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BBC Radio Plays, radio 4, 1992

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.

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SATURDAY PLAYHOUSE AND CLASSIC SERIALS
14-30 - Radio 4 - 1992
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-04
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Angel of Rome
Alessandro Moreschi was the last castrato and died in Rome in 1922. He sang as a soloist in the Vatican Choir and at all the important social and state functions. Neville Watchurst's play uncovers the triumph and the sadness of this short and unusual career.
Choir boys - Jonathan Rudoe and Daniel Ison.
Director .......... Sue Wilson.
Alessandro Moreschi .......... John Duttine
Alessandro, as a boy .......... Susan Sheridan
Countess Sforza .......... Susan Sheridan
Rosati .......... Ian Hogg
Mustafa .......... David Monico
Fabrizzio Moreschi .......... Terence Edmond
Rosa Moreschi .......... Anna-Juliana Clare
Sebostianelli .......... John Fleming
Count Gondolfi .......... Peter Penry-Jones
Mr Derby .......... Peter Penrv-Jones
Fr Ettore .......... Norman Jones
Dr Ferretto .......... Andrew Wincott
Perosi .......... Andrew Wincott
Tordoni .......... Matthew Sim
Mazzini .......... Richard Pearce
Enzo Tordoni .......... Richard Pearce
Aldovari .......... Neil Roberts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-05
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
By Royal Appointment
The third part of John Wyke 's Hanoverian trilogy.
A young Welsh soldier crosses the rigid barriers of rank and class - and pays a heavy penalty.
Director: Enyd Williams.
Capt Charles Jones: Ioan Meredith
Angharad (his sister): Eluned Jones
Duke of Cumberland: John Rye
Prince of Wales: Roger Hammond
Princess Sophia: Danielle Allan
Colonel Stevenson: Ian Lindsay
Queen Charlotte: Elizabeth Kelly
Princess Frederika: Jenny Howe
Sir Henry Hatford: James Greene
Lady Hertford: Joanna Myers
Prime Minister: Timothy Carlton
Sgt Creighton: Nigel Carrington
Mrs Neale: Jane Whittnshaw
Ned Gardner: James Simmons
Riding Master: Andrew Wincott
Coroner: Timothy Bateson
Foreman of the Jury: Norman Jones
Beadle: Terence Edmond
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-07
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with cellists Alexander Baillie and Timothy Hugh
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-11
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Tarra Lengy
Billy Leng 's a 13-year-old optimist who is certain he can better himself in wartime Manchester.
By Frank White.
Director: Tony Cliff.
Lengy: Richard Pearce
Todger: Michael Turner
Todger'smum: Fay Blockey
Mrs Hanson: Kathryn Hunt
Mr Hanson: Brian Trueman
Mrs Rodgers: Tricia Wilcock
Derek Leng: Paul Loughran
Betty Leng: Jane Hazelgrove
Policeman: David Holt
Vicar: Alan Sykes
Bandmaster: Phil Hearn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-12
14:30 - Call the Controller: [number removed]
Put your views on Radio 4 programmes and policy to the network's controller, Michael Green.
Presented by Nick Ross
Producer Nick Utechin
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-14
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier and orchestral administrator Richard Lloyd , who talk about the life and work of the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast.
Producer: Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-18
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Labyrinth Makers Another in the occasional series of dramatisations of Gold and Silver Dagger Award winning crime novels. Anthony Price's tale of treasure, treachery and unexpected romance stars John Stride as Dr David Audley and Paula Wilcox as Faith. Why are the KGB so interested in old, wrecked Dakotas, and what has the Schliemann Treasure to do with a ruined flak tower in Berlin?
Dramatised by Nick McCarty
Director .......... Hamish Wilson.
Tierney .......... Alan Manson
Sir Frederick .......... Peter D'Souza
Morrison .......... Neil Packham
Mr Jones .......... Ian Sexon
MrsHarlin .......... Pat Williams
Jenkins .......... Mark Coleman
Roskill .......... Michael MacKenzie
Butler .......... Raymond Ross
Panin .......... Laurance Rudic
Maclean .......... Sandy Neilson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-19
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Mad
Dan John Scotney 's story of Dan Leno , the great music hall star whose short life brought happiness to all except himself.
Clog dancing Lawrence Evans. Music - Michael Kilgarriff.
Director: Gerry Jones.
Dan Leno: Chris Emmett
Herbert Campbell: Stephen Thorne
Harry Randall: John Hollis
Chairman: Michael Kilgarriff
Archivist: Fraser Kerr
Constance Collier: Helena Breck
Bill Leno: Brian Miller
Max Beerbohm: Danny Schiller
Marie Lloyd/Lydia Leno: Elizabeth Mansfield
King Edward VII: David King
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-21
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with repetiteurs
David Syrus of the Roya) Opera and Martin Isepp of Gtyndebourne.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-25
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Roland's Afterlife
Roland "dies" and comes back to life. Could it be a spiritual rebirth?
In Frederick Bradnum 's dark-grey comedy, Roland's search for salvation leads to some strange encounters.
Director .......... Glyn Dearman.
Roland .......... Derek Fowlds
Lorraine .......... Melinda Walker
Hidé .......... Sheila Hancock
Guy .......... Richard Vernon
Leonoski .......... David March
Nerdieff .......... Robert Eddison
Sir Fingle Cameron .......... Henry Stamper
Canon Clutterbuck .......... Eric Allan
DrShaw .......... Irene Sutcliffe
Truscott .......... Alan Barker
Bishop .......... Peter Penry-Jones
Mrs Denbigh .......... Ann Windsor
Cordoba .......... Andrew Wincott
Empoli .......... Colin McFarlane
Edgehill .......... Fraser Kerr
Bas-Rhinc .......... Brett Usher
Lola .......... Joanna Myers
Woman .......... Theresa Streatfeild
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-26
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Words Are Strange Tom is a radical teacher in a reactionary school, where the entrepreneurial spirit would consign poetry to the dustbin. Written by Robin Glendinning.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
TomFairfax: John Hewitt
Principal: Tp McKenna
Sally Fairfax: Eleanor Methven
Alison: Heather McIlwaine
Jonathon: Damian O'Hare
Gary: Mark Lamb
Vice Principal: John Keyes
Jim: Wesley Murphy
Arthur: Anthony Finigan
Stuart: Bj Hogg
SirRichard: Patrick Duncan
Black: Robert Taylor
Ursula: Galina Tanney
Schoolboy: Mark Phelan
Schoolgirl: Helen Nelson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-28
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with the clarinettists
Michael Collins and Anthony Pay.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-01
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Finger of Suspicion
When a helicopter hoists the Epstein statue off Lewis's department store in Liverpool, Inspector Crust assumes it's just a student rag. But when the thieves start returning bits of the statue's anatomy, Crust has second thoughts. By Vincent McInerney.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Inspector Crust: James Ellis
Minty: Bill Monks
Pilot Lairds: Richard Pearce
Colonel Rivers: David Bannerman
Malcolm: Kim Wall
James: Brendan Charleson
Julia Lairds: Carolyn Backhouse
Billy Lairds: Christian Rodska
MrsRivers Lairds: Peggy Ann Wood
ArthurFrank Lairds: Richard Tate
Mandy Lairds: Cheryl Maiker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-02
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Stone Age
Memories of the 60s and her university days have haunted Val for the last 20 years - until a return visit destroys them. By Carolyn Sally Jones.
Director: Kay Patrick.
Val: Jane Whiitenshaw
Alun: Gareth Armstrong
Rita: Danielle Allan
Iris/Cassie: Pam Scobie
Trevor/Mr Balham/Doctor: Keith Ladd
Mr Pegg: Peter Wheeler
Jenny: Henrietta Whitsun Jones
Declan/Rod: John Capps
Doug: Paul Downing
MrsPrice: Ann Rye
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-04
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with organists
Peter Hurford and Nicholas Danby.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-08
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Scarlet on Black
Roger Danes 's fast-moving thriller is set in Paris.
What is the link between the kidnap of Yvette Lalande and events in Algeria 30 years ago? Someone in authorityhas good reason to hamper Commissaire Grosset's investigations.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Grosset: David Calder
Corbil/ard: Peter Jeffrey
Lenoir: Alex Jennings
DeBeaugence: Charles Kay
Lesueur: Natasha Pyne
YvelteLalande: Patti Holloway
Jeanne Lalande: Gudrun Ure
Didier: Nicholas Murchie
Pierre: Jonathan Tafler
Davant: Ronald Herdman
Tomasini: Eric Allan
Marianne: Siriol Jenkins
Ducrot: Theresa Streatfeild
Giresse: Melanie Hudson
Laverdure: Jonathan Adams
Charles: Matthew Sim
Bernard: Mark Straker
Mariol: Peter Gunn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-09
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Whom Do I Have the Honour of Addressing? A monologue by Peter Shaffer. With Judi Dench as Angela Parsons.
Angela sits alone in the living room of her flat in Clapham, dictating a potentially scandalous memoir on to a cassette recorder.
Director Glyn Dearman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-11
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with one of the first women to break into the notoriously male-dominated world of conducting, Iris Lemare
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-15
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Ratking
The 1988 Gold Dagger award-winning crime novel by Michael Dibdin.
Italian detective Aurelio Zen is charged with finding the truth about a kidnapping through a smokescreen of politics and money.
Dramatised by Gregory Evans
Director .......... Ned Chaillet.
Aurelio Zen .......... Nicholas Le Prevost
Palottino .......... Peter Gunn
Pietro Miletti .......... Eric Allan
CinziaMiletti .......... Joanna Myers
GianiuigiSantucci .......... Richard Tate
Silvio Miletti .......... Matthew Sim
Ivy Cook .......... Ann Windsor
AntonioCrepi .......... Keith Drinkel
Di Leonardo .......... Ronald Herdman
Lucaroni .......... Brett Usher
Bartocci .......... John Webb
RosellaForia .......... Joanna Wake
Iovino .......... Jonathan Adams
Mancini .......... John Church
Major Volpi .......... Nicholas Murchie
Duty officer .......... Melanie Hudson
Ellen .......... Theresa Streatfeild
Giorgio .......... David Learner
Gilberto .......... Andrew Wincott
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-16
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Song of the Bellman's Wife
A marriage seems under threat in Julia Stoneham's play, until the wife meets a most unusual girl who changes her entire outlook.
Director: Gerry Jones.
Sally: Tara Dominick
James: Shaun Prendergast
MrsHenneker: Caroline John
Sally's mother: Susan Sheridan
A udioneer/Second diving technician: Donald Gee
Fred the diver: Paul Downing
Vince the diver/Librarian/ Television newscaster: Simon Treves
Charles the diver/Doctor/First diving technician: John Bull
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-18
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with David James , Gordon Jones , John Potter and Rogers Covey-Crump, four members of the Hilliard Ensemble.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-22
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The British Bulldog
The war in Europe is over, and the regulars in the Wellington are planning how to celebrate the peace. It all turns out not quite as they expected. By Christopher Denys.
Director: Tony Cliff.
MrsCkadwick: Judith Barker
Dora: Julie Corrigan
Mrs Ryder: Ann Rye
Harry: Paul Broughton
Jim: Brian Southwood
Arnie Badger: Ray Mort
Gardener: Geoffrey Banks
Wally: Alan Sykes
Jackie: Robin Polley
Benny: Brian Trueman
Muriel Chadwick: Jenny Luckraft
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-23
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Part of the Furniture In Trevor Lloyd's play, a man comes to rent a room - somewhere quiet, airless and with a landlady who won't interfere. But what does he want it for?
Director: Janet Whitaker
John/Voice: Adrian Edmondson
MrsX: Patsy Rowlands
Second doctor: Shireen Shah
Denise/Announcer: Jane Whittenshaw
First doctor: Alan Barker
Newsreader/Bingo caller: Ian Lindsay
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-25
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with Donald Swann , still well known for his partnership with Michael Flanders , but whose musical life - before and since - has encompassed everything from Greek folk music to a pacifist requiem.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-29
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Something Like a Miracle
In 1921 a Labour Council was voted in for the first time in the poverty-stricken borough of Poplar. They decided to break the law in order to help their voters. By Gerry Huxham.
Director .......... Janet Whitaker.
George Lansbury .......... John Church
Sam March .......... Keith Drinkel
Walter Green .......... Eric Allan
Chas Chandler .......... Ronald Herdman
George Cressali .......... Terence Edmond
Edgar Lansbury .......... Mark Straker
Minnie Lansiwry .......... Joanna Myers
Susan Lawrence .......... Joanna Wake
Nellie Cressall .......... Theresa Streatfeild
Bessie Lansbury .......... Gudrun Ure
LouChandler .......... Ann Windsor
Virginia .......... Siriol Jenkins
Bill Thompson .......... Neil Roberts
JPSkeggs .......... Matthew Simm
Sir Alfred Mond .......... Brett Usher
Lloyd George, PM .......... Peter Penry Jones
Edward Shortt .......... Andrew Wincott
Herbert Morrison .......... Jonathan Adams
William Gentry .......... Nicholas Murchie
Governor of Brixion Prison .......... John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-01
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
A Scourge of Hyacinths Somewhere near Lagos the sinister Brigade Against Indiscipline are active.
Miguel Domingo , who comes from an influential family, has been falsely arrested. Will he escape his fate?
By Wole Soyinka , winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Director Richard Wortley.
Miguel Domingo: Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Mother: Carmen Monroe
Augustine Etnuke: Tunde Babs
Kolawole Adetiba: Colin McFarlane
Chime/Warder: Nicholas Monu
Superintendent: Louis Mahoney
Military voice: Ben Onwukwe
Newsvendor: Clarence Smith
A irport announcer: Adjoa Andoh
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-03
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with the early brass ensemble His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts
Producer Tim Thorne.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-07
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Boy Bishop
In Alick Rowe 's new play, there is keen competition among the choristers when news spreads that the ancient practice of electing a Boy Bishop is being revived.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin
Michael: Matthew Sim
David: Richard Pearce
Old David: David March
The Dean: Andrew Hilton
Father Melting: Christian Rodska
Canon Briggs-Reed: Peter Copley
The Precentor: Brian Gear
The Headmaster: Stephen Thorne
Philip: John Telfer
Choirmaster: Bill Wallis
Packman: Edward Jones
Clifford: Tom Edgar
Alistair: Charles Simpson
TV director: Steve Hodson
TV interviewer: Eric Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-08
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Last Castrato by Antony George.
Premonitory dreams and obsessions draw an ordinary desk sergeant into an extraordinary crime.
Director .......... Nigel Bryant
Jack .......... John Duttine
Grace .......... Kathryn Hurlbutt
John .......... Richard Pearce
Donald .......... Andy Hockley
Mr Jones .......... Gerry Hinks
Mr Mirth .......... Steve Hodson
Mr Mirth 's brother .......... Garard Green
Richard Dowel .......... Andrew Curry
Newsreader .......... Brian Conway
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-10
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with harpists Osian Ellis and Susan Drake , who talk about the instrument and introduce some of their recordings.
Producer Michael Emery
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-14
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Broken Butterfly Wally K Daly 's sequel to Butterflies Don 't Count.
A murderer escapes from Dartmoor and, leaving bloody mayhem in his wake, heads north. His aim to kill a priest ...
Director David Hitchinson.
Tom: Kevin Whately
Peter: Reginald Marsh
Penitent: Tony Haygarth
Kathleen: Marcella Riordan
Sion: Sean Barrett
Deelan: Des McAleer
O'Hagan: Norman Rodway
Vietnamese boy: Judy Bennett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-15
14:30 - Globe Theatre
Five plays specially commissioned for 1992 and broadcast on Radio 4 and around the world on World Service.
1: A Sense of Things Moving Forward by Craig Warner.
The true and historical tragedy of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon, Grand Admiral of the Ocean Sea.
Music Stuart Gordon
Director: Andy Jordan
Don Cristobal Colon: Ben Kingsley
Isabella, Queen of Spain: Frances Barber
Father Luis de Torres: Simon Russell Beale
Martin Alonso Pinzon: Patrick Malahide
Anacaona: Constance Chapman
Guacanagari: Heoley Goodall
Juan de la Sierra: John Telfer
Vincente Pinzon: David Pummer
Beatnz Perestrello: Denise Bryer
Page: Craig Edwards
Arawak woman: Juliet Prew
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-17
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with double bass players Chi-Chi Nwanoku and Rodney Slatford
Producer Tim Thorne
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-21
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Wench Is Dead
Colin Dexter 's Inspector Morse tackles an unusual case in this dramatisation of the 1989 Gold Dagger Winner for best crime novel of the year.
The RSC's John Shrapnel plays Morse, in a case that finds him hospitalised and probing a crime that occurred over a century before.
Musical theme - Wilfredo Acosta.
Dramatised by Guy Meredith.
Director .......... Ned Chaillet.
Inspector Morse .......... John Shrapnel
Sergeant Lewis .......... Robert Glenister
Colonel Deniston .......... Garard Green
Christine Greenaway .......... Joanna Myers
Waggie Greenaway .......... Peter Penry Jones
Sister Maclean .......... Kate Binchy
Nurse Fiona .......... Siriol Jenkins
Consultant .......... John Church
Inspector Mulvaney .......... Joe Dunlop
WPC .......... Ann Windsor
Houseman .......... Peter Gunn
Prosecuting Counsel .......... John Samson
Joanna Franks .......... Melinda Walker
Donovan .......... Ken Cumberlidge
Oldfield .......... Paul Copley
Musson .......... David Learner
Wooton .......... Neil Roberts
Anna .......... Melanie Hudson
Landlord .......... Jonathan Adams
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-22
14:30 - Globe Theatre
Five plays specially commissioned for 1992. 2: What Happened with St George by David Cregan.
A man and a woman look at a statue of St George and the dragon in a Swedish cathedral. She's heard the myth. But what was the reality? The man knows.... and tells.
Director: David Hutchinson
The Man: Ian Holm
The Woman: Kate Harper
George: Peter Davison
The Dragon: Kenneth Cranham
Blessed Virgin Mary: Mary Wimbush
The King: Christopher Benjamin
The Queen: Jennifer Piercey
Cleodolinda: Holly de Jong
Alison: Amanda Root
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-24
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with composers Elizabeth Parker and Peter Howell of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Producer Tim Thorne. Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-28
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Understanding Women Naomi Wall poisoned three members of her family and disappeared. A researcher, working on a book about crimes committed by women, becomes obsessed by the case.
By Melissa Murray.
Director .......... Cherry Cookson.
Daphne .......... Anna Massey
Bollingham .......... Gary Waldhorn
Ricky .......... Siriol Jenkins
Harry .......... Robert Glenister
Naomi .......... Elizabeth Kelly
Ann .......... Anne Jameson
Val .......... Theresa Streatfeild
Ben .......... John Webb
Claries .......... Peter Penry-Jones
Janet .......... Eva Stuart
Malcolm .......... Robert Portal
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-29
14:30 - Globe Theatre
Faith
By Robin Glendinning.
Granda fought the fascists in Spain, Alex is a revolutionary, and Anna is trying to escape across the border. Peter just wants to go to work and build baths, but today is the day the Communist regime collapses.
Director: Jeremy Howe.
Peter: Sean Barrett
Boris: Leslie Grantham
Alex:: Matthew Sim
Anna: Liza Walker
Karen: Joanna Myers
Granda: Charles Simon
Gilla: Jill Gascoine
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-31
14:30 - The Politics of Choice
What are the real choices on polling day? In a programme which promises no politicians, Robin Lustig asks the people of Britain which issues matter to them. And independent experts assess the parties' policies to see what is actually on offer. Today's issue is transport and the environment.
Producer Gwyneth Williams
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-04
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The San Rocco Mob
Based upon actual events, Bruce Stewart 's play tells the story of an English priest who is sent incognito to discover whether a Franciscan monastery in Sicily has been taken over by the Mafia.
Bruce Stewart
Director: Martin Jenkins
Anselmo: James Laurenson
Carmelo: Norman Bird
Gregorio: David Timson
Bruno: Eric Allan
Hilario: Nigel Anthony
Graziella: Joanna Myers
Claudia: Siriol Jenkins
Miivia: Adjoa Andoh
Padre Generate Defence Attorney: Brett Usher
CiccoHni: John Church
Tout/Moroni: Peter Gunn
Magistrate: Peter Penry Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-05
14:30 - Globe Theatre
The Theory and Practice of Rings by Marcella Evaristi.
Rings for passion, rings for remembrance, rings for good fortune. Daniela's school project leads her back to her Italian past and deeper into her Glasgow present.
Director: Hilary Norrish.
Daniela: Kate Donnelly
Chiara: Phyllis Logan
Mark: Nick Reding
Maria: Ida Schusta
Dino: Carey Wilson
Morag: Elaine Collins
Taxi driver: Gordon Reid
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-07
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with Anthony and Patricia Godwin , founders of the Palm Court Theatre Orchestra.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-11
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
An Old Fashioned
Villain
Terry Oldham is all set for celebrity status on his release from prison, but have the long years inside made him stir-crazy?
By Mike Harris.
Director Matthew Walters
Terry Oldham: Trevor Peacock
Beth: Oona Beeson
Maureen: Anne Jameson
Cliff: John Church
Darren: Matthew Sim
Kelly: Melanie Hudson
Taylor: Eric Allan
Wyllis: Jonathan Tafler
Snape: Keith Drinkel
Fairwell: Terence Edmond
Sheila: Theresa Streatfeild
Col: Ronald Herdman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-12
14:30 - Globe Theatre
The last of five plays specially commissioned for 1992.
Music and Silence
By Rose Tremain.
A story of love, the loss of love, music and silence. Set in 17th-century Denmark, and loosely based on the passionate friendship between a princess and her schoolfellow.
Music arranged and conducted by Colin Sell and performed by Lowri Blake , Sophie Langdon , David Juritz , Stephen Stirling and Colin Sell
Director Gordon House.
King Christian IV .......... Timothy West
Leonora .......... Janet Maw
Sophie .......... Moir Leslie
Jonata .......... Julia Ford
Moritz .......... Mark Payton
William .......... Sam Cameron
Ulfeldt .......... Brett Usher
Musician .......... David Learner
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-14
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with composer John Tavener.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-18
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Legend of Robin Hood
John Nettles stars as the great English hero in a radio adventure for all ages. Drawing on the original Robin Hood ballads, John Fletcher 's epic play takes Robin from May Day revels in Sherwood to crusading battles in the Holy Land - and back again to a life and death struggle with the Sheriff of Nottingham, and an even more sinister enemy....
With David Holt , Richard Mitchley and Pat Quayle. Music composed and performed by Vic Gammon.
Director .......... Nigel Bryant.
Robin Hood .......... John Nettles
Little John .......... Gerry Hinks
Sheriff of Nottinglwm .......... Norman Rodway
Friar Tuck .......... Michael Tudor Barnes
Will Scarlett .......... Peter Meakin
Maid Marian .......... Carolyn Backhouse
Alice .......... Tamsin Greig
Wormley .......... Jonathan Wyatt
Guy of Gisborne .......... Struan Rodger
Tom .......... John Meakin
Liza .......... Bethan Ganjavi
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-19
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Wizard Who Worked Wonders
(El Magico Prodigioso) by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, translated and adapted by David Turner. In third-century Antioch, where Christians are persecuted for their beliefs, Cyprian sells his soul to the Devil in order to attain the unattainable Justina. But in this version of the Faust legend, Satan is defeated as faith and chastity prevail.
With Michael Tudor Bames, Mary Wimbush and Michael Goldie.
Incidental music composed and conducted by David Cain. Director Margaret Etall
Cyprian .......... David Buck
Justina .......... Lisa Harrow
The Devil .......... Patrick Troughton
Moscon .......... Walter Hall
Oarin .......... David Graham
livia .......... Anne Rosenfeld
Florus .......... Robert French
Lelius .......... Michael Harbour
Lysander .......... Lockwood West
Aurelius .......... William Eedle
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-21
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with Robert Salter , Benjamin Buckton and Jane Carwardine of the Guildhall String Ensemble.
Producer Michael Emery
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-25
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse .......... Ben Travers Double Bill
The Dippers with Michael Williams and Judi Dench.
1989 Sony Award-winning dramatisation by Peter King from the novel by Ben Travers.
If only Stella and Henry had realised that they were both going to be in Combe Puddy. If only Henry hadn't agreed to impersonate a professional dancer's wife. If only the dancer's wife hadn't been quite so lovely....
Music by David Chilton and Nick Russell-Pavier .
Director .......... Peter King.
Henry Talboyes .......... Michael Williams
Stella Tavistock .......... Judi Dench
Hank Upper .......... Colin Stinton
Pauline Dipper .......... Melinda Walker
Bandleader .......... John Samson
Lord Mellingham .......... Freddie Jones
Agent .......... Norman Bird
Peter .......... Stephen Rashbrook
Wattle .......... Trevor Nichols
Helen Monk .......... Dorcas Morgan
Minnie .......... Polly James
Cowman .......... William Simons
Party Guests .......... Eva Stuart
Party Guests .......... Diana Olson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-26
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse: Ben Travers Double Bill
A Cuckoo in the Nest
Adapted from the novel and stage play by Peter King.
In 1925 an innocent couple are mistakenly forced into a bed of shameful sin....
Music Ed Welch (piano) with Ron Aspery.
Director: Peter King.
Mrs Bone: Joan Hickson
Major George Bone: Freddie Jones
Peter Wykeham: Ian Lavender
Margaret Hickett: Phoebe Nicholls
Mrs Spoker: Margaret Tyzack
Barbara: Yvonne Antrobus
Hickett: Brett Usher
Rev Sloley Jones: Ellis Dale
George: James Kerry
Alfred: Henry Stamper
Noony: Timothy Bateson
Gladys: Alex Marshall
The Garage: James Bryce
Newsagent: Maggie McCarthy
Pans the Dog: Percy Edwards
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-28
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with Roy Hudd and John Moffatt on the traditions and history of the very English institution, the music hall.
Producer Michael Emery
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-02
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse Keystone
Peter Lovesey 's thriller is set among the real stars of the silver screen in the heyday of silent movies. English actor Warwick Easton is hired as a Keystone Cop, but comedy swiftly turns to tragedy.
Dramatised by Michael Z Lewin
Director: Matthew Walters.
Warwick Easton (Keystone): Mark Straker
Amber: Jennifer Ehle
Sennett: Roger Gartland
Brennan: Kerry Shale
Louise: Lorelei King
Frank: Don Fellows
Winnie: Ann Windsor
Mrs Swatowska: Ann Windsor
Slim: John Church
Chester: Gordon Reid
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-03
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Year of Miracle and Grief
Leonid Borodin , a Russian dissident, tells a story of his childhood that many might regard as a fairy tale.
Dramatised By: Nick McCarty
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Leonid: Steve Hodson
Leon: Tom Lawrence
Sarma: Mary Wimbush
Ri: Carolyn Backhouse
Baikolla: William Eedle
Father: Brett Usher
Mother: Joanna Myers
Vassina: June Barrie
Nessei: Neil Roberts
Teacher: Phylllda Nash
Grandad: Norman Jones
Svetka: Lydia Robertson
Nelka: Laura Hawkridge
Genka: Edward Jones
Valerka: Ross Wilkinson
Yurka: Luke Robertson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-05
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
Tasmin Little and Lorraine McAslan talk about their experiences as young concert performers
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-09
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Lucky One
Rosemary Davis 's dramatisation of Lucy Ching 's autobiography One of the Lucky Ones. Canton, 1945. Lucy, a young blind girl, is hidden away at home because of the ancient belief that the eyes are the root of all evil, and blindness is a punishment for the sins of the ancestors. When, by chance, Lucy hears a radio broadcast, her fate begins to take a dramatic turn.
Director .......... Tracey Neale.
Miss Schaeffer .......... Alison Reid
Mrs Honicutt .......... Gudrun Ure
Ah Wor .......... Elizabeth Kelly
Younger Brother .......... Nicholas Shelton
Father .......... Christopher Scott
Mother .......... Melinda Walker
Lucy as Narrator .......... Tessa Worsley
Elder Brother .......... Matthew Sim
Second Sister .......... Daisy Heath
Lucy .......... Annie Roddam
Ah Luk .......... Jill Lidstone
Mrs Chan .......... Joanna Wake
Doctor .......... Nicholas Murchie
Third Uncle .......... Peter Penry Jones
Grandmother .......... .Barbara Atkinson
Po Yuk .......... Anna Brooks Kasteel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-10
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse The Adonis Bird
"Nature never gives up." But it has left Harold in the lurch on "his" Greek island. Where will it leave Michael and Jessica?
By Nigel Lewis.
Director Richard Wortley
Jessica: Shelley Thompson
Michael: Bill Nighy
Harold: James Greene
Dmitri: Brian Miller
Mr Kolokotronis: Ronald Herdman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-12
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with the eminent percussionist
James Blades , now in his 90th year.
Producer: Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-16
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Stardust
On December 15th, 1945 the aircraft carrying Glenn Miller to Paris disappeared and a unique period in musical history came to an end. Since the Normandy Invasion, Miner's
American Band of the AEF had travelled the length and breadth of the country. Roger Stennett 's new play brings to life those months and explores the lives of the aircrew of the B-17 Stardust Melody.
Music played by Alan Ellis , Donovan Carpenter and Hank Starrs.
Director .......... Adrian Bean.
Major Glenn Miller .......... Ed Bishop
Lieutenant Don Haynes .......... Wllllam Roberts
Staff Sgt Elmer Perry .......... Kerry Shale
Lieutenant Bob Duke Freeman .......... Stephen Hoye
Lieutenant Colonel Norman Baessell .......... David Healy
Helen Miller .......... Shelley Thompson
TJ Sgt Ray McKinley .......... Christopher Ryan
Sgt Paul Ducky .......... Matthew Morgan
Sgt Johnny Desmond .......... Adam Henderson
Staff Sgt Herman Trigger Alpert .......... Neil Roberts
Staff Sgt Mel Powell .......... Jonathan Tafler
Maurice Goreham .......... Peter Penry Jones
Cecil Madden .......... Nicholas Murchie
Josie .......... Alison Reid
Jack Bishop .......... Vincent Marzello
Franco Minelli .......... Mark Straker
Jesus Mendoza .......... Peter Gunn
Henry Drew .......... Clive Hill
Eugene Roach .......... Terence Edmond
Waitress .......... Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-17
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Flower of Blood by Bruce Stewart.
In the desert of western Australia there grows a scarlet flower. The Spanish monks who settled there in the 1850s cherished both the flower and the Aborigines.
Pianist John Bishop
Singing director Richard Connolly
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Father Salvado: Michael Williams
Father Serra: Christian Rodska
Bilagoro: William Eedle
Sister Ursula: Kate Binchy
Bishop Brady: Peter Caffrey
Teresa: Elizabeth Mansfield
Weld: Brian Miller
Burgess: Bruce Stewart
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-19
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with folk musician
Kathryn Tickell and the members of her band.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-23
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Second Mrs Tanqueray
In Arthur Wing Pinero's tragic drama, Aubrey Tanqueray remarries and prepares to lose his friends. But his relationship with his daughter is also threatened by the ghosts of his wife's past.
Adapted and directed by Sue Wilson.
Aubrey Tanqueray: Gary Bond
Paula: Michelle Newell
Ekan: Joanna Myers
Cayley Drummic: Keith Drinkel
Mrs Cortelyon: Ann Windsor
Lady Orreyed: Sunny Ormonde
Sir George Orrcyed: Christopher Scott
Capt Hugh Ardalc: Andrew Wincott
Frank Misquith, QC: David Monico
Gordon Jayne, MD: John Fleming
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-24
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Derby Day
The last in the season of plays by Bill Naughton , who died earlier this year. Written in two parts, this was his final play, but is as full of vigour as his first. In it he went back to his roots to create a rich and evocative picture of Bolton on Derby Day 1921 1 .......... Off to a Flying Start
With the boys and girls of Bolton School.
Mouth organ and fiddle Mark Emerson
Director .......... Jane Morgan.
Sidney Sedwin .......... Barrie Rutter
Fanny Brighouse .......... Stephanie Turner
Ned Whittle .......... Bryan Pringle
Maggie Whittle .......... Polly James
Will Whittle .......... Emma Gregory
Adam Whittle .......... Susan Sheridan
Jack Hanvood .......... Jeff Rawle
Polly Harwood .......... Carol Starks
Lizzie Sedmn .......... Shirley Dixon
Jimmy Sedwin .......... Stephen Garlick
Sarah Kippax .......... Freda Dowie
Beatty Kippax .......... Jane Whittenshaw
Albert Kippax .......... Mark Straker
Denny Baxter .......... Nigel Carrington
Amy Baxter .......... Sara Richardson
Joney .......... Terence Edmond
Mrs Satterthwaite .......... Elizabeth Kelly
Miss Satterthwaite .......... Jenny Howe
Bob, the knocker-up/Pawnbroker .......... Timothy Bateson
Detective Hawkins/ commentator .......... Ronald Herdman
Detective Rice .......... Stephen Thorne
Auntie Flo .......... Barbara Atkinson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-26
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with the Delme String Quartet.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-30
14:30 - saturday Playhouse
Kitty
Wilkinson David Pownall 's play is set in Liverpool at the time of the great cholera epidemic of 1832. It examines the life and work of a woman who was driven by a compulsion to help her fellow men, and who was hailed by many as a "saint" - Kitty Wilkinson
Songs composed and sung by Maddy Prior.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Kitty: Maureen O'Brien
Tom, her husband: Keith Drinkel
John, her son: Peter Gunn
Mam: Kate Binchy
Dr OLera: Robert Glenister
Dr Faraday: John Rowe
Helen Faraday: Helena Breck
Anne: Melanie Hudson
Hannah: Melanie Hudson
Deirdre: Veronica Quilugan
Kathleen: Veronica Quilugan
Kathleen: Siubhan Reid
Jessy: Joanna Wake
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-31
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Fen Story
The Danish invasion of England in 892 was only the ill-planned enterprise of an army that had been defeated on the Continent.
But a sentence in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle brings the chronicler, Brother John , into direct conflict with the King's Ealdorman. By Adam Thorpe.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle translated by G N Garmonsway.
Music composed and played by Martin Best.
Musician: Lucie Skeaping.
Director: Jeremy Mortimer.
Brother John: Mark Straker
Brother Ignatius: Denys Hawthorne
Ealdorman Sigwulf: Lan Hogg
Edwin: Richard Pearce
Woman: Tara Dominick
Other parts played by Andrew Wincott.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-02
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with the international solo pianists Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe - who also find time to perform as a duet.
Producer Tim Thorne.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-06
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M Miller Jr.
Six hundred years after the nuclear holocaust a group of monks struggle to preserve the remnant of humanity's scientific knowledge.
Music by David Dorward , sung by Cappella Nova and directed by Alan Tavener.
Dramatised by Donald Campbell
Director: Hamish Wilson.
Paido: Michael MacKenzie
Ekazar: John Shedden
Francis: Andrew Price
Taddeo: Billy Riddoch
Arkos: Alexander Morton
Gault: Gordon Fulton
Kornhoer: Alec Heggie
Claret: Robert Carlyle
Poet: Charles Kearney
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-07
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Life After Death
By Dave Dick. Old Willie has certainly had a bit of a life so far.
But what is ahead for his assistant Charlie? Musician: Lucie Skeaping
Director: Gerry Jones.
Willie: Maurice Denham
Charlie: Nigel Anthony
linda: Jane Slavin
Mce/Damien: Susan Sheridan
Mrs Taylor: Elizabeth Mansfield
Knacker: Danny Schiller
Mrs Bradley: Jo Kendall
Beefy Bill: Michael Kilgarriff
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-09
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with carilloneur Ronald Leith , in the bell-tower of St Nicholas' Church in Aberdeen.
Producer Michael Emery
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-13
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
A View of the City from Westminster Bridge by Manny Draycott-Lai . Louise, a young idealistic architect, is commissioned to design a huge site development near the Thames. It is a make-or-break career move.
Producer .......... Cherry Cookson.
Isambard .......... Roger Allam
Louise .......... Suzanna Hamilton
Tom .......... Ralph Fiennes
Damien .......... Hugh Ross
Earlham .......... Stuart Milligan
Kilmartin .......... Michael Tudor Barnes
Hennessey .......... John Webb
Nancy .......... Melinda Walker
Politician .......... John Church
Boardman .......... Jonathan Adams
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-14
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Relative Strangers
All her life, Anna has been suspicious of her father's past. She knows he fled Poland after the Second
World War, but he refuses to talk about it. When she finally finds the courage to demand the truth, it is worse than she imagined. By Sue Ashby .
Director .......... Kay Patrick
Gregor .......... Peter Copley
Anna .......... Anna Jaskolka
Peter .......... Ken Drury
Conran .......... Malcolm Hebden
Marisha .......... Ruth Posner
Young Anna .......... Gemma Wardle
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-16
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with oboist and pianist Jeremy Polmear and Diana Ambacho , who are also husband and wife.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-20
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Death Drop
When 12-year-old David is found dead while on a school outing, the headmaster claims it was a terrible accident. But
David's father is convinced that it was murder. Dramatised by Jill Hyem from the novel by B M Gill.
Director .......... Cherry Cookson.
Fleming .......... Kenneth Cranham
Brannigan .......... Peter Penry Jones
Jenny .......... Jemma Churchill
Alison .......... Irene Sutcliffe
Hammond .......... Keith Drinkel
Durrant .......... Marc Murphy
Thirza .......... Melinda Walker
Preston .......... Gordon Reid
LessinglCorky .......... Terence Edmond
Innis .......... David Learner
David's Voice .......... Gary King
Neville/Chris .......... Patrick Rosenfeld
Mollie .......... Gudrun Ure
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-21
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Roscoe's Time
Don Haworth 's evocative portrait of a family struggling to earn a living from the land, and of Roscoe - the man whose sudden appearance transforms their life.
Director: Kay Patrick
Roscoe: Kenneth Cranham
Narrator (Harry): Russell Dixon
Henry: Geoffrey Banks
Jane: Ann Rye
Tadger: Ronald Herdman
Mrs Cormorant: Ann Aris
Jack Bates: Stephen Thorne
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-23
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with lutenist
Robert Spencer and lute-maker Michael Lowe.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-27
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Walk or Die
Burma 1942. The Japanese were 20 miles away.
Thousands tried to escape through the jungle, over the mountains to India. David Gooderson's play draws upon the experience of survivors of this 250 mile trek.
Director .......... Richard Wortley.
Major Crowther RAMC .......... Michael Kitchen
Captain Banks .......... Mark Straker
Brigadier Wyatt .......... David King
Captain Lewis .......... Trevor Cooper
Corporal Wills .......... Nicholas Murchie
Sergeant Bilson .......... David Goodland
Colonel Dass .......... Renu Setna
Lieutenant Hunter .......... Matthew Morgan
Clive Popplewell .......... Paul Downing
Sunny .......... Bhasker
Neil West .......... David Learner
Ian McHugh .......... Gordon Reid
Rev Windrush .......... Eric Allan
Private Jones .......... Keith Drinkel
Sister .......... Kate Binchy
Colonel from GHQ .......... Terence Edmond
Staff officer .......... Jonathan Adams
RAF mechanic .......... Jonathan Tafler
Young Englishwoman .......... Alison Reid
Indian woman .......... Melinda Walker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-28
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
So You Wanna Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star
Johnny Johnstone gets a guitar, a manager and then a record deal in a meteoric rise to fame - but disaster is just around the corner in Wendy Paterson 's black comedy.
