Producer .... Nigel Bryant.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-05

15:00 - The New Marina
By Julia Schofield. Rpt of last Saturday's Saturday Night Theatre.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-06

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - A Passing Phase
By Bill Ingram. No details of plot.
Edie: Peggy Aitchison
Mabel: Kate Williams
Woman on bus: Yvonne Edgell
Directed by Enyd Williams

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-07

15:00 - Carnival King

By Bruce Bedford. Comedy. A newcomer helps a pub to work towards winning the Carnival Cup.
Derek Simmons: James Grout
Kikki Von Thwaite:Sarah Neville
George Selby Roger Hammond
Joyce Selby June Barrie
Ken Jordan: Christian Rodska
Gina: Christine Moore
Tony: Jonathan Nibbs

Music composed and performed by Rob Lever.
Directed by Andy Jordan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-08

15:00 - Getting to know Mr Schmelgelow
By Peter Terson. A play about Cecil Beaton, before he was well known.
Directed By ....Shaun Macloughlin
Cecil Beaton.... Julian Firth
Papa ....William Eedle
Mr Schmeigelow.... Christian Rodska
Mama .... JuneBarrie
Nancy ....Joanna MacKie
Baba .... JennyFunnel
Agnes Robertson.... Susan Sheridan
Mr Skinner ....Brian Miller
Boy Ie Bas ....Paul Downing

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-09

15:00 - Classic Serial - That Hideous Strength
By Clive Lewis, dram. in four parts by Stephen Mallatratt. With Kathryn Hurlbutt as Jane Studdock and Andrew Wincott as Mark Studdock. Ep. 2.
Music by Vic Gammon.
Wther/Macphee: Geoffrey Banks
C S Lewis: Garard Green
Miss Hardcastle: JudyBridgland
Dolly: Tania Ison
Curry: Philip Anthony
Feverstone / Fisher-King: Steve Hodson
Camilla Denniston:Sian Lloyd Owen
Arthur Denniston: Andy Hockley
Filostrato: Roger Hume
Rev Straik: Robin Kyle
Grace Ironwood: Daphne Rogers
Mrs Dimble: Tina Gray
Joe/Head: Terry Molloy
Producer: Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-12

15:00 - Man Appeal
By James Douglas. Play about a jealous mother and daughter.
Stella: StellaMcCusker
Fiona: Jill Doyle
Bill Bates: T PMcKenna
Womble: Harry Towb
Tom Maddox: Noel Magee
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-13

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Man in Her Life
By Elaine Feinstein. Family woman Jenny has a new man in her life.
Jenny: Sheila Steafel
Lionel: Leonard Fenton
Joseph: Christopher Good
Millie: Andrea Miller
Producer: Marilyn Imrie

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-14

15:00 - Shanti and the Crocodile
By Judy Leather. A young girl is in love with Paul Hogan - Crocodile Dundee.
Shanti: Mamta Kaash
James: Nigel Graham
the Brahmin: Zia Mohyeddin
Meena: Sfflreen Shah
Prakesh: Manish Bhagat
Hari: Tariq Yunus
Other parts played by Vincent Brimble, John Bull and Christopher Good.
Producer: Shaun Macloughlin.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-15

15:00 - Other Men Do
By Adrian Mourby. A married man finds temptation difficult to resist.
Geoff .... Paul Rhys
Tess .... Julie Higginson
Mari ....Elizabeth Pearce
Gareth Lloyd Loom.... Hugh Thomas
Barry Denim ....Hugh Thomas
Hilda ....Annette Wiljam
Tony .... Josh Richards
Ieuan .... Ian Puleston-Davies
Producer ....Jane Dauncey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-16

15:00 - Classic Serial That Hideous Strength
By Clive Lewis, in four parts. Dramatised by Stephen Mallatratt. Ep. 3.
Music: Vic Gammon.
Jane Studdock: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Mark Studdock: Andrew Wincott
Fisher-King: Steve Hodson
C. S. Lewis: Garard Green
Miss Hardcastle: Judy Bridgland
Wither and Macphee: Geoffrey Banks
Camilla: Sian Lloyd Owen
Dr Dimble: Graham Colclough
Arthur Denniston: Andy Hockley
Grace Ironwood: Daphne Rogers
Mrs Dimble: Tina Gray
Augustus Frost: Terry Molloy
Stone: Steven Granville
Merlin: Robert Eddison
Producer: Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-19

15:00 - Coming from Together
By Dave Dick. Last Saturday's Saturday Night Theatre.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-20

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre -Foreign Parts
By Stan Barstow. From his short-story collection 'The Glad Eye', dramatised for radio. The play is about a holiday romance.
Cheryl: Natasha Pyne
George: Christopher Godwin
Directed by Alfred Bradley

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-21

15:00 - A Match
By Tony Whittaker. Play about a bad-tempered P.E. teacher.
Angus: Malcolm Raeburn
Jean: Noreen Kershaw
McLeod: John Griffin
Carlisle: Colin Kerrigan
Graham: Nigel Carrington
Michael: Peter Rylands
Chris: Sam Mitchell
Senior master: Richard Coles
Padre: Paul Elsam
Directed by Tony Cliff

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-22

15:00 - Still Life Painting
By Stephen Mallatratt. An artist attempts to createt a tribute to her late husband.
Jean .... Eileen O'Brien
Annette ....Carole Boyd
Martin ....David Vann
Bob .... Ken Cumberlidge
Emmie ....Melissa Katsoulis
Producer ....Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-23

15:00 - Classic Serial - That Hideous Strength
By Clive Lewis, dram Stephen Mallatratt. Ep. 4 (final).
Music by Vic Gammon.
Jane Studdock.... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Mark Studdock.... Andrew Wincott
Fisher King/Feverstone.... Steve Hodson
Merlin ....Robert Eddison
Arthur Denniston.... Andy Hockley
Dr Dimble ....Graham Colclough
Macphee /Wither.... Geoffrey Banks
C S Lewis ....Garard Green
Augustus Frost.... Terry Molloy
Tramp ....Steven Granville
Jules ....Graham Padden
Miss Hardcastle.... Judy Bridgland
Filostrato ....Roger Hume
Rev Straik ....Robin Kyle
Mrs Dimble ...Tina Gray
Camilla ....Sian Lloyd Owen
Grace Ironwood.... Daphne Rogers
Producer ....Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-26

15:00 - The Unfortunate Fursey
By Mervyn Wall, based on his novel. No other details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-27

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - And the Band Played On
Five plays to hum to. 1: La Campasita.
By Bill Ingram. Romance and the tango.
Bella: Margaret Courtenay
Edna May: Margaret John
Tommy: Joe Dunlop
MC: William Ingram
Producer: Alison Hindell

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-28

15:00 - Past Perfect
By Rosalind Corfe. The problem faced by two elderly people in a hotel which becomes geared towards conferences, not individuals.
Mrs Cranbrook: Rachel Kempson
the Brigadier: Richard Vernon
Girl: Tina Marian
Directed by Andy Jordan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-01

15:00 - The Emperor's Dream
By Diana Griffiths. Roman drama based in Wales.
Morgan ....Anwen Williams
Magnus Maximus.... Richard Mitchley
Elen .... Di Botcher
Eudaf ....Bill Ingram
Lucius .... John Biggins
Bronwen ....Tricia Banham
Cynon .... Mark Lewis Jones
Gadeon ....Philip Howe
loan .... Gareth Morris
Directed by Jane Dauncey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-02

15:00 - Classic Serial -The Mystery of Edwin Drood
By Dickens, completed by Leon Garfield. Dram. David Buck. 1 .... Orphans.
Nicholas Kok on piano; producer Gordon House, WS.
John Jasper ....Ian Holm
Rev Crisparkle.... Gareth Thomas
Princess Puffer.... Mary Wimbush
Edwin Drood ....Mark Payton
Mrs Tope ....Anna Cropper
Miss Twinkleton.... Margaret Courtenay
Rosa Bud ....Moir Leslie
Grewgious ....John Gabriel
Crisparkle's mother.... Hilda Kriseman
Sapsea ....Timothy Bateson
Durdles ....Gordon Gostelow
Deputy ....Susan Sheridan
Mr Honeythunder.... David King
Joe .... David Goudge
Neville Landless.... Simon Treves
Helena Landless.... Helena Breck
Maid .... Marcia King
Directed by Jane Dauncey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-05

15:00 - The Organ-grinder's Monkey
By Stephen Wyatt. Very odd title for a play about episodes in the early life of the composer Rossini. Broadcast as Saturday Night Theatre two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-06

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre -

And the Band Played On
2: Wipeout, by Susan Boyd. A play about young people.
Directed by Stewart Conn
Kirsty: Kirsty Miller
Billy Reilly: Andrew Byatt
Myra: Mandy Matthews
A vril: Donalda Samuel
Mary-Frances: Rachel Boyd
Newsreader/DJ: Stuart McQuarrie
Directed by Stewart Conn

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-07

15:00 - Ask No Questions
By Yvonne Gilan, and narrated by her. Social story. The only information I can find is in RT - the rather cryptic quotation 'Marie-Louise.....your mummy was a beauty when she was a girl. People's heads used to turn when she walked along Princes Street. And her voice ... well, your father fell in love with that.' Presumably it is based in Edinburgh.
Marie-Louise: Hilary MacLean
Pamela, her mother:Edith MacArthur
Grandmother: Sheila Latimer
Aunt Edith: Muriel Romanes
Aunt Netta: Juuet Cadzow
Dorothy: Grace Glover
M Planel: Crawford Logan
Piano: Jean Hutchison
Producer: Stewart Conn.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-08

15:00 - On Frozen Pond
By Colin Haydn Evans. Play with an interesting subject - cryogenics. Freezing dead bodies until the cures have been found.
Lionel: Jack Watson
May: June Barrie
Pat: Elizabeth Mansfield
George: William Eedle
Stan: David King
Director: Shaun Macloughlin, Bristol

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-09

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Mystery of Edwin Drood
By Dickens, completed by Leon Garfield and dram. by David Buck. Produced by Gordon House, WS. Episode 2.
John Jasper ....Ian Holm
Helena Landless.... Helena Breck
Miss Twinkleton.... Margaret Courtenay
Rosa Bud ....Moir Leslie
The Rev Crisparkle.... Gareth Thomas
Edwin Drood ....Mark Payton
Grewgious ....John Gabriel
Bazzard ....John Samson
Durdles ....Gordon Gostelow
Neville Landless.... Simon Treves
Deputy ....Susan Sheridan
Jeweller ....John Moffatt
Princess Puffer.... Mary Wimbush
Joe .... DavidGoudge
Sapsea ....Timothy Bateson
Mrs Tope ....Anna Cropper
Girl .... Marcia King

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BBC Radio 4 -1990-03-12

15:00 - One Corpse Too Many
By Ellis Peters. Broadcast 2 days ago as Saturday Night Theatre.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-13

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
And the Band Played On - Five plays to hum to.
Play 3: Forget Domani
By Sean Moffatt. No plot details.
Roberto Facci: Tim Loane
Vito: Ian Mc Elhinney
Nicola Torreta: Mark Mulholland
Lucietta: Helene Montague
Pepe/Birif: Lalor Roddy
Bargello / Lombardi: Wesley Murphy
Director Eoin O'Callaghan. BBC Northern Ireland.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-14

15:00 - Evelyn
By Rhys Adrian. Play received the RAI Prize of the 1970 Prix Italia. It's about a man and his mistress. With Pauline Collins, Ian Richardson , Geoffrey Collins. Producer: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-15

15:00 - A Party for Bonzo
By Ayshe Raif. A wedding annioversary ...
Maggie ....Natasha Pyne
Jack ....Phillip Joseph
Director ....Jeremy Mortimer

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-16

15:00 - Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
By Dicken, completed by Leon Garfield and dramatised by David Buck. With Ian Holm.
Ep. 3 .... An Arrival. Director: Gordon House. Joint radio 4 / WS production.
John Jasper ....Ian Holm
Grewgious ....John Gabriel
Rev Crisparkle.... Gareth Thomas
Neville Landless.... Simon Treves
Tartar ....Michael Cochrane
Joel Waiter ....David Goudge
Watchman/Cook.... Vincent Brimble
Datchery ....John Moffatt
Deputy ....Susan Sheridan
Mrs Tope ....Anna Cropper
Sapsea ....Timothy Bateson
Rosa Bud ....Moir Leslie
Durdles ....Gordon Gostelow
Helena Landless.... Helena Breck
Mrs Billikin.... Margot Boyd
Princess Puffer.... Mary Wimbush
Miss Twinkleton.... Margaret Courtenay
Maid .... MarciaKing

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-19

15:00 - Alphabetical Order
By Michael Frayn, ad. Dickon Reed.
Story set in the library office of a newspaper.
Lucy: Penelope Wilton
Leslie: Rosalind Ayres
John: Martin Jarvis
Geoffrey: Deryck Guyler
Arnold: Geoffrey Matthews
Nora: Marcia Warren
Wally: NigelLambert
Director: David Hitchinson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-20

15:00 - (No drama) - The Budget

Live from the House of Commons. The first Budget speech by John Major, MP, followed by the reply from the Leader of the Opposition, Neil Kinnock, MP.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-21

15:00 - Dance without Music
By Anna Clemence Mews. With Karen Ford Steve Hodson Marcia King. Play about a woman who is bereaved and in a mental home.
Alice: Karen Ford
Joss: Steve Hodson
Morna: Marcia King
Consultant:Christopher Good
Bernie: Danny Schiller
Sister: Deborah Cranston
Philip: Ade Sapara
Dr Hallier: Alan Coveney
Nurses: Elizabeth Mansfield
Nurses: Donna Kroll
Director: Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-22

15:00 - Foreign Bodies
By Jeffrey Wyn Thomas. Play set in the New Zealand wilderness.
Sandra: Melanie Walters
David: Dorien Thomas
Terry: Peter Dahlsen
Jill: Di Botcher
Dr Richards: AlanTowner
Peter Charles: Richard Mitchley
Reporter: Christine Russ
Travel agent: Paul Garnault
Director: Jane Dauncey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-23

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Blurb as before. Ep. 4... A Performance. Nicholas Kok (piano); director Gordon House. Radio 4/World Service co-production.
John Jasper ....Ian Holm
Grewgious ....John Gabriel
Rev Crisparkle.... Gareth Thomas
Datchery ....John Moffatt
Princess Puffer.... Mary Wimbush
Sapsea ....Timothy Bateson
Durdles ....Gordon Gostelow
Rosa Bud ....Moir Leslie
Helena ....Helena Breck
Neville ....Simon Treves
Tartar ....Michael Cochrane
Miss Twinkleton.... Margaret Courtenay
Deputy ....Susan Sheridan
Honeythunder.... David King
Ghost of Mrs Sapsea.... Madeline Smith
Crisparkle's mother.... Hilda Kriseman
Jack Chinaman.... Burt Kwouk
Chinese girl.... Noriko Aida
Watchman ....David Goudge
Mrs Chopper ....Jo Kendall
Mrs Tope ....Anna Cropper
Bazzard ....John Samson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-26

15:00 - The Korvack Conspiracy
By Paul Thain. Broadcast as SNT two days earlier. I remember this has some Archers cast members in it, and a somewhat disconcerting production style - scenes cut off suddenly. Nevertheless it's a good listen. No more production details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-27

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
And the Band Played On - Five plays to hum to. 4: Night and Day
By Alison Thirkell. With Julie T Wallace. Marguerite, a large actress, becomes suspicious when offered a large fee for a small part.
Marguerite: Julie T Wallace
Mother: Joyce Gibbs
Joanna: Susan Mansell
Burt: John Dixon
Enid: Heather Barrett
Director: Philip Martin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-28

15:00 - No More a - Roving
By Peter Ling. Byron's ghost in Venice.
Beth: Rosemary Leach
Ronnie: Edward de Souza
Contessa: Avril Clark
Armenian monk: Matt Zimmerman
Hotel manager: Colin Starkey
Gondolier: Richard Tate
Flower seller: Jo Kendall
Director: David Johnston