With David Bannerman. Emma Fielding , Siriol Jenkins , Fraser Kerr , Robert Portal and Mark Straker
Music by Free Airways Radio
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Johnny Johnstone: Bobby Carlyle
Maw: Elaine C Smith
Paw: Alex Norton
Jerry Logan: Alex Norton
jockey Wilson: John McGlynn
Mrs Flynn: Elaine Collins
neighbour: Elaine Collins
fat woman: Elaine Collins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-30
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with the world-famous baritone Thomas Allen
Producer Michael Emery
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-04
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Lion in Winter by James Goldman. At the royal family Christmas gathering at Chinon in 1183 Henry II and his estranged wife Eleanor of Aquitaine argue over which of their three sons should succeed to the throne of England.
Director: Ian Cotterell.
Henry II, King of England: John Turner
Queen Eleanor, his wife: Barbara Jefford
Richard Lionheart, the eldest son: Michael Cochrane
Geoffrey, the middle son: Cuve Francis
John, the youngest son: Gary Cady
Philip, King of France: Geoffrey Burridge
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-05
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Waterslain
A romance by Sue Ashby , set in the Fens.
Jess's emotions seem as frozen as the water in his beloved rivers, until
Emma comes to work on the farm.
Director: Michael Fox.
Jess: Colin Kerrigan
Emma: Kathryn Hunt
Jim: David Fleeshman
Dido: Jane Lancaster
Snelly: Christine MacKie
Mother: Dinah Handley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-07
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Dudley Moore explains to
Jeremy Nicholas why certain moments in music send a shiver down his spine
Dudley Moore
Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Andrew Mussett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-11
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Weir of Hermiston
Robert Louis Stevenson 's unfinished novel, completed and dramatised for the first time on radio by Robert Forrest.
A rich and dramatic story set in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders in 1813. Music Iain Johnstone (keyboards). With Mhairi Campbell (violin),
Ron Shaw (cello) and Jack Evans (whistle. guitar).
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Louis: Paul Young
Archie: Forbes Masson
Kirstie: Wendy Seager
Adam Weir: Tom Watson
Older Kirstie: Ann Scott-Jones
Frank bines: Liam Brennan
Gienalmond: Ralph Riach
Dand: Benny Young
Clem: Ian Briggs
Gib: Iain Agnew
Hob: James Bryce
Mrs Elliot: Isabella Jarrett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-12
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Singing and Dancing in Kanpur
In a Kanpur nautch-house - where men go to enjoy the music and the favours of the young singers -
Banu and her friends are determined to survive as their client and protector
Inspector Baksh is ordered to supervise closure. By David Mowat.
Music: Gauri Bapat, Barathi Sethi, V Chandran.
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Banu: Sita Ramamurthy
Nimmi: Mamta Kaash
Ara: Rita Wolf
Baksh: Madhav Sharma
Ashwat: Tariq Yunus
Mehta: Bhasker
Shanvaz: Heather Emmanuel
Various voices: David Bannerman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-14
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Opera director David Pountney explains to Jeremy Nicholas why certain moments in music send a shiver down his spine.
Producer Fiona Shelmerdine
Director: David Pountney
With Jeremy Nicholas
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-18
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Death of a Mean Cornet
By Michael McStay. Sergeant Astor can't accept the explanation given for the sudden death of an old friend and is determined to find out what really happened.
Music by Alan Elsden, Randy Colville , Stan Greig and Peter Ind.
Director .......... Jane Morgan.
Sergeant Astor .......... Joe Dunlop
Inspector Coleman .......... Stephen Thorne
Buddy Brown .......... James Grant
Pauline Brown .......... Kate Binchy
Amy Brown .......... Maria Miles
PC Young .......... Peter Gunn
Inspector Harrison .......... John Forgeham
Superintendent Bennett .......... Terence Edmond
Dr Benskin .......... John Webb
Dr Hodges .......... Matthew Sim
Cass Green .......... Paul Barber
Jack Reid .......... Tony Armatrading
Henry Flood .......... Michael McStay
Jason Ffloyd .......... Sidney Cole
Doctor .......... David Learner
Cabbie .......... Jonathan Tafler
C/D .......... Mark Straker,
C/D .......... Nicholas Murchie
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-19
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Eating in Our Dreams
A comedy by Shelagh Stephenson.
London, 1645. Fear of the plague has set the capital in turmoil. But all Voluptua can think about is how she has been spurned by Sir Charles.
Music: Mia Soteriou
Director Jeremy Mortimer; Stereo
Voluptua: Phoebe Nicholls
Mrs Pinchbeck: Anna Massey
Dora: Danielle Allan
Sir Charles: Simon Treves
Lord Flop: Vincent Brimble
Lady Gripe: Auriol Smith
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-21
14:30 - Tingle Factor
John Drummond explains to Jeremy Nicholas why certain moments in music send a shiver down his spine.
Producer Andrew Mussett. Stereo
Contributors
John Drummond
Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Andrew Mussett.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-25
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Birthday
Dawn French makes her radio debut in Michael Frayn 's comedy, as the heavily pregnant Jess who disrupts her sister Liz's 27th birthday.
Adapted and directed by Matthew Walters. Stereo
9 DRAMA: page 5
Contributors
Michael Frayn
Director:: Matthew Walters.
Liz: Deborah Rndlay
Neil: Thomas Wheatley
Willa: Liz Crowther
Bernie: Peter Gunn
Arthur: John Webb
Jack: John Webb
Student: Matthew Morgan
Dr Hodges: Oona Beeson
Nurse: Joanna Wake
Sister Edwards: Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-26
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Reluctant Carnivores by Anna Clemence Mews. Derek's sister Mathie has a pet lamb called Sam. Derek works in an abattoir, and one day he realises that he has just stunned Sam ...
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Derek: Richard Pearce
Mathie: Carolyn Backhouse
Owen: William Eedle
Nella: Jane Knowles
Auctioneer: Christian Rodska
Sybil: Jenny Funnell
Jacko: Brendan Charleson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-28
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Pianist Jacques Loussier explains to
Jeremy Nicholas why certain moments in music send a shiver down his spine.
Pianist: Jacques Loussier
Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Andrew Mussett.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-01
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The King of the North Rides his Horse through the Sky
By Adrian Mourby.
A minute to midnight, 999 AD. Warlord Uhtred Oslacsorum vows to take Holy Orders if the Millennium passes. But he is tempted by military glory ...
Music: Peter Howell
Director: Michael Fox.
Uhtred: Ian Hogg
Bishop Aldhun: Trevor Peacock
Ealdred: Billy Fellows
Ecgfrida: Katharine Levy
Sweyn Forkbeard: Ken Bones
Knut: Russell Boulter
Oslac: Shaun Prendergast
Imnal: Christopher Walker
Thurcetel: Arthur Blake
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-02
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
To mark the bicentenary of Shelley's birth this month: Blood and Ice
A tale of the creation of Frankenstein, by Liz Lochhead. In 1816, Mary Wollstonecraft eloped with her lover Percy Shelley to the shores of Lake Geneva; they moved into a villa close to Lord Byron....
Music: Robert Pettigrew
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: Gerda Stevenson
Percy Bysshe Shelley: Stephen Boxer
Lord Byron: Jack Klaff
Qaire Clairmont: Stella Gonet
Elise: Tilly Vosburgh
The Creature: Peter Kelly
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-04
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Mezzo-soprano Sarah Walker is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest.
Producer Andrew Mussett.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-08
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Bound in with the Triumphant Sea by Tom Holland. In 1501 a mariner claims the British beat Columbus to the New World.
Director: Claire Grove.
Goodland: Brian Blessed
Rosewell: Neil Dudgeon
De Puebla: Roger Allam
Newport: David Stevens
Mrs Newport: Celia Ryder
Henry VII: Keith Drinkel
Magistrate: Nick Murchie
Translator: Kate Binchy
Sir Paul Holt: Terence Edmond
Baldei: David Learner
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-09
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Smart Boy Wanted
By Colin Douglas. It is interview day for the post of senior registar at an Edinburgh hospital. Five nervous candidates steel themselves for the most gruelling afternoon of their careers.
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Sir John: Tom Fleming
Dr Walker: Paul Young
Dr Bell: Roy Hanlon
Dr Roberts: Finlay Welsh
Dr Watt: Craword Logan
Ms MacMillan: Grace Glover
Prof Nicholson: Martin Heller
Dr MacSuit: Bill Murdoch
Dr Choudry: Madhav Sharma
Dr Boyd: Ann-Louise Ross
Dr Duff: Sandy Welch
Dr MacGrory: Sam Graham
Dr Ratho: John Ramage
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-11
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Writer and jazz musician Barry Fantoni is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-15
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Rope
Alan Rickman plays Rupert Cadell in Patrick Hamilton 's classic thriller. Director John Tydeman. Stereo (Hist broadcast in 1983)
Wyndham Brandon: Adam Bareham
Charles Granillo: Andrew Branch
Sirjohnstone Kentley: Cyril Luckham
Leila Arden: Moir Leslie
Kenneth Raglan: Christopher Good
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-16
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Freeway by Peter Nichols.
On a giant motorway in the not too distant future a monster traffic jam occurs. Les, comfortable in his motor home, is surrounded by motorists far less fortunate.
Guardette Payne ..Melanie Revill
Director: Philip Martin.
Les: James Grout
James: Jonathan Cecil
Nancy: Mary Wimbush
May: Joyce Gibbs
Evelyn: Barbara Atkinson
Wally: Peter Marinker
Barry Potter: Roger Hume
Grant: John Dixon
Sastia: Hedlini Klaus
Gilmore: David Learner
Newsreader: Geoff Serle
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-18
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Soprano Sarah Walker is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-22
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Singer
Peter Flannery 's play stars Antony Sher as Peter Singer , who survives Auschwitz, and makes a fortune as a slum landlord in England. But can he forget the past?
Music composed by Ilona Sekacz Musicians .......... John Leach , Ray Warleigh and Simon Chamberlain
Director .......... Michael Fox.
Stefan .......... Mick Ford
Manik .......... Malcolm Storry
Chorus .......... Joe Melia
Mirchuk .......... Jack Klaff
Ruby .......... Amanda Harris
Gloria .......... Joanna Myers
Maria .......... Emma Fielding
HartyjLord Bunty .......... Brett Usher
Ailler/Sir Basil .......... John Church
BlythlLord Earner .......... Fraser Kerr
Mrs Daley .......... Irene Sutcliffe
ShaHcross .......... Colin McFarlane
Pepper .......... Andrew Wincott
PokemanlButler .......... Mm Barker
Ivanhoe .......... Clarence Smith
Lucy/Lady Basil .......... Adjoa Andoh
Lady Bunty .......... Melanie Hudson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-23
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Singer
The second part of Peter Flannery 's play, starring Antony Sher. The Journey Back . Singer searches for the man who terrorised him in Auschwitz.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-25
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Michael Aspel is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-29
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
A Fake's Progress
Roger Daltrey stars as Justin de Villeneuve , the man who discovered Twiggy, in Shaun Prendergast's musical adaptation of his life and writings.
Music and lyrics by Justin de Villeneuve , Martin Christy and Hal Undes. Music played by Martin Christy and Mark Thwaite
Director .......... Adrian Bean.
Twiggy .......... Sophie Lawrence
Shaun Prendergast .......... Shaun Prendergast
Glyn .......... John Church
TV Presenter .......... John Church
Villain .......... John Church
Barbara Thorbum .......... Jane Dolmmore
Sue Woods .......... Jane Dolmmore
Jan .......... Jane Dolmmore
Ken Russell .......... Keith Drinkel
Bernie Ecckstone .......... Keith Drinkel
Nigel Dempster .......... Keith Drinkel
Joe Shornfieldl .......... John Fleming
QE2 Commis Chef .......... John Fleming
Johnny Carson .......... Peter Penry Jones
Dr Rock .......... Peter Penry Jones
Uncle Gilbert .......... Peter Penry Jones
Tim Hardin .......... David Learner
Vidal Sassoonl .......... David Learner
Tommy Roberts .......... David Learner
KY Gordon .......... Matthew Sim
Kevin .......... Matthew Sim
Sophisticated Lady .......... Melinda Walker
Judy .......... Melinda Walker
Schoolgirl .......... Kerryann White
model .......... Kerryann White
Twiggy's Mum .......... Ann Windsor
Air Stewardess .......... Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-30
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
A Movie Starring Me In David Edgar 's play, Michelle, a star of TV, agrees to appear in a London production of The Seagull. Tripper, a fan, decides this is the opportunity to make Michelle aware of his existence. The play is followed by a short interview with the writer.
Director: Philip Martin.
Michelle: Samantha Bond
Alex: Kenneth Cranham
Tripper: Mark Kilmurray
Michael: Ed Bishop
Massinger: Ed Bishop
CeHa Salmon: Hedli Niklaus
John: David Vann
Assassin: David Vann
Tripper's Mother: Tina Gray
Sue: Georgia Greeph
Nick Card: John Dixon
McKinleyl/Francois: Simon Carter
Speaking clock: Geoff Serle
Konstantin: Andy Hockley
DickHennessy: Alan Devereux
Receptionist: Kimberley Hope
Director/Gerry: Rob Swinton
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-01
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Conductor Norman Del Mar is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-05
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Ballad of Johnny Reece
By Nick Fisher. In 1958 Johnny is an idealistic young man working on the land. But by 1987 he is steeped in family life and haunted by disillusion, having over-stretched his ambition.
Director .......... Richard Wortley.
Johnny Reece .......... Mark Straker
Mary .......... Elizabeth Mansreld
Pat .......... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Clare .......... Clare Travers-Deacon
Ally .......... Paul Gregory
Stevie .......... Matthew Morgan
Trev .......... John Webb
Marie .......... Joanna Wake
Birdman .......... Matthew Sim
Carrie .......... Melanie Hudson
Sam .......... Eric Allan
Brian .......... Neil Roberts
Emslow .......... Terence Edmond
Stan .......... Keith Drinkel
Graham .......... Peter Penry Jones
Nurse .......... Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-06
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Monument
Alan Berrie's play in which Old Rosie Mahon opposes a monument to commemorate her bravery in an ambush before the Irish uprising of 1919. Other parts played by members of the cast
Director: Sue Wilson.
Old Rosie: Elizabeth Kelly
Young ffosie: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Fitzpatnck: Mark Lambert
Paddy: David Bannerman
Dan Mahon: James Ellis
Canon Hayes: Denys Hawthorne
Nita: Joanna Myers
O'Brien: Nigel Anthony
Scully: Sean Barrett
O'Gorman: James Greene
Savage: Malcolm McKee
Power: Brian Miller
Old Willy: Christopher Scott
Georgie Gibson: Michael Vaughan
Kitty Tyrell: Teresa Gallagher
Liam: Nigel Carrington
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-08
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Jazz singer George Melly is Jeremy Nicholas ' guest.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-12
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Road to Munich
By Douglas Livingstone. It's nearly 40 years since Roy last saw Mickey Batty and he'd have been happy never to see him again. They're both on their way to the October Bierfest, though with very different reasons for going and with totally different ideas of having a good time.
With Jonathan Adams , Jill Graham , Melanie Hudson , Peter Penry Jones. Nicholas Murthte. Jonathan Tafler. Julian Rhind Tutt and Ann Windsor
Director .......... Jane Morgan.
Mickey .......... Nicky Henson
Roy .......... David Collings
Herman .......... John Reming
Greta .......... Pauline Letts
Jean .......... Anne Carroll
Vilma .......... Sheila Reid
Young Mickey .......... Ross Livingstone
Young Roy .......... Matthew Sim
Young Jean .......... Federay Holmes
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-13
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Potter's Wheel
By Albert Welling. Why did Potter choose the Mandalay? It's not a popular hotel, especially out of season, and it seems as if he didn't light upon it by chance. He is certainly a disturbing presence and his obsession with the story of Judas is very odd.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Potter: Eter Vaughan
Father John: David Kelsey
Mrs Burrows: Tessa Worsley
Anna: Emme Gregory
Mr Suji: Eiji Kusuhara
Traces: Jane Whittenshaw
Mr Palmer: Eric Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-15
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Record producer George Martin is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-19
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Fields of Grey, Marching
By Mike Walker. Set in 1916, after the battle of the Somme, this is a dark story of the power of memory and guilt, and fear and misuse of the world of the occult.
Music by Jeremy Taylor Trumpet: Mike Harrison
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
julia: Julla Swift
Colin: Robert Glenister
Father: Ian Dury
Ray: Ian Dury
Letty: Elizabeth Kelly
Dora: Elizabeth Mansfield
Polly: Siriol Jenkins
Hotel Qerk: Auriol Smith
Landlady: Auriol Smith
Waitress: Emma Relding
Mrs Rouse: Ann Windsor
Mr Rouse: Ronald Herdman
Waiter: Clarence Smith
Railway clerk: Terence Edmond
Mr Pye: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-20
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Watching Over Israel by Nick Enright.
Diana is a successful banking executive.
Coming across Stacy, a young prostitute, Diana resolves to act selflessly for once and try to help her. But how?
Choristers Nick Enright, Leonie Cambage, Heather Galbraith, Owen Nelson and Matthew Glasgow.
Producers Richard Buckham and Jane Ulman.
Diana Mackinson: Deidre Rubinstein
Stacy: Angela Toohey
Neil: Tony Sheldon
Miss Wyatt: Jane Harders
Raymond: Rhys McConnochie
Mrs Kermode: Maggie Bunco
Brett: Damon Herriman
Michele: Rachel Ash
Kim: Kelan Angel
Warren: Ian Gilmour
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-22
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Film director Ken Russell is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest.
Director: Ken Russell
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-26
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse - Quicksilver
By James Douglas. When a multi-national opens a mercury soap plant in Donegal, the global consequences become too awful to contemplate. Director Eoin O'Callaghan.
By: James Douglas.
Tony Quinn: David Herlihy
Nikki Fenton: Marcella Riordan
Ray Youel: Joe Crilly
Al Somers: Colin Carnegie
Imelda Man: Roma Tomelty
Cyril Otom/o: Sidney Cole
Stephen Grant: Kevin Flood
Liam Perry: Gerry McGrath
Connie Regan: Margaret D'Arcy
Fr Jimmy Blake: Dan Gordon
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BBC Radio 4 -1992-09-27
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Campanology by Derek Lister.
Rape: that is how Josef Bossowski sees the destruction of St Stephen's Church. It's too late to save the building, but what about the bell?
Director: Jane Morgan.
Josef Bossowski: Freddie Jones
Alex: Emma Gregory
The Recorder: Brett Usher
DS Daly: Michael McStay
Mother: Penelope Nice
Foreman: David Sinclair
Architect: Fraser Kerr
Peter Vivian: Mark Straker
Radio Presenter: Nigel Carrington
Vicar: Alan Barker
Bill Hughes: Alan Dudley
Duty Officer: Angus Wright
Brian: Milligan Himself
Dottie: Helena McCarthy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-29
14:30 - Tingle Factor
Dr Jonathan Miller is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest in the last programme of the series.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-03
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Lost for Words by Ken Blakeson.
Adam Lowell is a leading member of the Labour Party, and a man confidently tipped to be a future Prime Minister. But when Adam is struck down by an unpleasant and incurable illness - Motor Neurone Disease he finds himself facing a very uncertain future.
Director: Gordon House.
Adam: Nigel Anthony
Adam's Computer Voice: Kerry Shale
Penny: Elizabeth Mansfield
Jack: Logan Murray
Nurse O'Brien: Marcella Riordan
Marjorie: Sandra Clark
Andrew: Terence Edmond
Speaker: Peter Penry Jones
Delegate: Peter Penry Jones
Delegate: Andrew Wincott
Wendy: Theresa Streatfeild
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-04
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Englishman Abroad by Christopher Douglas. Douglas Jardine set out in the winter of 1932 with the avowed intent of destroying "those ruddy convicts" - the Australian cricket team. The tour became known as the Bodyline Tour and Jardine earned himself the hatred of every Australian. MCC
Producer ..........Jane Morgan.
Doughs Jardine .......... Michael Cochrane
Gubby Allen ..........Robert East
Bob Wyatt ..........Haydn Wood
Nawab of Palaudi .......... Sam Dastor
Harold Larwod .......... Michael Kitchen
Bill Voce ..........David Threlfall
Bill Bowes ..........Peter Joyce
Maurice Leyland.......... John Church
Prlham Warner.......... Robert Lang
Perrin ..........Patrick Barr
Higson .......... JohnBott
Bill Woodfull.......... Edmund Pegge
Don Bradman ..........Christopher Blake
Jack Fingleton.......... Nick Tate
Vic Richardson .......... Damon Sanders
Stan McCabe .......... Peter Dahlsen
Tim Wall .......... Graham Faulkner
Oxlade .......... Philip Dunbar
Jeanes .......... Gordon Reid
Jack Ryder .......... Gordon Gostelow
Allan Kippwc .......... Michael McStay
Alf Noble .......... Martin Friend
Gaumont British News .......... Christopher Douglas
Arthur Can .......... Stephen Thorne
Commander O'Sullimn .......... Michael Spice
George V ..........Brian Haines
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-06
14:30 - Mirrored in Music
A series of six programmes in wnicn Andrew Green invites distinguished musicians to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of their native countries. In the first programme, pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy talks about Russia and its music.
Producer Gillian Hush.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-10
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
A Season of Clear Shining
Nan Woodhouse 's story of a Quaker and a Catholic trying to reconcile their love and different beliefs in the intolerant world of 17th-century England.
Director .......... Tony Cliff.
Peg .......... Kathryn Hunt
Nathaniel .......... Neil Roberts
Margaret .......... Ann Rye
George .......... Russell Dixon
Priests .......... David Frederickson
Priests .......... Neville Barber
Justices .......... Gordon Rowe
Justices .......... Christopher Wilkinson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-11
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Man-Eater of Malgudi
A dramatisation of R K Narayan's humorous novel, set in a small Indian town. Nataraj and his friends find their lives ruined by the arrival of the monstrous Vasu.
Dramatised by William Ash
Director: Kay Patrick.
Nataraj: Sam Dastor
Sm: Harmage Singh Kalirai
Kavi: Rashid Karapiet
Sastri: Kaleem Janjua
Waste Paper Man: Amjad Saleem
Muthujlnspector: Paul Bazely
Kamala: Charubala Chokshi
Mahout: Amerjit Deu
Rangi: Shobu McAuley
Superintendent: Tariq Alibai
Ramaswami: Ayub Khan Din
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-13
14:30 - Mirrored in Music
Andrew Green invites the conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of his native country, France. Producer Gillian Hush.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-17
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
We Cast Four Shadows by RJ Gallagher.
A football coach, sent on an unexplained mission to a leading club, stumbles upon a major scandal and a threat of murder.
DSPascoe...Peter Wynne-Wilson.
DC Cafferty. Jonathan Deverall.
Director .......... Nigel Bryant.
Richie .......... John Telfer
Peter .......... Peter Meakin
Joanne .......... Mary Jo Randle
Ken Salthouse .......... Gerry Hinks
Michael Lee .......... Peter Whitman
Mark Morgan .......... Andy Hockley
Hazel .......... Christine McGowan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-18
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Cello and the Nightingale by Patricia Cleveland-Peck . Introduced and with music performed on the cello by Julian Lloyd Webber.
Starring Diana Quick as Beatrice Harrison.
Re-broadcast to coincide with the BBCs anniversary celebrations, this play is about cellist Beatrice Harrison , who in 1924 became world famous for a BBC live broadcast of a nightingale in her garden acocmpanying heronthecelh
Monica THERESA STREATFEILD Director Cherry Cookson. Sfereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)
Contributors
Patricia Cleveland-Peck
Julian Lloyd Webber.
Diana Quick
Beatrice Harrison.
Beatrice Harrison
Monica Theresa
Director .......... Cherry Cookson.
Captain West .......... Geoffrey Whitehead
Colonel Harrison .......... Garard Green
Mrs Harrison .......... Maxine Audley
Margaret .......... Kate Binchy
Mr Eckersley .......... Jonathan Adams
Cyril Scott .......... Kelth Drinkel
Mr Reith .......... Gordon Reid
Rex Palmer .......... Peter Penry Jones
Listener-In .......... Eric Allan
Child .......... Jill Lidstone
Madame Melba .......... Joanna Wake
Bates .......... John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-20
14:30 - Mirrored in Music
Andrew Green invites the conductor Libor Pesek to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of his native country, Czechoslovakia.
Producer Gillian Hush Stereo
Contributors
Andrew Green
Conductor: Libor Pesek
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-24
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Touching the Rock
John M Hull , Professor of Religion at Birmingham University, went blind at the age of 40 in 1980. This is his own account of the experience of blindness, dramatised by Jane Coles.
Piano played by Stuart Hutchinson Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
John M Hull
Dramatised By: Jane Coles.
Played By: Stuart Hutchinson
Director: Matthew Walters.
John: Denis Lill
Marilyn: Rosalind Thomas
Mother: Madge Ryan
Father: Jonathan Adams
Thomas/Sue: Sue Sheridan
Lizae/ABce: Melinda Walker
Alec: John Fleming
David: Michael Roberts
Creswet: John Webb
Thug/Whistler: David Holt
Fairy tale reader: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-25
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Rabbit Hunt by Mike Walker.
Steven idolises the local IRA members who have just returned from the Spanish Civil War. One summer afternoon he joins them for a rabbit hunt, but in his imagination he is fighting house-to-house in the streets of Barcelona.
Recorded on location in the Dublin mountains.
Music by Elizabeth Parker
Director Shaun MacLoughlin A BBC/RTE co-production Stereo
Contributors
Mike Walker.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Steven: Hugh O'Connor
Maire: Hilary Cahill
Gran: Pegg Monahan
Mick: Breandan O'Duill
Frank: Liam O'Callaghan
Father Burn: Ivan Hanly
Girl: Collette Proctor
Torrance: Jim Reid
Tomas: Dan Reardon
Ray: Garvan McGrath
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-27
14:30 - Mirrored in Music
Andrew Green invites the conductor Vernon Handley to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of Great Britain
Producer Gillian Hush
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-31
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Yaxley's Cat
A play for Hallowe'en by Robert Westall.
Nothing in Sepp Yaxley's cottage had been touched since the day he disappeared. For Rose and her children, a perfect place for a holiday adventure. Until the cat turned up.
Director .......... Nigel Bryant.
Rose .......... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Jane .......... Susan Mann
Tim .......... Richard Pearce
Vicar .......... Jonathan Wyatt
Miss Yaxky .......... Patience Tomlinson
Nathan Gotobed .......... Peter Tudoenham
Jack Sydenham .......... Graham Howes
Shopkeeper/Doctor .......... Jo Kendall
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-01
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The House at Number 9 Rue Fleurie by Jackie Kohnstamm.
With Harry Towb as Mr Zilber who looks after Mrs Baum 's house in Monaco. One day he will have a proper family to look after.
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Jeanne: Jo Kendall
Rosa: Frances Jeaters
The Count: Harold Innocent
Giovanni: Ronald Herdman
Mario: Ben Onwukwe
German Officer: Alan Barker
Driver: Nigel Carrington
Mrs Baum: Maxine Audley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-03
14:30 - Mirrored in Music
Andrew Green invites the pianist Joaquin Achucarro to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of his country, Spain
Producer Gillian Hush.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-07
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Facts Speak for Themselves
A thumbprint is all that stands between prison and freedom for Robert Holland , but can his barrister find an explanation which will satisfy the jury?
Author Mark Leech , winner of an Arthur Koestler Award for writing from prisoners, brings his own experience to his first radio play.
Director: Ned Chaillet.
Michael Hamilton: Struan Rodger
Robert Holland: Larry Dann
Enyd Davies: Meg Davies
Alan McDonald: Steve Hodson
Valerie Palmer: Kate Binchy
James Langley: Keith Drinkel
Judge McGee: Eric Allan
Paul Bates: Matthew Morgan
Eric Jones: Philip Anthony
David Logan: Nicholas Murchie
Clerk of Court: John Webb
Prison Officer: Jonathan Tafler
Police Dispatch: Melanie Hudson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-08
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Almost Always African by Anne Caulfield.
Lenny Henry stars in this comedy about cultural cross purposes and the music industry. When
Moses Biama , a Gambian musician, is invited to London to record an album with Frank, a fading English rock star; things don't develop in the way Frank had planned.
Music: Dominique Le Gendre The Hit Single by Neil Arthur and Joe Hagan
Director: Paul Schlesinger.
Moses: Lenny Henry
Frank: Bill Nighy
Moses' Brother: Curtis Walker
Binta: Joy Elias-Rilwan
Fatima: Donna Croll
Tara: Joanna Myers
Jack: James Greene
Journalist: Mark Straker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-10
14:30 - Mirrored in Music
Andrew Green invites the conductor Leonard Slatkin to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of his native country, the United States of America.
Producer Gillian Hush.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-14
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Hay Fever
The Bliss family are ultra-bohemian and have "weekends". This time they have each invited a guest without telling one another. Result .......... mayhem! Noel Coward 's famous comedy is introduced by Sheridan Morley.
Director .......... Leslie Lawton.
Judith Bliss .......... Judi Dench
David Bliss .......... Michael Williams
Richard Greatham .......... Geoffrey Palmer
Myra Arundel .......... Celia Imrie
Jackie Coryton .......... Patricia Brake
Sandy Tyrell .......... Christopher Blake
Simon Bliss .......... Patrick Pearson
Sorel Bliss .......... Alison Reid
Qara .......... Patricia Hayes
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-15
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Vampirella
This gothic tale of Count Dracula's daughter was the first play written for radio by Angela Carter , who died earlier this year, and is one of three plays being broadcast this week in tribute to her.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Ba 'athory: Anna Massey
Count Dracula, Sawney Beane and Henri Blot: David March
Hero: Richard O'Callaghan
Mrs Beane: Betty Hardy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-17
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
In the first of a new series, with soprano Kiri te Kanawa.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-21
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Alibi for a Judge
A comedy by Felicity Douglas and Henry Cecil from his book, with Basil Dawson.
An attractive woman enlists the help of an elderly judge, who had convicted her husband of robbery, in an attempt to prove his innocence. It is not certain, however, how innocent her motives are.
Directed by .......... John Tydeman.
Mr Justice Carstairs .......... Andrew Cruickshank
Lesley Burford .......... Amanda Grinung
Thomas Empton QC .......... Aubrey Woods
Mr Hunt .......... Jonathan Scott
William Burford .......... Trader Faulkner
Mr Bell .......... Peter Howell
Supt Neale .......... Michael Shannon
Ernest Mott .......... Clifford Norgate
Mr Campbell .......... Hector Ross
Mrs Campbell .......... Carole Boyd
Joe .......... Michael Burlington
Inspector Martin .......... Anthony Smee
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-22
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Micky Just Smiles by Mark Power.
Insurance assessment is what Micky does for a living. Taking risks in his own life is what he does for fun. One day it's no fun any more ...
Director: Andy Jordan.
Robbie: Clive Mantle
Micky: Philip Aldridge
Doug: Russell Boulter
Joe: Norman Eshley
Colly: Andrea Gibb
Ruth: Janet Rawson
Lisa: Alison Sterling
Maggie: Caroline Harrington
PC Grimes: Christopher Eshley
Sergeant: Esmond Redeout
PC: Ric Jerrom
George: Ric Jerrom
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BBC Radio 4 -1992-11-24
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with Julian Fifer and Martha Caplin - founder and leader of the conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-28
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Randle's Scandals by Trevor Hoyle.
After colliding with a Blackpool tram in his Lagonda, Lancashire's famous comedian, Frank Randle , was admitted to hospital ... for psychiatric observation. Hoyle's play follows sessions with his doctor which take Frank back to his childhood in Wigan.
With Joseph Vickers , Paul Bray and Kelvin Fletcher
Director .......... Tony Cliff.
Frank Randle .......... Keith Clifford
Queenie .......... Melissa Jane Sinden
Gus Aubrey .......... Russell Dixon
Peggy .......... Saskia Downes
Doctor .......... Malcolm Raeburn
Rhoda Hughes .......... Julie Corrigan
Arthur Hughes .......... Richard Pattenden
Tommy .......... Peter Groves
Brennan .......... Alan Sykes
John Capstack .......... John Branwell
H Barnes Esq .......... John Jardine
Magistrate .......... Glyn Morrow
PC Gray .......... Colin Meredith
Prosecuting Counsel .......... Michael Duggan
Irish PC .......... James Quinn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-29
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
The Dollar Princess by Kate Parker.
At the turn of the century, Consuelo Vanderbilt was forced to marry the Duke of Marlborough and spent years at Blenheim Palace pining for her American love.
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Consuelo: Shelley Thompson
Sunny: Michael Cochrane
Alva: Kate Harper
Winthrop: Stuart Milligan
Jacques: Peter Penry Jones
Lady Blandford: Joanna Wake
Dowager Duchess: Joan Mattheson
Lucy/Gladys: Elizabeth Kelly
Lady Paget/Sarah: Ann Windsor
Miss Harper/Lilian: Theresa Streatpeild
Bates/Roberts: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-01
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
on the subject of music for the dance, with ballet conductor Barry Wordsworth and repetiteur Philip Gammon.
Producer Michael Emery
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-05
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The Rector's Daughter -
A dramatisation by Simon Gray of the novel by F M Mayor.
With Julie Covington as Mary Jocelyn, Bernard Hepton as Canon Jocelyn and James Laurenson as Robert Herbert.
Mary Jocelyn lived her life caring for others, and in particular for her widowed father. But she cried out for something more, and even those close to her were surprised by the depth of her emotions.
Director Jane Morgan.
Kalhy Herbert .......... Sophie Thompson
Dora .......... Jane Whittenshaw
Ruth .......... Siriol Jenkins
Lady Meryton .......... Joanna Wake
Clmtdia .......... Kate Binchy
Mrs Herbert .......... Gudrun Ure
Usbia .......... Melinda Walker
Captain Stokes .......... Keith Drinkel
With David Learner. Matthew Morgan. Alison Reid and Theresa Streatfeild. Pianist Mary Nash.
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BBC Radio 4 -1992-12-06
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse - A Matter of Sex
by Nick Stafford.
James and Abigail lived an outwardly conventional married life in early 19th century London. On his death, James was found to be a woman and a public scandal followed. Director Claire Grove.
James Allen: Anna Sawa
Older Abigail: Patricia Hayes
Younger Abigail: Diane Bull
Peapok: Terence Edmond
Matilde: Sylvester Morand
Job: Colin McFarlane
Colly Mutton: Gudrun Ure
Maddy Ford: Joanna Myers
Jimmy Giblet: Roger Watkins
Tommy Twattle: Peter Gunn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-08
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
with two musicians for whom a creative partnership is also a family relationship: duo pianists Isabel Beyer and Harvey Dagul.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-12
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
The King's General
The heroine of Daphne du Maurier 's classic love story set during the English Civil War is the beautiful Honor Harris, crippled in a riding accident, yet loved for ever by Sir Richard Grenville , the King's General in the West.
Dramatised by Michelene Wandor
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Honor: Cathryn Harrison
Sir Richard Grenville: Roger Allam
Matty: Carolyn Pickles
Robin Harris: Philip Sully
Gartred: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Young Dick: Gary King
Older Dick: David Thorpe
Jonathan Rashleigh: Peter Penry Jones
Mary Rashleigh: Slly Edwards
Lord Robartes: Jonathan Adams
William Rashleigh/Colonel: John Fleming
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-13
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Grace and Favour
Are you an unbeliever if you don't go to church? Grace doesn't think so, but in Richard Everett 's heart-warming play her faith is put to the test.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Grace: Brenda Bruce
Frances: Sarah Badel
Liz: Siriol Jenkins
Robert: Andrew Wincott
Donald: Graham Crowden
Young Grace: Victoria Carling
Frank: Robert Portal
Ruth: Ann Windsor
Gran: Gudrun Ure
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-15
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
and looks at the world of English folk songs and its singers, with collector John Howson and archivist Malcolm Taylor.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-19
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
Martin Conisby 's Vengeance by Jeffery Farnol.
Martin Conisby becomes involved with more pirates, more battles, jealousy, misunderstandings and an unexpected reconciliation. All packed into this adventurous dramatisation, a self-contained sequel to last Monday's Black Bartlemy's Treasure.
Dramatised by Michael Bartlett. Director Glyn Dearman.
Martin Conisby .......... Steven Pacey
Adam Penfeather .......... Sean Barrett
Joan Brandon .......... Julia Swift
Joanna .......... Siriol Jenkins
Sir Richard Brandon .......... John Mofatt
Don Federigo .......... Nigel Anthony
Resolution Day .......... John Baddeley
Valdez .......... David Holt
Job .......... David Thorpe
Diccon .......... Philip Anthony
Belvedere .......... John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-20
14:30 - Christmas Spirits
Eight plays "to haunt thy days And chill thy dreaming nights" (Keats) 1: The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain. Charles Dickens ' last Christmas story, about a man tormented by his past.
Dramatised by Jill Brooke; producer Glyn Dearman
Director - Kay Patrick.
Redlaw / 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 Tetterby: Timothy Bateson
Sophia Tetterby: Maxine Audley
Johnny Tetterby: Stuart Heath
Adolphus Tetterby Jnr: Winston Eade
Denham: Andrew Wincott
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-22
14:30 - Richard Baker Compares Notes
at Winchester Cathedral with David Hill - the cathedral organist - and choir members
Francis Pott and James Goodman , as the cathedral prepares for its Christmas celebrations.
Producer Michael Emery.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-26
14:30 - Saturday Playhouse
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
P D James's first novel to feature her female detective Cordelia Gray. An eminent scientist hires her to discover why his son committed suicide. Dramatised by Neville Teller. Director - Matthew Walters.
Cordelia: Judi Bowker
Miss Leaming: Anna Massey
Sir Ronald: Robert Lang
Inspector/Berne: Michael Turner
Coroner: James Greene
Eleanor Markland: Maxine Audley
Mrs Markland/Mrs Gladwyn: Elizabeth Kelly
Major Markland/Benskin: Ian Lindsay
Miss Sparshott: Jenny Howe
Sgt Marshall: Nigel Carrington
Horsfall: Brett Usher
Hugo: Andrew Branch
Sophie: Joanna Myers
Isabelle: Edita Brychta
Nanny Pilbeam: Barbara Atkinson
Bottley/Commissioner: Timothy Bateson
Dalgliesh: Timothy Carlton
Davie: David Bannerman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-27
14:30 - Sunday Playhouse
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley 's 1931 masterpiece foresaw a world 600 years hence where procreation would be by test tube, and emotions drug-controlled.
Dramatised by Stephen Mulrine. Music .......... Wilfredo Acosta
Director Marilyn Imrie.
The Savage .......... Gary Cady
Mustapha Mond .......... Jack Klaff
Lenina Crowne .......... Moir Leslie
Bernard Marx .......... Jonathan Tafler
Linda .......... Frances de la Tour
Helmholtz Watson .......... Sean Pertwee
Director of Hatcheries .......... Hugh Dickson
Henry Foster .......... Nlgel Carrington
Fanny Crowne .......... Jane Whittenshaw
The President of Worship .......... Susan Sheridan
Benito Hoover .......... Andrew Wincott
The Headmistress of Eton .......... Petra Markham
The Archsongster of Canterbury .......... Timothy Carlton
Primo Mellon .......... Mark Straker
The Nurse .......... Joanna Myers
The Boy .......... Richard Pearce
The Spanish Guide .......... Walter Acosta
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AFTERNOON PLAYS

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

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14-00 - Radio 4 - 1992
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-01

14:00 - Marching
How does a man manage when he has to bring up his young daughter alone?
By Don Haworth.
Director: Kay Patrick.
Jenny: Susan Sheridan
Arthur: Cliff Howells
Sam Crabbe: Geoffrey Banks
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-02

14:00 - Symphonic Variations
Cesar Franck , the "saint" of French music, was an accomplished, conventionally married composer of organ works - until his 50s, when he met the young Irish composer Augusta Holmes. It was then that his music started to become profoundly sensual....
By Bruce Stewart.
Piano Christopher Northam.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Franck: Nigel Anthony
Felicite: Karen Ford
Augusta: Carolyn Backhouse
Saint Saëns: Bill Walus
Gounod: Bruce Stewart
Leclerq: Christian Rodska
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-03

14:00 - The Beach of Falesa
Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of a South Seas trader who goes through hell and back to escape a devilish taboo.
Dramatised by Robert Forrest
Director: Patrick Rayner
Wiltshire: Kenneth Cranham
Case: Struan Rodger
Randall: Neville Barber
Uma: Anne Lacey
Tarleton: Nicholas Gilbrook
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-06

14:00 - The Hunter and the Hill
From engineering student to one of the great names in world literature....
Tom Wright 's play is based on the diaries and writings of Robert Louis Stevenson, of his mother and his wife Fanny.
Director: Hamish Wilson
Robert Louis Stevenson: Paul Young
Mrs Stevenson: Colette O'Neill
Fanny: Diana Olsson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-07

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Bamstaple
In Neil McKay 's bitter-sweet comedy, Marion is haunted by lies. Driven by grief, she undertakes a journey that will force a confrontation with the truth.
Director Susan Hogg.
Marion: Gwen Taylor
Jude: Alison Steadman
Paul: Wayne Foskett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-08

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
I Six stories featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's immortal detective. 1: Silver Blaze
The favourite for the Wessex cup has disappeared, and his trainer lies dead on Dartmoor.
Dramatised by Bert Coules
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Colonel Ross: Jack May
Insp Gregory: Terence Edmond
Straker: Fraser Kerr
Mrs Straker: Susan Sheridan
Brown: Brett Usher
Simpson: Nigel Carrington
Ned: Mark Straker
Edith: Petra Markham
Violin Leonard Friedman.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-09

14:00 - A Matter of Sex
An East End love story based on true events, By Nick Stafford.
Starring Patricia Hayes. James and Abigail lived an outwardly conventional married life in early 19th-century London. But on his death, James was found to be a woman. A public scandal followed ...
Director: Claire Grove.
James Allen: Anna Savva
Older Abigail: Patricia Hayes
Younger Abigail: Diane Bull
Peapole: Terence Edmond
Mistress# (?): Sylvester Morand
Job: Colin McFarlane
Colly Mutton: Gudrun Ure
Maddy Ford: Joanna Myers
Jimmy Giblet: Roger Watkins
Tommy Twattle: Peter Gunn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-10

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Betrothed
A four-part dramatisation of Alessandro Manzoni 's novel 1: The Wedding
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-13

14:00 - A Day by the Sea
In N C Hunter's 1953 play, the loves, hopes and fears of a Dorset family are explored over a few short hours.
Adapted by Mollie Greenhalgh
Director ..........Graham Gauld.
Laura Anson ..........Wendy Hiller
DrFarley ..........Michael Hordern
Frances Farrar.......... Barbara Leigh Hunt
Julian Anson.......... Richard Pasco
David Anson ..........Alan Wheatley
Miss Mathieson.......... Elizabeth Kelly
William Gregson.......... Ronald Herdman
Humphrey Caldwell.......... Fraser Kerr
Elinor .......... JaneWhittenshaw
Toby ..........Danielle Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-14

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Simon
By Trevor Smith. Simon is a solicitor and cares for his clients. But who cares for Simon?
This play was a winner in the 1990 Radio Times Drama Awards.
Director: Alan Drury.
Receptionist: Emma Fielding
Nigel: Mark Straker
Matron: Melanie Hudson
Ivy: Siriol Jenkins
Mr Homer: Brett Usher
Tom: Colin McFarlane
Fiona: Joanna Myers
Mrs Wilmer: Auriol Smith
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-15

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
2: The Yellow Face
A hideous apparition at a window is ruining the lives of an otherwise happily married couple.
Violin Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised by Gerry Jones (is this correct? - Ed)
Director Enyd Williams.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Grant Munro: Mark Straker
Effie Munro: Helena Breck
Mrs Hudson: Joan Matheson
Maid: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-16