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-29

15:00 - The Barcelona Bird
By Elizabeth Troop. Story of a marriage possibly heading for the rocks. Bill, much older, finds refuge with his pigeons.
Carole ....Elizabeth Mansfield
Bill .... JohnHollis
Roy .... BrianMiller
Nigel ....Charles Simpson
Gary ....Stephen Garlick
Zizi .... TaraDominick
Alice ....Barbara Atkinson
Paddy lOld man.... James Green
Taxi driver/Juan.... John Bull
Pigeon chorus.... Stephen Tompkinson
Pigeon chorus.... Sue Broomfield
Pigeon chorus.... Caroline Harker
Pigeon chorus.... Helena Breck
Producer: Richard Wortley

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-30

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Mystery of Edwin Drood
By Charles Dickens, completed by Leon Garfield, dram. David Buck. With Ian Holm. Ep. 5 (final): Redress.
Piano ....Nicholas Kok
John Jasper ....Ian Holm
Datchery ....John Moffatt
The Rev Crisparkle.... Gareth Thomas
Sapsea ....Timothy Bateson
Durdles ....Gordon Gostelow
Grewgious ....John Gabriel
Tartar ....Michael Cochrane
Helena Landless.... Helena Breck
Deputy ....Susan Sheridan
Miss Twinkleton.... Margaret Courtenay
Bazzard ....John Samson
Rosa Bud ....Moir Leslie
Crisparkle's mother.... Hilda Kriseman
Mrs Tope ....Anna Cropper
Mrs MacSiddons.... Anne Jameson
Judge .... DavidKing
Doctor/Hangman.... Michael Graham Cox
First Constable.... David Goudge
Second Constable.... Simon Treves
Director Gordon House. Radio 4/World Service co-production.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-02

15:00 - A Pocketful of Dreams

By Stuart Kerr. SNT from two days ago. No other details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-03

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

And the Band Played On - Five plays to hum to. 5: Fire
By Peter Thomson. A girl's intro to real life, including Stonehenge and mind-altering substances in 1969.
Claire: Kate Lock
Kate: Elizabeth Mansfield
Justin: William Gaminara
Director: Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-04

15:00 - My Uncle Freddie

By Alex Ferguson - A trilogy of plays
Play 1: The Pineapple King of Jarrow
This is 1930s Jarrow Young Lecky (Alex) learns about life from his favourite uncle. Narrated by Alex Ferguson and produced by Dave Sheasby.
Uncle Freddie: Art Davies
Lecky: Karl Boyd
Mam: Val McLane
Dad: Mike Wardle
Auntie Bella: Barbara Marten
Gran: Elizabeth Kelly
Kate Goulding:Elizabeth Kelly
Shirley Temple:Belinda Chapman
Betty Robson: Belinda Chapman
Cyril Liddell: Rod Arthur

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-05

15:00 - Heart and Bone
By Stephen Greenhorn. With Forbes Masson and Stuart McQuarrie. No idea of the plot. RT gives this quote " 'I remember standing at the edge of the platform and thinking about going back down. It was only the five-metre level". Could it be set in a mine?
Alan: Forbes Masson
Mike: Stuart McQuarrie
Joan: Rachel Ogilvy
Tom: William Petrie
DJ: William Petrie
Director: Stewart Conn

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-06

15:00 - Classic Serial

Howards End
By Edward Forster, dram in four parts by Jeffrey Segal. The story is about social conventions, coes of conduct and personal relationships in England around the year 1900.

With Joanne Pearce, Miranda Richardson, Gwen Watford.
Margaret Schlegel.... Joanne Pearce
Helen Schlegel.... Miranda Richardson
Mrs Wilcox ....Gwen Watford
Aunt Juley ....June Tobin
Tibby Schlegel.... David Phelan
Annie .... Jane Leonard
Porter ....Robin Summers
Charles Wilcox.... David Haig
Paul Wilcox ....David Learner
Herr Liesecke.... David Learner
Frieda Mosebach.... Helena Breck
Leonard Bast.... Mick Ford
Jacky Bast ....Natasha Pyne
Director ....Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-08

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife
By Michael Bakewell, in 7 parts, about Anton Chekhov. With David Suchet. Ep. 1 .... When I Was a Child -
Chekhov ....David Suchet
Maria Chekhov.... Anna Massey
Pavel Chekhov.... Maurice Denham
Mikhail Chekhov.... Nicholas Farrell
Alexander Chekhov.... David Goudge
Yevgenia Chekhov.... Jo Kendall
Trigorin ....John Rowe
Mme Ranyevskaya.... Janet Suzman
With John Baddeley, Victoria Carling, John Gabriel, Charles Kay, Marcia King, Henry Power, Simon Treves and Geoffrey Whitehead. Director Rosemary Hart.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-09

15:00 - A Walk Across the Green
By Colin Haydn Evans. SNT from two days earlier. The title is unhelpful ... however BBC Genome says that it is about the unsolved murder of Justice Godfrey during the reign of Charles II. With Bill Wallis, Steve Hodson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-10

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

Letting Go
By Lesley Masters. Play with very grim subject matter - a child with terminal cancer.
Sara: Eve Gurney
Lyn: Elizabeth Mansfield
Jane: Janet Dale
Doctor: Christopher Good

Director Shaun Macloughlin, BBC Bristol.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-11

15:00 - My Uncle Freddie

Play 2. 2: A Shocking Day. A play about electricity.
Narrator: Alex Ferguson
Uncle Freddie: ArtDavies
Lecky: Karl Boyd
Mam: Val McLane
Auntie Bella: Barbara Marten
Gran: Elizabeth Kelly
Tommy Capstick: RodArthur
Billie: Mike Wardle
Crippen: Chris Wilkinson
Ethel: Lucia Laratonda
Constable: Chris Garner
Director: Dave Sheasby; BBC North.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-12

15:00 - The Passion Play

Adapted and directed by Nigel Bryant at Pebble Mill, with Steven Granville.
Music .... John Kirkpatrick
Directed By ....Nigel Bryant
Jesus ....Steven Granville
Pilate/Judas.... Steve Hodson
Mary .... Mary Wimbush
Mary Magdalene.... Ellie Haddington

Peter/Soldier/Centurion .... Terry Molloy
Scribe ....William Simons
Pharisee ....Roger Rowland
Caiaphas ....Simon Carter
John/Soldier.... Chris MacDonnell
Philip/Soldier.... John Dixon
Simon .... Roger Rowland
Soldier ....William Simons
Mary Jacobi ....Susan Mansell

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-13

15:00 - Classic Serial - Howards End
By Edward Forster, dramatised in four parts by Jeffrey Segal. Ep. 2.
Margaret Schlegel:Joanne Pearce
Helen Schlegel:Miranda Richardson
Henry Wilcox: Joss Ackland
Evie Wilcox/Annie:Jane Leonard
Dolly Wilcox: Susie Brann
Charles Wilcox: David Haig
Crane: Arnold Diamond
Tibby Schlegel: David Phelan
Leonard Bast: Mick Ford
Cahill: Bernard Brown
Director: Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-15

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife
A seven-part series about Chekhov, compiled by Michael Bakewell. Reader - John Rowe.
Chekhov ....David Suchet
Mme Ranyevskaya.... Janet Suzman
Maria Chekhov.... Anna Massey
Mikhail Chekhov.... Nicholas Farrell
Alexander Chekhov.... David Goudge
Lopakhin ....Charles Kay
Mme Kiseleva.... Margaret Courtenay
Suvorin ....David King With Alice Arnold, John Baddeley, John Bull, Michael Graham Cox, Tara Dominick, John Gabriel.
Director ....Rosemary Hart.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-16

15:00 - The Jenny Wagon
By John Peacock. The Jenny Wagon is a group of concert performers. This is a murder story set in the Cariboo goldfields in 1850.
Fanny: Tessa Worsley
Judge Begbie: Iain Cuthbertson
Davy: Daniel Webb
George: Richard Durden
Pritch: Norman Jones
Martha: Pauline Letts
Arthur: Gordon Reid
Nathaniel: Sam Kelly
Billy: Shaun Prendergast
James: Michael Hadley
William Maltravers: Jonathan Tafler
Ten Cents: David Learner
Pianist: Mary Nash
Director: Jane Morgan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-17

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - The Bright Red One
By Renny Krupinski. With John Baddeley, Renny Krupinski. A comedy about a man who buys a new car. There's just a couple of things wrong with it ...
Director: Janet Whitaker
Alan: John Baddeley
Keith: Renny Krupinski
Sharon: Camille Coduri
Meetek: Paul Gregory
Operator / Secretary : Caroline Gruber

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-18

15:00 - My Uncle Freddie

Play 3 of the trilogy by Alex Ferguson. "For the Honour of the Family".
Narrator: Alex Ferguson
Uncle Freddie: Art Davies
Lecky: Karl Boyd
Mam: Val McLane
Auntie Bella: Barbara Marten
Ali Jamjar: Rod Arthur
Mrs Richardson: Barbara Peirson
Mrs Blenkinsop: Elizabeth Kelly
Brian: Ray Ashcroft
Barry: Maxton G Beesley
Director: Dave Sheasby

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-19

15:00 - The Nets
By Sheelagh Kanelli, dramatised by Maria Vigar. Drama set in Greece, next to the sea where the sun is hot.
Doctor: Alice Arnold
Suzanna: Joanna Foster
Maria: Eiry Thomas
Mother: Mia Soteriou
Yiannis: Charles Simpson
Stella: Eve Adam
Mrs Marrou: Sue Sheridan
Petrakis: Geoffrey Whitehead
Nikos: Paul Downing
Niki: Martha Lewis
Leah: Doda Panayiotou
Taverna keeper: David King
Village woman: Jo Kendall
Director: Maria Vigar.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-20

15:00 - Classic Serial - Howards End
By Edward Forster, dramatised in four parts by Jeffrey Segal. Episode 3.
Margaret Schlegel... Joanne Pearee
Helen Schlegel.... Miranda Richardson
Henry Wilcox.... Joss Ackland
Aunt Juley/Mrs Warrington- Wilcox .... June Tobin
Frieda Mosebach.... Helena Breck
Tibby Schlegel.... David Phelan
Dolly Wilcox.... Susie Brann
Charles Wilcox.... David Haig
MissAvery ....Gwen Cherell
Evie Wilcox ....Jane Leonard
Crane ....Arnold Diamond
Albert Fussell.... Trevor Nichols
Col Fussell ....David Garth
Leonard Bast.... Mick Ford
Jacky Bast ....Natasha Pyne
Waiter ....James MacPherson
Director ....Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-22

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife
A seven-part series about Checkhov, compiled by Michael Bakewell. Episode 3.
Chekhov ....David Suchet
Yelena ....Janet Suzman
Ivanov .... John Rowe
Maria Chekhov.... Anna Massey
Mikhail Chekhov.... Nicholas Farrell
Alexander Chekhov.... David Goudge
Yevgenia Chekhov.... Jo Kendall
Suvorin ....David King
Tchaikovsky ....John Moffatt
Lydia Avilova.... Polly James
with John ....Baddeley John
Bull, ....Michael Graham
Director ....Rosemary Hart

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-23

15:00 - The Merry Wives of Windsor
By William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Dickon Reed. BBC World Service Drama.
Shallow ....Carleton Hobbs
Slender/Servant (Robert) .... Geoffrey Beevers
Evans/Rugby ....Richard Bebb
Page .... Bill Fraser
Pistol ....Peter Jeffrey
Nym .... Kevin Flood
Bardolf ....John Hollis
Falstaff ....Brewster Mason
Anne Page/Robin.... Susan Sheridan
Mistress Page.... Maxine Audley
Ford ....Charles Kay
Caius/Servant (John).... David Horovitch
Mistress Ford.... Sheila Hancock
Fenton ....Richard Derrington
Mistress Quickly.... Patricia Hayes
Host/Simple ....Edward Kelsey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-24

15:00 - Frenchman's Creek
By Daphne du Maurier, dramatised in six parts by Michelene Wandor. A classic love story, set in 17th-century Cornwall. Ep. 1: London to Cornwall.
Dona St Columb: Lorna Heilbron
Jean: Struan Rodger
Harry: Michael Cochrane
Rockingham:Christopher Godwin
William: Michael Tudor Barnes
Lord Godolphin: Norman Bird
Pru: Elizabeth Mansfield
Henrietta: Susan Sheridan
Director Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-25

15:00 - The Cut
By Isabel Coulson. Drama set on the island of Topaz.
Kay: Joanna David
Billy: Philip Barnes
Lalla: Taradominick
Jacko: Frederic Goossens
Ben: Jody MacDonald
Dr Mitra: Garard Green
: Radio Announcer
: Heather Emmanuel
Director Jane Morgan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-26

15:00 - The Song of the Bellman's Wife
By Julia Stoneham. A marriage is threatened.
Sally: Tara Dominick
James: Shaun Prendergast
Mrs Henneker: Caroline John
Sally's mother: Susan Sheridan
Auctioneer/Seconddiving technician: Donald Gee Fred the diver: Paul Downing
Vince the diver/Librarian/ Television newscaster: Simon Treves
Charles thediver / Doctor / First diving technician: John Bull
Director: Gerry Jones

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-27

15:00 - Classic Serial - Howards End
By Edward Forster, dramatised in four parts by Jeffrey Segal. Episode 4.
Margaret Schlegel:Joanne Pearce
Helen Schlegel:Miranda Richardson
Henry Wilcox: Joss Ackland
Dolly Wilcox: Susie Brann
Miss Avery: Gwen Cherrell
Tibby Schlegel: David Phelan
Charles Wilcox: David Haig
Dr Mansbridge: James MacPherson
Tom/Maid: Vicky Ireland
Jacky Bast: Natasha Pyne
Leonard Bast: Mick Ford
Postman: Shaun Prendergast
Paul Wilcox: David Learner
Evie Cahill: Jane Leonard
Director: Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-29

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife

A seven-part series on Chekhov, compiled by Michael Bakewell. Episode 4.
Chekhov ....David Suchet
Mme Ranyevskaya.... Janet Suzman
Lopakhin ....Charles Kay
Maria Chekhov.... Anna Massey
Mikhail Chekhov.... Nicholas Farrell
Suvorin ....David King
Tolstoy ....Michael Kilgarriff With John Baddeley, Margaret Courtenay, Michael Graham Cox,Tara Dominick, David Goudge, Marcia King, John Moffatt, Simon Treves, Geoffrey Whitehead.
Director ....Rosemary Hart.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-30

15:00 - Plato Not Nato
By David Pownall. A Yugoslav and an Englishman exchange holidays. Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-01

15:00 - Frenchman's Creek
By Daphne du Maurier, dramatised in six parts by Michelene Wandor. Episode 2: Piracy.
Dona St Columb: Lorna Heilbron
Jean: Struan Rodger
William: Michael Tudor Barnes
Lord Godolphin: Norman Bird
Lady Godolphin: Susan Sheridan
Lord Penrose: Christopher Good
Director: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-02

15:00 - The Sitter
By Peter Tinniswood.

Bulldog is 82; before the war he was an aviator. . While his wife goes out in the car, he has a visitor.
Bulldog Templeton: Maurice Denham
The Sitter: Liz Goulding
Director: Shaun Macloughlin BBC Bristol.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-03

15:00 - Bombay Mix
By R J Gallagher. Comedy set in an unusual club.
Pub customer: Alex Jones
Barwoman: Sheila Kelley
Phoebe Doyle: Toyah Wilcox
Kevin: Roderick Smith
Les: Peter Meakin
Patel: Kumar Ranji
Mukajee: Ranjit Nakara
Sanjay: Jagdish Kumar
Vijay: Harmage Singh Kalirai
President: Kaleem Janjua
Treasurer: Ranjit Nakara
Mrs Doyle: Sheila Kelley
Director: Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-04

15:00 - Classic Serial - Far from the Madding Crowd
By Thomas Hardy, dramatised in six parts by Nick McCarty. Episode 1: Fortunes.
Bathsheba Everdene:Janet Maw
Gabriel Oak: David Burke
Troy: Tim McLnnerny
Liddy/Girl singer:Emily Morgan
Fanny: Hetty Baynes
Jan Coggan:Christopher Scott
Joseph Poorgrass:Michael Kilgarriff
Mark Clark: Paul Downing
Bailiff Pennyways:Roger Hammond
Henery FRay: William Eedle
Billy Smallbury:Stephen Garlick
Innkeeper: Danny Schiller
Jacob Smallbury: James Greene
Aunt/Temperance:Penelope Lee
Turnpike keeper:Richard Tate
Flute played by Maurice Cambridge.
Director: Marilyn Imrie

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-06

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife

A seven-part series on Chekhov compiled by Michael Bakewell. Episode 5.... The Temptation of St Antony.

'Silk nightgowns only spell pleasure to me in that they are soft to the touch. Comfort has its appeal for me, but debauchery no allure.'
Chekhov ....David Suchet
Maria Chekhov.... Anna Massey
Arkadina ....Janet Suzman
Trigorin/Reader.... John Rowe
Mikhail Chekhov.... Nicholas Farrell
Alexander Chekhov.... David Goudge
Lydia Avilova.... Polly James
Lika Mizinova.... Victoria Carling
Tatyana Kupernik.... Alice Arnold
Danchenko ....Geoffrey Whitehead
Tolstoy ....Michael Kilgarriff with John Baddeley, David King, Marcia King John Moffatt and Simon Treves.
Director ....Rosemary Hart.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-07

15:00 - The Little Father
By Royce Ryton. Broadsat 2 days earlier as SNT. Historical play.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-08

15:00 - Frenchman's Creek
By Daphne du Maurier, dramatised in six parts by Michelene Wandor. Episode 3
Dona: Lorna Heilbron
Jean: Struan Rodger
William: Michael Tudor Barnes
Lord Godolphin: Norman Bird
Lord Penrose:Christopher Good
Nightwatchman: Michael Kilgarriff
Director: Cherry Cookson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-09

15:00 - Bright as a Lamp, Simple as a Ring
By Catherine Czerkawska. Joanna writes to a man who is in jail in Chile.
Joanna: Jenny Howe
Raoul: Tom Wilkinson
Shirley: Eva Haddon
Chris: Richard Tate
Lucy: Emma Bunton
Emma: Kelda Holmes
Sam: Sebastian Brennan
Kate: Barbara Atkinson
Celia: Tara Dominick
Ariel: Nicholas Gatt
Celia's mother: Pauline Letts
Amnesty official: Joe Dunlop
Director: Marilyn Imrie

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-10

15:00 - A Time for Miracles
By Rosalind Underhill. Christmas in hospital.
Lucy Matthews: Sue Jenkins
Tom Matthews: Nigel Anthony
Jane Matthews: Jane Lowe
Oliver Matthews:Pearce Quigley
Geoffrey Bishop:Fine-Time Fontayne
Mr Singer: Derrick Gilbert
Claire (intensive-care nurse): Barbara Hickmott
Helen: Barbara Marten
Red-haired sister:Linda Gardner
Dr Rajah: Peter Wheeler
Producer: Alfred Bradley

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-11

15:00 - Classic Serial

Far from the Madding Crowd
By Thomas Hardy, dramatised in six parts by Nick McCarty.
Ep. 2 .... 'Marry Me'
Storyteller: Garard Green
Bathsheba Everdene.... Janet Maw
Gabriel Oats.... David Burke
Sergeant Troy.... Tim McLnnerny
Farmer Boldwood.... Michael N Harbour
Liddy .... EmilyMorgan
Fanny .... Hetty Baynes
Jan Coggan ....Christopher Scott
Joseph Poorgrass.... Michael Kilgarriff
Cainy Ball ....Vincent Brimble
Mark Clark ....Paul Downing
Henery FRay ....William Eedle
Billy Smallbury.... Stephen Garlick
Innkeeper ....Danny Schiller
Jacob Smallbury.... James Greene
Maltster ....Norman Bird
Maryanne ....Rosalind Adams
Parson Thirdly.... Michael Graham Cox
First slattern.... Jenny Howe
Second slattern.... Jane Whittenshaw
Flute- Maurice Cambridge
Director ....Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-13

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife

A seven-part series on the life of Chekhov, compiled by Michael Bakewell. Episode 6.
Chekhov: David Suchet
Olga Knipper: JanetSuzman
Maria Chekhov: AnnaMassey
Mikhail Chekhov:Nicholas Farrell
Stanislavsky: CharlesKay
Danchenko: GeoffreyWhitehead
Maxim Gorky: GeoffreyCollins
Reader: John Rowe with John Baddeley, Victoria Carling, Jo Kendall, Michael Kilgarriff, John Moffatt and Simon Treves.
Director: RosemaryHart.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-14

15:00 - Miss Probert
By Alun Richards. Miss Probert is a librarian with a secret.
Miss Probert: Rosemary Leach
Captain Probert: Glyn Houston
Captain Ryan: Denys Hawthorne
Winifred: Melanie Walters
Vincent: Gerald James
Victor: David Garfield
Gail: Tessa Gearing
Director: Jane Dauncey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-15

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Frenchman's Creek
By Daphne du Maurier, dramatised in six parts by Michelene Wandor. Episode 4.
Dona St Columb: Lorna Heilbron
Harry: Michael Cochrane
Rockingham:Christopher Godwin
William: Michael Tudor Barnes
Pru: Elizabeth Mansfield
Producer: Cherry Cookson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-16

15:00 - A Room in Budapest
By Ken Whitmore. Arms smuggling in Budapest, using child labour.
Narrator: David Fleeshman
Joszef: Colin Kerrigan
Borbala: Alexandra Mathie
Laszlo: Corrin Helliwell
Producer - Alfred Bradley. BBC North.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-17

15:00 - A Room Full of Mirrors
By Patricia Finney. In 1597 Queen Elizabeth was the most powerful ruler in Europe - except for Philip of Spain
Queen Elizabeth: Sian Phillips
Voice/Dudley: William Simons
Chamberlain: Michael Graham Cox
Robert Cecil: SimonTreves
Ankaret: Dilys Laye
Lady Mary: Elizabeth Mansfield
Tom Seymour: Michael Kilgarriff
Young Elizabeth: Tara Dominick
Boatman: Michael Graham Cox
Potboy: Stephen Garlick
Witch: Elizabeth Proud

Sound effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Director: Richard Imison.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-18

15:00 - Classic Serial - Far from the Madding Crowd
By Thomas Hardy, dramatised in six parts by Nick McCarty. Episode 3.
Storyteller: Garard Green
Bathsheba Everdene .... Janet Maw
Gabriel Oak ....David Burke
Sergeant Troy.... Tim McInnerny
Farmer Boldwood.... Michael N Harbour
Liddy .... Emily Morgan
Fanny .... Hetty Baynes
Jan Coggan ....Christopher Scott
Joseph Poorgrass.... Michael Kilgarriff
Cainy Ball ....Vincent Brimble
Bailiff Penny ways.... Roger Hammond
Henery FRay ....William Eedle
Innkeeper ....Danny Schiller
Jacob Smallbury.... James Greene
Maryanne ....Rosalind Adams
Parson Thirdly.... Michael Graham Cox

Flute: Maurice Cambridge
Director ....Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-20

15:00 - Literature Is My Mistress - Medicine, My Wife

The last part in the Chekhov series, compiled by Michael Bakewell.
Chekhov ....David Suchet
Olga Knipper.... Janet Suzman
Maria Chekhov.... Anna Massey
Stanislavky ....Charles Kay
Danchenko ....Geoffrey Whitehead
Maxim Gorky ....Geoffrey Collins
Svetlovidov ....John Baddeley
Reader .... John Rowe with Nicholas Farrell, David King, John Moffatt and Simon Treves.
Director ....Rosemary Hart

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-21

15:00 - South by South East
By Adam Peterson. No other details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-22

15:00 - Frenchman's Creek
By Daphne du Maurier, dramatised in six parts by Michelene Wandor. Episode 5.

Director Cherry Cookson
Michelene Wandor.
Dona: Lorna Heilbron
Jean: Struan Rodger
Harry: Michael Cochrane
Lord Rockingham: Christopher Godwin
Lord Godolphin: Norman Bird
Lord Penrose:Christopher Good
Pru: ElizabethMansfield

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-23

15:00 - The Hound of the Cabells

A verse play by Mark Beeson.
An American moves to England, to be near the home of one of his ancestors.
Dog: David Timson
Henry: Garrick Hagon
Virginia: Helena Breck
Havrise: Emily Morgan
Charlie: Vincent Brimble
Producer: Richard Wortley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-24

15:00 - Nightmare World
By Wally K Daly. A world-wide failure of the electricity system. BBC WS production.
Gary Henderson: James Laurenson
Jenkins: Nigel Anthony
A P Smith: PeterJeffrey
PM: Geoffrey Whitehead
Colonel: NicholasCourtney
Kate: Melinda Walker
Scientific officer:John Warner
Venables: Joe Dunlop
Chivers: ChristopherGood
Billy: Susan Sheridan
Lorna: Cara Kelly
Pamela: Jo Kendall
Freddie: ChristopherScott
Announcer: JoannaMacKie
Sgt: Ken Cumberlidge
Soldiers: Dominic Rickhards and Ian Michie
Producer: David Hitchinson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-25

15:00 - Classic Serial

Far from the Madding Crowd
By Hardy, dram. in six parts by Nick McCarty. Episode 4.

Storyteller Garard Green
Bathsheba Everdene:Janet Maw
Gabriel Oak: David Burke
Sergeant Troy: Tim McInnerny
Farmer Boldwood:Michael N Harbour
Liddy: Emily Morgan
Fanny: Hetty Baynes
Jan Coggan: Christopher Scott
Joseph Poorgrass: Michael Kilgarriff
Cainy Ball: Vincent Brimble
Henery FRay: William Eedle
Temperance: Penelope Lee
Maryanne: Rosalind Adams
Flute - Maurice Cambridge
Producer: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-28

15:00 - Kind Hearts & Coronets
By John Dighton, based on the novel by Roy Horniman. Dram. Gilbert Travers Thomas. Robert Powell plays the entire d'Ascoyne family, with other parts played by Patrick Barr, Diana Bishop, John Church, Sonia Fraser, Alexander John, Godfrey Kenton, Jenny Lee, John Livesey, David McAlister, John McAndrew, Sion Probert, Martyn Read, John Rye, John Webb, Timothy Bateson. Music composed and played by Terence Allbright. Director Ian Cotterell.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-29

15:00 - Frenchman's Creek
By Daphne du Maurie, dramatised in six parts by Michelene Wandor. Episode 6.
Dona: Lorna Heilbron
Jean: Struan Rodger
William: Michael Tudor Barnes
Lord Godolphin: Norman Bird
Jim: Vincent Brimble
Smith: Michael Kilgarriff
Physician: Joe Dunlop
Director: Cherry Cookson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-30

15:00 - Odds Against
By Susan Boyd. No details of plot. Cast etc:
Irene: Maggie McCarthy
Kim: Cathy Murphy
Grace: Pauline Letts
Dennis: John Bull
Gypsy: Elizabeth Mansfield
Tony: Vincent Brimble
Alfie: Charles Simpson
Director: Janet Whitaker.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-31

15:00 - Doesn't Everybody Live in a Ballroom?
By Sam Jacobs.
Mickey: Karl Johnson
Connie: Charlotte Martin
Girly: Annie Hayes
David Senior: William Simons
David Junior: Judy Bennett
Arthur: Roger Hume
Gertie: Sonia Fraser
Agnes Burton: Joyce Gibbs
Marcus: Rob Swinton
Mr Katz: Simon Carter
Producer: Ruth Pattersonm, at Pebble Mill, Br'um.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-01

15:00 - Classic Serial - Far from the Madding Crowd
By Thomas Hardy dramatised in six parts by Nick McCarty. Episode 5.
Storyteller - Garard Green.
Flute - Maurice Cambridge
Bathsheba Everdene: Janet Maw
Gabriel Oak: David Burke
Sergeant Troy: Tim McInnerny
Farmer Boldwood: Michael N Harbour
Liddy: Emily Morgan
Fanny: Hetty Baynes
Jan Coggan:Christopher Scott
Joseph Poorgrass:Michael Kilgarriff
Mark Clark: Paul Downing
Doctor: Dale Rapley
Mason: James Greene
Seaman: James Greene
Doctor's wife:Penelope Lee
Maryanne: Rosalind Adams
Parson Thirdly: Michael Graham Cox
Producer: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-04

15:00 - Seven Steps to Treason
By Michael Hartland. No other details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-05

15:00 - Three Wessex Tales - 1: The Fiddler of the Reels
By T. Hardy.

Music: Dave Swarbrick.
Caroline Aspent: Janet Dale
Ned Hipcroft: Stephen Tomlin
Watt Ollamoor: Struan Rodger
Carry: Bethan Ganjavi
Producer: nk. Possibly Nigel Bryant.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-06

15:00 - Three Wessex Tales - 2: The Melancholy Hussar
By T Hardy. Dramatised by Colin Haydn Evans.

Music: John Kirkpatrick and Sue Harris.
Phyllis Grove: Moir Leslie
Dr Grove: Simon Carter
Humphrey Gould: Andrew Wincott
Matthias Tina: Neal Foster
Director: Nigel Bryant.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-07

15:00 - Three Wessex Tales - 3: The Withered Arm
By Thomas Hardy. Dram C.H. Evans(?)
Music: John Kirkpatrick & Sue Harris.
Rhoda: Janet McTeer
Jack: Janet Dale
Gertrude: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Thomas Lodge: Graham Padden
Conjurer Trendle: Roger Hume
Hangman: Bill Wallis
Producer: nk. Probably Nigel Bryant.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-08

15:00 - Classic Serial - Far from the Madding Crowd
By Thomas Hardy.

The last of six parts.
Storyteller - Garard Green.
Bathsheba Everdene: Janet Maw
Gabriel Oak: David Burke
Sergeant Troy: Tim McInnerny
Farmer Boldwood: Michael N Harbour
Liddy: Emily Morgan
Fanny: Hetty Baynes
Jan Coggan:Christopher Scott
Joseph Poorgrass:Michael Kilgarriff
Mark Clark: Paul Downing
Doctor: Dale Rapley
Mason: James Greene
Seaman: James Greene
Doctor's wife:Penelope Lee
Maryanne: Rosalind Adams
Parson Thirdly: Michael Graham Cox
Cainy Ball: Vincent Brimble
Bailiff Pennyways: Roger Hammond
Wilkins: Nigel Carrington
Flute - Maurice Cambridge
Producer: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-11

15:00 - Play: Night Falls on the City
By Sarah Gainham. No other information.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-12

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Crying in the Crypt
By Richard Walker. An encounter in a rural church between two people who have never met. Their chat is disturbed by an unknown cry.
Edward: Ian Holm
Celia: Anne Stallybrass
Producer: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-13

15:00 - Dai's Ark

By Bill Ingram. Dai is instructed to build a vessel which will withstand The Flood.
Dai: Howell Evans
Gwen: Margaret John
Granny Plaice: Peggy Mason
Henry: David Garfield
Bella: Gerri Smith
Selwyn: William Ingram
Lilian: Elizabeth Morgan
Joey: Philip Howe
Produced by Jane Dauncey.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-14

15:00 - Glasnost
By John Mortimer. The relationship between a Russian youth and a much older female novelist.
Anthea: Anna Massey
Vladimir: Boris Isarov
Brian: Clive Merrison
Charles: Philip Voss
Misha: Michael Poole
Galya: Anna Mazzotti
Director: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-15

15:00 - Classic Serial

The Quiet American Fowler: Ian Holm
The Quiet American: Adam Henderson
Vigot: Philippe Giraudeau
Phuong: Lucy Sheen
Lieutenant: Nicholas Gilbrook
Joe: Vincent Brimble
Granger: Simon Treves
Whore: Marian Diamond
Miss Hei: Marcia King
Dominguez: Sam Dastor
Producer: David Benedictus.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-18

15:00 - Play .... Alpha Male
By Christopher Hedgethorne. Set in a primate research station in Africa. With Ian Cuthbertson and Michael Feast. SNT repeat from 2 days ago. Produced by Michael Fox.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-19

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Natural Breath
By Jane Coles. No details of plot. No known recording.
Dave: Michael Maloney
Holly: Saskia Reeves
Doctor: Jo Kendall
Yoga teacher: Tara Dominick
Director: Matthew Walters.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-20

15:00 - Last Train to Tunbridge Wells
By Margaret Gillard. Memorable conversations in a railway carriage.
MrSaunders: Charles Kay
Joan: Pauline Yates
Anna: Deborah Findley
Grace: Margaret Courtenay
Paul: James Greene
James: Simon Treves
Guard: Brian Miller
Director: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-21

15:00 - Against the Wind
By Shirley Gee. The amazing story of 'Bob Corrigan' - the woman who dressed as a man and fought in the army in the 1740s and 1750s. Her real name was Hannah Snell.
Hannah: Samantha Bond
Godbolt: Bill Paterson
Drubber: Sean Baker
Cuttle: Donald Gee
Ditch: Ian Targett
Flegg: John Hollis
Sculley: Douglas Blackwell
Mrs Sculley: Anne Jameson
Cumberland: David March
Doctor: John Moffatt
Captain: Michael Graham Cox
Producer: Gordon House .