14:00 - Manikudlak and the Bear
Part of Radio 4's Northern Lights festival.
An old Inuit takes his sulky great-nephew hunting in the wilds of eastern Greenland. Their canoe journey becomes a mystic adventure.
By Chris Galer.
Manikudlak... Meredith Edwards.
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Boy: Marc Heatley
Bajare: Islwyn Morris
Mother: Peggy Mason
Seamother: Ella Hood
Sister: Anna Linstrum
Danes: David Acton, David Bateson, Daniel Roddick.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-17

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Betrothed
A four-part adaptation of Alessandro Manzoni 's novel. 2: The Escape
As Renzo and Lucia flee for safety, a furious Don Rodrigo demands to know how they could possibly have escaped from his clutches.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-20

14:00 - The Labyrinth Makers
Another in the occasional series of dramatisations of Gold and Silver Dagger Award winning crime novels. Anthony Price's tale of treasure, treachery and unexpected romance stars John Stride as Dr David Audley and Paula Wilcox as Faith.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-21

14:00 - Thirty Minute Theatre
Touchwood Tinderbox
Newgate Jai[, 1666: two prisoners are condemned to death. Is there no escape? By Heten Slavin.
Director - David Blount.
Hony Chesterblade: Ian Targett
Betty/Dan: Jane Slav!n
JudgelFather: Brett Usher
Clerk ofthe Court: John Church
(name indecipherable)... Netl Roberts
Rogue Kittredge/John Blair: Eric Allan
Georgiana: Joanna Myers
Jailer/Vicar: Ronald Herdman
(name indecipherable): Anne Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-22

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Six stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyte.
3: The Stockbroker's Clerk
A young clerk is offered a post beyond his wildest dreams....
Violin Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised by Denys Hawthorne. Producer: Enyd Williams
Holmes: Clive Mermson
Watson: Michael Williams
Name indecipherable... Jonathan Tafler
Name indecipherable Sean Barrett
Insp Gabriel: Nigel Carrington
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-23

14:00 - The Music Teacher
A new term and a new music teacher for Debbie - Mr Hall is young and exciting and makes her feel special. Could she be special to him?
By Guy Slater.
Piano Mary Nash.
Director: Sue Wilson.
Debbie: Joanna Myers
Heather: Emma Gregory
Mr Hall: Paul Clarkson
Mrs Lewis: Auriol Smith
MissCumming: Ann Windsor
Mrs Eggar/Chairwoman: Elizabeth Kelly
MissO'Brien: Katharine Barker
Chief Education Officer: James Greene
Sandy: Susan Sheridan
Boy: Richard Pearce
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-24

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Betrothed
A four-part dramatisation of Alessandro Manzoni 's novel.
3: The Capture
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-27

14:00 - O'Rourke's First Case
John O'Rourke is made redundant at 40. So he applies to the Enterprise Allowance Board in Liverpool for a £40-a-week grant to set up in business as a private detective. In no time at all he is caught up in the world of modern art, drug dealing and shoot-outs on container ships.
By Vincent Mc Inerney.
Just Another Night - written and sung by Vincent McInerney, Steve Wright (guitar), Dave Dover (bass) and Steve Bartley (percussion). Director Shaun MacLoughlin
John .......... Ken Cumberlidge
MrO'Rourke .......... Richard Tate
Chris .......... Maureen Obrien
InspCrust .......... James Ellis
Curly .......... Dominic Rickhards
Mrs Rate .......... June Barrie
RonnieRate .......... Eric Allan
Bogger .......... David Goudge
Minty .......... Bill Monks
Captain .......... Jonathan Nibbs
Bar person .......... Ian Targett
Scratcher .......... David Learner
Operator .......... Mary Onellor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-28

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Out of School
The arrival of a new boy, Nadeem, brings to boiling point the tension and prejudice simmering in a school. By Diana Griffiths.
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Rachel: Siriol Jenkins
Nadeem: Ranjit Krishnamma
Diane: Lorraine Cole
Miss: Erica Eirian
Sajid: Neeraj Budhwani
Asad: Andrew Lewis
Class: Karin Jane Diamond
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-29

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Six stories featuring
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
4: The "Gloria Scott "
Holmes's first case, from his undergraduate days: a cruel tale of blackmail and mutiny at sea.
Violin Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised by Vincent Me Inerney
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Sherlock Holmes
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Victor: Simon Treves
Trevor: Terence Edmond
Armitaie: Nigel Carrington
Captain: Charles Millham
Hudson: Eric Allan
Rev Wilson: Mark Straker
Prendergast: Alan Barker
Doctor: Fraser Kerr
Maid: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-30

14:00 - Australian In Donegal
An Australian discovers the real story of his ancestors 150 years before.
By Harry Barton.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan.
John GeorgeAdair: Jp McHenna
Cornelia Adair: Aine McCartney
Donald: Gordon Fulton
Mrs Murray/Man: Stella McCusker
Rankin: Walter McMonagle
PoliceSgt: Michael Gormley
Rector: Anthony Finigan
James McSweeney: Joe McPartland
Father McFadden: Lalor Roddy
Constable: Stuart Graham
Workman: Aidan Hamilton
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-31

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Betrothed
The last of a four-part dramatisation of Alessandro Manzoni 's novel.
The Plague
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-03

14:00 - A Date in September
Schoolteacher Brendan Bell decides to turn the clock back 50 years when he sets out on a quest to find the childhood gang of his evacuation days in the Lakes. By Alex Ferguson.
Director: Dave Sheasby.
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
Vanessajohnson: Anne Orwin
Hannah Brady: Valm Clane
Fireman: David Begg
Lawrence: Simon Henderson
Nutty: Catherine Stobbart
Spider: Darren Watkin
Brengun: Anthony Morley
Billie Lewthwaite: Christopher Ashton
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-04

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Fishing Rights
Guess who's coming to dinner. Eddie Cook , self-made man, and his wife Jenn believe just their neighbours - the Beaumonts. However, they are taken by surprise when unexpected visitors arrive. By Roderick Graham.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
Contributors
Eddie Cook
By: Roderick Graham.
Director: Tracey Neale.
Eddie: Terence Edmond
Jem: Theresa Streatfeild
Jojo: Christopher Villiers
Mag: Joanna Myers
Mick: Charles Millham
Dill: Siriol Jenkins
Charles: Brett Usher
Marjorie: Irene Sutcliffe
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-05

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Six stories featuring
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
5: The Musgrave Ritual Holmes recalls one of his earliest cases, involving a ritual which has been in a noble family since the 17th century.
Violin Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Contributors
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Musgrave Ritual
Violin: Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised By: Peter MacKie
Director: Enyd Williams.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Reginald Musgrave: Robert Daws
Brunton: David Bannerman
Rachel: Eluned Jones
Sgt Harriss: Michael Kilgarriff
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-06

14:00 - Is There Anybody There?
In Gerry Jones 's play a man returns home to a strangely empty house and finds that his world has suddenly crashed around him. What will he do?
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Gerry Jones
Director: Martin Jenkins.
John: Ronald Pickup
Susan: Carole Boyd
Alan: Eric Allan
Mark: Terence Edmond
Alice: Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-07

14:00 - Classic Serial
Under Western Eyes
A two-part dramatisation of Joseph Conrad 's novel. l:St Petersburg, 1911. Revolutionary activity is on the increase and, much against his will, Razumov is drawn into the thick of it.
Stereo
Contributors
Joseph Conrad
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-10

14:00 - Scattering Day
Two young Irish singers meet: Aidan is part of the folk-rock revival and Joe is a traditional singer from Sligo. There's friendship and respect until their careers and affections diverge. By Patrick Carroll.
Guitarist for songs AlanCooke.
Additional music (trad)
Arty McGlynn ,
Cathal Hayden and Donna Hewson. Director Pam Brighton Stereo
Contributors
By: Patrick Carroll.
Arty McGlynn
Cathal Hayden
Donna Hewson.
Director: Pam Brighton
Aidan: Adrian Dunbar
Joe: John Keegan
Maurice: Tony Doyle
Nandy: Gerard McSorley
Patsey: Sean Rocks
Annie: Jane Whittenshaw
Colin: Eric Allan
Davidge: Alan Barker
Dr Booth: David Bannerman
Megan: Joanna Myers
Compere: Richard Pearce
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-11

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Man in the Paper Mask
Helen, a young widow with twin stepchildren, wants to start a new relationship but the devious pair plan otherwise. By David Marshall. Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Contributors
By: David Marshall.
Director: Richard Wortley
Alastair: Richard Pearce
Caroline: Siriol Jenkins
Helen: Joanna Myers
Jim: Paul Greenwood
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-12

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The last of a series of six stories featuring
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
The Reigate Squires Burglary and violent death among the Surrey gentry, as Holmes tries to convalesce from overwork.
Leonard Friedman (violin) Dramatised by Robert Forrest Director Patrick Rayner Stereo
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Contributors
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Violin: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised By: Robert Forrest
Director: Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Insp Forrester: Peter Davison
Mr Cunningham: Roger Hammond
Alec Cunningham: Struan Rodger
Acton: Terence Edmond
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-13

14:00 - Grace and Favour
Are you an unbeliever if you don't go to church?
Grace doesn't think so, but in Richard Everett 's heart-warming play, her faith is put to the test.
Director Glyn Dearman , Stereo
Contributors
Richard Everett
Director: Glyn Dearman
Grace: Brenda Bruce
Frances: Sarah Badel
Liz: Siriol Jenkins
Robert: Andrew Wincott
Donald: Graham Crowden
YoungGrace: Victoria Carling
Frank: Robert Portal
Ruth: Ann Windsor
: Gran Gudrunure
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-14

14:00 - Classic Serial
Under Western Eyes
A two-part dramatisation of Joseph Conrad 's novel.
2: Geneva, 1911: Razumov is forced to spy on a group of exiled revolutionaries, among whom he meets the sister of the man he betrayed.
Stereo
Contributors
Joseph Conrad
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-17

14:00 - Ratking
The 1988 Gold Dagger award-winning crime novel by Michael Dibdin. Stereo
Contributors
Novel By: Michael Dibdin.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-18

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Reasons for Dancing
A comedy by Neil McKay. Grace, known as "Disgrace" to most people, is an outrageous 74-year-old. She decides to take young Colin under her wing - with hilarious consequences.
Producer Susan Hogg Stereo
Contributors
Comedy By: Neil McKay.
Producer: Susan Hogg
Grace: Brenda Bruce
Colin: Wayne Foskett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-19

14:00 - The Gloriana Murder Mystery
No wonder the lifestyle of Elizabeth I was an enigma! As in a medieval tabloid, Mortice Deadlock now tells all....
By Michael Payne.
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Contributors
By: Michael Payne.
Director: Enyd Williams.
MorticeDeaalock: David Thorpe
Lucia: Danielle Allan
Dona Lopez: Alexandra Bastedo
Don Lopez: Norman Jones
Magistrate: Preston Lockwood
Pike: Eric Allan
Earlof Essex: Robert Portal
Kit Marlowe: Ronald Herdman
Frazer: Terence Edmond
Rosie: Auriol Smith
Historical expert: Peter Penry Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-20

14:00 - Today We'll Finish Keats
Teaching in Room 5 is Mr RT ("Tinker") Bell, going in his idiosyncratic way through the Great
Poets; meanwhile, in the outside world, the Suez crisis looms.
By Colin Douglas.
Director Patrick Rayner Stereo
Contributors
By: Colin Douglas.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Mr Bell: Paul Young
Maclean: Leonard O'Malley
Morton: Kenneth Glenaan
Trotter: Simon Donald
BossMacBean: John Buick
Carol: Hilary MacLean
Hislop: Martin McCardie
MacNaughton: David MacKay
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-21

14:00 - Classic Serial
Buddenbrooks:
The Decline of a Family Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-24

14:00 - Last Call
A trawler is heading for almost certain disaster. The crew are given the chance to say goodbye to families and loved ones.
By Geraldine McCaughrean.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
By: Geraldine McCaughrean.
Director: Tony Cliff.
Skipper: David Calder
Bedells JOHN: Graham Cavies
Sparks: Neale McGrath
Sally: Nita Gale
White Horse: Robin Polley
Allan: Mark Spalding
Thomas: David Williams
Paul/Priest: Paul Downing
Milosch: Malcolm Raeburn
Cathal: Martin Buchan
Harry: Edward Peel
Ruth: Barbara Marten
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-25

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Jesus Man
Jenny and Martin don't object to their central-heating repair man trying to convert them. But they draw the line at him trying to convince Jenny that Martin is an adulterer.
A moral comedy by David Stafford.
Director Peter Kavanagh Stereo
Contributors
Comedy By: David Stafford.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Jenny: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Martin: Keith Drinkel
Henry Sloper: John Webb
Paula: Jenny Howe
Captain Buckeridge: Jonathan Adams
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-26

14:00 - Fair Exchange
In Wally K Daly 's comedy, Paul and Bunny undergo a mind-boggling transformation following a clash of heads at a wedding reception.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Wally K Daly
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Paul Hardwick: Nigel Anthony
Bunny: Shelley Thompson
David (her husband): David Bannerman
Greta (a medium): Rosalie Crutchley
Faye: Norma Ronald
Managing director: Norman Jones
Doreen: Joanna Myers
Peter: Andrew Wincott
James: Eric Allan
Hotel manager: Fraser Kerr
Proctor: Brett Usher
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-27

14:00 - The Raspberry Garden
Peter is a compulsive philanderer challenged only by Fanny, the young daughter of his current lover, who has strange experiences in the Raspberry Garden. By Judith Armstrong.
Music Stuart Gordon.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Contributors
By: Judith Armstrong.
Music: Stuart Gordon.
Director: Andy Jordan.
Fanny: Jane Hartoch
Peter: Steve Hodson
Moira: Jane Slavin
Woman: Amanda Redman
Father: Ronald Herdman
Kiddle PETER: Penry Jones
Nurse: Angela Newmarch
Young Peter: Ben Wood
Youngboys: Zamon Connis
Youngboys: Lian Connis,
Youngboys: Ross Butler
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-28

14:00 - Classic Serial
Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family
The second of a six-part adaptation of Thomas Mann 's novel. Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Mann
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-02

14:00 - Unman, Wittering and Zigo
In Giles Cooper 's play, John Ebony , a keen new teacher, is informed by his sinister young charges that they have murdered his predecessor.
Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Contributors
Giles Cooper
John Ebony
Director .......... Richard Wortley
John Ebony .......... Geoffrey Collins
Nadia Ebony .......... Miriam Margolyes
Cary Farthingale .......... Robert Lang
Headmaster .......... Hugh Dickson
Cuthbun (a clever little boy) .......... Paul Hawkins
Cloistermouth (a good little boy) .......... John Holmes
Orris (a boy who is good at French) .......... Mark Straker
Bungabine (a buffoon of a boy) .......... Michael Jenner
Unman (a tiresome boy) .......... Alex Bullion
Lipstrob (a lout of a boy) .......... Adam Godley
Aggeridge (an athletic boy) .......... Stephen Garlick
Terhew (an interesting boy) .......... Michael O'Keeffe
Wittering (a wretched little boy) .......... Hayden Parsey
Trinik(aflyboy) .......... Andrew O'Brien
Mr Winstanley .......... William Eedle
Mrs Winstanley .......... Ellen McIntosh
Inspector .......... Jon Strickland
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-03

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Quick, the Dead and the Undecided
Starkey has always been the perfect butler. But recently, his standards have been slipping - to a dangerous degree.
A comedy by R Jones.
Director Jane Dauncey Stereo
Contributors
Comedy By: R Jones.
Director: Jane Dauncey
Starkey: John Warner
Madam: Elizabeth Morgan
Sir: Bernard Latham
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-04

14:00 - My Uncle Freddie
Alex Ferguson 's second trilogy set in Jarrow in the hungry
30s. It starts with the sad story of how an American business offer to rescue Jarrow is spurned by Stanley Baldwin , and how Uncle Freddie rescues a baby called Scargill for a future in history.
Director Dave Sheasby Stereo
Contributors
Alex Ferguson
Stanley Baldwin
Director: Dave Sheasby
Lecky: Simon Henderson
Alex: Alex Ferguson
Uncle Freddie: Art Davies
Auntie Bella: Belinda Chapman
Mam: Val McLane
Dad: Rod Arthur
TVosperSalt: John Graham Davies
MrBell: Peter Bell
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-05

14:00 - The Frightful Thing
A woman learns to face tragedy when in vitro fertilisation goes wrong and her baby son is born with a genetic disease.
By Neil Shenton.
Director Michael Fox. Stereo
Contributors
By: Neil Shenton.
Director: Michael Fox.
Dave: Russell Dixon
Anna: Amelia Bulmore
Newman: John Branwell
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-06

14:00 - Classic Serial
Buddenbrooks: The
Decline of a Family Thomas Mann 's novel, adapted in six episodes.
3: The firm of Buddenbrooks has been shaken by a misfortune which cost it
80,000 marks at one blow. The Consul has no sooner made good this situation than he learns that his daughter's husband, Grunlich, is insolvent. Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Mann
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-09

14:00 - Arcady
Amid the frenzy of gathering new wealth in the 1980s, Malcolm and Liz also acquire a vast old house infested with strange, inexplicable sounds and voices.
By Guy Meredith.
Director Ned Chaillet
Stereo
Contributors
By: Guy Meredith.
Director: Ned Chaillet
Liz: Harriet Walter
Malcolm: Michael Kitchen
Karen: Jan Winters
Nick: Ben Onwukwe
Paul: Angus Wright
Security Guard/Billy: Terence Edmond
Curate: James Greene
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-10

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Jacob's Folly
The virgin and the whore; the wife and the mistress. Is the age-old divide a real one?
By Juliet Ace .
Piano played by Mary Nash.
Director Penny Gold Stereo
Contributors
By: Juliet Ace
Played By: Mary Nash.
The Wife: Jennie Linden
The Mistress: Paola Dionisotti
The Husband: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-11

14:00 - My Uncle Freddie
Alex Ferguson 's second trilogy set in Jarrow in the hungry 30s.
2: Young Lecky, in search of a present for his mam's birthday, gets into trouble over a missing sixpence.
Running away from home, he finds refuge at
Annie Stayshere 's chip shop and she, being a Romanov princess, has the very thing he's looking for.
Director Dave Sheasby. Stereo
Contributors
Alex Ferguson
Annie Stayshere
Director: Dave Sheasby.
Lccky: Simon Henderson
Alex: Alex Ferguson
Uncle Freddie: Art Davies
Auntie Ma: Belinda Chapman
Mam: Val McLean
Dad: Rod Arthur
Mrs Richardson: Alex Hall
Norman Richardson: Ross Dean
Annie Stayshcre: Christine Cox
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-12

14:00 - Butterflies Don't Count
Father Tom faces an agonising dilemma. A murderer pours out a tormented confession - but the secrets of the confessional can't be told. By Wally K Daly.
Director David Hitchinson. Stereo (Sequel on Saturday at 2.30pm)
Contributors
By: Wally K Daly.
Director: David Hitchinson.
Tom: Kevin Whately
Peter: Reginald Marsh
Penitent: Tony Haygarth
O'Neil: T P McKenna
May: Jill Shilling
Doctor: John Church
Mr James: Terence Edmond
Mrs James: Kate Binchy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-13

14:00 - Classic Serial
Buddenbrooks:
The Decline of a Family Thomas Mann 's novel adapted in six parts. Part 4.
Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Mann
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-16

14:00 - Market Forces
In Christopher Denys 's comedy, craftsmanship and pride in good work are taking a hammering from income tax and VAT - but the eponymous Wally is at hand.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
Christopher Denys
Director: Tony Cliff.
Ches Croft: Geoffrey Banks
Ern Bradshaw: Keith Clifford
Joe Clegg: Graham Colclough
Dorothy Croft: Lesley Nicol
Wally Clegg: Russell Dixon
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-17

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Wooden
Pear Gillian Plowman 's play uses prison as a metaphor to explore the lives of two people. Dan finds himself a free man, his debt to society paid. Madeleine, however, is trapped in the kind of prison from which she can never be released.
Director Sue Wilson
Stereo
Contributors
Pear Gillian Plowman
Madeleine: Anna Massey
Dan: Paul Slack
David: Timothy Carlton
Dan's Mother: Danielle Allan
Andrew: Andrew Wincott
Helen: Joanna Myers
Little Dan: George Rousso
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-18

14:00 - My Uncle Freddie
In the last part of Alex Ferguson 's trilogy, Uncle Freddie steals a tram to treat the poor folk to a seaside trip. On the way back they are joined by Leon Trotsky , in exile on Tyneside with his head full of revolution....
Director Dave Sheasby. Stereo
Contributors
Alex Ferguson
Leon Trotsky
Director: Dave Sheasby.
Lecky: Simon Henderson
Alex: Alex Ferguson
Uncle Freddie: Art Davies
Auntie Bella: Belinda Chapman
Mam: Val McLane
Dad/ Briall: Rod Arthur
Trammy Gordon/Barry: David Begg
Bronstein: Christopher Kent
Christina: Chloe Newsome
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-19

14:00 - Seven Years' Solitary
In 1949 Dr Edith Bone , aged 64, who had spent 30 years abroad, returned to her native Hungary. She was condemned to solitary confinement as a British spy - an experience she survived through an indomitable will and humour.
British ambassador...PETER COPLEY Dramatised from Edith Bone 's autobiography by Jonathan Smith. Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Contributors
Dr Edith Bone
Edith Bone
Jonathan Smith.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Edith: Maureen O'Brien
Hippo: Steve Hodson
Major: Bill Wallis
Colonel: Christian Rodska
Miklos: Jonathan Tafler
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-20

14:00 - Classic Serial
Buddenbrooks:The
Decline of a Family Part five of a six-part adaptation of Thomas Mann 's novel.
Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Mann
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-22
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-23

14:00 - The Wench Is Dead
Colin Dexter 's Inspector Morse tackles an unusual case in Guy Meredith's dramatisation of the 1989 Gold Dagger Winner for best crime novel. The
RSC's John Shrapnel plays Morse, in a case that finds him hospitalised and probing a crime that occurred over a century before.
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo
Contributors
Colin Dexter
Director: Ned Chaillet.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-24

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Whispers
Dave Simpson 's play explores the life of a politician with a wife and - discreetly - a mistress. When the mistress becomes pregnant, will it spell ruin? And how will the wife and the mistress react? Director Kay Patrick Stereo
Contributors
Dave Simpson
Director: Kay Patrick
Peter: Edward de Souza
Maureen: Ann Windsor
Amanda: Barbara Marten
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-25

14:00 - Bat and Ball
In Peter Stafford 's domestic comedy, young
Lizzie spends hours locked in the garden shed.
It's hard playing the greats of world cricket, even in your head, but it's even harder growing up in stifling small-town England.
Director Dave Sheasby. Stereo
Contributors
Peter Stafford
Director: Dave Sheasby.
Lizzie: Judy Brooke
Bill: Russell Dixon
Marge: Fenella Norman
Sarah: Lucia Laratonda
Ozae: Gerry Kersey
Jim: John Branwell
Keith: Matthew Sim
Mrs Bandy: Brenda Elder
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-26

14:00 - Three-Way Split
Close neighbours Karen and Dougie would seem to have little in common.
The truth proves bizarrely different.
By Rona Munro , recent winner of the Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright Award.
Director Stewart Conn. Stereo
Contributors
By: Rona Munro
Director: Stewart Conn.
Karen: Caroline Paterson
Dougie: Sandy Morton
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-27

14:00 - Classic Serial
Buddenbrooks: The
Decline of a Family The last of six episodes adapted from
Thomas Mann 's novel.
Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Mann
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-30

14:00 - Plain Facts in a Country Dress
In a small Cotswold village two stories of innocence versus corruption are interwoven one set 160 years ago and one today. By R E T Lamb. Director Shaun MacLoughiir) Stereo Rpt;
Contributors
7M: McHard Pearce
Mary: Susie Brann
Will: Brendan Charleson
Tom: Dom!n!c Taylor
Ezra: Anthony Jackson
Rector: Paul Nicholson
Sir Edmund: Peter Copley
Chapman: William Eedle
Roberts: Nigel Carrington
Benning: Ian Lindsay
Curlidge: Andrew H!lton
Carol: Phyllida Nash
Downing: Eric Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-31

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre High Flyer
Who'd guess that high-flyer salesman Phil had such a long way to fall?
By Craig Warner.
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo
Contributors
By: Craig Warner.
Director: Richard Wortley.
Phil Brown: Mick Ford
Buster: William Hope
Mrs Zelski: Irene Sutcliffe
Fin: David Sinclair
Nikos: Clarence Smith
Harry: Robert Portal
Des: David Bannerman
Pauline: Ann Windsor
Jackson: Terence Edmond
Hilda: Emma Fielding
Evening Standard Voice: Joanna Wake
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-01

14:00 - After Icarus
Stephen Greenhorn 's play touchingly draws together a woman's hopes for her 70th birthday, and her lingering memories of her first love - killed in action in 1942. Director Stewart Conn Stereo
Contributors
Stephen Greenhorn
Director: Stewart Conn
Alice: Eileen McCallum
Joyce: Barbara Rafferty
Kate: Wendy Seager
Alex: Kenneth Glenaan
Young Alice: Rachel Ogilvy
Eric: James Convey
Mags: Carolyn Bonnyman
Pilot/Frank: Eric Barlow
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-02

14:00 - A Secret Journey
Following the death of his wife, the author
Frederick Bradnum wrote this as a recollection of her in order to put his grief on a less personal plane. Philip Voss and Maria Charles play the husband and the wife.
With Paul Downing , Sheila Grant ,
Roger Hammond , Jenny Howe ,
Liz Mansfield , Ben Onwukwe and John Rye.
Director John Tydeman Stereo
Contributors
Frederick Bradnum
Philip Voss
Maria Charles
Paul Downing
Sheila Grant
Roger Hammond
Jenny Howe
Liz Mansfield
Ben Onwukwe
John Rye.
Director: John Tydeman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-03

14:00 - Classic Serial
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
The first of three episodes dramatising
Thomas Hardy 's novel.
Contributors
Thomas Hardy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-06

14:00 - Whose Body?
by Dorothy L Sayers. With Gary Bond as Lord Peter Wimsey and John Cater as Bunter. A body is found and a body is lost - but whose body has appeared in a bath in Battersea, and where is the body of famous financier Sir Reuben Levy who simply disappeared? Dramatised by Michelene Wandor Director Vanessa Whitburn Stereo.
Contributors
Dorothy L Sayers.
Gary Bond
Lord Peter Wimsey
John Cater
Reuben Levy
Dramatised By: Michelene Wandor
Director: Vanessa Whitburn
Mr Parker: Roger Rowland
Sir Julian Freke: Michael Graham Cox
The Duchess of Denver: Veda Warwick
Mr ThippslDr GrimboldlWaiter: Kim Durham
John P Milligan/Inspector Sugg/Gerald, Duke of Denver: Terry Molloy
Mr CrimpleshamlForemanlSexton: Christopher Benjamin
Sir Reuben LevylGraves/Coroner: Geoff Serle
Freddie ArbuthnotlCummings: Tim Brierley
Gladys HonocksjLady Levy: Charlotte Martin
Mr Piggott: Alex Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-07

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Fitting
Kevin Wong 's gentle comedy about what it is like to be a young Hong
Kong Chinese girl arriving in England to marry.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
Kevin Wong
Director: Tony Cliff.
Minister: Russell Dixon
Wei Chin: Pui Fan Lee
Uncle: K C Leong
Yuk San: David Yip
Shop assistant: Ann Rye
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-08

14:00 - Ghosts from the Past
A series of four I plays in which people are haunted ... 1: Black Stockings and Broken Mirrors
In Bemadette Crosthwaite's first play for radio, a tragic accident and the events leading up to it return to haunt Christine when she meets her new next-door neighbour.
"Go 'Way from My Window" sung by Melanie Hudson.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Sung By: Melanie Hudson.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Christine: Maureen O'Brien
Mrs Falkener: Margot Boyd
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-09