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-22

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Quiet American, 2

Dramatised by Gregory Evans
Director: David Benedictus
Fowler: Ian Holm
Pyle, the Quiet American: Adam Henderson
Phuong: Lucy Sheen
Deputy: Burt Kwouk
Commandant: Vincent Brimble
Helen: Marian Diamond

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-25

15:00 - Play: My Dad's a Nero
By Christopher Denys; producer Tony Cliff. No casting details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-26

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Digs
By Rosalind Corfe and Daphne Epton. Frank and Hilda decide to let out a room.
Frank as a child: Shireen Shah
Frank: Norman Bird
Hilda: Pat Heywood
Neil: Stephen Garlick
Director: Alec Reid.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-27

15:00 - I've Been Running
By Clare Mclntyre. Part of the 'Genome' entry reads " Cess runs, her mother swam; obsessively". That's all I know about it; no known recording.
Cess: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Mother: Siobhan Thomas
Alan: Mark Lambert
Young Cess: Annabel Rowe
Mark: Charles Clarke
Director: Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-28

15:00 - Travels in West Africa

By Jill Truman. A play about a woman who has wanted for half a lifetime to travel to Africa. So far, life has prevented it. So far, no known recording.
Margery Dawson:Patricia Hayes
Josie: Heather Bell
Cathy: Naomi Wirthner
Albert: Fraser Kerr
Mary Kingsley: JuneBarrie
Johnny: StephenGarlick
Emma: Jane Whittenshaw
Social worker:Elizabeth Kelly
With children and chorus from Westbury-on-Trym C of E Primary School.
Director - Alec Reid.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-29

15:00 - Classic Serial

The Quiet American.
By Graham Greene, from his novel. Dram. Gregory Evans. Last part.
Fowler: Ian Holm
Pyle: Adam Henderson
Vigot: Philippe Giraudeau
Dominguez: Sam Dastor
Heng: Burt Kwouk
Phuong: Lucy Sheen
Joe: Vincent Brimble
Miss Hei: Marcia King
Trouin: Simon Treves
Metisse: Tara Dominick
Patron: Nicholas Gilbrook
Helen: Marian Diamond
Director: David Benedictus

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-02

15:00 - Play: Nosey!
By Allan Prior. Interesting play about Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington. Also stars Denys Hawthorne as his father, Elizabeth Proud as his mother, Michael Cochrane as his brother Richard and Helena Breck as Catherine. As for the music - songs are selected and performed by Allan's daughter Maddie Prior and Rick Kemp. Not sure who produced this without fishing out the recording.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-03

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Fatal Sandwich
By Ervine St. John, adap. Brian Miller. A play with a very worried Chancellor of the Exchequer. Then several wealthy men die, one after the other. Very odd.
Pemberton: John Moffatt
Futvoye: Geoffrey Whitehead
Hughes: Michael Graham Cox
Manager/Announcer:Christopher Good
Expert: Michael Kilgarriff
Cook/Mrs Mucmurdo:Jane Slavin
Young man: Charles Simpson
Director: Paul Schlesinger.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-04

15:00 - Starting Out

By Michael Toft. What a man did when he was made redundant.
Keith: Paul Copley
Lesley: Joan Walker
Robert: Graham Roberts
Helen: Shirley E Jones
Colin: Colin Meredith
Ted: Robin Polley
Jack: Gerry Kersey
Derek: Malcolm Raeburn
Director: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-05

15:00 - We Who Serve

By Helen Kruger. A play about tennis.
Daisy Otter: ChristineKavanagh
Gina Shepherd: Tessa Peake-Jones
Claire Mason: Gillian Bevan
Sally Knowles: Helen Kruger
Rosemary Knowles:Jennifer Piercey
Alma Turnbright: Diana Olsson
Mike Tulley: Paul Gregory
Louis Pompano: Alan Dudley
Umpire: David Goodland
Virginia Wade and Bill Threlfal also appear.
Director: Jeremy Mortimer

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-06

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Horse's Mouth, 1
By Joyce Carey, from her novel, dramatised in 3 parts by Bill Ingram. . Freddie Jones plays Gulley Jimson, a disreputable (but fictional) artist.
Sara Monday: Mary Wimbush
Coker: Heather Bell
Hickson: John Moffatt
Nosy: Stephen Garlick
Plant: John Hollis
Prison officer:Christopher Scott
Alf: Vincent Brimble
First vicar: David King
Secondvicar / Policeman: Garard Green
Producer: Gordon House. (R4/World Service co-production)

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-09

15:00 - Play: Spanish Gold
By George Birmingham (real name James Hannay). This is a treasure-hunt story. The hero is a clergyman, assisted by his friend Major Kent; local records suggest that a Spanish galleon was wrecked on the Irish coast.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-10

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre - Going Down Backwards
By Jennifer Phillips. "....the play showed that, contrary to received opinion, women not only possess a sense of humour but use it to illuminate. This kind of comedy is too rare to let slip". (Gillian Reynolds, Daily Telegraph). With Beryl Reid and Brenda Bruce.
Director: Tracey Neale.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-11

15:00 - Tomorrow's Gain

By Chris Whitehorn. A play about tennis - an ambitious father and a less ambitious son.
Frank: Derrick Gilbert
Charlotte: Stephanie Turner
Daniel: Corrin Helliwell
Andrea: Annabelle Lanyon
Jason: Nicholas Pickard
Jan: Sue Jenkins
Director: Alfred Bradley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-12

15:00 - Happy Families
By Martyn Read. In the card game, the Brown family all have happy smiles. One wonders if their homelife is all it's cracked up to be.
Mr Brown: Neil Stacy
Mrs Brown: Elizabeth Proud
Master Brown: Mark Straker
Miss Brown: Diane Bull
Rover/PC Smiles:Rowland Davies
Mr Prendergast: Martyn Read
Norman: Graham Blockey
Avril: Heather Bell
Miss Goodbody: Frances Jeater
DC Smiles: Stuart Organ
Commentator: Gordon Clyde
Director: Gordon House.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-13

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Horse's Mouth, 2
By Joyce Cary, dram. Bill Ingram. The further adventures of Gulley Jimson.
Gulley Jimson: Freddie Jones
A W Alabaster: Adam Godley
Lady Flora Beeder:Petra Davies
Sir William Beeder:Jack May
Coker: Heather Bell
Plant: John Hollis
Mrs Coker: Angela Moran
Nosy: Stephen Garlick
All: Vincent Brimble
Prison officer: Christopher Scott
Woman: Tara Dominick
Director: Gordon House.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-16

15:00 - Play: Brummell Abroad
By Bernard da Costa. Brummell was a famous dandy (younger people - look it up). The play is about his sojurn in France. Translated and adapted by David Buck; produced by NMichael Fox. Cast: Donald Gee, trevor Peacock, Stephen Garlick, Auriol SMith, Sue Broomfield, Madeleine Smith, Peter Lindford, Stuart Harrison. Originally broadcast as SNT.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-17

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

0 Ananias, Azarias and Misael
By Jennifer Johnston. A farmer's wife on the Northern Ireland border decides that she wants to pull up her roots. The wife is played by Stella McCusker; director: Jeremy Howe.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-18

15:00 - Piggy in the Middle
By Colin Scott. Play about a trapeze artist.
Milos: Nigel Anthony
Trix: Melinda Walker
Maggie: Edita Brychta
Tomas: Dale Rapley
Major Roberts: Garard Green
Director: Tracey Neale.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-19

15:00 - You Can't Put It Back
By Chris Thompson. A conflict of interests: the environent on one hand; local industry on the other.
Angie: Victoria Finney
Gary: Colin Kerrigan
Viv: Jane Collins
Don: Christian Rodska
Tom: Gerry Kersey
Betty: Rita May
Albert: Geoffrey Matthews
Mr Johnson: Robert Whelan
Director: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-20

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Horse's Mouth, 3
By Joyce Cary. Final part.
Gulley Jimson: FreddieJones
Sara Monday: Mary Wimbush
Coker: Heather Bell
A W Alabaster: Adam Godley
Sir William: Jack May
Lady Flora: Petra Davies
Nosy: Stephen Garlick
Lolie: Jacqueline Tong
Abel: Michael Kilgarriff
Byles: Brian Haines
The Duke: Garard Green
Policeman: Nigel Carrington
Man from the council: Paul Downing
Nurse: Elizabeth Mansfield
Girl: Moir Leslie
Director: Gordon House.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-23

15:00 - Play: The Displaced Person
By Christopher Denys. A husband is missing at sea; little hope of his being found. No casting details.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-24

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre:

Out of Bounds
By Jonathan Shears. Parody of television youth programmes.

Music Richard Attree, BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Janet V: Susie Brann
Philip: Norman Jones
Mary: Elizabeth Mansfield
Graham: Bill Nighy
Judy: Caroline Strong
Peter: Paul Downing
Director: Paul Schlesinger.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-25

15:00 - Play: Colour Blind

By Bernard Kops. An old man, Donal, wonders if he is as unprejudiced as he thought.
Donal: James Ellis
Alan: Winston Crooke
Beatrice: Lise-AnnMcLaughlin
Irish tramp: Danny Schiller
Woman: Margaret Courtney
Speaker: Michael Graham Cox
Terry: Paul Downing
Director: Caroline Raphael.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-26

15:00 - Albert's Bridge
By Tom Stoppard. Albert paints the girders, endlessly, and starts to think about his life. He has a degree in Philosophy. BBC WS production.
Albert: Paul Copley
Kate: Diane Bull
fraser: Geoffrey Matthews
Chairman: George A Cooper
Fitch: Peter Baldwin
Charlie: Richard Tate
Dave: Richard Tate
Mother: Eva Stuart
Father: Alan Dudley
Bob: Stephen Rashbrook
George: John Samson
Dad: Norman Bird
Director: David Hitchinson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-27

15:00 - Classic Serial : The Napoleon of Notting Hill
By Gilbert Chesterton. A very odd story, dram Peter Buckman. A surreal vision of London, with no democracy and a King chosen from government officials. I found the book so odd as to be unreadable; it's better as a radio story.
G K Chesterton: Roger Hammond
Auberon Quin: David Collings
Wilfred Lambert: Kim Wall
James Barker: Stephen Hattersley
President del Fuego: Manning Wilson
Mr Wilson: Stuart Organ
Adam Wayne as a boy: Alexander Goodman
Adam Wayne: Paul McGann
Mr Buck: Aubrey Woods
Mr Mead: Paul Gregory
Mr Bowles: Brian Hewlett
Mr Turnbull: Gordon Reid
Director: Richard Imison

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-30

15:00 - Play: The Pope's Brother
By Steve Walker. Sydney and Gregory Collyweston are twins; Sydney is a libertine, goes to the racecourse every day, and does most things to excess. After hearing of a new Papal appointment, he visits the Vatican, where his illustrious brother asks him to stay...which is when the trouble starts. With Dinsdale Landen as Sydney, Ben Onwukwe as the Cardinal with the unspellable name, John Bull, Jenny Howe, Denis Hawthorne as Pope Gregory, Henry Goodman, David Bannerman, Vincent Brimble, Jenny Howe. SM Wilfred Acosta; directed by Peter Kavanagh. Broadcast as SNT two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-31

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

By Tom Stoppard. Two early short plays; about 15m each.

3.02 M Is for Moon Among Other Things
Constance and Alfred amd Marilyn Monroe. Director Paul Schlesinger.

3.17 The Dissolution of Dominic Boot
A classic play based on the premise 'the clock is ticking' ... and it illustrates beautifully the essential components of a 15-minute radio drama.
Constance ....Anna Massey
Alfred ....Clive Francis
Dominic ....Derek Fowlds
Vivian ....Maria Aitken, with John Junkin, Amanda Murray, Jon Glover, Peter Wickham, Eva Stuart, Anthony Newlands, Noel Hood and William Fox. Director: Glyn Dearman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-01

15:00 - A House Halfway to Africa

By Stephen Mollett. Van Gogh's relationship with a young woman in his last years.
Vincent Van Gogh: Pete Postlethwaite
Claire: Maria Miles
Marie Ginoux: Jenny Howe
Sien: Jane Whittenshaw
Theo Van Gogh: David Bannerman
Gaugin: Vincent Brimble
Rev Rochelieu: David King
Director: Peter Kavanagh.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-02

15:00 - Screen Scene
By Alain Vettese. Translated and adapted by David Buck. A man is startled by a strange woman during his evening walk.
Man: Kim Wall
Woman: Tina Marian
Director: Tracey Neale.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-03

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Napoleon of Notting Hill, 2
By Gilbert Chesterton. Dramatised by Peter Buckman .
G K Chesterton: Roger Hammond
Auberon Quin: David Collings
Wilfred Lambert: Kim Wall
James Barker: Stephen Hattersley
Mr Wilson: Stuart Organ
Adam Wayne,: Paul McGann
Mr Buck: Aubrey Woods
Mr Mead: Paul Gregory
Mr Bowles: Brian Hewlett
Mr Turnbull: Gordon Reid
Director: Richard Imison.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-06

15:00 - Play: The Petition
SNT repeat.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-07

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Pat Tat

By Guy Hibbert. Violence followed by amnesia.
Paul Leong: David Yip
Pat Tat: Michael Kilgarrif
Director: Matthew Walters.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-08

15:00 - Elvis, Lucy and Captain Sensible
By Peter Mortimer. Don't know much about the plot, but Elvis appears as a character.
Elvis: Philip Knowles
Lucy: Chrisy Edge
Director: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-09

15:00 - Juggling for Beginners
By Roy Kelly. Molly, A middle-aged woman, takes up juggling.
Molly: Tina Gray
Ruth: Jan Shand
Sian: Elizabeth Mansfield
Director: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-10

15:00 - Classic Serial - The House of Mirth
Edith Wharton's comedy of manners, adapted in five parts by Eileen Cullen.
Director: BrianMiller.
Lily Bart: Carole Mowlam
Lawrence Selden: Keith Alexander
Simon Rosedale: Alexander John
Mrs Bertha Dorset: Anne-Marie Davies
Judy Trenor: Roberta Hamond
Mr Hudson Bart: Barry Dennen
Mrs Hudson Bart: Jennie Lee
Poleworth: Haydn Andrews
Percy Gryce: Arril Johnson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-13

15:00 - Play: A Craving for Gold

By John Naismith (Ronnie Smith). SNT repeat from two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-14

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Doo Be Doo Be Doo
By Michael Wall. No details of plot, but there's a Frank Sinatra concert somewhere in the story. And being Michael Wall, it will be interesting.
Avril: Kathleen Heime
Nigel: Simon Treves
Caroline: Moir Leslie
Mr Hughes: Ian Lindsey
Ticket tout/clerk: David Bannerman
Director: Peter Kavanagh.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-15

15:00 - Zoe and Celia
By Stephen James. A tentative romance.
Stephen: Peter Rumney
Celia: Victoria Carling
Graham: Richard Heap
Neil: John Basham
Porty: Tom Miles
Zoe: Robin Brunskill
Director: Michael Fox

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-16

15:00 - The Devil and Stepashka

By Claire Booker, based on a Tolstoy short story. A landowner desires one of his peasants.
Director: Andy Jordan.
Zhenya: David Bannerman
Lisa: Tara Dominick
Boris: Nigel Carrington
Stepashka: Danielle Allen
Dascha: Jane Whittenshaw
Jailer: Fraser Kerr

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-17

15:00 - Classic Serial - The House of Mirth, 2
By Edith Wharton.
Narrator: June Barrie
Lily Bart: Carole Mowlam
Lawrence Selden: KeithAlexander
Judy: Roberta Hamond
Mrs Bertha Dorset:Anne-Marie Davies
George Dorset: Paul Maxwell
Jack Stepney: Stuart Milligan
Carry Fisher: Zhivila Roche
Gwen: Jean Baird
Gus Trenor: John Church
Gerty: Celia Bannerman
Simon Rosedale: Alexander John
Mrs Van Osburgh:Tucker McGuire
Mrs Haffen: Thomasine Heiner
Mrs Peniston: Margot Lawrence
Grace Stepney: Kate Lock
Director: Brian Miller.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-20

15:00 - Play: Mortal Term
By John Penn. SNT repeat from two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-21

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: The Decoy
By Alfred de Musset; French farce. Adapted and translated by Kenneth McClellan
Jacqueline: Charlotte Attenborough
Andre: John Gabriel
Clavaroche:Christopher Good
Fortunio: Charles Simpson
Landry: Danny Schiller
Madelon: Tara Dominick
Director: Peter Kavanagh.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-22

15:00 - The House of Electric Power Production
By David Luck. Psychotherapy for George, but as he waits, he hears the voice of his jazz-loving penfriend.
Director: Dave Sheasby.
George: Chris Wilkinson
Dennis: Rod Arthur
Viktor: Christopher Kent

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-23

15:00 - Madame
By Elizabeth Wainwright. The play is set in Paris and is about two resentful women.
A French version of 'Fallen Angels'?
Mile Rozier: Carole Boyd
Mme Bernay: Mary Wimbush
Chantal: Elaine Claxton
Mary-Louise: Elizabeth Kelly
M Marguier: David King
M Varescon: Danny Schiller
M Durand: Christopher Good
Italian delivery boy:Ben Onwukwe
Director: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-24

15:00 - Classic Serial: The House of Mirth,3
By Edith Wharton. Adapted by Eileen Cullen.
Narrator June Barrie
Lily Bart ....Carole Mowlam
Lawrence Selden.... Keith Alexander
Mrs Peniston.... Margot Lawrence
Gerty Farish.... Celia Bannerman
Van Allstyne.... Barry Dennen
Gus Trenor ....John Church
Carry Fisher.... Zhivila Roche
Jack Stepney.... Stuart Milligan
Gwen Van Osburgh.... Jean Baird
Simon Rosedale.... Alexander John
Mrs Wellington Bry.... Pat Field
Mr Wellington Bry.... Graham Faulkner
Ned Silverton.... Graham Faulkner
Lord Hubert ....Anthony Hyde
Mrs Bertha Dorset.... Anne-Marie Cole
George Dorset.... Paul Maxwell
Director ....Brian Miller

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-27

15:00 - Marie Lloyd, Queen of the Halls
SNT from two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-28

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Say a Little Prayer for Me
By Eric Pringle. An American visitor to England looks for the grave of an ancestor.
Mason: Christopher Good
Clarke: Vincent Brimble
Director: Adrian Bean.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-29

15:00 - The Point of the Story

By Perry Pontac. Mrs Codling's cottage is to be demolished. A story within a story within a story and back again. (Highly recommended - Ed).
Lady Bramidge: EleanorBron
Sir Ranalph: RobertLang
Manford-Sills: TessaPeake-Jones
Fraser: John Moffatt
Mrs Codling/Mrs Phelps: Elizabeth Kelly
Ambassador Ambrose: Michael Kilgarriff
Director: Richard Wortley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-30

15:00 - These Pleasures

By Katie Campbell. A bright young woman meets a very presentable older man.
Matthew: Peter Marinka
Tay: Diana Hunter
Husband: Nigel Carrington
Press man: SimonTreves
Attache: Elizabeth Kelly
Workshop leader:Stephen Garlick
Woman in cafeteria:Auriol Smith
Friend: Elizabeth Mansfield
Waiter: Paul Downing
Traffic warden: Ben Onwukwe
Producer: Penny Gold.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-31

15:00 - Classic Serial: The House of Mirth, 4
By Edith Wharton. Black comedy. Narrator: June Barrie; adapted by Eileen Cullen.
Lily: Carole Mowlam
Lawrence: Keith Alexander
Carry: Zhivila Roche
Mrs Wellington Bry: Pat Field
George: Paul Maxwell
Duchess: Pauline Letts
Lord Hubert: Anthony Hyde
Mrs Bertha Dorset:Anne-Marie Davies
Gerty: Celia Bannerman
Judy: Roberta Hamond
Simon: Alexander John
Grace: Kate Lock
Mattie: Jayne Lloyd
Director: Brian Miller.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-03

By Herbert Wells. Famous sci-fi story. Repeat from SNT two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-04

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: A Knotted String and Woody Strode
By Helen Slavin. Edie has dreams about a Hollywood star.
Edie: Paula Tilbrook
Dora: Ann Rye
Lily: Joyce Gibbs
Bingo caller: Derek Howard
Director: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-05

15:00 - Undercurrents
By Leslie Davidoff. Diane's memories return as she listens to the sound of the sea.
Diane: Elizabeth Lindsay
Betty: Ann Rye
Sarah: Delia Corrie
Connie: Daphne Oxenford
Colin: Robert Whelan
Alan: Colin Kerrigan
Director: Michael Fox.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-06

15:00 - Mary Had a Little Lamb
By Arnold Evans. A couple give up their stressful, highly-paid jobs and have a change of scene.
Mary: Sonia Ritter
Julia: Maggie Steed
Tony: Jonathan Tafler
Neil: Jonathan Cullen
Colin: Richard Tate
Director: Alison Hindell.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-07

15:00 - Classic Serial: The House of Mirth, 5 (final)
By Edith Wharton, adap. Eileen Cullen.
Lily: Carole Mowlam
Lawrence: Keith Alexander
Carry: Zhivila Roche
Simon: Alexander John
Gerty: Celia Bannerman
Miss Kilroy/Nettie: Judith Morse
Miss Haines/Kathleen: Janene Possell
Director: Brian Miller.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-10

15:00 - Play: True Believers
SNT from two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-11

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Congress in Manchester
By Bernard Kops. An elderly publisher invites a young poetess to his 'poetry congress'.
Rudi: Harold Innocent
Suzi: Tilly Vosburgh
Freddie: John Webb
With Simon Treves and Stephen Garlick.
Director: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-12

15:00 - No Problem
By Renny Krupinski. An idyllic holiday doesn't look promising when Simon and his partner become trapped at the airport.
Simon Teale: Renny Krupinski
Beth Regan: Belinda Sinclair
Magbul Bhaktoo: Madhav Sharma
Kana: Garard Green
Poonam Mistri: Shireen Shah
Mr Kapoor: Marc Zuber
Mr Tripathi: AmerjitDeu
Mr Chakravoorti: Paul Bazeley
Mr Gupta: Raj Patel
Cathy: Sue Broomfield
Jobsworth: David Bannerman
Director: Janet Whitaker.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-13

15:00 - Rock-a-Bye Baby
By Dave Simpson. Why does a young person end up sleeping rough?
Debbie: Diane Whitley
Terry: Dominic Rickhards With John Branwell, Joyce Gibbs, Malcolm Hebden, Rodney Litchfield and Sharon Muircroft.
Director: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-14

15:00 - Classic Serial: Put Out More Flags, 1
By Evelyn Waugh (novel), adap. Denys Hawthorne.

Narrator Tony Britton.
Basil Seal: Simon Cadell
Freddy: Brian Miller
Barbara: Jenny Howe
Lady Seal: Elizabeth Kelly
Sir Joshua Mainwaring: Jack May
Angela Lyne: Marian Diamond
Poppet: Joanna Myers
Margot Metroland: Mary Wimbush
Peter Pastmaster: Michael Cochrane
Sonia Trumpington: Jane Whittenshaw
Alastair Trumpington: Simon Treves
Ambrose Silk: Steve Hodson
Bentley: Hugh Dickson
Bomber: Alan Thompson
Director: Jane Morgan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-17

15:00 - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
By Agatha Christie. A murder in the middle of nowhere. Poirot investigates. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell .
Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt
Dr Sheppard: John Woodvine
Roger Ackroyd:Laurence Payne
Raymond: Peter Gilmore
Caroline: Diana Olsson
Miss Russell: Eva Stuart
Flora: Zelah Clarke
Mrs Cecil Ackroyd: Joan Matheson
Ursula Bourne: Karen Archer
Parker: Deryck Guyler With David Goodland, Richard Tate, Simon Cuff, Paul Sirr, Peter Craze and Alan Dudley.
Director: Enyd Williams.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-18

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Split Second
By Daphne du Maurier; from a short story. A woman steps in front of a lorry. It changes her life.
Winifred Ellis: JudyLoe
Dr Bland: Geoffrey Collins
Grace: Elizabeth Mansfield
Susan: Tara Dominick
Mr Bolton: Ben Onwukwe
Mary Hunt: Jenny Howe
Sergeant: Fraser Kerr
Policewoman: Danielle Allen
Keith: Kerry Reid
Adapted by Melville Jones
Director: Alec Reid.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-19

15:00 - Something Happened
By Mike Walker. A child kidnapping.
Linda: Lizzie McLnnerney
Link: Jonathan Firth
Mother: Diana Bishop
Father: Trevor Nicholls
Tabby Kelda Holmes
Cruise: Mmoloki Chrystie
Dealer: Ben Onwukwe
Director: Jeremy Mortimer.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-20

15:00 - Bed and Breakfast

By Rachel Wyatt. Play based in a creepy hotel.
Celia: Elizabeth Mansfield
Aunt Annie: Kathleen Helme
Aunt Rachel: Frances Cox
Hilary: Nigel Carrington
Marlon: Stephen Garlick
Margaret: Jane Whittenshaw
Porter: Danny Schiller
Amanda: Tara Dominick
Felicity: Sue Broomfield
Director: Tracey Neale.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-21

15:00 - Classic Serial: Put Out More Flags, 2
By Evelyn Waugh. Narrator Tony Britton.
Basil Seal: Simon Cadell
Barbara: Jenny Howe
Doris: Lesley Sharp
Harkness: Timothy Bateson
Mrs Harkness: Auriol Smith
Alastair: Simon Treves
Sonia: Jane Whittenshaw
Ambrose Silk: Steve Hodson
Bentley: Hugh Dickson
Lady Seal: Elizabeth Kelly
Sir Joshua Mainwaring: Jack May
Poppet: Joanna Myers
Sally: Tara Dominick
Peter Pastmaster:Michael Cochrane
Margot Metroland: Mary Wimbush
Todhunter: David King
Freddy: Brian Miller
Adapted by Denys Hawthorne
Director: Jane Morgan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-24

15:00 - Play: The Nightlords
SNT from two days earlier.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-25

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Those New to the Sixth Form

By Julia Parker. Romantic comedy. It's set in a school.
Philip: John Duttine
Sophie: Emma Lewis
Rachel: Sue Broomfield
John: Mark Straker
Anne: Jenny Howe
Mrs Harpsby Elizabeth Kelly
Director: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-26

15:00 - The Last Trace
By Sue Rodwell. Described in RT as a black comedy. It involves genealogy and other things. Including murder.
Sally: Elizabeth Mansfield
Frank: Peter Dahlsen
Jimmy: David Bannerman
Penny: Jan Shand
Liz: Susie Baxter
Sheila: Anny Tobin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-27

15:00 - From the Depths of Water

By Andrzej Mularczyk. (Prix Italia winner 1989)
Returning to one's homeland is not always what it's cracked up to be.
Eli: Clive Swift
Osada: Harry Towb
Irek: Jonathan Tafler
With David Bannerman, Sue Broomfield, John Gabriel, Moir Leslie and Harold Kasket.
Music by Marcin Blazewicz.
Translated by Joanna Krahelska-Bialecka
Director: Henryk Rozen
Executive director: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-28

15:00 - Classic Serial: Put Out More Flags, 3 (final)
By Evelyn Waugh.
Narrator Tony Britton.
Basil Seal: Simon Cadell
Lady Seal: Elizabeth Kelly
Bomber: Alan Thompson
Susie: Zelah Clarke
Colonel Plum: Nicholas Le Prevost
Molly: Emma Gregory
Peter Pastmaster:Michael Cochrane
Angela Lyne: Marian Diamond
Margot Metroland: Mary Wimbush
Poppet: Joanna Myers
Ambrose Silk: Steve Hodson
Bentley: Hugh Dickson
Sir Joshua Mainwaring:Jack May
Alastair: Simon Treves
Sonia: Jane Whittenshaw
With Timothy Bateson, David King, Timothy Carlton and Danielle Alan. Adapted by Denys Hawthorne. Director Jane Morgan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-01

15:00 - Fortunes of War, 1
By Olivia Manning. Balkan Trilogy, dramatised by Eric Ewens.
Harriet: Anna Massey
Guy: Jack Shepherd
Yakimov: Aubrey Woods
Clarence: John Rye
Inchcape: Manning Wilson
Sophie: Magdalene Buznea
Galpin: Hector Ross
Dobson: Stephen Thorne
Bella: Kate Coleridge
David Boyd: David Timson
Director: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-02

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: The Garrick Fever
By J R Planche. A play about David Garrick set in 1745.
Adapted and directed by David Blount.
Decimus Gingle: Ben Crocker
Mr Hardup: Jonathan Lermit
Polly Hardup: Moira Buffini
Lady O'Leary: Valerie Boothman
Major Derrydown: Robin Watson
Mr Undertone: Michael Gabe
Stage manager: Harry Reeder
Kitty: Valerie Boothman

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-03

15:00 - Second-Hand Clothes

By Ted Moore. The story of what happened to a girl after an unhappy love affair.
Described in RT as a bitter-sweet comedy.
Director: Tony Cliff.
Pam: Joan Walker
Brian: Rod Arthur

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-04

15:00 - Nods and Whispers

By Nick McCarty. A police informant's life is threatened
Billy: Ben Roberts
Harry: Kim Durham
Mary: Patricia Gallimore
First WPC: Patricia Gallimore
Desk sgt: Martin Matthews
Ship's master: Martin Matthews
Control: Martin Matthews
Jacklin: Roger Hume
Superintendent: Graham Padden
WPC: Susan Jeffrey
Second WPC: Susan Jeffrey
Carter: John Dixon
Agent: John Dixon
Producer: Philip Martin.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-05

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles, 1

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-08

15:00 - Fortunes of War, 2

Episode title: The Spoilt City Dram. Eric Ewens.
Harriet: Anna Massey
Guy: Jack Shepherd
Yakimov: Aubrey Woods
Clarence: John Rye
Inchcape: Manning Wilson
Klein: Alan Dudley
Lord Pinkrose: Gerald Cross
Bella: Kate Coleridge
David Boyd: David Timson
Miss Tumer: Gladys Spencer
Mrs Ramsden: Betty Hardy
Dobson: Stephen Thorne
Galpin: Hector Ross
Freddie: Vernon Joyner
Director: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-09

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: What Happened to Maw Broon?
By Robert Davidson; first broadcast on Radio Scotland. A young mother sitting by the river hears ghosts from her past.
Marlyn: Blythe Duff
Mother: Dorothy Paul
Docker: Billy McElhaney
Scissor sharpener: Jackie Farrell
Polly/Old woman: Ann Scott-Jones
Director: Stewart Conn.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-10

15:00 - Auntie Jane

By Geoffrey Parkinson. When Hugh was 5 years old, Auntie Jane came to stay and became part of the family. Then, without warning, she went away. Why?
Director: Shaun Macloughlin.
Hugh: William Eedle
Young Hugh: Luke Robertson
Father: Andrew Sachs
Mother: June Barrie
Auntie Jane: Elizabeth Mansfield
Ian: Michael Ford
Mr Herbert: Christian Rodska
Mrs Herbert: Jenny Howe
Mr Walters: Bill Wallis
Jesus: David Bannerman

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-11

15:00 - There's a Valley in Spain
By Berlie Doherty. An unpredicted hero of the Spanish Civil War was Major Sam Wild - a building worker from Manchester. As an army major he was described as disciplined, steady and brave. It is also on record that he liked his drink and didn't have a particularly high opinion of his Spanish comrades. The play says a little about him.
Young Sam: Ian Mercer
Bessie: Joan Campion
Dolores: Judith Barker
Nurse: Mary Cunningham
Bert: Paul Oldham
Old Sam... Malcolm Hebden
with Gillian Hanna, Emma Garner-Clarke, Rodney Litchfield, Karl Anthony Bonworth and Gemma Wardle. James Hughes played the harmonica and the producer was Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-12

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles, 2
By John Galsworthy.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-15