14:00 - Sunshine
Sally Zane 's first radio play is a comedy. It was runner-up in last year's Radio Times script competition. The play opens in family therapy at the local hospital. Jo, Tim and Tessa's only son, has stolen from the shop where he's started his first job, to finance his local pirate radio station.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Contributors
Sally Zane
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Tessa: Anna Massey
Tim: Stephen Thorne
Jo: Richard Pearce
Rowan: Carolyn Backhouse
Dr Merinium: June Barrie
Greenham Teenager: Juliet Prew
Greenham WomanjCB girl: Carole Jahme
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-10

14:00 - Classic Serial
Tess of the d'Urbervilles The second of three episodes dramatising Thomas Hardy 's novel. Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Hardy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-13

14:00 - Whoresheugh
David Bean 's comedy about a man retreating to the peace of the Borders turns to drama when he finds dark forces beneath the surface calm.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
David Bean
Director: Tony Cliff.
Chater: David Brierley
Old Stoddart: John Jardine
Cloud: Kathryn Hunt
Meg: Joyce Sibbs
Tom: John Branwell
Harry: Robin Polley
Dick: Laurence Kenny
McGivern: Malcolm Raeburn
Alec Stoddart: John Graham Davies
Mr Probert: Geoffrey Banks
Nixon: Ronald Herdman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-14

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Have a Nice Day
In Rod Beacham 's black comedy Simon is disturbed to find, on return from holiday, that everything at work from personnel to paperwork is strangely different.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Rod Beacham
Director: Matthew Walters.
Simon: Brian Miller
Erica/Jean: Kate Binchy
Security man: David Learner
Norman/Bobby: Peter Gunn
Helen/Mother: Theresa Streatfeild
Milsom: Rod Beacham
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-15

14:00 - Ghosts From the Past
Four plays in which people are haunted ...
2: The Boat Hook
In Sheila Hodgson 's play, a distinguished university academic is terrified by the appearance of a small boat.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Sheila Hodgson
Director: Martin Jenkins.
MR James: Michael Williams
Masterman: Brett Usher
Sorenson: Peter Tuddenham
Mrs Craddock: Joanna Wake
Prof Anders: David King
Caroline: Siriol Jenkins
Mrs Vickers: Gudrun Ure
Nielson: Eric Allan
Students: David Learner
Students: Neil Roberts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-16

14:00 - The Passion Play
From the entry into Jerusalem to the Resurrection - an adaptation of the best of the medieval mystery plays from Coventry, York and Wakefield.
Music arranged from traditional sources and played by John Kirkpatrick and Sue Harris.
Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo
Contributors
Played By: John Kirkpatrick
Played By: Sue Harris.
Director: Nigel Bryant.
Jesus: Steven Granville
Judos/Pilate: Steve Hodson
Peter/Soldier/Centurion: Terry Molloy
Scribe/Soldier: William Simons
Pharisee / Simon: Roger Rowland
Caiaphas: Simon Carter
John/Soldier: Chris MacDonnell
Mary Magdalene: Ellie Haddington
Philip/Solidier: John Dixon
Mary: Mary Wimbush
Mary jacobi: Susan Mansell
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-17

14:00 - Classic Serial
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
The last ofthree episodes dramatising
Thomas Hardy 's classic novel.
"We spent five days - days of blissful sweetness - in that house...."
Stereo
Contributors
Thomas Hardy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-20

14:00 - Dickens' Women
Miriam Margolyes has been nominated for the 1992 Best Actress Sony
Award for this programme, in which she introduces and plays the characters from her West End success, as well as giving us an insight into the life of the great writer.
Accompanied at the piano by Michael Haslam. Script devised by Miriam Margolyes and Sonia Fraser.
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Contributors
Miriam Margolyes
Michael Haslam.
Miriam Margolyes
Sonia Fraser.
Director: Enyd Williams.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-21

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Happy Returns
Ann hasn't seen her father for many years but it's his 70th birthday coming up. Time to take an initiative. After all, she's an adult now....
By Nan Woodhouse.
Director Tony Cliff Stereo
Contributors
By: Nan Woodhouse.
Father: Benjamin Whitrow
Ann: Joan Walker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-22

14:00 - Ghosts From the Past
Four plays in which people are haunted ...
3: Mortmain
In John Metcalfe 's story, a honeymoon couple are trapped in a bizarre nightmare world of possession.
Dramatised by Rebecca Wilmshurst
Director Martin Jenkins Stereo
Contributors
John Metcalfe
Dramatised By: Rebecca Wilmshurst
Director: Martin Jenkins
John: Robert Glenister
Humphrey: David March
Salome: Helena Breck
Occy: Ann Windsor
Edward: Ronald Herdman
Heather: Gudrun Ure
Andrew: Jonathan Adams
Tom: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-23

14:00 - Who Stole Your Scone?
Maggie has become increasingly confused and as her daughter Jean looks after her they come to fully know each other. A powerful love story by Marion Brechin.
Director Claire Grove. Stereo
Contributors
Story By: Marion Brechin.
Director: Claire Grove.
Maggie: Gudrun Ure
Jean: Maureen Morris
Lucy: Lynne Verrall
Alke: Joanna Wake
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-24

14:00 - Classic Serial
Carmen
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-26
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-27

14:00 - Missing Woman
Confronted within an hour by two murderers, Albert Samson , Michael Z Lewin 's off-beat private eye, wonders if it isn't time to hang up his gumshoes.
Music by Thomas Johnson , performed by David Mowat and Pete Rosser
Director Andy Jordan Stereo
Contributors
Albert Samson
Michael Z Lewin
Music By: Thomas Johnson
David Mowat
Pete Rosser
Director: Andy Jordan
Albert Samson: Colin Stinton
Elizabeth Staffer: Catherine Nix
Jeanna Dunlap: Diana Ricardo
Sharon Doans: Tara Dominick
Dave Hogue: Denys Hawthorne
Frank Pynne: Simon Cook
Dean Caldwell: Mel Taylor
Woman friend: Liza Ross
First woman: Wendy Miller
Secretary: Wendy Miller
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-28

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
A Different Woman
By Perry Pontac. "You'd look, I'm sure, quite lovely, without your glasses, your nose, those particular teeth and with the body reshaped." Thus spoke the plastic surgeon, but the redesigned
Miss Dinnage develops controversial ideas.
Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Contributors
By: Perry Pontac.
Director: Richard Wortley
Melda Dinnage: Alison Steadman
Dr Bratcher: Peter Jeffrey
Dr Wardle: Ronald Herdman
Dr Markham-Crombie: Andrew Wincott
Dr Sythe: Peter Penry Jones
Dr Mossman: Fraser Kerr
Dr Foxwell: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-29

14:00 - Ghosts From the Past
The last of four plays.
A Warden for AU Saints
In H S Bhabra's story, the undead are stalking the corridors of Oxbridge.
Dramatised by Gerry Jones
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Dramatised By: Gerry Jones
Director: Martin Jenkins.
James Montague: Benjamin Whitrow
Simon Evans: John Rowe
Reporter: David Learner
Waiter: Eric Allan
Ainsley: Eric Allan
LordMedway: Brett Usher
Leo Dart: John Webb
Mathew Moore: Keith Drinkel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-30

14:00 - A Red Car in the Fountain
by Phillip Corker.
Inspector George Wright confronts a mystery that doesn't seem to have any answers.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Contributors
Phillip Corker.
George Wright
Director: Andy Jordan.
Insp George Wright: David Ryall
Mary Wright: Diana Coupland
Foster: Christian Rodska
Jean: Polly March
Margaret: Judy Holt
Police Chief: Brett Usher
Carol: Melanie Hudson
TV Reporter: David Beames
Driver: Anthony Donovan
PCI Mr Barnes: Neil Roberts
Newsreader: Judith Sidney
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-01

14:00 - Classic Serial
Carmen
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-03
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-04

14:00 - 84 Charing Cross Road
Adapted from
Helene Hanff s novel by James Roose-Evans .
The true story of a love affair between two people who never meet.
Director Hilary Norrish
(first Broadcast on World Service) 0 DRAMA: page 5
Contributors
Helene Hanff
Novel By: James Roose-Evans
Director: Hilary Norrish
Helene Hanff: Miriam Karlin
Frank Doel: Frank Finlay
Cecily: Sarah Woodward
Maxine: Charmian May
Megan: Marilyn Findlay
Mary Boulton: Elizabeth Bradley
Nora: Anna Nygh
Bill: Robert Portal
George: Peter Penry Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-05

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
There's a Car Park in Witherton
Witherton is a Cotswold village, so unspoiled that it doesn't even have a car park. But what, author
David Halliwell asks, if a place like this discovers it can make a fortune from an unearthed medieval relic?
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo
Contributors
David Halliwell
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Ashbrook: Nigel Anthony
Mr Carnill: Nigel Anthony
Narrator: Peter Penry Jones
Gazeley: Peter Gunn
Eames: Peter Gunn
Frere: Keith Drinkel
Dodson: Jonathan Adams
Bellinger: Brett Usher
Priscilla Gazeley: Eliza Buckingham
Mavis Carnhill: Siriol Jenkins
Barmaid: Alison Reid
Chief Constable: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-06

14:00 - Cod Wars
Gilly Fraser 's two-part serial set in Hessle Road, Hull, once the heart of the fishing community. Hilda lives in the past but her granddaughter,
Kelly Turpin , needs to break free from the traditions and taboos that have ruled her family for generations 1: Moving Out
Music composed and played by Anthea Gomez. Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Gilly Fraser
Kelly Turpin
Played By: Anthea Gomez.
Director: Sue Wilson.
Hilda Armitage: Pauline Letts
Thora Turpin: Shirley Dixon
Kelly Turpin: Alice Arnold
Aud, the deep-minded: Ann Beach
Tom Parker: Nicholas Murchie
Josie: Sunny Ormonde
Joyce: Sunny Ormonde
Elsie Tyson: Ann Windsor
Sigurdur: Michael Onslow
Stan: Eric Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-07

14:00 - Natural Selection
by Colin Scott.
Caroline and Raphael do not know each other, but are drawn together when he wins a place at RADA and she at the Royal Academy of Music.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
Contributors
Colin Scott.
Director: Tracey Neale.
Bernard: Nicholas Murchie
Jill: Melanie Hudson
Raphael: Paul J Medford
Caroline: Siriol Jenkins
Gillian: Melinda Walker
Richard: Jonathan Adams
Cora: Joan-Ann Maynard
Susan: Jenny Funnell
Harry: Gordon Reid
Receptionist: Jane Whittenshaw
Colin Burnside: Terence Edmond
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-08

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker by Tobias Smollett. Parti.
Contributors
Humphrey Clinker
Tobias Smollett.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-10
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-11

14:00 - Jacobowsky and the Colonel
The 1940s Broadway hit by Franz Werfel , adapted by S N Behrman.
An aristocratic Polish colonel needs help to flee to London through occupied France with secret documents and his young French sweetheart.
Music composed and realised by Eldad Lidor
Adapted for radio and directed by Eran Baniel. Stereo
Contributors
Franz Werfel
Director: Eran Baniel.
The Colonel: Jonathan Hyde
Jacobowsky: Jon Glover
Marianne: Abigail McKern
Gestapo Man: David Ashford
Szabuniewicz: Timothy Bateson
Warden/Dice player: Vincent Brimble
Solly: Paul Downing
Szycki: Danny Schiller
Tragic gentleman: Donald Gee
Chauffeur/Old man: John Bull
Lieutenant: David Goudge
Brigadier: John Moffatt
PMj Papa Clairon: David King
Serouilk: Garard Green
Old lady/ Town woman: Mary Allen
Young girl: Elizabeth Mansfield
Madame Bouffier: Carol Gillies
Cosette: Moir Leslie
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-12

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Disconnected
By Anthony George.
An unusual occurrence on a train near Chelmsford puts Peter's mobile phone at a premium. But as power in the batteries drains away, the voices on the line become more ghostly.
Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo
Contributors
By: Anthony George.
Director: Nigel Bryant.
Peter: John Nettles
Nan: Mary Wimbush
Grace: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Nancy: Susan Mann
Simon: Edward Long
Joe: Richard Avery
Terry: Peter Meakin
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-13

14:00 - Cod Wars
Moving On.
The conclusion of Gilly Fraser 's two-part serial set in Hessle Road, Hull, once the heart of the fishing community. Kelly is in Iceland and Thora and Hilda are learning to cope without her.
Music composed and played by Anthea Gomez.
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Gilly Fraser
Played By: Anthea Gomez.
Director: Sue Wilson.
Hilda Armitage: Pauline Letts
Thora Turpin: Shirley Dixon
Kelly Turpin: Allce Arnold
Aud, the deep-minded: Ann Beach
Tom Parker: Nicholas Murchie
Joyce: Sunny Ormonde
Elsie Tyson: Ann Windsor
The Keeper: Michael Onslow
Stan: Eric Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-14

14:00 - The Frightful Thing
A woman leams to face tragedy when In Vitro
Fertilisation goes wrong and her baby son is bom with a genetic disease.
By Neil Shenton.
Director Michael Fox. Stereo
Contributors
By: Neil Shenton.
Director: Michael Fox.
Dave: Russell Dixon
Anna: Amella Bullmore
Newman: John Branwell
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-15

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
A four-part dramatisation of Tobias Smollett 's boisterous tour by coach and four around Georgian Britain, in search of curatives, clean air and conjugal bliss.
2: From Bristol to Bath. Stereo
Contributors
Humphry Clinker
Tobias Smollett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-17
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-18

14:00 - A Portrait of Elmbury
Adapted from the Brensham Trilogy novels by John Moore.
A celebration of life in an English market town between the two world wars, performed by the Worcester Theatre
Company and adapted for radio from an original production staged at the Swan Theatre, Worcester.
Music arranged and directed by Simon Walter
Dramatised by David Goodland Director Pat Trueman.
Contributors
John Moore.
Director: Simon Walter
Dramatised By: David Goodland
Director: Pat Trueman.
William Hart: David Beames
The Colonel: Willoughby Gray
BardolphjGeneral Bouverie: Lennox Greaves
Pîstol/Mr Rendcombe: Simon Walter
Nym/Mr Bowles: Robert Locke
Miss Benedict: Maureen Flynn
Mr Chorlton: Rob Swinton
John Moore: Kim Durham
Pheemy: Julia Winwdod
Narrator/Mr Jeffs: David Goodland
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-19

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
I Say, I Say, I Say
Gerald and Dai are the famous comedy double-act "The Belvadere Brothers" in William Ingram 's new comedy. Well, they were, once upon a time. But you've never heard of them? No - sadly, neither has anyone else.
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Contributors
William Ingram
Director: Enyd Williams.
Gerald: Gerald James
Dai: Aubrey Richards
Club Chairman: John Hartley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-20

14:00 - Mother! or the Unwise Son
Adrian was adopted as a young child, and he and Alison feel they should know more about his real mother before planning a family. But, as Frederick Bradnum shows, this is one sleeping dog they should have let lie.
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo
Contributors
Frederick Bradnum
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Alison: Samantha Bond
Janice: Pauline Letts
Oliver: Clive Rowe
Mrs WUbury: Ann Windsor
Debbie: Siriol Jenkins
Mrs Pettigrew: Gudrun Ure
Adrian Stukeley: Keith Drinkel
General: Ronald Herdman
Mr Blown: John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-21

14:00 - Return Ticket
In Vince Foxall 's play,
Jack, an CAP and steam train enthusiast, meets
Pat, a streetwise teenager. The incident is to change their lives and their perceptions of each other's generation.
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Vince Foxall
Director: Sue Wilson.
Jock: Peter Vaughan
Pat: Tilly Vosburgh
Grace: Gudrun Ure
Kai: Penny Layden
Ray: John Hollis
Jean: Elizabeth Kelly
Joan: Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-22

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
A four-part dramatisation of Tobias Smollett 's boisterous tour by coach and four round Georgian Britain, in search of curatives, clean air and conjugal bliss.
3: From Bath to London. Stereo
Contributors
Humphry Clinker
Tobias Smollett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-24
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-25

14:00 - Derby Day
Bill Naughton 's last play for radio, in which the people of Cotton Street,
Bolton, wait to find out the winner of the Derby in 1921. 2: The Final Finish.
Contributors
Bill Naughton
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-26

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Yours Fondly Zeek Baxter
Author Renny Krupinski used to be part of a pack of autograph hunters when he was a teenager.
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo
Contributors
Renny Krupinski
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Zeek Baxter: Henry Power
Mrs Baxter: Miriam Karlin
Big Al: William Hootkins
Dopey John: Renny Krupinski
8mm Jim: Terence Edmond
Screamin' June: Theresa Streatfeild
Greasy Thelma: Ann Windsor
Karen: Emma Fielding
Lawrence Grant: Alan Barker
Mandy: Joanna Myers
Steve McQueen: Phil Cornwell
Judy Garland: Jessica Martin
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-27

14:00 - Introducing Fagan
When Fagan , "just Fagan", finishes his night's work as a club entertainer and goes home with two women, the results are hardly what he expects.
By Maurice Leitch.
Musician Mia Soteriou
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo
Contributors
When Fagan
By: Maurice Leitch.
Musician: Mia Soteriou
Director: Ned Chaillet.
Fagan: T P McKenna
Alma: Anita Dobson
Sharon: Robin Weaver
M C: Gordon Reid
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-28

14:00 - Judgement Days
George and Christina Wright arrive in the Middle East after their son's murder.
By Ann Hawker.
Director Claire Grove. Stereo
Contributors
Christina Wright
By: Ann Hawker.
Director: Claire Grove.
Christina Wright: Auriol Smith
George Wright: Norman Jones
Stephen Lamb: Eric Loren
Farhoild: Mozaffer Shafeie
Isliaq Moghal: Harmage Singh-Kalirai
Mary Lamb: Elain Ives-Cameron
Dr Azziz: Raad Rawi
Omar Ali: Adam Albari Hussein
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-29

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
The final part of Tobias Smollett 's boisterous tour by coach and four round
Georgian Britain, in search of curatives, clean air and conjugal bliss.
Stereo.
Contributors
Tobias Smollett
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-31
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-01

14:00 - Sort of a Hero
A thriller by Eric Pringle set against the exciting test of endurance known as the Bob Graham Round of the Fells. Jeffrey Cotterell retraces his late brother's attempt on the 42 mountains of the Lake
District Edward Cotterell died. Was it an accident or something more sinister?
Producer Kay Patrick. Stereo
Contributors
Eric Pringle
Bob Graham
Jeffrey Cotterell
Edward Cotterell
Producer: Kay Patrick.
Jeffrey: Christian Rodska
Edward: John McCardle
Gilbert: Martin Reeve
Wendy: Diane Whitley
Vicky: Sue Jenkins
Agatha: Sue Jenkins
John: Keith Ladd
Robert: John Branwell
Stan: Tom Bowles
Walter: John Basham
Jeffrey as child: Karl Anthony Bonworth
Edward as child: Michael Turner
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-02

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Bodyline
A journalist calls to interview an old man about his glorious cricketing past. But he wants much more than a simple article.
By Herbert Williams.
Commentator....MARTYN COLBORN Director Jane Dauncey Stereo
Contributors
Herbert Williams.
Commentator: Martyn Colborn
Director: Jane Dauncey
Tom: Geoffrey Banks
Geoff: Geraint Owen
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-03

14:00 - The Garden Affair
In Robert Lord 's comedy, three genteel bridge-playing Edinburgh ladies have their noses fairly put out of joint by the arrival of the spirited - and unmarried - Iris.
Director Stewart Conn Stereo
Contributors
Robert Lord
Director: Stewart Conn
Iris: Anne Downie
Lilian: Edith MacArthur
Cyrene: Diana Olsson
Agnes: Sheila Latimer
Tony: Crawford Logan
Mr Moncrieff: Crawford Logan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-04

14:00 - A Slice of Life
by Robert East.
Connie is at a crisis point in her life. The last thing she needs is an old admirer from 30 years ago turning up on her doorstep.
Mr Osbome ..PETER PENRY JONES Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Robert East.
Mr Osbome
Peter Penry
Director: Matthew Walters.
Connie: Brenda Bruce
Don: Denis Lill
Thelma: Auriol Smith
Mandy: Alison Reid
Nurse: Alison Reid
Roger: Robert East
Derek: Peter Gunn
Margaret: Cherith Mellor
Brian: John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-05

14:00 - Castle of the Star
"There are those who can read the desert and understand. And others see nothing and are appalled."
Colin Haydn Evans ' two-part serial tells the true story of the enigmatic Lawrence of Arabia. 1: The Arab Revolt
Stereo
Contributors
Colin Haydn Evans
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-07
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-08

14:00 - The Culper Tapes
By Bruce Stewart.
In the early 60s Felix Culper , a Third
Programme producer, recorded some startling information about the end of the world, but the programme was never made. Now features producer Clare Cassidy is determined to make the programme.
Other parts played by Simon Treves and Daniella Allan. Music by Richard Connolly. Singer Margaret Small.
Producer Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Contributors
Bruce Stewart.
Felix Culper
Producer: Clare Cassidy
Played By: Simon Treves
Played By: Daniella Allan.
Music By: Richard Connolly.
Singer: Margaret Small.
Producer: Shaun MacLoughlin
Clare: Imogen Stubbs
Culper: Bill Wallis
Gwenda: Julia Hills
Giles: Bruce Stewart
Sister Hedwig: Phyllida Nash
Rabbi Omstein: Clive Swift
Father Wilfred: Peter Copley
Professor Townley: Bradley Laveae
Miss Gopal: Shireen Shah
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-09

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Shooting for the Stars Dave Sheasby 's comedy about two gamblers, a schoolmaster and his star pupil.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
Stars Dave Sheasby
Director: Tony Cliff.
Whittaker: Nigel Anthony
John: Peter Rylands
Karen: Lucia Laratonda
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-10

14:00 - Secret Gardens
A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.
1: In a Hole in the Ground There Lived a Tolkien
1924. A young professor of Anglo-Saxon is obsessed with language and has a passion for dragons. He is on the brink of an amazing creation....
Director Nigel Bryant Stereo
Tolkien: Jonathan Wyatt
Young Tolkien: Edward Long
His Mother: Charlotte West-Oram
Danby: Michael Tudor Barnes
Vice-Chancellor: Graham Padden
Smithers: Andy Hockley
Jackson: Chris MacDonnell
Roberts: David Holt
Man on Tram: Graham Colclough
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-11

14:00 - Revenge
Wilf Bailey is an old-fashioned Eastender and proud of it. Under threat from local tearaways he takes matters into his own hands.
By Ayshe Raif.
Director: Claire Grove.
Wilf Bailey: Trevor Peacock
Flo Bailey: Brenda Bruce
Lee Kirby: Matthew Sim
Jean: Joanna Wake
Reg: -John Church
Eva: Gudrun Ure
PC Jeff: Mark Straker
PC Alan: Peter Gunn
Chris: Terence Edmond
Logan: David Learner
Dean: Neil Roberts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-12

14:00 - Castle of the Star
Colin Haydn Evans' two-part serial tells the true story of the enigmatic Lawrence of Arabia.
2: "
Lawrence wants his Arabs to take Damascus - wants them there first." Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-14
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-15

14:00 - Shuttlecocksand Socialism
Richard Dawson and his family have been active in local politics for two generations and now the chance has come of a Parliamentary nomination. Has the local boy got what it takes? By Chris Thompson.
Director Tony Cliff.
Richard: Russell Dixon
Alison: Noreen Kershaw
Joanne: Victoria Finney
George: Graham Roberts
Martin: Robin Bowerman
Emma: Joan Walker
Mike: John Griffin
Mrs Douglas: Delia Corrie
Bob: Ray Ashcroft
Ronnie: Peter Wheeler
Nicky: Kathryn Hunt
David: David Birrell
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-16

14:00 - Thirty-MinuteTheatre
Dried Flowers
A punchy story within a story by Gerry Jones , involving the world of boxing and thwarted love.
Director Martin Jenkins
Harvey: Jonathan Tarer
Joe: Keith Drinkel
Billy: Jonathan Adams
Tommy: Jonathan Adams
Sam: Matthew Sim
Taffy: Mark Straker
Referee: Mark Straker
Linda: Joanna Myers
Melody: Melanie Hudson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-17

14:00 - Secret Gardens
A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.
2: Mr McGregor 's Garden 1933. Two young journalists drive to the Lake District to sneak an interview with the creator of the immortal
Peter Rabbit.
But round the end of a cucumber frame, they meet something far more alarming than Mr McGregor 's rake.
Director Nigel Bryant
Beatrix Potter: Mary Wimbush
Gwen: Lisa Bowerman
Reggie: Daniel Strauss
William: Geoffrey Banks
Landlord: Geoffrey Banks
Joe: Gerry Hinks
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-18

14:00 - Running Out of Sky
This year is the 50th anniversary of the American entry into the Second World War, and all over eastern England nostalgic Americans are returning to revisit their bases.
Margaret Stewart 's play concerns the story of one of those men and an English doctor who was a small boy in 1942. Both men, unknown to each other, return to
Lincolnshire to revive old memories, and find instead the ghosts of their unfinished relationships.
Director Sue Wilson
Tom Mason: William Gaunt
Earl Grant: Garrick Hagon
Young Tom: Tom Wright
Mrs Mason: Sunny Ormonde
Jenny: Jenny Lee
Janet Grant: Euzabeth Kelly
Eddie: David Bannerman
Johnnie: Angus Wright
Bob: Paul Downing
Jim: Andrew Wincon
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-19

14:00 - Classic Serial
Still Life
A four-part serialisation of award-winning writer A S Byatt's novels The Virgin in the Garden and Still Life dramatised by John Harvey.
1: A New Elizabethan Age. Yorkshire: 1952.
Frederica and Stephanie Potter share a passion for the beautiful Alexander Wedderbum , teacher at Blesford Ride Boys'
School, and author of Astraea, a new verse drama celebrating the first Elizabethan Age. In spite of strong competition, Frederica intends to be his Queen. Stereo.
Contributors
Dramatised By: John Harvey and Stephanie Potter
With Alexander Wedderburn.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-21
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-22

14:00 - Wltchwood
by John Buchan , adapted by John Scotney.
The year is 1644. Montrose has embarked on his battles to conquer
Scotland, and the newly ordained David Semphill has taken up his first parish, not far from
Edinburgh. The lives of the two men become intertwined as Semphill finds that the souls of many of his villagers stand at risk of eternal damnation.
Piper Robert Wallace Director Alec Reid
David Semphill .......... Paul Young
James Fordyce .......... Tom Fleming
Andrew Shillinglow .......... Iain Cuthbertson
Katrine Yester .......... Gerda Stevenson
Isobel Veitch .......... Mary Riggans
Montrose .......... Crawford Logan
Mark Kerr .......... Alexander Morton
Mungo Muirhead .......... Robert Trotter
Ebeneezer Proudfoot .......... John Shedden
Ephraim Caird .......... Martyn James
Griiel Hawkshaw .......... Eileen MacAllum
Jean Caird .......... Rose McBain
Amos Ritchie .......... Ian Agnew
Pricker .......... Martin Black
Will .......... James Twaddale
Ritchie Smail .......... Ronald Simon
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-23

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Belongings by Julia Stoneham.
Jean believes moving into 14 Lavender Road is a new beginning, but the past lingers on, in more ways than one.
Producer Tracey Neale. Stereo
Freddie: Shaun Prendergast
Jean: Tara Dominick
Rose: Irene Sutcliffe
Annie: Emma Helding
Mr Reynolds: Terence Edmond
Mum: Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-24