15:00 - Fortunes of War, 3
1974 production of The Balkan Trilogy by Olivia Manning.
Harriet: Anna Massey
Guy: Jack Shepherd
Yakimov: Aubrey Woods
Charles Warden: Christopher Good
Lord Pinkrose: Gerald Cross
Alan Frewen: William Fox
Clarence: John Rye
Archie Callard/Sasha:Peter Pacey
Gracey: Rolf Lefebvre
Ben Phipps: Sean Arnold
Major Cookson: Alan Dudley
Dubedat: Anthony Daniels
Toby Lush: Nigel Lambert
Director: John Tydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-16

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions instead.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-17

15:00 - Getting Out
By James Watson. Irish play - an RUC Officer is apparently responsible for passing information to Loyalist paramilitaries.
Fred Hart: Ian McElhinney
Davy Craig: John Keegan
Lucy Hart: Jane Wood
Jack McCracken: John Hewitt
Maisie Scott: Maureen Dow
Producer Pam Brighton

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-18

15:00 - Believe in the Stars
By Gaylord Meech. Two young Americans are left to fend for themselves in 1945.
Cal Ezra: Benjamin Fairman
Joey Lee: David Birkin
Louella: Kate Harper
Granny Rose: Helen Horton
Grandaddy Lucius: James Greene
Aaron/Sheriff: William Roberts
Director: Tracey Neale

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-19

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles, 3

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-22

15:00 - Tom, Dickon, Harry
By Christopher Denys. Three people meet in a pub.
Tom: Maurice Denham
Lady Margaret: Fiona Walker
Caxton: John Rowe
Old Joan: Mary Wimbush
Dickon: Neville Barber
Joan: Jenny Luckraft
Godfrey: David J Nicholls
Director: Tony Cliff.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-23

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: The Aquarium
By Dorothy Gharbaoui. Rhona's life is changed by a young male lodger.
Rhona: Linda Wray
Marty: Robert Patterson
Paul: Conleth Hill
Fred: Louis Rolston
Kevin: Dan Gordon
Sue: Sian Maguire
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-24

15:00 - Lying Low
By Dave Dick. Comedy. There's a man in the pond.
Mam: Ann Rye
Jeff: Graham Colclough
Kim: Lynda Rooke
Director Michael: Fox

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-25

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-26

15:00 - Classic Serial

The Forsyte Chronicles, rpt from Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-29

15:00 - Treasure Island

By Robert Stevenson. Adventure story; very well-known. Dramatised by John Scotney. Very large cast.
Long John Silver: Peter Jeffrey
Israel Hands: Glyn Houston
Ben Gunn: Hugh Paddick
Squire Trelawney: John Moffatt
Dr Livesey: Geoffrey Whitehead
Jim Hawkins: Ben Rodska
Flint: David King
Billy Bones: Brian Haines
Mrs Hawkins: Tessa Worsley
Mrs Silver: Tessa Worsley
Black Dog: Michael Kilgarriff
Anderson: Michael Kilgarriff
Blind Pew: Anthony Hall
Dick: Brian Miller
Tom Morgan: John Bull
George Merry: JohnHollis
Dance: Paul Downing
Gray: Paul Downing
Joyce: David Goodland
Commander: David Goodland
Captain Smollett:Stephen Thorne
Allan: Charles Simpson
Rating: Charles Simpson
Captain Flint: Wally K Daly
Director: Martin Jenkins.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-30

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Dancing on the Turf
By Sian Evans. Comedy set at a funeral.
Glenys: Menna Trussler
Dai: Howell Evans
Desperate Dan: Jack Walters
Sharp Arthur/Fr Fitzgerald: Wyndham Price
Timothy Thomas: Bill Bellamy
Maeve No Kneecaps: Rachel Thomas
Vi Lightning: Peggy Mason
Director: Jane Dauncey.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-31

15:00 - Voices in the Wilderness

By W.F.Jones; comedy thriller .
Solly: Terry Victor
Julia: Charlotte Strevens
Denning: John Bull
Smidgeley: Philip Howe
Director: Alison Hindell.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-01

15:00 - No drama -Prime Minister's Questions

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-02

15:00 - Classic Serial :The Forsyte Chronicles
Rpt from last Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-05

15:00 - The Long Sunset

By R.C.Sherriff. Last days of the Romans in England around 400 AD. Rpt.
Marcus: John Rye
Julian: Stephen MurRay
Serena: Pauline Letts
Paula: Jane Knowles
Otho: David Spenser
Lucian: Lockwood West
Portius: John Gabriel
Arthur: Julian Glover
Gawaine: David Valla
Lugar: Edward Kelsey
Producer: Martin Jenkins

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-06

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Ice-Cream Van
By Chris Allen. Comedy. Life suudenly changes when Andreas arrives.
Geoffrey: Brian Miller
Maureen: Auriol Smith
Andreas: John Grillo
Security man: Ben Onwukwe
DS Bruce: Jenny Howe
Frank: David Bannerman
Director: Matthew Walters

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-07

15:00 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The first of 12 short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A Scandal in Bohemia, dram. Bert Coules
Holmes is called upon to recover a photograph.
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr John Watson: Michael Williams
Irene Adler: Sarah Badel
King: Andrew Sachs
Mrs Hudson: Mary Allen
Mrs Turner: Jenny Howe
Norton: Brian Miller
John: Ian Lindsay
Priest: Danny Schiller
Director: Patrick Rayner.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-08

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-09

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles, 6
Rpt from last Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-12

15:00 - Journey's End
By Robert Sherriff. WW1 drama.
Director: Christopher Venning
Captain Stanhope: Martin Jarvis
Osborne: Garard Green
Trotter: Kevin Brennan
Hibbert: Michael Harbour
Raleigh: Derek Seaton
Colonel: Richard Hurndall
Sergeant Major: John Bentley
Mason: Malcolm Hayes
Hardy: John Graham
German soldier:Patrick Tull

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-13

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions etc.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-14

15:00 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 2
Dram. Bert Coules.

The Red-Headed League. A pawnbroker is copying out the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Very odd.
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised by Vincent McInerney
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
DrJohn Watson: Michael Williams
Jabez Wilson: James Grout
Vincent Spaulding:James Wilby
Ross: Sam Graham
Mr Merryweather: James Greene
Inspector Jones: Nigel Carrington

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-15

15:00 - The Flying s Colour (sic)
By Barbara Machin. Play about a mathematical child prodigy. There's something wrong with the title, I think.
Agnes: Moir Leslie
Joan: Frances Jeater
Marge: Henrietta Whitsun Jones
Dot: Caroline John
Jude: Paul Downing
Invigilator/Radio presenter: Keith Ladd
Director: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-16

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Forsyte Chronicles, 7
By John Galsworthy. We've reached 1920. Rpt. from last Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-19

15:00 - An Inspector Calls
By JohnPriestley. An inspector interrupts a family celebration asking about a young woman who has taken her own life. He suggests that they are all, in some measure, responsible for her death.
Arthur Birling: Ronald Baddiley
Gerald Croft: Derrick Gilbert
Sybil Birling: Ann Rye
Sheila Birling: Barbara Flynn
Eric Birling:Christian Rodska
Edna: Teresa Moore
Inspector Goole:Geoffrey Banks
Director: Alfred Bradley

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-20

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre: Gold nor Silver nor Precious Stone
By Margaret Gillard. In 1536, four nuns await eviction from a religious house.
Director: Alison Hindell
Cecily: Menna Trussler
Margery: Marilyn Leconte
Eleanor: Ella Hood
Joan: Sian Merrick
Commissioner: Terry Dauncey
Sir Hugh: Bill Bellamy

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-21

15:00 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 4

The Boscombe Valley Mystery. Dramatised by Bert Coules. A man murdered and his son found nearby, covered in blood.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr John Watson: Michael Williams
Turner: John Woodvine
Alice: Danielle Allan
James: Sam West
Insp Lestrade: Donald Gee
Mary Watson: Elizabeth Mansfield
Moran: Fraser Kerr
Mrs Moran: Tara Dominick
Patience: Jane Whittenshaw
Coroner: Christopher Good
Director: Enyd Williams

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-22

15:00 - Remember Happiness
By Tony Butler. A couple attempt to come to terms with the death of their teenage son.
Elena: Jenny Howe
Gordon: Ken Bones
Tessa: Elizabeth Kelly
Ben: Richard Pearce
Roger: David Bannerman
Alistair: Vincent Brimble
Adele: Tara Dominick
Policeman: Danny Schiller
Woman on the common: Auriol Smith
Director: Marilyn Imrie

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-23

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Forsyte Chronicles, 9
By John Galsworthy.Rpt. from last Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-26

15:00 - The Slip

By P Carroll and B Wasserman. Comedy. The slip is a betting slip. A man without a job has a little bet on the way home from the pub.
Ian: Bill Nighy
Rachel: Jennie Stoller
DC Crandall: Jack Klaff
Dermot: Gary Whelan
Cecil: Chris Tummings
Dougie: Michael Deeks
Val: Zelah Clarke
Chloe: Polly James
Bar manager/Benyon: Simon Cuff
Bert, the boardmarker: Norman Bird
Alan, the barman: Anthony Jackson
Director: Janet Whitaker

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-27

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

Love to Madeleine
By Craig Warner. An extramarital affair is affected by a very unfortunate telephone call.
Director: Andy Jordan
Madeleine: Miranda Richardson
Brian: Richard Gram
Peter, the lover: Philip Davis
Director: Andy Jordan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-28

15:00 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

A Case of Identity. Something happened to the bridegroom on the day of his wedding.
Violinists: Leonard Friedman & Alexander Balenescu.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Mary Sutherland:Susannah Corbett
Windibank: Ralph Bates
Mrs Windibank: Auriol Smith
Cabbie: Ian Lindsay
Director: Enyd Williams

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-29

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-30

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Forsyte Chronicles
By John Galsworthy.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-03

15:00 - Sister, Dear Sister
By George Baker. The relationship between two sisters.
Music: Grant Hossack.
Emily: Valerie Sarruf
Margery: Angharad Rees
Albert Henshaw: Peter Baldwin
Mrs Watson: Barbara Atkinson
WPC Good: Caroline Gruber
John Griggs: Paul Sirr
Cecil Aston: Andrew Seear
Mr Watson: Frederick Treves
Morgue attendant/Waiter: Ken Cumberlidge
Mrs Brooks: Joanna MacKie
Roland: Simon Cuff
Doctor: Ian Thompson
Producer: nk

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-04

15:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Turkey Has Landed
By Karoline Leach. Christmas comedy. With Susan Mansell, Sheila Kelley, Hedli Niklaus, Kathryn Hurlbutt, Sara Mair-Thomas, Terry Molloy, Daniel Strauss, Peter Meakin and Andrew Wincott.
Director: Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-05

15:00 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 5
The Five Orange Pips. Dramatised by Vincent Mc Inerney. Colonel Openshaw receives a letter whose contents foretell a violent death.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
DrJohn Watson: Michael Williams
Elias Openshaw: Brian Greene
John Openshaw: Angus Wright
Mary: Danielle Allan
Joseph Openshaw: Michael Turner
Fordham: Brett Usher
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Patrick Rayner.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-06

15:00 - Eating in Our Dreams
By Shelagh Stephenson. It's London, 1645, and plague is everywhere, but this is not the uppermost thought in Voluptua's mind. Comedy.
Music: Mia Soteriou
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Voluptua: Phoebe Nicholls
Mrs Pinchback: Anna Massey
Dora: Danielle Allan
Sir Charles: Simon Treves
Lord Flop: Vincent Brimble
Lady Gripe: Auriol Smith

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-07

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Forsyte Chronicles, 10
By John Galsworthy. Rpt. from last Sunday.
Wilfred Desert.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-10

15:00 - Where Are You, Wally?

By Barry Wasserman and Patrick Carroll. Albert disappears, having taken money left in his taxi by a passenger. Pursuit by the police ensues.
Albert: Alfred Molina
Hardie: Bill Paterson
Druidstone: Shaun Prendergast
Glenn: Andrew Branch
Broadbent: Edward de Souza
Paul: Paul B Davies
Mrs Rosen: Pauline Letts
Mr Salah: Garard Green
Bertha: Avril Clark
Mrs Poole: Deborah Makepeace
Ros: Jennifer Piercey
Mrs Hardie: Janis Winters
Max: Ronald Herdman
Horace: Louis Mahoney
Girl at ferry: Natasha Pyne
Bobby Stephen Rashbrook
Director: Ned Chaillet.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-11

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-12

15:00 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 6

The Man with the Twisted Lip .
Neville St Clair is missing. Has he been murdered? Holmes's investigation leads to an opium den.
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised by Peter MacKie
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
DrJohn Watson: Michael Williams
Hugh Boone: Robin Herford
Kate Witney: Emma Gregory
Isa Witney: George Winter
Mrs St Clair: Danielle Allan
Mary Watson: Elizabeth Mansfield
PC Horden,: Angus Wright
Lascar: David Bannerman
Producer: Patrick Rayner

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-13

15:00 - Power of Attorney

By David Wade. Comedy. A dotty aunt, and some relatives who want to divert her money into their pockets. Power of Attorney - that's the way.
Anabelle: Geraldine McEwan
Geoffrey: Geoffrey Palmer
Aunt Beatie: Joan Matheson
Eddie: David King
Corvo: John Moffatt
Mrs Penny: Katherine Parr
Bulstrode: James Greene
Rita: Jane Whittenshaw
Producer: Glyn Dearman

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-14

15:00 - Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles, 11
By John Galsworthy. Rpt from Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-17

15:00 - Death and the Dancing Footman

By Ngaio Marsh, dram. Alan Downer. Jonathan invites to a party a number of guests who loathe one another. His prank turns very sour.
Chief Det Insp Roderick Alleyn .... Nigel Graham
Jonathan Royal.... Laurence Payne
Aubrey Mandrake.... Steven Pacey
Sandra Compline.... Avril Clark
William Compline.... Stuart Organ
Nicholas Compline.... Stephen Hattersley
Chloris Wynne.... Jane Leonard
Dr Francis Hart.... Alan Downer
Mme Elise Lisse.... Natasha Pyne
Lady Hersey Amblington.... Margaret Ward
Troy Alleyn ....Elaine Caxton
James Bewling.... Peter Tuddenham
Rev Copeland.... Shaun Prendergast
Caper .... Shaun Prendergast
Det Insp Fox .... Brian Hewlett
Thomas ....Brian Hewlett
Producer ....David Johnston.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-18

15:00 - No drama - Prime Minister's Questions

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-19

15:00 - The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain
By Dickens. Christmas story. Dramatised by Jill Brooke
Redlaw: Michael Tudor Barnes
Ghost: Michael Tudor Barnes
Charles Dickens: John Moffatt
Milly Swidger: Dilys Laye
William Swidger:Ronald Herdman
Philip Swidger:Godfrey Kenton
George Swidger:Timothy Carlton
Adolphus Tetlerby: Timothy Bateson
Sophia Tetterby: Maxine Audley
Johnny Tetterby Stuart Heath
Adolphus Tetterby Jr:Winston Eade
Boy: Rikki Beisham
Denham: Andrew Wincott
Producer: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-20

15:00 - Angels at Partridge Cottage

By Lucy Gannon. Zoe and Magnus Partridge intend to spend a Christmas free from children, glitter and crackers, but the ghosts in their cottage have control of reality.
Zoe: Hedli Niklaus
Polly: Ellie Haddington
Charlie: Roger Hume
Magnus: John Dixon
Gary: Ken Cumberlidge
Sophy: Bernadette Windsor
Director: Philip Martin.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-21

15:00 - Classic Serial - The Forsyte Chronicles, 12
By John Galsworthy. Rpt. from Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-24

15:00 - No drama - A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-25

15:00 - Peter Pan

By James Barrie. Alec McCowen, as the author, narrates this well-known story.
Capt Hook/Mr Darling.... Robert Lang
Mrs Darling ....Joanna David
Peter Pan ....Graham McGrath
Wendy ....Lucinda Bateson
Nona, a dog ....Leonard Fenton
John Darling.... James Trevelyan
Michael Darling.... Alistair White
Liza/Tiger Lily.... Natasha Pyne
Smee .... RonaldHerdman
Cecco .... JohnChurch
Bill Jukes ....Stuart Organ
Cookson ....Stephen Hattersley
Starkey ....Edward de Souza
Skylights ....Manning Wilson
Mullins ....Gordon Reid
Noodler ....Eric Stovell
Slightly ....Wayne Phelan
Curly ....Daniel Steel
Nibs .... CraigCoughlin
First twin ....Nigel Harman
Second twin ....David Dawson
Tootles ....Spencer Wilton
Music .... JohnCrook.
Conducted by.... Chris Walker.
Directed by ....Glyn Dearman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-26

15:00 - Toad of Toad Hall

By Kenneth Grahame. From The Wind in the Willows. dramatised by A A Milne, with the original Fraser-Simpson music, arranged by Peter Hope
Marigold: Tina Heath
Nurse: Diana Bishop
Mole: Richard Goolden
Rat: Bernard Cribbins
Badger: Cyril Luckham
Toad: Derek Smith
Alfred: Brian Haines
Chief Weasel: WilliamFox
Chief Stoat: FraserKerr
Judge: Hugh Paddick
Usher: Terry Scully
Policeman: RonaldHerdman
Phoebe: Kate Binchy
Washerwoman: JoManning Wilson
Wild Wooders: SamDastor
: Nigel Graham
Jurors: John Forrest and Andrew Rivers
Director: MartinJenkins

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-27

15:00 - Hercule Poirot's Christmas
By Agatha Christie. Revenge on Christmas Eve. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.
Hercule Poirot.... Peter Sallis
Col Johnson ....Manning Wilson
Supt Sugden ....Edward de Souza
Simeon Lee ....Cyril Luckham
Alfred Lee ....Richard Durden
LydiaLee ....Rachel Gurney
George Lee ....Gordon Reid
Magdalene Lee.... Avril Clark
David Lee ....George Parsons
Hilda Lee ....Sheila Grant
Harry Lee ....Nicky Henson
Stephen Fan ....James Goode
Pilar Estravados.... Deborah Makepeace
Tressilian, the butler.... Deryck Guyler
Horbury, the manservant .... Stuart Organ
Willie, the footman .... David Goodland
Director ....Enyd Williams.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-28

15:00 - The Classic Serial - The Forsyte Chronicles
Rpt. from last Sunday.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-31

15:00 - The Killing of Mr Toad

By David Gooderson. Kenneth Grahame wrote The Wind in the Willows, which earned a lot of money. He was less successful in his private life.
Mrs Elspeth Grahame.... Barbara Jefford
Kenneth Grahame.... Edward Hardwicke
Alistair ....Stephen Garlick
Figgis ....Colin Starkey
Miss Noyce ....Narissa Knights
Miss Parker ....Tessa Worsley
Rattie/Quiller-Couch.... John Warner
Alistair as a child .... Susan Sheridan
Badger ....Geoffrey Matthews
Doctor .... JohnWebb
Official ....Brian Smith
Clayton ....William Hope
Prefect ....Michael Jenner
Coroner ....David Garth
Pianist ....Mary Nash
Director ....Richard Wortley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-08

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Spur
By Juliet Ace. Piers is going to make great land deal; Graham runs a cock-fighting ring.
Charles: Christian Rodska
Sarah: Deborah Cranston
Rebecca: Sarah O'Keefe
Graham: AnthonyJackson
Joyce: Joanna MacKie
Paul: Ross Wilkinson
Sandy: Lucy Carter
Piers: William Eedle
Frances: Ann Morrish
Gee: Jonathan Nibbs
Annie: Julia Winwood
Burrows: Vincent Brimble
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-15

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Withering Woman
By David Zane Mairowitz.

Marinette returns to her dead brother's farm in southern France to live in solitude with her animals. When she attempts to stop the local hunt, she is locked up in a mental home.
Marinette: Mary Wimbush
Psychiatrist: Brett Usher
Blanc: Geoffrey Matthews
Meunier: John Hollis
Blaise: Charles Simpson
Orderly: Vincent Brimble
Sylvie: Tara Dominick
Gypsy: Danny Schiller
Hunter: Joe Dunlop
Inspector: Sue Broomfield
Guitar: Liam Grundy
Music composed by Stephen Warbeck
Directed by Richard Wortley

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-22

19:45 - The Monday Play - Fireflies
By Karim Alrawli. A play about Uranium mining in Africa.
Directed by Janet Whitaker
Ruth: Susan Sheridan
Felix: Ben Onwukwe
Sam: James Garbutt
Chris: Shaun Prendergast
Ann: Sheila Tate
Jane Rogers: Kathleen Helme
David Ingram: George Irving
Alvin: Brian Miller
Zena: Sue Broomfield
Mama Sofia: SouadFaress
Yahya: Alex Refaie
Old woman: Peggy Phango
Minister: Alex Tetteh-Lartey

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-01-29

19:45 - The Monday Play - Yellow Ochre
Bu Sheila Yeger. No details of plot, but I think it's set in Jerusalem.
Ruth: Sarah Badel
Anna: Ruth Posner
Dov: Ben Yeger
Rifka: Leslee Udwtn
Taxi driver/Trader: Adam Hussein
American tourist/Noam: Alfred Hoffman
Michael/American tourist: Vincent Brimble
Tourist guide: Sharon Kennet
American tourist: Alice Arnold
Timmy: Charles Clarke
Arab child: Ammar Hijazi
Directed by Kay Patrick

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-05

19:45 - The Monday Play - Inventing a New Colour
B Paul Godfrey. Play set in Exeter in 1942: wartime.
June: Carolyn Pickles
Eric: Struan Rodger
Francis: William Gaminara
Peter: Tom Watt
Directed by Caroline Raphael

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-12

19:45 - The Monday Play: Plots
By Robert Forrest. Peter is being pursued by social workers and policemen.
Peter: Callum Mill
Sarah: Eileen McCallum
Tifter: Russell Hunter
Simon: Stuart McQuarrie
Langley: Iain Agnew
Miss Malcolm: Tamara Kennedy
First PC: Andrew Barr
Second PC: Kenneth Bryans
Directed by Patrick Rayner

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-18

22:15 - Voices in the Air

A celebration of 50 years of the BBC Radio Drama Company, compiled and presented by David Wade, with the voices of Michael Bakewell, Audrey Cameron, Margaret Courtenay, Valentine Dyall, Donald Gee, Laurence Gilliam, Alec McCowen, John Moffatt, Gillian Reynolds, Charles Simpson, Gladys Spencer, David Spenser, John Tydeman, Timothy West and Marjorie Westbury. Readers: Elizabeth Mansfield and Dale Rapley. Producer - Glyn Dearman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-19

19:45 - The Monday Play: The BBC Radio Drama Company in
The Beaux' Stratagem
By George Farquhar
Restoration comedy, performed to celebrate 50 years of the Radio Drama Company. It's Lichfield in 1707, and two rakes arrive from London.
Boniface ....David Pickles
Cherry .... SueBroomfield
Gentlemen from London: Aimwell .... Simon Treve
Archer .... Dale Rapley
Dorinda ....Tara Dominick
Mrs Sullen ....Elizabeth Mansfield
Sullen ....Vincent Brimble
Scrub ....Geoffrey Whitehead
Gibbet ....Donald Gee
Gypsy .... AliceArnold
Foigard ....John Moffatt
Count Bellair.... Christopher Good
Countrywoman.... Anna Cropper
Lady Bountiful.... Margaret Courtenay
Hounslow ....Brian Miller
Bagshot ....Paul Downing
Sir Charles Freeman.... David Goudge
Music composed and played by Terence Allbright
Directed by ....Glyn Dearman

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-02-26

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Isidore Projection
By Bruce Stewart. Play about the Spanish Inquisition in 1482.
Joaquin: Michael Harbour
Rebecca: Caroline Gruber
the Master Inquisitor: Bill Wallis
Isidore: William Eedle
Garcia: Bruce Stewart
Gonzalo: John Moffatt
Fabia: Joanna MacKie
Marquis: Andrew Hilton
Teresa: Julia Winwood
Music played by David Goudge and Dmitri Lavallee. Singers: Joan Walker and Joelle Appleby.
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-05

19:45 - The Monday Play: Poor Things
By Jane Coles. No details of plot.
Cathie: Sue Broomfield
Moira: Maggie McCarthy
Hashim: Gordon Warnecke
Mrs Jalib: Shahnaz Pakravan
John: Donald Gee
Jess: Elizabeth Mansfield
Penny: Oona Beeson
Commentator/Steve: Joe Dunlop
Pete: Charles Simpson
Dennis: John Bull
Val: Tara Dominick
Ben: Brian Miller
Mr Jalib: Gurdial Sira
Fozia: Souad Faress
Saleslady: Shireen Shah
Manazir: Raj Patel
Director: Matthew Walters

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-12

19:45 - The Monday Play: Caving In
By Ayshe Raif.Maggie's husband is in prison, meanwhile she has a lover and she wants a baby.
Maggie: Diane Bull
Jack: Phillip Joseph
Dave: Simon Wright
June: Mona Bruce
Producer: Claire Grove.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-19

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Wedding ofJackie
By John Hall. Jackie is in love with a priest but is promised to another.
Narrator: Chris Harris
Jackie: Tara Dominick
Sir Robert Atkyn: Steven Sylvester
Etheldreda Venn: Angela Barlow
Virginia: Ann Morrish
Bishop Banderlegge: Bryan Matheson
Arthur Blossom: Geoffrey Whitehead
Mrs Blossom: Elizabeth Mansfield
Stephen: Stephen Garlick
Edmund: Duncan Reid
Egbert: Vincent Bhmne
Mrs Radd: Jo Anderson
First crony: John Gabriel
Second crony: David Goudge
??: Geoffrey Collins ??: Alan Coveney
Producer: Alec Reid

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-03-26

19:45 - The Monday Play: Emerald City Produced by the BBC in co-operation with ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).
Colin: Ivar Kants
Kate: Robyn Nevin
Elaine: Noeline Brown
Mike: John Ewart
Malcolm: DennisGrosvenor
Helen: Gia Garides
Producer: JohnTydeman.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-02

19:45 - The Monday Play: Time of Their Lives - Testimonies
Biographical play by Helena Osborne. About Anne Lee, the leader of the Shakers. She was in favour of salvation through celibacy. Note that there is another play with the same title by Colin Haydn Evans. No known recording at time of writing.
Anne .... JuliaFord
Abraham ....Steve Hodson
Richard Hocknell.... Manning Redwood
James Whitaker.... Paul Downing
Jane Wardley.... Kathleen Helme
Jailer ....Ronnie Herdman
John Lee ....Stephen Thome
Bessie ....Marlene Sidaway
James .... John Moffatt
Joseph .... Ken Cumberlidge
John Toumley.... Donald Gee
Mercy Whitaker.... Jo Kendall
Mary Partington.... Marcia King
Jack Partington.... Christopher Scott
Midwife ....Susan Sheridan
William ....David Alker
George ....Darren Harris
Director ....Janet Whitaker

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-09

19:45 - The Monday Play: Rusted Visions by Dave Morris.

A lawyer wins his client the chance of a fresh start - a job in a theme park.
Wayne Parker: Alex Jones
Mary Raybould:Kimberly Hope
Warden/Landlord: Kim Durham
Hammond/Sikorsky:Terry Molloy
Commander Newman:Geoffrey Banks
Miss Pettifer: Gillian Goodman
RevTurley: Michael Tudor Barnes
Mrs Raybould: Sheila Kelley
Mr Raybould: Barry Jackson
Producer: Nigel Bryant
Other parts played by members of the cast.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-16

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Bogeyman
By David Calcutt. No details of plot.
Stuart: Richard Pearce
Sarah: Sarah Bird
Martin: Daniel Sheppard
Bogeyman: Edwin Richfield
Mum: Sheila Kelley
Uncle George: Kim Durham
Nan: Mary Wimbush
Director: Nigel Bryant

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-23

19:45 - The Monday Play: Redevelopment
By Vaclav Havel. Radio version by James Saunders from a translation by Marie Winn. The plan is - to redevelop a medieval walled town.
Zdenek Bergman.... Martin Jarvis
Luisa ....Penelope Wilton
Special Secretary.... John Moffatt
Albert .... Kim Wall
Plekhanov ....Cyril Shaps
Ulch ....Christopher Good
Renata ....Karen Ascoe
Mrs Macourkova.... Jo Kendall
First inspector.... Kerry Shale
Second inspector.... Michael Kilgarriff
First delegate.... Joe Dunlop
Second .... Ken Cumberlidge
Woman .... Joan Matheson
Violinist ....Gonzalo Acosta
Producer ....Gordon House

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-04-30

19:45 - The Monday Play: Time of Their Lives - Thin Boy
By Colini Davis; biographical play. Rpt. from earlier in the year.

Who is sane? asked the philosopher Bertrand Russell. The man who cracks up because of Hiroshima or the others who remain unaffected by it? A play about Claude Eatherly, ex-509th Squadron USAF, who stood trial for robbing post offices.
Claude Eatherly.... Peter Whitman
Writer ....Peter Marinker
Col Tibbetts.... Bob Sherman
Woman ....Serretta Wilson
Thornhill ....David Crean
Dr Ross ....Mark Caven
Dr McElroy ....Bill Wallis
Dr Constantine.... Nigel Anthony
Mantooth ....John Cassady
Mike Bartlett.... Tom Hunsinger
Floore .... Tony Sibbald
Gowan ....Garrick Hagon
Mrs Eatherly.... Catherine Nix
Scarborough ....William Dufris
Director .... Andy Jordan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-07

19:45 - The Monday Play: Seed
By Colin Haydn Evans. The Ministry has given the exclusive rights to a few multinationals to produce the herbicides and pesticides which destroy life.
Alan: Michael Kitchen
Clare: Elizabeth Mansfield
May: Mary Wimbush
Liz: Janet Dale
Norman / Pollard:William Eedle
Jane: June Barrie
Atwell: Eric Allen
Music by the South Shropshire Morris Men
Director: Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-14

19:45 - The Monday Play : Time of Their Lives - Solstice
Biographical play by Jo Anderson. Rpt. from earlier in the year. Van Gogh starts work in a Covent Garden basement.
Van Gogh: Julian Firth
Harry Gladwell: Dexter Fletcher
Mrs Loyar: Ann Bell
Ursula Loyar: Deborah Makepeace
Ilse: Jo Anderson
Music-hall singer:Marcia King
Vincent's mother: Jo Kendall
Vincent's father:David King
Vincent as a boy:Elizabeth Lindsay
Theo Van Gogh: Richard Pearce
Warden: John Gabriel
Chaplain: Charles Lewsen
Dosser singer: Ben Onwukwe
Producer: Andy Jordan

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-21

19:45 - The Monday Play: Homeland
By Ken Blakeson. Repeated from earlier in the year. The Judge moves to old people's home. A black carer brings back uncomfortable memories.
Judge: Michael Hordern
Sonia de Salle: Pam Ferris
Queen Lil: Brenda Bruce
Group Capt: Donald Gee
Morgan/Miriam: Pamela Nomvete
Roy: Patrick Miller
Melanie: Julia Ford
Director: Susan Hogg

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-05-28

19:45 - The Monday Play: Little Love
By Stephen Fagan. A clinic passes infants from pregnant girls to rich infertile older ladies.
Dr Francis Patience.... Alan Howard
Dr Paul Dark.... Peter Sauis
George .... Jane Leonard
Diana ....Marcia King
Mr Hammersley.... Michael Kilgarriff
Violet .... Jane Slavin
Jenny .... Sue Broomfield
Christina and Tania both played by Tara Dominick
Director ....Peter Kavanagh

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-04

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Belle of the Belfast City
By Christina Reid. Social story but no idea of plot.
Dolly: Catherine Gibson
Vi: Eileen Pollock
Rose: Fiona Victory
Belle: Nimmy March
Janet: Gaylie Runciman
Young Rose: Siobhan Reid
Young Janet: Teresa Diamond
Jack: Gerard Murphy
Davy/Tom Bailey: Richard Howard
Peter/Customs man: Gerard O'Hare
Young Jack: Richard Pearce
Director: Susan Hogg.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-11

19:45 - The Monday Play: Time of Their Lives - Blood and Ice
Biographical play by Liz Lochhead - a tale of how the Frankenstein story came about. Mary Wollstonecraft eloped in 1816 with the poet Shelley ; they rented a villa close to where Lord Byron was living and, for something to do, wrote some ghostly tales.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: Gerda Stevenson
Percy Bysshe Shelley: Stephen Boxer
Lord Byron: Jack Klaff
Claire Clairmont: Stella Gonet
Elise: Tilly Vosburgh
Creature: Peter Kelly
Music Robert Pettigrew
Director: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-18