14:00 - Secret Gardens
A trilogy of plays by Humphrey Carpenter exploring moments in the lives of three great children's writers.
3: An Expotition to the North Pole.
1914. A brain-storming weekend for the staff of Punch inspires their young deputy-editor, AA Milne , to the stirrings of a famous, immortal idea.
Director: Nigel Bryant.
Seaman: Maurice Denham
AA Milne: Michael Lumsden
Miss T: Pooky Quesnel
Morrow: Michael O'Connor
Lucas: Michael Tudor Barnes
Knox: Geoffrey Banks
Bradbury: Charles Collingwood
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-25

14:00 - Over the Rainbow
In this comedy by Colin Morton and Harry Sear , chaos descends on the Crumley household when Alma is approached to appear on TV.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Alma: Siriol Jenkins
Jack: Roy Barraclough
Doris: Judith Barker
Granny: Paula Tilbrook
Doreen: Jane Hazlegrove
Stuart: Peter Gunn
Aziz: Dennis Conlon
TV Producer: Keith Drinkel
Production Assistant: David Learner
Bunny Stonehurst: Melanie Hudson
Auditionee: Bryonie Pritchard
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-26

14:00 - Classic Serial
Still Life
A four-part serialisation of award-winning writer A S Byatt's novels The Virgin in the Garden and Still Life dramatised by John Harvey.
2: The Virgin in the Garden
Stephanie's wedding is to go ahead, in spite of her father's opposition.
Rehearsals for Alexander's play, and Alexander himself, are occupying her sister Frederica's attention, while her younger brother Marcus is undergoing a series of increasingly dangerous psychic experiments.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-29

14:00 - The Thirty-Nine Steps
John Buchan 's classic shocker, dramatised for radio by Peter Buckman. With David Rintoul as Richard Hannay.
Only one man stands between Europe and a terrible war.
Also with Jimmy Chisholm , Michael Elder , Crawford Logan , David McKail , Alexander Morton , Sandy Neilson and John Shedden.
Director Patrick Rayner.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-30

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Death and Taxes in Venice
Alison Leonard 's play is set in the courtyard of the Doges' Palace in the summer of 1990. Helen and Franta meet. Though from different cultures, different worlds, they find a common bond.
Director Kay Patrick
Helen: Maxine Audley
Franta: Christopher Rozycki
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-01

14:00 - Landlocked
A devised drama by Tessa Gearing, Greg Cullen and Adrian Mourby.
When Ellen tries to keep the news of Karl's desertion from Phil, all the lies that have kept this family together surface.
Producer: Adrian Mourby.
Ellen: Tessa Gearing
Phil: Greg Cullen
Karl: David Garfield
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-02

14:00 - Islands
Fiona Shaw stars as Beatrice, the leader of a Hebridean convent in AD 500, in Judith Warner's retelling of the myth of the mermaid who lost her voice after falling in love with a man.
Director Michael Fox.
Maire: Kate Lonergan
Manus: Colin Kerrigan
Iain: John Branwell
Conn: Kieran Cunningham
Crimthan: James Quinn
Micheil: Robert Calvert
Rachel: Saskia Downes
Harpist: Clifford Lantaff
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-03

14:00 - Classic Serial
Still Life
A four-part serialisation of A S Byatt's novels The
Virgin in the Garden and StiU Life dramatised by John Harvey.
3: A Simple Ritual. Stephanie gives up teaching in anticipation of the birth of her first child.
Her sister Frederica's horizons, however, are expanding as she finally realises one of her long-cherished ambitions.
Stereo
Contributors
Dramatised By: John Harvey.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-05
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-06

14:00 - Straight Down the Middle
A golfing comedy by Robert East in which good sportsmanship is forgotten in the heat of battle.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Comedy By: Robert East
Director: Matthew Walters.
Frank: Dinsdale Landen
Ronnie: Robert East
Olive: Liz Crowther
Melanie: Cherith Mellor
Del: Mark Straker
Ted: John Baddeley
Wardle: Hayden Jobleed
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-07

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Cold in Coventry
Set in 1914, in a training institution for orphan girls, where Emma Gartley has returned in disgrace.
By Jessie Kesson.
With girls from St Albans High School for Girls. Director Marilyn Imrie Stereo
Contributors
Emma Gartley
By: Jessie Kesson.
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Emma Gartley: Jane Slavin
Agnes Bradley: Kelda Holmes
Madam Superintendent: Jenny Lee
Cook: Joanna Wake
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-08

14:00 - Anniversary
A two-part drama by Robin Miller.
1: It is 50 years since
America joined the war. Tyler, an American pilot, is stationed at a Suffolk airbase to prepare for the anniversary air display.
Debra, his wife, joins him but their idyllic cottage seems to hold secrets which threaten both their relationship and the 50th anniversary celebrations.
Director Sue Wilson Stereo
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Contributors
Robin Miller.
Director: Sue Wilson
Tyler: Joris Stuyck
Debra: Jennifer Ehle
Jen: Buffy Davis
Mo: Peter MacQueen
Tom: John Webb
Joy: Theresa Streatfeild
Ruby Nunn: Jill Graham
Rev Bird: Malcolm McKee
Rita: Sandra James-Young
Angie: Sandra James-Young
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-09

14:00 - Pilgrims
Ray Ball 's romantic comedy on two wheels.
Len, Colin and Denis take their annual cycling holiday, but a widow joins the party and changes everything.
Director Tony Cliff Stereo
Contributors
Ray Ball
Director: Tony Cliff
Denis: Christian Rodska
Len: Brian Glover
Coin: Brian Southwood
Val: Jane Collins
Landlord: Christopher Wilkinson
Policeman: Derek Hicks
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-10

14:00 - Classic Serial
Still Life byASByatt.
4: The Rainbow Comes and Goes Stephanie is determined to find time for her own studies, despite the demands of her family. Stereo
Contributors
Goes Stephanie
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-12
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-13

14:00 - A Stranger in the Tea Leaves
by William Ingram.
A Welsh comedy inspired by Nikolai Gogol's classic Russian play, The
Government Inspector.
Because some things are the same the world over.
Original music by Laurie Scott Baker.
Director Jane Dauncey. Stereo
Contributors
William Ingram.
Music By: Laurie Scott
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Mayor Roberts: Ray Smith
Myfanusy Roberts: Myfanwy Talog
Rowena Roberts: Carys Gwilym
Kelsey: Brendan Charleson
Cob: John Biggins
Magistrate Davies: Brinley Jenkins
Iestyn Griffiths: Howell Evans
Little Billy: Philip Howe
Teluylh Teg: William Ingram
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-14

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Bagel Philosopher Ruth works nights in a bakery. Simon faints at her feet, and a quirky romance begins.
By Kate Stems.
Director Claire Grove
Stereo
Contributors
By: Kate Stems.
Director: Claire Grove
Ruth: Lesley Sharp
Simon: Simon Russell Beale
Brendan: Owen John O'Mahony
Irenee: Joanna Wake
Grandma: Gudrun Ure
Announcer: Jonathan Tafler
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-15

14:00 - Anniversary
The second and last episode of Robin Miller 's drama. Tyler, an American pilot, excitedly prepares for the air display celebrations which mark the 50th anniversary of the Americans joining the war. But Debra, his wife, is terrified by premonitions she experiences and by the warnings of a strange woman who haunts their Suffolk cottage.
Director Sue Wilson
Stereo
Contributors
Robin Miller
Director: Sue Wilson
Debra: Jennifer Ehle
Tyler: Joris Stuyck
Jeri: Buffy Davis
Mo: Peter MacQueen
Joy: Theresa Streatfeild
Shirley: Theresa Streatfeild
Ruby Nunn: Jill Graham
Tom: John Webb
Commentator: John Webb
Rev Bird: Malcolm McKee
Bandleader: Malcolm McKee
Steve: John Church
Rita: Sandra James-Young
Angie: Sandra James-Young
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-16

14:00 - The Case of the Vanishing Lamp
The further adventures of private eye Dick George. Written in the style of a Hollywood comedy/thriller of the 1930s by Sarah Maxwell.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo
Contributors
Dick George.
Sarah Maxwell.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Dick: Francis Matthews
Dora: Margaret Robertson
Blore, the butler: Edward de Souza
Pasta, the dog: Ronald Herdman
Mugsy Moran: Harry Towb
Loretta Raine: Liza Ross
Hurry Loomis: Ed Bishop
Jonathan Dane: Peter Whitman
Marie Celeste: Nicky Croydon
Central Casting: Bonnie Hurren
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-17

14:00 - Classic Serial
La Peste by Albert Camus. Part 1. Stereo
Contributors
Albert Camus.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-19
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-20

14:00 - French Without Tears
Terence Rattigan 's timeless light comedy, set in the South of France.
A group of men are trying to learn French - hindered by a man-hunter called Diana.
Director Gerry Jones. Stereo
Contributors
Terence Rattigan
Director: Gerry Jones.
Kenneth Lake: Andrew Branch
Brian Curtis: Peter Wickham
Hon Alan Howard: Neville Jason
Marianne: Susie Brann
M Maingot: Manning Wilson
Lt Cdr Rogers: Geoffrey Beevers
Diana Lake: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Kit Neilan: Peter Sowerbutts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-21

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Shadows in the Doorway
In Peppy Barlow's play about reincarnation, a single parent in present-day England is transported to another life in 12th-century France, where she meets a woman in a similar predicament.
Director Cherry Cookson Stereo
Contributors
Pen: Deborah Findlay
Francis: Patrick Drury
Amelia: Janet Maw
Sarah: Kate Binchy
Olild: William Wortley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-22

14:00 - The Peggers and the Creelers
A series of three plays by Catherine Czerkawska.
1: Salt Sea Strawberries. The year is 1905. The fisherfolk (the Creelers) of the Ayrshire village of Dunure sell their harvest in the village of Maybole where the bootmakers (the Peggers) live and work. Socially, the two communities are not good neighbours.
Incidental music by John McCusker
Director Hamish Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Catherine Czerkawska.
Music By: John McCusker
Director: Hamish Wilson.
Sarah McCrindle: Sybil Wintrope
Agnes: Sheila Donald
James/Spectator: Joey Cooper
AnniefMaisie Gemmell/Juliet: Rachel Ogilvy
Johnnie Gemmell: Stuart McQuarrie
DaviejHugh GemmelllRomeo: Frank Gallagher
Mary: Jean Faulds
Gillian: Isabel Wright
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-23

14:00 - The Astounding Joseph Darby
John Edgar 's play tells the true story of a celebrated Black Country hero - the Spring Jump Champion of the World.
Director Nigel Bryant Stereo
Contributors
John Edgar
Director: Nigel Bryant
Young Joe: Alex Jones
Sarah: Kimberly Hope
Old Joe: Gerry Hinks
Norah: Sheila Kelley
George/Hartshorne: Richard Avery
Abraham: Kim Durham
Joe's Mother: Jenny Ashfield
Payne: Phillp Weaver
Hughes: Simon Carter
Fillingham: Steven Granville
John Taylor: Jonathan Wyatt
Alderman Walker/Higgins: Geoffrey Banks
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-24

14:00 - Classic Serial
La Peste by Albert Camus.
2: While doctors Rieux and Castel urgently seek a remedy for the plague,
Tarrou has his own ideas about what needs to be done. Stereo
Contributors
Albert Camus.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-26
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-27

14:00 - Settling with the Indians
The first English settlement in Virginia is the setting for
Mick Mangan 's story of Ben Mellors , a man appalled by the colonial mentality. His friendship with the captive princess Pocahontas triggers his defection to the Indians - with tragic consequences.
Director Dave Sheasby Stereo
Contributors
Mick Mangan
Ben Mellors
Director: Dave Sheasby
Ben Mellors: Mark Spalding
Sam Hall: John Basham
Opecancanough: Dominic Hingorani
Pocahontas: Eileen George
Gaoler: Norman Mills
Councillor: Norman Mills
Minister: Robin Polley
Guard 2: Robin Polley
Dale: Chris Wilkinson
Guard 1: Chris Wilkinson
Woman prisoner: Elizabeth Osborne
Jenny: Brenda Elder
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-28

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Diminishing Returns By Katie Campbell.
Jane tries to end an illicit affair, but can she survive alone?
Director Claire Grove. Stereo
Contributors
By: Katie Campbell.
Director: Claire Grove.
Jane: Lorelei King
Jake: Robert Jezek
Vi: Melanie Hudson
Charlie: Jonathan Tafler
Anna: Liza Ross
Mother: Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-29

14:00 - The Peggers and the Creelers
A series of three plays by Catherine Czerkawska.
2: The Water's Wide.
It is now 1906. Sarah has married Johnnie and has left her Dunure home.
Installed in her own house in Maybole, she is happier than she believed possible. There are rumours of the failure of the Maybole boot industry, but Johnnie is a skilled man and the future seems secure.
Incidental music by John McCusker
Director Hamish Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Catherine Czerkawska.
Music By: John McCusker
Director: Hamish Wilson.
Sarah: Sybil Wintrope
Agnes: Sheila Donald
James: Joey Cooper
Guard: Joey Cooper
Annie: Rachel Ogilvy
Johnnie: Stuart McQuarrie
Duncan McIntyre: Colin Gourley
Teresa: Carolyn Bonnyman
Mary: Jean Faulds
Gillian: Isabel Wright
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-30

14:00 - Winning
In the Olympics winning is everything, but just how far will an athlete go? In his play Tom McNab , himself a top coach, explores the role of drugs in sport.
Director Matthew Walters Stereo
Contributors
Tom McNab
Director: Matthew Walters
Hugh Rioch: Brian Cox
Cathy Weir: Alison Reid
Eleanor Weir: Jenny Lee
Camrose: Jonathan Taaer
Alec: Gordon Reid
Flacke: James Greene
Hall: Peter Penry Jones
TV Presenter: Terence Edmond
Jim: David Learner
Paula: Siriol Jenkins
Sheila: Melanie Hudson
Simon: Peter Gunn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-31

14:00 - Classic Serial Claudius
1: /, Claudius Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-01

14:00 - Wilko's Weekly
In the first of six reports on the regional press,
Tony Wilkinson drops in on the Ross-shire Journal, where the big news is the threat of unemployment on local salmon farms.
Producer Julian Hale. Stereo
Contributors
Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Julian Hale.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-02
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-03

14:00 - Caves of Steel
Isaac Asimov , the father of modem science fiction, died earlier this year. As a tribute this is a repeat of his classic SF detective thriller set in New York in the distant future. The murder of a "spacer" creates a crisis that could destroy the earth.
Technical presentation by Tim Sturgeon and Wilfredo Acosta Dramatised by Bert Coules
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Isaac Asimov
Presentation By: Tim Sturgeon
Presentation By: Wilfredo Acosta
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Director: Matthew Walters.
Elijah Bailey: Ed Bishop
Darnel: Sam Dastor
Enderby: Matt Zimmerman
Jessie: Beth Porter
Fastolfe: Christopher Good
Joe: Vincent Brimble
R Sammy: Ian Michie
Shopkeeper: Brian Miller
Ben: Boris Hunka
Coussarr: Elizabeth Mansfield
Announcements: Susan Sheridan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-04

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Wishing Well by Sally Worboyes.
A chilling tale of what happens to Sarah after she breaks down on the motorway and takes shelter with a couple who have sinister designs on her.
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo
Contributors
Sally Worboyes.
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Grace: Rosemary Leach
Sarah: Kate Buffery
Kenneth: Norman Bird
Man: Alan Barker
Policeman: Robert Portal
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-05

14:00 - The Peggers and the Creelers
A series of three plays by Catherine Czerkawska.
3:The World's III Divided.It is 1913 and some time since Johnnie went to
Canada leaving Sarah to look after their daughter and to help out with Annie's education. The years have passed and Johnnie remains gone, but not forgotten.
Incidental music played by John McCusker
Director Hamish Wilson
Stereo
Contributors
Catherine Czerkawska.
Played By: John McCusker
Director: Hamish Wilson
Sarah: Sybil Wintrope
Mary (as a child): Carolyn Bonnyman
Duncan mother: Carolyn Bonnyman
Teresa: Carolyn Bonnyman
Agnes: Sheila Donald
Annie: Rachel Ogilvy
Mrs Pankhurst: Rachel Ogilvy
Johnnie: Stuart McQuarrie
Duncan McIntyre: Colin Gourley
Policeman: Andrew Conlan
Mary: Jean Faulds
Gillian: Isabel Wright
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-06

14:00 - Synchro!
by Helen Kluger.
Synchronised swimming requires strength and a vivid imagination. The
Swans of Winchester may not be Olympic standard, but when
Courtney Wilding bursts into their lives there is an explosion of creative energy!
Synchronised swimming by The Rushmore Swimming Club Directed in association with Tight Assets Theatre by Jeremy Mortimer. Stereo
Contributors
Helen Kluger.
Courtney Wilding
Jeremy Mortimer.
Fiona Savage: Helen Kluger
Trudie Langton: Gillian Bevan
Zarina Tabbard: Tessa Peake-Jones
Lana Swanscott: Richenda Carey
Babette Wigley: Siriol Jenkins
Paul Burdett: Douglas Hodge
Courtney Wilding: Simon Green
Howard Sturton: Peter Gunn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-07

14:00 - Classic Serial
Claudius
2: Claudius Caesar Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-08

14:00 - Wilko's Weekly
In the second of six reports on the regional press,
Tony Wilkinson drops in on the Barnsley Chronicle at a time when the last pit has just closed. The
Japanese are building a factory on a former colliery site, and a 140 million regeneration grant may be on offer.
Producer Tony Wilkinson. Stereo
Contributors
Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Tony Wilkinson.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-09
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-10

14:00 - Voyage of the Swallow
Swallows and Amazons was By "the man who hated children". Richard Briers and Susannah York star as Arthur Ransome and his wife, Evgenia, in Eric Pringle 's play about the writing of a children's classic.
Music by Steafan Hannigan and Simon Care
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo
Contributors
Richard Briers
Susannah York
Arthur Ransome
Eric Pringle
Music By: Steafan Hannigan
Simon Care
Director: Adrian Bean.
Ivy: Ann Davies
Cyril Ransome: Max Harvey
Young Arthur: Nicholas Shelton
Susan: Daisy Heath
Titty: Annie Roddam
Nancy: Kate Ryan
Roger: Simon Radford
Tabitha: Siriol Jenkins
Ted Scott: Vincent Brimble
CP Scott: Michael Kilgarriff
Ernest Altounyan: Philip Sully
Dora Altounyan: Theresa Streatfeild
Trotsky: Philip Beckwith
Doctor: Philip Beckwith
Molly: Adjoa Andoh
Young Billy: Neil Roberts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-11

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
It's Better to Travel
Marianne Carey 's first play for radio is all about finding the right recipe for romance, as Lizzie slaves in the kitchen to spice up her marriage to stick-in-the-mud Ron. Director Patrick Rayner Stereo
Contributors
Marianne Carey
Director: Patrick Rayner
Lizzie: Grace Glover
Ron: Andy Gray
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-12

14:00 - Little Yellow Bird
Pieter Rogers ' "Edwardian thriller" for radio reveals the truth behind the respectable facade of Charles Warren , art dealer and devoted husband - to several wives.
Piano played by Terence Albright Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Contributors
Pieter Rogers
Charles Warren
Played By: Terence Albright
Director: Glyn Dearman
Charles: Nickolas Grace
Lucy: Polly James
Maudie: Sarah Badel
Amy: Ann Windsor
Stanley Wills: Matthew Morgan
Miss Wills: Kate Binchy
Letty: Melinda Walker
Mrs Bilton: Irene Sutcuffe
Mrs Lofting: Jill Graham
Dr McGregor: Keith Drinkel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-13

14:00 - Looking at the Sun
In Barry Hines 's new play, redundant miner Stewart gets a job at a nuclear power station and has great hopes for a new beginning. But when his wife Lisa picks up their daughter from school, there's an incident which starts her off on a nightmare journey.
Director Dave Sheasby. Stereo
Contributors
Barry Hines
Director: Dave Sheasby.
Stewart: Chris Brailsford
Lisa: Gillian Waugh
Mr Ellis: Gerry Kersey
Clayton: Robin Polley
Janice: Belinda Chapman
Melanie Lee: Barbara Dryhurst
Japanese photographer: Fenella Norman
Sharland: Christopher Kent
Martyn: Peter Bell
Colin: Nick Spurr
Kevin: Colln Meredith
Alison: Caitlin Smith
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-14

14:00 - Classic Serial
Claudius
3 .......... Claudius the God
Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-15

14:00 - Wilko's Weekly
In the third of six reports on the regional press,
Tony Wilkinson visits the Milton Keynes Citizen.
Executive Producer Julian Hale Stereo
Contributors
Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Julian Hale
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-16
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-17

14:00 - The Event of the Season
A nuclear war might have a disastrous effect on a society lady's garden party....
By Perry Pontac.
Director Richard Wortley
Contributors
By: Perry Pontac.
Director: Richard Wortley
Lady Wulfruna Pendley: Geraldine McEwan
Miss Blaines: Maureen Lipman
Bransbury: Richard Kane
Dr Gastrell: George Baker
General Sir Filton Sheccks: Stephen Thorne
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-18

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
A to B and Back Again Love and Flo are vegetarians and New
Agers and are thinking of moving to where the air is purer and where there is inner silence. But their friends Kev and Cassandra - like Madonna - are into overunderwear, and have new ideas for Love and Flo.
By Nick Pullin.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Contributors
By: Nick Pullin.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Love: Christian Rodska
Flo: Liz Goulding
Cassandra: Susie Brann
Kev: Mark Straker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-19

14:00 - Who Sings The Hero?
Six stories of unsung individual or group heroism. I: "Dr Barry"
Jean Binnie tells the story of "Dr Barry" who in the 19th century, disguised as a man, rose through the ranks of the army; challenged the appalling conditions; had a baby; and performed a caesarian operation without anaesthetic. Narrator
Maggie McCarthy.
"Dr Barry"...VERONICA QUILUGAN
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Jean Binnie
Narrator: Maggie McCarthy.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Erskine/Leper assistant: Gordon Reid
Welksley/Aaron: Jonathan Tafler
Somerset: John Fleming
Dantzen: Burt Caesar
Munnik: Richard Earthy
Dr HaUIThomas: John Webb
Florence Nightingale: Joanna Wake
Jacob EliotlOeote: Matthew Morgan
McGrigor/Bigge: Jonathan Adams
Colonel: Nicholas Murchie
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-20

14:00 - The Song of My Father
by Paul Herzberg.
Ray Kemp is haunted by his betrayal of a friend. Twenty years later, in another country, fate offers the chance of redemption.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Contributors
Paul Herzberg.
Ray Kemp
Director: Andy Jordan.
Ray Kemp: Michael Maloney
Clive Mendelouiitz: Allan Corduner
Johnny Kruger: Paul Herzberg
Colin Kemp Don: McCor Indale
Shorty Josana: Vincent Ebrahim
Jurgen Brandt: Christopher Wells
Dave Skinner: David Learner
Rita Mendelouritz: Naomi Buch
Kommandant Nel: Henry Goodman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-21

14:00 - Classic Serial
Miss Marjoribanks by Margaret Oliphant. 1: Lucilla's Revolution Stereo
Contributors
Margaret Oliphant.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-22

14:00 - Wilko's Weekly
In the fourth of six reports on the regional press, Tony Wilkinson visits
Londonderry and the local unionist paper, the Londonderry Journal, and the city's nationalist Deny Journal.
Executive Producer Julian Hale Stereo
Contributors
Tony Wilkinson
Producer .......... Julian Hale
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-23
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-24

14:00 - A Woman of No Importance
Diana Rigg and Martin Jarvis play the leading roles in Oscar Wilde's devastating social comedy.
Violin played by Alexander Balanescu Adapted and directed by Adrian Bean. Stereo
Contributors
Diana Rigg
Martin Jarvis
Played By: Alexander Balanescu
Director: Adrian Bean.
Mrs Arbuthnot: Diana Rigg
LordMngworth: Martin Jarvis
Lady Hunstanton: Annette Crosbie
Lady Caroline Pontefract: Irene Sutcliffe
MrsAlbnby: Susan Sheridan
Lady Stutfield: Auriol Smith
Gerald Arbuthnot: Dominic Letts
Hester Worsley: Teresa Gallagher
Archdeacon Daubeny: David King
Sir John Pontefract: Geoffrey Chater
Mr Kelvill, MP: Jack Klaff
Alice: Adjoa Andoh
Lord Alfred Rufford: Peter Penry Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-25

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Dream Factory Hollywood, murder, psychoanalysis, infidelity and screenwriting are the themes of Roger Hall 's new comedy, with John Guerrasio as Benny and Lee Montague as the Hollywood producer Marvin Landor.
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo
Contributors
Roger Hall
John Guerrasio
Lee Montague
Producer: Marvin Landor.
Director: Ned Chaillet.
Thelma: Buffy Davis
Fritz Shulman: Keith Drinkel
Bert: Matthew Morgan
Vance: Peter Gunn
Psychiatrist: Peter Penry Jones
Miss Oaymore: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-26

14:00 - Who Sings The Hero?
Six stories of individual or group heroism.
2: Never Mind, I Stopped My Train!
In 1898, following a boiler explosion, a GWR driver and fireman succeeded in saving the lives of their passengers. Martin Sorrell recreates the background to this story which acts as a tribute to all railwaymen. Narrators Martin Jarvis , Joanna Myers.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Martin Sorrell
Narrators: Martin Jarvis
Narrators: Joanna Myers.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
David Evans: Peter Penry Jones
Atlwood: John Church
Edmund Mears: Nicholas Murchie
Ada Peart: Ann Windsor
John Hodges: Jonathan Tarer
Eiza Dean: Siriol Jenkins
Armstrong: John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-27

14:00 - The Image
In the PR business truth is a flexible commodity, especially if it threatens the public image. By Dorothy Gharbaoui.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan. Stereo
Contributors
By: Dorothy Gharbaoui.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan.
Clare McConnell: Libby Smyth
Hugh Posnett: Mark Mulholland
Rita Henderson: Stella McCusker
Edward O'Neill: John Hewitt
Greg Mawhinney: Robert Patterson
Sirjoseph: Maurice O'Callaghan
Janet: Aine McCartney
Leonard Boyd: Niall Cusack
Arnie Henderson: Derek Halligan
Magistrate: John Keyes
Young boy: Duncan Gleadhill
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-28

14:00 - Classic Serial Miss Marjoribanks
2: Skirmishes Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-29

14:00 - Wilko's Weekly
Tony Wilkinson visits The South London Press.
Executive Producer Julian Hate Stereo
Contributors
Tony Wilkinson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-30
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-31

14:00 - Bertie and the Seven Bodies
Peter Lovesey 's unusual detective, the Prince of Wales, finds his life endangered at a country house party.
Dramatised by Geoffrey M Matthews
Director Matthew Walters
Stereo
Contributors
Peter Lovesey
Dramatised By: Geoffrey M Matthews
Director: Matthew Walters
Bertie: Robert Lang
Alix: Marcia King
Isabella: Susannah Fellows
Amelia: Joan Moon
Queenie: Siriol Jenkins
Jerry: Timothy Carlton
Rev Pagel: Terrence Edmond
Holdfast: Norman Jones
Moira: Auriol Smith
Wilfred: Alan Barker
Marcus: Kim Wall
Claude: Nigel Carrington
Sweeney: James Greene
Colwell: Fraser Kerr
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-01

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Ghost in the Jungle
Donald Jonson 's comedy has the unusual setting of a jungle in Papua New Guinea. A survivor of a Second World War operation is ordered to return on an unlikely and hazardous mission.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Donald Jonson
Papua New
Director: Matthew Walters.
James Waller: John Horsley
Pilot: Peter Craze
SgtKinamu: Terence Edmond
Narrator: Eric Allan
Maynard: Eric Allan
Muriel: Gudrun Ure
Capt Stacey: Keith Drinkel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-02