19:45 - The Monday Play: Play Federico for Me
By Sam Jacobs. Repeated from earlier in the year.
Margarita ....Dorothy Tutin
Eva Peron ....Janet Amsden
Natalia ....Miriam Karlin
Manolo/Federico.... Nikolas Grace
Edward ....Christopher Good
Eva's mother.... Margaret Courtenay
Police officer.... Brian Miller
Music: Alan Lawrence
Director: Piers Plowright

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-06-25

19:45 - The Monday Play: Hanging Fire

By Lisa Evans. In 1829 William Corder was hanged for the murder of Maria Marten. The preceding events are seen through the eyes of Ann Marten, Maria's sister.
Ann Marten: Janet Maw
Maria Marten: PatienceTomlinson
Joe: Paul Copley
Harriet Marten: Jo Kendall
Thomas Marten: DonaldGee
Sara: Joanna MacKie
Parson: Michael Kilgarriff
Parson's wife: Joan Matheson
Gentleman: Christopher Good
Man: Christopher Scott
Songs: Andrew Dodge
Director: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-02

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Last of the Mohicans
By Ted Moore. Walter is being paid to close down the place where he works.
Walter: Arthur Blake
Bill: James Garbutt
Annie: Joyce Gibbs
Harriet: Barbara Marten
Liza: Denise Welch
Paul: Nigel Carrington
Karen: Sue Jenkins
Joe: Peter Wheeler
Stan: Rod Arthur
Producer: Tony Cliff
Director: Alfred Bradley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-09

19:45 - The Monday Play: Cloud Cuckoo Land
By Catherine L Czerkawska. A Japanese girl falls in love with a British boy.
Mitsuko: Megumi Shimanuki
Leon: Stephen Tompkinson
Yoriko: Noriko Aida
Takeo: Burt Kwouk
Akira: Mun Wai Wong
Leon's mum: Jenny Howe
Leon's grandfather:Ronald Herdman
Jenny: Sue Broomfield
Mr Blake: Paul Downing
: Weight-Training Instructor: Brian Miller
Tai Chi instructor:David Bannerman
First boy: Ben Onwukwe
Second boy: Vincent Brimble
Director: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-16

19:45 - The Monday Play: Song of the Forest
By Tina Pepler. Soon after her marriage a woman is paralysed in a diving accident. A capuchin monkey, trained to help quadriplegics, gives assistance, but the monkey is home to the soul of a South American Indian.
Helena: Maureen O'Brien
Jacu: Mamta Kaash
Harry: Bill Wallis
Laurette: ShelleyThompson
Bernie: Peter Whitman
Mother: June Barrie
Sister Marina: Ann Morrish
Jonathan: Stephen Garlick
Lizzie: Susan Sheridan
Surgeon: Vincent Brimble
Music by Elizabeth Parker of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Director: Shaun Macloughlin

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-23

19:45 - The Monday Play: Eating Words
By Richard Nelson. Giles Cooper winner from last year.

Two old friends meet occasionally for lunch. One has written a very tactless novel and the other is seriously unwell.
Director: Ned Chaillet.
Sam: Edward Asner
Henry: John Woodvine
Vanessa: Sheila Allen
Young woman in pub: Emily Richard
Waiter: Charles Simpson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-07-30

19:45 - The Monday Play: Professional Foul
By Tom Stoppard. Professor Anderson is travelling to Czechoslovakia to attend a conference on ethics and to see a football match. Director Gordon House; BBC WS production.
Anderson: Peter Barkworth
McKendrick: John Shrapnel
Hollar: Nigel Anthony
Chetwyn: Andrew Branch
Stone: Christopher Muncke
Chairman: Ivan Jelinek
Mrs Hollar: Susan Strawson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-06

20:15 - The Monday Play: Hiroshima - Listening to Incense
Forty-five years ago today, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. This is the testimony of children who lived through that day, compiled by Kerry Crabbe from Arata Osada 's work with the Publishing Committee for the Children of Hiroshima. Osada's words read by Richard Pascoe. Music by Roger Limb of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Director: Janet Whitaker.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-13

19:45 - The Monday Play: Rock and Roll Baby
By Lesley Davies. A 38-year-old teacher's teenage pupil says that he loves her. She doesn't believe him. But everyone makes mistakes ... (A beautiful heartwarming play - Ed)
Ellen: Penelope Wilton
Simon: Douglas Hodge
Hope: ClareTravers-Deacon
Mark: Nicholas Gilbrook
Arthur: Stephen Thorne
Brian: Stephen Garlick
Jenny/Mrs Dean: Jenny Howe
Director: Cherry Cookson.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-20

19:45 - The Monday Play: Dora
By Agnes Sam. Repeated from earlier in the year. The play is set in Port Elizabeth in South Africa, the town where she grew up. This is the story of a young black woman who suddenly finds herself thrust into township life.
Dora: Jenni George
Sophie: Pamela Nomuete
Rani: Tania Rodrigues
Gcina: Sally Sagoe
Gunner: Ben Onwukwe
Mafuta: Louis Mahoney
Liza: Josette Bushell-Mingo
Katrina: Leonie Hofmeyr
Director: Tracey Neale.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-08-27

19:45 - The Monday Play: Caesar and Cleopatra
Rpt. from 1975. By G.B.Shaw. The play has Alan and Sarah Badel acting together for the first time. A young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius. Entirely fictional.

Music Terence Allbright
Caesar: Alan Badel
Cleopatra: Sarah Badel
Ftalateeta: Beatrix Lehmann
The GodRa: David March
Pothinus: PeterWoodthorpe
Rufio: Hector Ross
Britannus: Nigel Lambert
Apollodorus: Sandor Eles
Theodotus: Alan Dudley
Ptolemy: Judy Bennett
Achilles: Paul Gaymon
Lucius Septimius: Alan Rowe
Centurion: Anthony Smee
Iras: Emily Richard
Charmian: Eva Haddon
Major Domo: Peter Whitman
Director: Ian Cotterell.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-03

19:45 - The Monday Play: Hair in the Gate
By Michael Chaplin. Britain is at war, and a film-maker goes to Newcastle to make a propaganda 'short' about the shipbuilders.
Jack Lewis: James Bolam
Jenks: John Basham
Sylvia: Christine Cox
Love: Bill Speed
Wilson: Rod Arthur
Hibbett: David Begg
Reporter: Norman Mills
McCracken: Alan Hockey
Titlington: Phil Knowles
Anne: Belinda Chapman
Interviewer: John Branwell
Lord Mayor: Joe Ging
Chief constable: Robin Polley
Woman: Elizabeth Kelly
Director: Dave Sheasby.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-10

19:45 - The Monday Play: God's Second in Command

A man falls in love.
Leo: Roger Griffiths
Roma: Adjoa Andoh
Jocelyn: Cecilia Noble
Tony: Gary Beadle
Wallace: Stefan Kalifa
Esme: Cynthia Powell
Roxanne: Cassie McFarlane
Director: Frances-Anne Solomon

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-17

19:45 - The Monday Play:

Dusty Answer
By Rosamond Lehmann, dram. Elspeth Sandys. The story of a solitary dreamer.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Judith: Sylvestra LeTouzel
Julian: Michael Cochrane
Roddy: Simon Treves
Martin: Angus Wright
Charlie: Nicholas Gilbrook
Mariella: Emma Gregory
Jennifer: Geraldine Alexander
Mabel: Jane Whittenshaw
Geraldine: Marilyn Cutts
Lacy: Danny Schiller
Pianist: Danielle Allan.
Dramatised by Elspeth Sandys

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-09-24

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Far Cry
By D.Z.Mairowitz.

A young man with learning disabilities is accidentally drafted into the French army.
Olivier Dabriou: Tony Armatrading
Willie: Mark Monero
Manman: Carmen Munroe
Uncle Dobbs: Stefan Kalipha
Lieutenant: SimonTreves
Colonel Masseau: David King
Ulrike: Jenny Howe
Blake: William Hope
Rawles: James Aubrey
Jean-Paul: Nigel Carrington
Doctor: Michael Kilgarriff
Psychiatrist: James Greene
Meunier: Vincent Brimble
Boxing coach: Danny Schiller
Marina: Sue Broomfield
Baker: Nicholas Gilbrook
Detlef: Stephen Garlick
Director: Richard Wortley.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-01

19:45 - The Monday Play: Blues for Daniel
By Chris Hawes. Charlie receives a summons from his brother.
Charlie: Nigel Anthony
Daniel: Christian Rodska
Francis Gabriel: Peter Marinker
Danny as a boy: Michael Turner
Charlie as a boy: Karl Anthony Bonworth
Music: Tom Steer
Director: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-08

19:45 - The Monday Play: In Spite or Because
By Jonathan Myerson. A man and woman love each other, but the marriage fails.
Abby Samantha Bond
Tom: Robert Glenister
Charlotte: Emily Morgan
Saul: Nigel Carrington
Charlotte's father: David King
Davie: David Bannerman
Pianist: David King
Director: Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-15

19:45 - The Monday Play: Focus
By Arthur Miller; a dramatization of his sole novel by Wally K Daly. To celebrate Arthur's 75th birthday. Anti-Semitism in New York in the early 1940s.
Newman: Peter Marinker
Gertrude Hart: Shelley Thompson
Finkelstein: John Church
His father-in-law: Leonard Fenton
Mrs Newman: Helen Horton
Fr Coughlin: Harry Towb
Finkelstein's father:Cyril Shaps
Ahearn: Brian Miller
Fred: Peter Banks
Receptionist: Tara Dominick
Paperboy: Paul Downing
Gargan/Hotel manager:Don Fellows
Carlson: James Greene
Optician: Tim Reynolds
Mallon: David Bannerman
Stephens: Nigel Camngton
Fat man: Ronald Herman
Priest: Vincent Brimble
Youth: Nicholas Gilbrook
Director: Martin Jenkins.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-22

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Importance of Being Frank
By Tom Holland. Ernest Worthing, wit and aesthete, is prosecuted for indecent acts in the cloakroom of Victoria station. An amusing skit on 'The Importance of Being Earnest'.
Ernest: Jack Klaff
Algernon: Alex Jennings
Lady Bracknell: Margaret Robertson
Gwendolen: Jenny Howe
Judge/Piano player: David King
Merriman: Angus Wright
Sir Edward: Nigel Carrington
Lane: Simon Treves
Prism: Denys Hawthorn
Director: Paul Schlesinger.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-10-29

19:45 - The Monday Play: Anthills of the Savannah
By Chinua Achebe, dramatised by William Ash. A military dictatorship has taken over in Kangan, West Africa.
His Excellency: Jude Akuwudike
Chris Oriko: Ben Onwukwe
Ikem Osodi: Joseph Marcell
Prof Okong: Okon Jones
Att General: Maynard Eziashi
Beatrice Okoh: Pamela Jikiemi
Elewa: Amma Asante
Major Ossai: Louis Mahoney
Obete: Cyril Nri
Secretary: Jeillo Edwards
Elewa's mother: Jeillo Edwards
Leader of the Delegation: Wale Ojo
John Kent: Garard Green
Dick: Michael Kilgarriff
Lou Cranford: Jane Whittenshaw
Director: Kay Patrick.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-05

19:45 - The Monday Play: Lea and Renata
By Jane Beeson. A woman walks out on her family after half a lifetime.
Marcus: Alan MacNaughtan
Renata: Anna Massey
Lea: Elizabeth Mansfield
Kate: Lesley Dunlop
Georgie: Barbara Flynn
Saul: William Hope
Charles: Christopher Scott
Pianist: Stuart Hutchinson
Director Cherry Cookson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-12

19:45 - The Monday Play: Different States
By Mike Walker. Thriller set in Indonesia.
Graham Hemming: Norman Jones
Pat Hemming: Auriol Smith
Peter Hemming: David Bannerman
Jost Van Rijn: Michael Kilgarriff
Nalla: Mia Soteriou
Lee: Kerry Shale
Music: Mia Soteriou
Director: Jeremy Mortimer

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-19

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Flight of Fellowship
By Chris Allen. Play about a man with a thriving security business which is set to expand.
John Brook: John Castle
Pippa: Joan Walker
Roger: Stephen Garlick
Naomi: Moya O'Shea
Malcolm: Jonathan Tafler
Shore: David King
Terry: Ian Lindsay
Emma: Oona Beeson
Secretary: Danielle Allan
Police inspector: Vincent Brimble
Fordham: James Greene
Newsreader: C J Allen
Director: Matthew Walters

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-11-26

19:45 - The Monday Play: Moving Along
By Gillian Richmond.

No information about the plot - other than it being about relationships. No known recording.
Jenny: Samantha Bond
Wendy: Amanda Redman
Beryl: Marcia Warren
Len: Brian Miller
Adam: Peter Harding
Chalky: Stephen Garlick
Canteen assistant:Elizabeth Kelly
Cab driver: Danny Schiller
Boy: Glen Mead
Girl: Carly Britnell
Director: Sue Wilson

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-03

19:45 - The Monday Play: Castlehill

By Diane Whiteley. An eccentric schoolboy gets a part in a new TV serial.
Attic: Richard Pearce
Ann: Victoria Finney
Melanie: Lisa Brailey
Jim: Derek Howard
David: Bryan Reynolds
Alistair: Peter Rylands
Miranda: Christine MacKie
Miss Clegg: Judith Barker
Susy: Susie Hawthorne
Gaynor: Kendall Jeffrey
Bernie: Janet James
Eddie: Andy Burke
Phil: Paul Loughran
Director: Tony Cliff

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-10

19:45 - The Monday Play: The Rock

By Jonathan Wolfman. Carol's tutor finds a rock which he says is a source of magical powers. Must be one of the very few plays with two named dogs in the cast list.
Robert Bean: Bill Oddie
Carol: Carol Leader
Sarah: Ella Hood
Mary: Barbara Darnley
Prof SHerman: Michael Turner
Sheba, the dog: Leonard Fenton
Harris: Christian Rodska
: David Bannerman
Student: Ben Rodska
Prof Sogolowitch / Tommy, the dog: Bill Wallis
Producer: Andy Jordan.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-17

19:45 - The Monday Play: Nativity
By Nigel Williams. Christmas story.

A fable for Christmas by Nigel Williams. A couple finds an abandoned baby.
Sam .... Mark Fletcher
Jenny .... Tilly Vosburgh
Rebecca ....Maggie McCarthy
Mr Petersen ....Harry Towb
Mrs Petersen.... Sally Grace
Librarian ....Gordon Reid
Journalist ....Mark Straker
First bailiff.... Mark Straker
Social security officer .... Ben Onwukwe
Second bailiff.... Ben Onwukwe
Producer ....Marilyn Imrie.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-24

19:45 - The Monday Play: Frost at Midnight
By Andre Obey; not an Inspector Frost story. Set during Christmas, 1499. There is to be a performance of a nativity play. Translated by Warren Tute and adapted by David Pinner.
Alice/The Virgin Mary: Illona Linthwaite
George Bradshaw/The Ox: Peter Dyneley
John Greene/The Ass: Peter Craze
Blackwill: Chriss Gittins
Scott/First Shepherd: Alaric Cotter
Dodger/Second Shepherd: Eric Allan
Hodge/Joseph: Roger Hume
Gooodlack: Don Henderson
Director: Michael Rolfe.

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BBC Radio 4 - 1990-12-31

19:45 - The Monday Play: Cyrano De Bergerac

By Edmond Rostand. Well-known story about the romantic with the preposterous hooter.
Cyrano: Ralph Richardson
Roxane .... JaneWenham
Christian de Neuvillette .... Tim Seeky
The Comte de Guiche.... Patrick Barr
Ragueneau ....Harold Kasket
LeBret ....Hector Ross
The Duenna ....Anna Burden
Carbon deCastel-Jaloux .... Douglas Hankin
The Vicomte de Valvert.... Michael McClain
Ligniere ....Eric Anderson
Montfleury ....Michael Kilgarriff
Jodelet ....Peter Marinker
Cuigy ....Wilfred Babbage
Brissaille ....Nigel Graham
Mother Marguerite.... Valerie Taylor
Sister Marthe.... Noel Hood
Sister Claire.... Hilda Schroder
Director ....John Powell.

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