14:00 - Who Sings The Hero?
Six stories of individual or group heroism.
3: The Man Who Came
Back
Many stories of wartime heroism have become legendary, but the men who manned The Shetland
Bus were very special.
Matthew Solon retells the story of the Norwegians who braved the North Sea during the Second World War. Narrator John Rowe.
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Matthew Solon
Narrator: John Rowe.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
David Howarth: Keith Drinkel
Ok Grotle: Eric Allan
LeifLarsen: Ralf Beck
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-03

14:00 - What Became of Peter Wish?
Frederick Bradnum 's speculation as to what might have happened to a young man who disappeared on the afternoon of 11 October
1919.
Director Jane Morgan Stereo
Contributors
Frederick Bradnum
Director: Jane Morgan
Writer: John Webb
Peter Wish: Neil Roberts
Lydia Sainte-Helene: Melinda Walker
Jack Wish: Keith Drinkel
Inspector Dragger: Richard Tate
Roger: Jonathan Donne
Rachel: Alison Reid
Earl of X: Terence Edmond
King: Gordon Reid
Queen: Joanna Wake
Alex Plantagenet-Finn: David Learner
Fawcett: Philip Sully
Foreign Secretary: David Sinclair
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-04

14:00 - Classic Serial Miss Marjoribanks
3: Lucilla's Luck Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-05

14:00 - Wilko's Weekly
In the last of six reports on the regional press,
Tony Wilkinson visits the Lake District.
August Bank Holiday
Monday .......... a body has been found floating on Coniston Water, but the local paper, The Westmorland Gazette, has little interest in the death of tourists. It is preoccupied with agricultural shows, the celebration of its founder, the poet
William Wordsworth , and the progress of its own trailhound - The Gazzer. Executive producer Julian Hale Stereo
Contributors
Tony Wilkinson
William Wordsworth
Producer .......... Julian Hale
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-06
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-07

14:00 - The Kingfisher
A comedy by William Douglas Home.
Starring Wendy Hiller as Evelyn, Michael Hordern as Sir Cecil and Robert Eddison as Hawkins.
When Cecil kissed Evelyn under a beech tree 50 years ago, his impulsiveness frightened her away. Now, under that same tree half a century later, they are to meet again.
Director Graham Gauld. Stereo (First broadcast in 1985)
Contributors
Comedy By: William Douglas Home.
Wendy Hiller
Michael Hordern
Robert Eddison
Director: Graham Gauld.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-08

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
In Another Life
In Robert Stuart Tyler 's thriller a young man under hypnosis says he was treated by Sigmund Freud in a previous life. When another patient makes the same claim, Dr Von Aspe embarks on a fascinating and dangerous journey.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo
Contributors
Robert Stuart Tyler
Sigmund Freud
Dr von Aspe
Director: Adrian Bean.
Von Aspe: William Roberts
Tanya: Hetty Baynes
Walter: Anthony Taylor
Mrs Hayes: Elizabeth Kelly
Otto: Brett Usher
Dr Unger: John Church
Helen: Siriol Jenkins
Patient: Matthew Sim
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-09

14:00 - Who Sings the Hero?
Six stories of individual or group heroism.
4: A Misfortune at Seaham Mining disasters produce many heroes. Graeme Fife recounts the story of the Seaham Colliery explosion in Seaham, Durham, in 1880. Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Contributors
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Burt: Nigel Anthony
Cummings: Tim Stone
Drainer: Tim Stone
Fifel Wright: Geoffrey Andrews
Fletcher: Paul Copley
Hindson: Peter Gunn
Mrs Hindson: Siriol Jenkins
Marley: Geoff Lawson
Hutchinson: Geoff Lawson
Riley: Michael Cuckson
Robson: David Learner
Jones: David Learner
Stratton: John Fleming
Dixon: John Hollis
Harrison: John Hollis
Mrs Dixon: Margaret Heery
Mrs Lawson: Margaret Heery
Mrs Stokoe: Sheila Tait
Young boy: Christopher Whittaker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-10

14:00 - The Dream Maker
A comedy by Alex Shearer. Stuart and his widowed mother live in a Devonshire village, lost in time. A stranger appears, claiming to be able to dream the future.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Contributors
Comedy By: Alex Shearer.
Director: Andy Jordan.
Stuart Bullen: Andrew Howard
The Professor: Bill Paterson
Rosa Bullen: Tina Gray
Mikey Moors: James Lailey
Mrs Hallett: Andrea Gascoigne
Farmer Boulding: John Surman
Billy McCrystal: Rio Fanning
Harry Monroe: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-11

14:00 - Classic Serial
Miss Marjoribanks 4: The Battle Lost and Won
Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-14

14:00 - Means Test Man
Walter Brierley 's story of unemployment in the 30s.
Dramatised by Charles Ryder
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
Walter Brierley
Dramatised By: Charles Ryder
Director: Tony Cliff.
Jack: Christian Rodska
Jane: Joan Walker
John: Judy Bennett
Ben: Christopher Wilkinson
Jinks: Malcolm Raeburn
Mrs Cook: Lorraine Peters
Mrs Cullen: Christine Cox
Bus Conductor: Keith Clifford
Mr Cook: Gerry Kersey
Club Secretary: Richard Cole
Means Test Man: Robin Polley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-15

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Food of Love Joanne Maguire's play takes a light-hearted look at the problems of dieting.
Does Donny love food more than Rick and will her size come betweem them?
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Director: Sue Wilson.
Donny: Jenny Funnell
Rick: Peter MacQueen
Stellal Waitress: Melinda Walker
Elaine: Joanna Wake
Marion Waitress: Lois Burgess
Barbara: Theresa Streatfeild
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-16

14:00 - Who Sings The Hero?
Six stories of heroism. 5: A Righteous Gentile In 1938,
Gertrude Wijsmuller defied Adolf Eichmann , securing permission to take hundreds of Jewish children out of Vienna.
Barry Turner and Harry Towb recount the story of this virtuallv unknown Dutch heroine.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan. Stereo
Contributors
Gertrude Wijsmuller
Adolf Eichmann
Harry Towb
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan.
Gertrude Wijsmuller: Sarah Badel
Moshe Landau: Harry Towb
Adolf Eichmann: Jonathan Tafler
Norman Benlivich: Matthew Morgan
Fred Dunstan: Nicholas Murchie
The Dutch Consul: John Webb
Radio Interviewer: Ann Windsor
Mrs Goldberg: Joanna Wake
Mr Wijsmuller: Eric Allan
Young girl refugee: Sian Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-17

14:00 - Some Kind of Justice
by Derrick Geer.
A series of arson attacks on Welsh holiday cottages seems easy to explain till a body turns up and Pryce and Rees are taken off the case.
Director Alison Hindell. Stereo
Contributors
Derrick Geer.
Director: Alison Hindell.
Pryce: Sion Probert
Rees: Philip Howe
Or Jones: Ella Hood
Willis: Howell Evans
Mary: Julie Higginson
Richard: John Gannon
Lewis: Terry Victor
Eaglesham: Steve Botcher
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-18

14:00 - Classic Serial
Pere Goriot
Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-21

14:00 - The Angel of Rome
Alessandro Moreschi was the last castrato and died in Rome in 1922. He sang as a soloist in the Vatican
Choir and at all the state functions. Neville
Watchurst's play uncovers the triumph and the sadness of this short and unusual career.
Choir boys Jonathan Rudoe and Daniel Ison
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
Alessandro Moreschi
Jonathan Rudoe
Daniel Ison
Director .......... Sue Wilson.
Alessandro Moreschi .......... John Duttine
Alessandro (boy) .......... Susan Sheridan
Countess Sforza .......... Susan Sheridan
Rosati .......... Ian Hogg
Mustafa .......... David Monico
Fabrizzio Moreschi .......... Terence Edmond
Rosa Moreschi .......... Anna-Juliana Clare
Sebastianelli .......... John Fleming
Count Gondolfi .......... Peter Penry Jones
Mr Derby .......... Peter Penry Jones
Fr Ettore .......... Norman Jones
Haböck .......... Norman Jones
Dr Ferretto .......... Andrew Wincott
Perosi .......... Andrew Wincott
Tordoni .......... Matthew Sim
Mazzini .......... Richard Pearce
Enzo Tordoni .......... Richard Pearce
Aldovari .......... Neil Roberts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-22

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Answering Back by Connal Orton.
Trevor's wife has left him but, to the world, he smiles. His friends Alan and Jan help to take care of him. But when Trevor projects his anger onto Jan, things take a nasty twist.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Contributors
Connal Orton.
Director: Andy Jordan.
Trevor: Henry Goodman
Alan: Christopher Ryan
Jan: Melinda Walker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-23

14:00 - Who Sings The Hero?
The last of six stories of heroism.
Saving of the Saluto
In 1911, the crew of the Newlyn lifeboat undertook a rescue which is still remembered as an act of extreme courage. Melville Jones recounts the story of the saving of the Saluto.
Narrated by Keith Drinkel and Siriol Jenkins.
Director Gerry Jones. Stereo
Contributors
Keith Drinkel
Director: Gerry Jones.
Thomas Vingoe: Raiph Arliss
Mrs Vingoe: Dione Inman
Pascoe: Matthew Morgan
Breck: Jonathan Tafler
Olsen: Eric Allan
Tom: Peter Gunn
Murphy: Roger Winslet
Mrs Klish: Annette Holland
Mrs Harvey: Ruth James
The Editor: Jonathan Adams
Old Fisherman: Peter Porteous
Young Kliski: Julian Rhind-Tutt
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-24

14:00 - Dealing with Clair
by Martin Crimp.
For Mike and Liz, selling their London home is an irksome business. When James, the perfect buyer, is interested in the house their problems seem solved. But for young estate agent Clair the problems are only beginning and the nightmare starts.
Director Hilary Norrish. Stereo
Contributors
Martin Crimp.
Director: Hilary Norrish.
Clair: Karen Ascoe
James: Bob Peck
Liz: Julia Hills
Mike: Michael Maloney
Anna: Emma Gregory
Toby: Jonathan Cullen
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-25

14:00 - Classic Serial
Pere Goriot
2: The Spur Stereo
Contributors
Pere Goriot
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-28

14:00 - Totally Gutted
By Alick Rowe. A local football team is faced with its bizarre new management a one-legged, middle-aged goalkeeper and a young hairdresser. Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Contributors
By: Alick Rowe.
Tonuno 'Thomas: _timothy Bateson
Cyril Lamb: Geoffrey Mathews
'Shafler'Janis: Terence Edmond
ftr Denzil Pugh: Stephen Thorne
Beth: Tessa Worsley
Eunice: Elizabeth Kelly
Nudger' Noakes: Norman Jones
Tarquin: Richard Pearce
Darren Lamb: Paul Downing
Christine: Alice Arnold
Drew Peacock: Mark Straker
Don: Nigel Carrington
Geoff: David Bannerman
Paul: Stephen Garlick
Wayne: Nicholas Gilbrook
Keeper: James Simmons
Peterham Player: Alan Barker
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-29

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Making Do by Tracey Aston.
Joyce isn't sure if Howard will be a good boyfriend or not. But he's trying very trying! Director Clive Brill Stereo
Contributors
Tracey Aston.
Joyce: Miranda Richardson
Howard: Jim Broadbent
Mother: Pauline Letts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-30

14:00 - Mum's the Word
by Brian Miller.
With Patricia Hodge as Jessica and Maxine Audley as Aunt Herbacia. It is well known that sooner or later all husbands outlive their usefulness. Jessica is bored with hers and takes decisive action. But she and Aunt Herbacia discover that they are part of a world-wide conspiracy of women....
Director Alec Reid. Stereo
Contributors
Brian Miller.
Patricia Hodge
Maxine Audley
Aunt Herbacia.
Aunt Herbacia
Director: Alec Reid.
Grantham: Gordon Reid
Geraldine ,: Mellnda Walker
Detective Sergeant: Eric Allen
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-01

14:00 - The German Summer
A family drama by Ewart Hutton.
Helen's teenage son has run away with his 16-year-old girlfriend. Can they be trusted with freedom?
Director Jane Dauncey. Stereo
Contributors
Ewart Hutton.
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Helen: Alice Arnold
TuRoch: John Gannon
Betsy: Nicola Goodchild
Mark: Mark Pitt
Annika: Ruth Jones
Mike: Mike Morton
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-02

14:00 - Classic Serial
Pere Goriot
3: Only Ambition. Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-05

14:00 - Tarra Lengy
by Frank White.
Billy Leng 's a 13-year-old optimist who's certain he can better himself in wartime Manchester.
But he's reckoned without the strains of life on the Home Front.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
Frank White.
Billy Leng
Director: Tony Cliff.
Lengy: Richard Pearce
Todger: Michael Turner
Todger's Mum: Fay Blockey
Mrs Hanson: Kathryn Hunt
Mr Hanson: Brian Trueman
Mrs Rodgers: Tricia Wilcock
Derek Leng: Paul Loughran
Betty Leng: Jane Hazelgrove
Policeman: David Holt
Vicar: Alan Sykes
Bandmaster: Phil Hearn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-06

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Byline
Gail Linwood died in a fight, aged 15. One journalist, a year after her death, believes there are still elements of her story left untold, ashes to be raked over, and questions to be asked. In
Louise Page 's play Bill Paterson is Gavin, the investigative journalist, and Ann
Windsor is Mrs Beverley Linwood.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
Contributors
Gail Linwood
Louise Page
Bill Paterson
Mrs Beverley
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-07

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Five further exploits of Sir
Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
1 .......... The Crooked Man
The regimental honour of the Royal Mallows is at stake when an officer is found dead.
Dramatised by Bert Coules Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo 0 POSTCARDS .......... for a set of 11 Holmes postcards featuring original Strand Magazine illustrations, send £3.50
(cheques only, payable to British Broadcasting Corporation) to .......... [address removed]. Enclose an A5 sae (with 36p stamp)
Contributors
Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised By .......... Bert Coules
Violinist .......... Leonard Friedman
Director .......... Patrick Rayner.
Sherlock Holmes Postcards.
Holmes .......... Cllve Merrison
Dr Watson .......... Michael Williams
Henry Wood .......... Brian Blessed
Maj Murphy .......... James Greene
Col Barclay .......... Terence Edmond
Nancy Barclay .......... Ann Windsor
Anne Morrison .......... Christabelle Dilks
Jane .......... Joanna Myers
Peter .......... Nigel Carrington
Barman .......... Andrew Wincott
Rebel .......... Amerjit Deu
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-08

14:00 - Travel Over Spanish Sighs
Foreign travel on the cheap can be a strain, as Val and Trev discover in Douglas Esson 's fraught comedy.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Douglas Esson
Director: Matthew Walters.
Val: Melanie Hudson
Trev: Matthew Morgan
Guilhume: Gregory de Polnay
Sane driver: Arturo Venegas
Crazy driver: John Moreno
Woman clerk: Kate Binchy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-09

14:00 - Classic Serial
Pere Goriot
4: Falls on the Other, Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-12

14:00 - Something Like a Miracle
by Gerry Huxham.
In 1921 a Labour council was voted in for the first time in the poverty-stricken borough of Poplar. They decided to break the law in order to help their voters.
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo
Contributors
Gerry Huxham.
Director .......... Janet Whitaker.
George Lambury .......... John Church
Sam March .......... Keith Drinkel
Walter Green .......... Eric Allan
Chas Chandler .......... Ronald Herdman
George Cressall .......... Terence Edmond
Edgar Lansbury .......... Mark Straker
Minnie Lansbury .......... Joanna Myers
Susan Lawrence .......... Joanna Wake
Nellie Cressall .......... Theresa Streatfeild
Bessie Lansbury .......... Gudrun Ure
Lou Chandler .......... Ann Windsor
Virginia .......... Siriol Jenkins
Bill Thompson .......... Neil Roberts
JP SkeggS .......... Matthew Sim
Sir Alfred Mond .......... Brett Usher
Lloyd George .......... Peter Penry Jones
Edward Shortt .......... Andrew Wincott
Herbert Morrison .......... Jonathan Adams
William Gentry .......... Nicholas Murchie
Governor ofBrixton Prison .......... John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-13

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Great Orange Outing by Sony Comedy Award winner Alick Rowe.
An innocent small girl prays that certain people should wake up with orange ears....
Narrator Melinda Walker.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Contributors
Alick Rowe.
Narrator: Melinda Walker.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
James: Christian Rodska
Paul: Tony Robinson
Jill: Carole Jahme
PC Davison: Cornelius Garrett
Jane: Laura Hawkridge
Col Fisher: John Abineri
Jason: Dave Fishley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-14

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Five further exploits of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
2: The Resident Patient Mr Blessington has settled young Dr Trevelyan in a good practice, with himself living upstairs. All goes well until the arrival of a Russian Count and his son.
Dramatised by Peter Ling Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Contributors
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Mr Blessington
Dramatised By: Peter Ling
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Enyd Williams.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Dr Trevelyan: Clarence Smith
Alfred Blessington: Robert Lang
Count Orlovshy: David Kossoff
Stefan Orhvsky: George Winter
Inspector Lanner: Eric Allan
Maria: Adjoa Andoh
lady of the Night: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-15

14:00 - The Ridge
By Roy MacGregor.
Andy is a pacifist. His brother Mark, a soldier in the Gulf, is dead. In their home, rootless Kathy finds the family she never had.
Director David Hunter Stereo
Contributors
By: Roy MacGregor.
Director: David Hunter
Elizabeth: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Kathy: Adie Allen
Jim: Donald Gee
Andy: Jonathan Firth
Emma: Melanie Hudson
Mark: Matthew Morgan
Gordon: Gordon Reid
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-16

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Scarlet Letter Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-19

14:00 - A Frozen Stream Called Wounded Knee
by John Pilkington.
In 1890, in South Dakota, a dream was shattered. In 1990, Luta confronts the truth about a people who faced extinction. This play recounts their refusal to die out.
Music: Stuart Gordon
Authentic Lakota music performed by Steve, Maz and Dave Ratty , Dave Giles and Sally Broome
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Contributors
John Pilkington.
Dave Ratty
Dave Giles
Sally Broome
Director: Andy Jordan.
Luta: Kerry Shale
Cutter: William Hope
Joseph Thunder: Harry Towb
Wichasha: Lee Montague
Amy Rosen: Shelley Thompson
Winona: Laurel Lefkow
Policeman 1: John Guerrasio
Policeman 2: Jonathan Tafler
Youth: Neil Roberts
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-20

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Say Something Happened by Alan Bennett.
With Thora Hird as Mam, Brian Wilde as Dad, and Imelda Staunton as June.
"Old People's Wardens will be appointed to keep track of those who are at risk."
"Oh, it's 'at risk', is it? There never used to be that. It's all 'at risk' now. Battered babies, battered wives. Are you sure you won't have a scone?" Director Matthew Walters Stereo
Contributors
Alan Bennett.
Thora Hird
Brian Wilde
Imelda Staunton
Director: Matthew Walters
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-21

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Five further exploits of Conan Doyle 's detective. 3: The Greek Interpreter
Holmes introduces Watson to his brother, Mycroft, at the Diogenes Club and is put in touch with one of his most sinister cases.
Dramatised by Gerry Jones Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Contributors
Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: Gerry Jones
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Enyd Williams.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Mycroft Holmes: John Hartley
Mr Melas: Peter Polycarpou
Inspector Gregson: Ronald Herdman
Mr Latimer: Peter Wickham
The Laughing Man: Gordon Reid
The Greek Man: Neil Roberts
Sophy: Joanna Myers
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-22

14:00 - Hot Rubber or Death on the Motorway
By John Fletcher The year: 2025. The setting: the 20-lane relief sub-orbital motorway of the ten-lane relief sub-orbital motorway of the M25. Our heroine: Madge. She's rough, she's tough. She is behind the wheel and she has a mission.
Producer Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Contributors
By: John Fletcher
Producer: Shaun MacLoughlin
Madge: Natasha Pyne
George: Tom Lawrence
Jiggery: Carole Jahme
Pokery/Old Woman: Patricia Hayes
Shuttle/Demolition man: Brelt Usher
Cock/Estate Agent: Chris Harris
Reg: Bill Wallis
Harry/Riccardo/Gerry: Christian Rodska
Perry: David Lerner
Annie: Emma Cullimore
Lazzie: Laura Hawkridge
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-23

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Dramatised in two parts by Greg Snow.
2: The simplest of shapes - the letter "A" - is the portent seen in the sky. There are those who believe it stands for "Angel".
Arthur Dimmesdale , the Puritan community's own special angel, is striving to bury a secret deep in his heart, but there is someone who has already discovered it. Stereo
Contributors
Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Greg Snow.
Arthur Dimmesdale
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-26

14:00 - Companeros
In Mike Walker 's play set in Nicaragua, four people meet and decide to make a journey into the heart of the country, but when they happen upon a group of trigger-nervous Contras their nightmare begins.
Music: David Chilton and Nick Russell-Pavier .
Director Peter King. Stereo
Contributors
Mike Walker
Music: David Chilton
Music: Nick Russell-Pavier
Director: Peter King.
Kyle: Derek Newark
Anna: Angharad Rees
Richmond: Trevor Nichols
Simon: Colin Stinton
Tom Burke: Stuart Milligan
Commandor Condor: Arturo Venegas
Littk Fish: Francisco Morales
Manager: Alan Dudley
Border Official: Michael Deacon
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-27

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Legs That Came In from the Cold by Karoline Leach.
Just when you thought it was safe to order a tofu casserole ...
This new comedy is based on a true - and wholly incredible - event.
Director Nigel Bryant Stereo
Contributors
Karoline Leach.
Director: Nigel Bryant
Vic: David Holt
Tony: Peter Meakin
Lucius: Simon Carter
Thistledown: Daniel Strauss
His Secretary: Hedli Niklaus
Saffron: Kathryn Hunt
Ken: Terry Molloy
Oovis: Andrew Wincott
Simon: Graham Padden
Wickham: William Chubb
Guard: Jonathan Wyatt
Tipman: Jonathan Owen
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-28

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Five further exploits of Conan Doyle 's detective. 4: The Naval Treaty
Watson's old schoolfriend faces certain ruin if a secret government document cannot be found.
Dramatised by David Ashton Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo
Contributors
Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: David Ashton
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Percy Phelps: Patrick Malahide
Annie: Joanna Myers
Joseph: Stephen Tompkinson
Lord Holdhurst: Brett Usher
Insp Forbes: David Bannerman
Tangey: Norman Jones
Miss Tangey: Petra Markham
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-29

14:00 - Creative Writing
In Martyn Wade 's black comedy, Leonard's redundancy at work and at home (his family are only interested in God) force him to enrol in a creative writing course....
Director Cherry Cookson Stereo
Contributors
Martyn Wade
Leonard: Peter Jeffrey
Phyllis: Eva Stuart
Dean: David Timson
Verity: Vicky Ireland
Frank: Alan Dudley
Ms Sacofsky: Wendy Murray
Timothy: David Gooderson
Jane: Jilll Idstone
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-30

14:00 - Classic Serial
The True Story of Martin Guerre
Dramatised in two parts from the trial notes of the 16th-century French judge, Jean de Coras.
When Martin Guerre returned home to his
Pyrenean village after eight years he was charged with being an impostor. But the trial left many questions unanswered, stereo
Contributors
Jean de Coras.
Martin Guerre
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-02

14:00 - Add Life to Years
By Rib Davis. Andrea runs an NHS
Health Education Unit team. When a marketing director is appointed to sell community care, Andrea finds her job under threat.
Director Philip Martin. Stereo
Contributors
By: Rib Davis.
Director: Philip Martin.
Andrea: Moir Leslie
Sebaslian: John Dixon
Dr Carr: Gerry Hinks
Fiona: Patricia Gallimore
Geoff: Andy Hockley
Brian: Geoff Serle
Stephanie: Susan Mansell
Tan: David Holt
Dr Jones: Terry Molloy
John: Alex Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-03

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Onward and Upward Kevin McGee 's play was first broadcast as part of last year's Young
Playwrights Festival.
The perfect betting scam looks as if it is a "beaten docket" until a late runner changes things.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan. Stereo
Contributors
Upward Kevin McGee
Director .......... Eoin O'Callaghan.
Eugene .......... Eamonn Hunt
Donal .......... Bj Hogg
Mrs Cook .......... Grainne McCann
Mr Cook .......... Noel McGee
Jonathan .......... Robert Patterson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-04

14:00 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The last of five further exploits of Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
The Final Problem
The culmination of his life's work is at hand and Holmes prepares to meet his fate and his greatest adversary.
Dramatised by Bert Coules Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo 0 POSTCARDS .......... for a set of 11 Sherlock Holmes postcards featuring original Strand Magazine ilustrations, send a cheque for £3.50 (payable to British
Broadcasting Corporation) to .......... [address removed] Please Enclose A5 sae (36p stamps).
0 BBC CASSETTES .......... The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Vols I - III) available from retailers.
Contributors
Conan Doyle
Dramatised By .......... Bert Coules
Violinist .......... Leonard Friedman
Director .......... Enyd Williams.
Slwbck Holmes .......... Clive Merrison
Dr Watson .......... Michael Williams
Professor Moriurty .......... Michael Pennington
Colonel Moran .......... Frederick Treves
Inspector Patterson .......... Sean Arnold
Mrs Collier .......... Ann Windsor
Sir George .......... Norman Jones
Steiler .......... Terence Edmond
Walmsley .......... Alan Barker
Jenny .......... Jane Whittenshaw
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-05

14:00 - Morris on the Somme
Mick Jones 's unusual play blends music, fact and dream to tell the story of the Rowscott Morris , an Oxfordshire Morris side who dance together, enlist together - and find themselves attacking together in the opening days of the Battle of the Somme.
Dances performed by the Wheatley Morris Men
Music: John Kirkpatrick
Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo
Contributors
Mick Jones
Rowscott Morris
Music: John Kirkpatrick
Director: Nigel Bryant.
Harry: Ian Targett
Bumper: Richard Avery
Ginger: Martin Weedon
Jackie: Philip Weaver
Tom: Andrew Callaway
Wilfrid: Martin Hyder
Ma: Charlotte West Oram
Granfer: Gerry Hinks
Stretcher Bearers: David Holt
Stretcher Bearers: Jonathan Wyatt
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-06

14:00 - Classic Serial
The True Story of Martin Guerre
Second of a two-part dramatisation from the trial notes of the 16th-century French judge, Jean de Coras. Stereo
Contributors
Jean de Coras.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-09

14:00 - The Fight for Barbara
D H Lawrence 's comedy, written in 1912, is based on his elopement with Frieda. Robert Wesson and his lover Barbara have fled to
Tuscany, where they are pursued by Barbara's family. Barbara is racked with guilt when she meets her unstable husband. Director Michael Fox Stereo
Contributors
D H Lawrence
Robert Wesson: Paul Copley
Barbara Tressider: Abigail Bond
Lady Charlotte: Delia Corrie
Sir William Charlcote: Geoffrey Banks
Dr Frederick Tressider: Christopher Ravenscroft
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-10

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Rhino and the Love Pavilion
In Donald Jonson 's comedy of colonial life, Lt Cartwright finds himself in as much danger from man-eating ladies as from man-eating lions. Director Matthew Walters Stereo
Contributors
Donald Jonson
Old Cartwright: Richard Vernon
Young Cartwright: Robert Portal
Sir George: Reginald Marsh
Lady Erica: Melinda Walker
Beaumont: Philip Anthony
Governor: Jonathan Adams
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-11

14:00 - Ordination of Women Debate
Continued live coverage of the debate and the vote of the Church of England's General Synod on the ordination of women.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-12

14:00 - The Monkey Trap
by Martin Worth.
A businessman is faced with the choice of leaving the country for a year to save himself a huge tax bill or staying to try and rescue his marriage.
Cello played by Gabriel Amherst Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
Martin Worth.
Played By: Gabriel Amherst
Director: Matthew Walters.
Derek: Peter Penry Jones
Karen: Federay Holmes
Pamela: Melinda Walker
Anna/Sarah: Oona Beeson
Philip: Richard Pearce
Murray/Keith: Keith Drinkel
Dave/Lt Trench: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Clare: Kate Binchy
Joy/Mrs Robins: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Sgtl Mr Robins: John Fleming
Mrs Stevens: Barbara Atkinson
Mr Higgs: Jonathan Adams
Mrs Higgs: Jill Graham
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-13

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov 's masterly novel, dramatised in four parts. I: Jesus and the Critic Stereo
Contributors
Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-16

14:00 - Puss in Boots
This second play in the short season of Angela Carter 's work is a strictly adult version of the well-known nursery story.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo (First broadcast in 1982)
Contributors
Angela Carter
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Puss: Andrew Sachs
Hero: Mick Ford
Heroine: Jill Udstone
The Hag: Doris Hare
Pantaleone: Alan Melville
Tabs: Frances Jeater
Undertaker: Stephen Thorne
Gambler: Peter Arne
atom's Wife: Madi Head
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-17

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
The Faithful
Frank once dreamed of creating gleaming towers that would change the face of Irish architecture.
In James Bourke 's new play he plans his revenge.
Director Claire Grove
Stereo
Contributors
James Bourke
Frank: Billy Boyle
Grandfather: Norman Rodway
Paul: Kilian McKenna
Dermot: Rio Fanning
Mary: Kate Binchy
Mayor: Keith Drinkel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-18

14:00 - The Psychedelic Spy
A thriller in five parts by Andrew Rissik , set in 1968 and written in the style of the Bond movies. With
James Aubrey as Billy Hindle , Gerald Harper as Sir Richard Snark and Lisa Rowe-Beddoe as Marianne.
1: Running Scared
Hindle has given up killing. Then Snark turns up.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo
Contributors
Andrew Rissik
James Aubrey
Billy Hindle
Gerald Harper
Sir Richard Snark
Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Mr Mason: Paul Downing
Mr Prendergast: Malcolm Gerard
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-19

14:00 - The Company of Wolves
To end the series of plays by Angela Carter , a macabre re-working of Little Red Riding Hood.
Storytelkr JOHN WESTBROOK With Peter Baldwin , Eve Karpf, Elizabeth Rider , Jeremy Booker , Emma Kate Davies
Director Glyn Dearman
Stereo (First broadcast 1980)
Contributors
Angela Carter
Storytelkr John Westbrook
Peter Baldwin
Elizabeth Rider
Jeremy Booker
Emma Kate Davies
Director: Glyn Dearman
Red Hood: Elizabeth Proud
The Werewolf: Michael Williams
Granny: Katherine Parr
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-20

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Master and Margarita
2 .......... The Magic Theatre
Stereo
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-23

14:00 - However
Al Hunter 's comedy of love and war is set in the Russo-Japanese war.
Andrei's job is to write reports about fictional successes from the front.
When these are believed at home, he accidentally becomes a hero overnight. Director Adrian Bean Stereo
Contributors
Al Hunter
Director: Adrian Bean
Andrei: John Gordon Sinclair
Czar: Willie Rushton
Princess Elisaveta: Alison Dowling
Piotr: Graham Seed
Trigorin: David Richard-Fox
Yeltsin: Timothy Carlton
Lady Karenina: Avril Clark
Brezhnev: Timothy Bateson
Kosygin: Shaun Prendergast
Gorbachev: Shaun Prendergast
Andropov: Norman Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-24

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Just Another Case by Richard Dixon.
The girl is innocent. She didn't steal L200. But it would be simpler if she pleaded guilty. Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Contributors
Richard Dixon.
Director: Glyn Dearman
Girl: Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Defence Counsel: John Rye
Prosecution: Eric Allan
Judge: John Moffatt
Policeman: Matthew Morgan
Solicitor: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-25

14:00 - The Psychedelic Spy
A thriller in five parts by Andrew Rissik. With , Lightbom,
Snark, and 2 .......... Mondays Are Hell
Hindle has not only given up killing, he has also had to give up Marianne.
Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Contributors
Andrew Rissik.
Director .......... Glyn Dearman
Billy Hindle .......... James Aubrey
Tara .......... Joanna Lumley
Jack Lightborn .......... Charles Gray
Sir Richard .......... Gerald Harper
Maurice Browning .......... Robert Eddison
Marianne .......... Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Stella Goltbng .......... Tara Dominick
Hugo Bailey .......... Nigel Carrington
Duncan Taylor .......... Fraser Kerr
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-26

14:00 - Fragments in a Vulgar Tongue
by David Zane Mairowitz. Recorded on location in Avignon, Provence and Islington, London, this is the story of an obsessive man. His marriage is on the rocks, his obsession is for Petrarch, the medieval scholar and poet who fantasised about a girl called Laura.
Petrarch sonnet read in Italian by Luciana Castellucci
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo
Contributors
David Zane Mairowitz.
Luciana Castellucci
Director: Richard Wortley.
D: Struan Rodger
dotllde: Carolle Rousseau
Annie: Annie Legault
Tutor: Geoffrey Matthews
Cardinal: Geoffrey Matthews
Judge: Geoffrey Matthews
Tour Guide: Geoffrey Matthews
Shrink: Geoffrey Matthews
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-27

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov 's satire on 1930s Russia, dramatised in four parts. With ; and 3: The Devil Entertains
Margarita takes to the air, the Master's novel reveals the guilt of Pontius Pilate , and Professor Woland's magic act astonishes the Variety Theatre audience! Stereo
Contributors
Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
Pontius Pilate
Woland: Daniel Massey
the Master: Michael Maloney
Margarita: Geraldine James
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-30

14:00 - The Silver King
The classic melodrama by Henry Arthur Jones.
John Duttine plays Wilfred Denver , brought to his ruin by drinking and gambling, and Frances Barber his devoted and faithful wife, Nelly.
Music by Trevor Allan
Adapted and directed by Adrian Bean. Stereo
Contributors
Henry Arthur Jones.
John Duttine
Wilfred Denver
Frances Barber
Music By .......... Trevor Allan
Director .......... Adrian Bean.
Jaikes, the Denvers' servant .......... Frank Middlemass
Skinner, a burglar .......... Peter Jeffrey
Geoffrey Ware .......... Nigel Anthony
Baxter, a detective .......... Ian Hogg
Corkett, Ware's clerk .......... Jonathan Moore
Eliah Coombe, a Fence .......... John Hollis
Cripps, a safecracker .......... Brian Miller
TubbslGaffer Pottle .......... Norman Jones
Mrs LeakerjMrs Gammage .......... Ann Windsor
Tabitha Durden .......... Irene Sutcliffe
Susy, a barmaid .......... Adjoa Andoh
Olive Skinner .......... Auriol Smith
Cissy/Ned .......... Jane Whittenshaw
Selwyn/Teddy/Newsboy .......... Matthew Sim
Mr Parkyn .......... John Church
Brownson/Servant .......... Nigel Carrington
Bilcher/Inspector/Cabby .......... Peter Penry Jones
Binksi Second detective .......... Fraser Kerr
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-01

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Accidental Murder by Frank McCormick.
To lose one wife may be bad luck, but to nearly lose two in quick succession may be more than an accident....
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Contributors
Frank McCormick.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Arnold: Christian Rodska
Kawalski: Bill Wallis
TipsfMonique: Carole Jahme
Candy: Margaret Robertson
Jasper: Ed Bishop
Jos: Jonathan Tafler
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-02

14:00 - The Psychedelic Spy
A thriller in five parts by Andrew Rissik.
3: Plastic
Assasin Hindle is alone on Temptation Island. His brief: to kill Jack Lightbom 's wife.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo
Contributors
Andrew Rissik.
Assasin Hindle
Jack Lightbom
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Billy Hindle: James Aubrey
Tara Lightborn: Joanna Lumley
Jack Lightborn: Charles Gray
Marianne: Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Larry Cosgrave: Michael Cochrane
Alex Linstrom: Ed Bishop
Manola: Ben Onwukwe
Engineer: Paul Rosebury
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-03

14:00 - A Rainbow in the Night
By RJ Gallagher. Paris, 1837.
"The blind need to be liberated by one of their own. They need the inspiration, the self-respect. They don't need the truth."
Was Louis Braille right to hide the truth in the name of duty?
Pianist Tim Riley
Director Alison Hindell. Stereo
Contributors
Pianist: Tim Riley
Director: Alison Hindell.
Celine Barbier: Suzanne Burden
Louis Braille: Simon Harris
Charles Barbier: James Greene
Father Martignac: James Frank Benson
Young Braille: Spike Hood
General: Robert Page
Girl: Alix Burgin
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-04

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Master and Margarita
The final part of Mikhail Bulgakov 's novel.
The Fifth Dimension The dead rise to greet Queen Margarita at the Ball of the Spring Moon. But will she save her beloved Master? The devilish tale concludes. Stereo
Contributors
Mikhail Bulgakov
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-07

14:00 - Stardust
by Roger Stennett.
On 15 December 1945, the aircraft carrying
Glenn Miller to Paris disappeared and a unique period in musical history came to an abrupt end. Since the Normandy Invasion,
Miller's American Band of the AEF had travelled the length and breadth of the country, playing at airbases, hospitals and on the radio.
Music played by Alan Ellis , Donovan Carpenter and Hank Starrs
Producer Adrian Bean. Stereo
Contributors
Roger Stennett.
Glenn Miller
Played By .......... Alan Ellis
Played By .......... Donovan Carpenter
Played By .......... Hank Starrs
Producer .......... Adrian Bean.
Major Glenn Miller .......... Ed Bishop
Lieutenant Don Haynes .......... William Roberts
Staff Sgt Elmer Perry .......... Kerry Shale
Lieutenant Bob Duke Freeman .......... Stephen Hoye
Lt Col Norman Baesselt .......... David Healy
Helen Miller .......... Shelley Thompson
TI Sgt Ray McKinley .......... Christopher Ryan
Sgt Paul Dudley .......... Matthew Morgan
Sgt Johnny Desmond .......... Adam Henderson
Staff Sgt Herman Trigger Alpert .......... Neil Roberts
Staff Sgt Mel PoweU .......... Jonathan Tafler
Maurice Goreham .......... Peter Penry Jones
Cecil Madden .......... Nicholas Murchie
Josie .......... Alison Reid
Jack Bishop .......... Vincent Marzello
Franco Minelli .......... Mark Straker
Jesus Mendoza .......... Peter Gunn
Henry Drew .......... Clive Hill
Eugene Roach .......... "terence Edmond
Waitress .......... Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-08

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Big Boys Don't Cry by David Bowker.
The New Age will never be the same after Maurice, a plain-speaking butcher from Buxton, joins a Men's Encounter Group in the mistaken belief that
"Action Men" means ping-pong and rock climbing.
Director Philip Martin Stereo
Contributors
David Bowker.
Maurice: Terry Molloy
Michael: Graham Padden
Gordon: Rob Swinton
Alec: David Holt
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-09

14:00 - The Psychedelic Spy
A thriller in five parts by Andrew Rissik.
4: Orange Juice and Sugar Instead of murdering
Tara, Hindle has made love to her. Jack is dying of cancer and Hindle has no taste for more killing.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo
Contributors
Andrew Rissik.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Billy Hindle: James Aubrey
Tara Lightbom: Joanna Lumley
Jack Ughtborn: Charles Gray
Marianne: Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Alex Lindstrom: Ed Bishop
Duncan Taylor: Fraser Kerr
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-10

14:00 - The High Cost of Travel
In Eric MacDonald 's play a middle-aged man's visit to his grandmother in hospital conjures up the mosaic of his life and loves.
Director Stewart Conn
Stereo
Contributors
Eric MacDonald
Director: Stewart Conn
Ian Temple: Crawford Logan
Sue: Sarah Collier
Grandmother: Sheila Donald
Woman: Kay Gallie
Nurse: Alyxis Daly
Moira: Biythe Duff
John: Ronnie McCann
Soldier: Simon McCallum
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-11

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Wrong Box
The first of two stories by Robert Louis Stevenson.
A comedy of misunderstandings in which a stubborn corpse refuses to take it lying down.
Stereo
Contributors
Stories By .......... Robert Louis Stevenson.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-14

14:00 - Black Bartlemy's Treasure
Jeffery Farnol 's swashbuckling novel of pirates, vengeance, love and death, set in England and on a desert island, in an action-packed dramatisation.
Dramatised by Michael Bartlett Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Contributors
Jeffery Farnol
Dramatised By: Michael Bartlett
Director: Glyn Dearman
Martin Conisby: Steven Pacey
Joan Brandon: Julia Swift
Adam Penfeallier: Sean Barrett
Black Bartlemy: Sean Arnold
Tressady: Ronald Herdman
Smiler: Colin McFarlane
Joel: Fraser Kerr
Abner Mings: Mark Straker
Sir Rupert: Andrew Wincott
Marjorie: Theresa Streatfeild
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-15

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Eavesdropping by David Cregan.
Simon, a radio drama producer, accidentally eavesdrops on his actor friends and learns what they really think of him.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Contributors
David Cregan.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Simon: Nigel Anthony
Judy: Melinda Walker
Fay: Joanna Wake
Hugh: Bill Wallis
Harry: Christian Rodska
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-16

14:00 - The Psychedelic Spy
Concluding the thriller by Andrew Rissik.
5: Everyone's Been Burned Marianne has been shot.
Hindle is going to put Jack down forever - but nothing is as it seems.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo
Contributors
Andrew Rissik.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Billy Hindle: James Aubrey
Tara Lightborn: Joanna Lumley
Jack Lightborn: Charles Gray
Sir Richard Snark: Gerald Harper
Maurice Browning: Robert Eddison
Marianne: Lisa Rowe Beddoe
Jill Vardy: Jane Whittenshaw
Interrogator: Brian Miller
Qech Defector: David Bannerman
Code Room Girl: Elizabeth Mansfield
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-17

14:00 - Closed to Visitors
by Dawn Lowe-Watson .
Reedbeck Hall was once an artists' colony, now it is run as a museum. One afternoon, when the Hall is closed, a young man turns up asking to be shown around. The curator, Sally, is apprehensive but he is very persuasive. Sally lives to regret her decision....
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo
Contributors
Dawn Lowe-Watson
Reedbeck Hall
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Sally: Deborah Findlay
Frank: John Duttine
Crispin: Jill Lidstone
Pat: Ann Windsor
Policemen: Steve Hodson
Policemen,: John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-18

14:00 - Classic Serial
The Suicide Club
The second of two stories by Robert Louis Stevenson. In this melodrama, the gallant Prince Florizel of Bohemia swears vengeance on an evil gaming establishment. Stereo
Contributors
Stories By: Robert Louis Stevenson.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-21

14:00 - Crisp and Even Brightly
by Alick Rowe.
What is the true story behind Good King Wenceslas?
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Contributors
Alick Rowe.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Good King Wenceslas: Timothy West
The Page: James Holland
Queen Grandmother: June Barrie
Sigmund: Christian Rodska
Otto: William Eedle
Maria: June Tobin
Harry the Spy: Michael Tudor Barnes
Vlad: David Barnes
Tunna: Bill Wallis
Gomon: John Baddeley
Woman Inside: Polly James
Man Inside: Andrew Hilton
Ragman: Anthony Jackson
Kermit: Michael Deacon
Nice Man: Paul Nicholson
Synthesizer Player: Andrew Christie
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-22

14:00 - Thirty-Minute Theatre
Sweet Tooth
Richard Griffiths is the Rum Baba in Mel Caiman 's comedy about life and death on the pastry shelf. The on/off love affair between George and Alice is his constant threat.
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)
Contributors
Richard Griffiths
Mel Caiman
Director: Ned Chaillet.
George: Denis Lawson
Alice: Morag Hood
Waitress: Julie Berry
Eclair: Melinda Walker
Danish: Steven Harrold
Strudk: Steve Hodson
Almond Slice: Tim Reynolds
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-23

14:00 - The Fox at the Manger
Wendy Hiller narrates a magical and unusual retelling of the Christmas story by PL Travers, the author of Mary Poppins.
Dramatised by Brian Sibley Music: David Hewson
Producer Glyn Dearman
Director Kay Patrick. Stereo
Contributors
Wendy Hiller
Mary Poppins.
Dramatised By: Brian Sibley
Music: David Hewson
Producer: Glyn Dearman
Director: Kay Patrick.
Fox: Alec McCowen
The Mother: Jenny Howe
The Child: Richard Pearce
The Ass: Ronald Herdman
The Cow: Maxine Audley
The Sheep: Danny Schiller
The Dove: Danielle Allen
Children: Sebastian Brennan
Children: Ben Dell
Children: Dominic Gerrard
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-24

14:00 - The Lintel
by Albert Welling.
A "perfect" Christmas is interrupted.
Director Jane Morgan. Stereo
Contributors
Albert Welling.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Howard: Steve Hodson
Vicky: Marian Diamond
Joseph: Jeremy Spriggs
Mary: Federay Holmes
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-25

14:00 - Christmas Spirits
2: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Starring
Dramatised by Christopher Denys Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo
(Third play tomorrow 7.50pm)
Contributors
Charles Dickens.
Dramatised By: Christopher Denys
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Ebenezer Scrooge: Michael Gough
Narrator: Freddie Jones
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 Fezdwig: Timothy Bateson
Mrs Fezawig: Maxine Audley
Young Scrooge: Andrew Wincott
Scrooge's Niece: Petra Markham
Tiny Tim: Hugo Mendez
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-26

14:00 - The Rabbit's Tale
Neil Walker tells the story of how the wild rabbit was introduced into Britain centuries ago, the industries it created and the love-hate relationship it inspired among the people who shared its land.
Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo
Contributors
Neil Walker
Producer: Emma Kingsley.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-28

14:00 - Christmas Spirits
4 .......... The Exorcism by Don Taylor.
Everything was set for "the great festival of the belly"...
Music .......... Herbert Chappell
Director Don Taylor. Stereo
Contributors
Don Taylor.
Music .......... Herbert Chappell
Director .......... Don Taylor.
Rachel .......... Susan Fleetwood
Margaret .......... Sara Kestelman
Edmund .......... Kenneth Haigh
Dan .......... Norman Rodway
Newsreader .......... Peter Penry Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-29

14:00 - Christmas Spirits
5: Blithe Spirit
Noel Coward 's farce of the spirit world, set in the living-room of the Condomines' house in Kent.
Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Contributors
Noel Coward
Director: Glyn Dearman
Charles Condomine: Paul Eddington
Ruth Condomine: Julia McKenzie
Elvira: Anna Massey
Madame Arcati: Peggy Mount
Dr Bradford: Richard Pearson
Mrs Bradford: Jane Wenham
Edith: Jill Lidstone
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-30

14:00 - Christmas Spirits
6: Jonas by J C W Brook. Two couples innocently toy with a ouija board, but the board is cursed.
Director Ian Cotterell. Stereo (First broadcast in 1975)
Contributors
Director: Ian Cotterell.
Max Brown: Julian Holloway
Julie Brown: Anna Cropper
Hugo Stevens: John Rye
Pat Stevens: Prunella Scales
Mohammet Asif: David March
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-31

14:00 - Christmas Spirits
7: The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde.
Hiram B Otis has bought Canterville Chase - complete with ghost.
Piano played by David Dorward Dramatised by Nick McCarty
Director Hamish Wilson. Stereo (Final play tomorrow)
Contributors
Oscar Wilde.
Hiram B Otis
Played By: David Dorward
Dramatised By: Nick McCarty
Director: Hamish Wilson.
Simon: Edward Petherbridge
Mrs Otis: Gwyneth Guthrie
Stripes: Eileen McCallum
Stars: Mary Riggans
Mrs Umney/Lady Kenelm: Rose McBain
Lord Canterville/Station Master: Raymond Ross
Hiram B Otis: Angus MacInnes
Cheshire/Servant: Anthony Cochrane
Lord Bilton/Rev Dampier/Policeman: John Buick
Virginia: Annemarie Zola
Washington: Paul Birchard
Anniej/Lady Cheshire: Ali Walton
Mary/Lady Sinclair: Pene Herman Smith
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Monday Play - Radio 4 - 1992
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-06
20:00 - The Monday Play
The Miser
Moliere's comedy stars Michael Hordern as a greedy old skinflint who tries to dash his children's wedding plans and fill the money box he keeps at the bottom of the garden....
Translated by Miles Malleson
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Harpagon: Michael Hordern
Frosine: Eleanor Bron
Seigneur Anselm: T P McKenna
Elise: Julia Swift
Valere: Nicholas Farrell
Clotilde: Jonathan Tafler
La Flotilde: Shaun Prendergast
Jacques: Christopher Godwin
Mariane: Elaine Caxton
Justice: Peter Woodthorpe
Mr Simon: Ronald Herdman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-13
20:00 - The Monday Play
Pygmies in the Ruins Radio Theatre 1992 .......... the first of an occasional series of radio plays presented in association with leading theatres.
Ron Hutchinson 's play, which opened last November at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, is set simultaneously in Belfast of 1991 and 1871. Harry Washburn is a police "scene-of-the-crime" photographer, for whom 20 years of visual carnage has meant increasing mental instability and a compulsion to uncover the truth behind a murder that occurred 120 years before. Harry Washburn SEAN SCANLAN
Boy soprano: Niall Keatley
Music: Stephanie Hughes
Director .......... Eoin O'Callaghan.
DrMulcahy .......... Harry Towb
Mrs McAteer .......... Stella McCusker
Sergeant Reid .......... John Keegan
Nuala Washburn .......... Aine McCartney
Ciara McCabe .......... Ali White
Sean McCabe .......... Gerard Crossan
Shawney .......... Walter McMonagle
Committee member .......... Brendan Coyle
Mrs McCabe .......... Barbara Adair
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-20
20:00 - The Monday Play
One-Way Ticket to Palookaville
It's late summer, 1990, and for shipyard welder Billy Hamsen it's a memorable one. Billy is a "traditional" working-class "commie", 1. and across the world there are serious changes to a system he has revered all his life.
By Michael Chaplin.
Billy Hamsen. ... CHRISTIAN RODSKA
Director Dave Sheasby.
Margaret Hamsen: Val McLane
Alexei: Karl Boyd
Rosa: Tracey Wilkinson
Jack: Rod Arthur
Ellis JOHN: Graham Davies
Ivanov: Christopher Campbell
Dad: Art Davies
Jimmy: James Thackwray
Gavin: Trevor Todd
Harry: Peter Wheeler
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-01-27
16:05 - Kaleidoscope
Natalie Wheen discusses a new recording of Tchaikovsky's Fifth
Symphony conducted by Sian Edwards ; remembers the singing talents of Sandy Denny ; and welcomes actress Frances Barber to the studio.
Producer Anthony Denselow
Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm) (Frances Barber stars in The Monday Play at 8.00pm)
Contributors
Natalie Wheen
Conducted By .......... Sian Edwards
Sandy Denny
Frances Barber
Producer .......... Anthony Denselow
Frances Barber
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-03
20:00 - ' The Monday Play
Add Life to Years Andrea runs an NHS Health Education Unit team. When a marketing director is appointed to sell community care, Andrea finds her job and beliefs under threat.
By Rib Davis.
Director: Philip Martin.
Andrea: Moir Leslie
Sebastian: John Dixon
DrCarr: Gerry Hinks
Fiona: Patricia Gallimore
Geoff: Andy Hockley
Brian: Geoff Serle
Stephanie: Susan Mansell
Tim: David Holt
Dr Jones: Terry Molloy
John: Alex Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-10
20:00 - The Monday Play
Laura Singer
Harriet Walter plays Laure, a middle-class French girl forced by her father to marry a peasant much older than herself.
David Zane Mairowitz 's lyrical play shows how passionate feeling leads Laure to song rather than argument.
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Laure: Harriet Walter
Francis: Tp McKenna
Cesar: Trevor Peacock
Julian: Sean Arnold
Madame Barrie: Ann Windsor
Armand: Alex Goodman
Doctor: Keith Drinkel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-17
20:00 - The Monday Play
The Birth Machine
Zelda's labour is to be induced by a wonderful new machine. As things go wrong, Zelda's imagination takes over. An adaptation by Elizabeth Baines of her own satirical novel.
Director - Michael Fox
Zelda: Barbara Marten
Roland: Robert Ptckavance
Prof Quirk: David Fleeshman
Mother: Sue Jenkins
Father: John Branwell
Houseman: Bryan Reynolds
Nursing sister: Clare Beck
Hilary: Jane Hazelgrove
Rick: Mark Chatterton
Arleen: Kathryn Hunt
Staff nurse: Kay Purcell
Child Zelda: Laura Medforth
Annie: Natalie Casey
Charlie: Robert Curley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-02-24
20:00 - The Monday Play
Mary Morgan
A serving-girl is tried for murder in 1805. How can her lover lead the jury that condemns her?
By Greg Cullen, based on a true story.
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Mary Morgan: Sarah Michael
Walter: Patrick Brennan
Wilkins: David Garfield
George III: Tony Leader
Hardinge: Ric Jerrom
Earl: Ivor Roberts
Catherine/Bethan: Tessa Gearing
Maggie: Pam Hopkins
Hefina: Menna Trussler
Molly: Manon Edwards
Betty: Sian Summers
John/Martin: Neil Royston
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-02
20:00 - The Monday Play
The Key to My Father's House
When the Scud missiles of Saddam Hussein start to fall on Jerusalem, George, with an Arab mother and a British father, has to decide where his true loyalties lie. By Leslie Stewart.
Director .......... Philip Martin.
George .......... Ken Colley
Hannah .......... Francesca Brill
Jamal .......... Adam Hussein
Hani .......... Judy Bennett
George's mother .......... Gillian Goodman
George'sfather .......... Susan Mansell
Gerry .......... Dominic Taylor
Dr Subhi .......... Graham Padden
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-09
20:00 - The Monday Play
A Clergyman's Daughter
George Orwell 's novel about the scandal which rocked a small town when, following an encounter with an elderly free thinker, the clergyman's daughter suddenly disappeared.
Adapted By: John Peacock
Director: Celia de Wolff.
Dorothy: Amanda Redman
Charles: Hugh Dickson
EOen: Marion Diamond
Warburton: Glyn Grain
Nobby: John Salthouse
Flo: Jane Whittenshaw
Charlie: David Bannerman
Miss Creavy: Frances Jeater
Sir Tom: Stephen Thorn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-16
20:00 - The Monday Play
Fields of Grey, Marching
Set in 1916 after the battle of the Somme, this is a dark story of the power of memory and guilt, and of the fear and misuse of the world of the occult.
By Mike Walker.
Music by Jeremy Taylor.
Trumpet Mike Harrison.
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Julia: Julia Swift
Colin: Robert Glenister
Father/Ray: Ian Dury
Letty: Elizabeth Kelly
Dora: Elizabeth Mansfield
Polly: Siriol Jenkins
Hotel Qerk/LandJady: Auriol Smith
Waitress: Emma Fielding
Mrs Rouse: Ann Windsor
Mr Rouse: Ronald Heroman
Waiter: Clarence Smith
Railway clerk: Terence Edmond
Mr Pye: John Church
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-03-23
20:00 - The Monday Play
Darling Peidi
The true story of Edith Thompson who, with Freddy Bywaters , was charged with the murder of her husband Percy in October 1922.
By: Shelagh Stephenson.
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Edith Thompson: Rachel Joyce
Freddy Bywaters: Charles Simpson
Percy Thompson: Peter Wight
Avis Graydon: Theresa Streatfeild
Mr Graydon: Norman Bird
Mrs Graydon: Gudrun Ure
Rose/Wardress: Siriol Jenkins
Elsie Wardress: Joanna Myers
Mr Stern: David Learner
Henry Curtis-Bennett: Mark Lambert
Thomas Inskip: Brett Usher
Mr Justice Shearman: Jonathan Adams
Clerk/Chaplain: Nicholas Murchie
Foreman/Officer: Peter Gunn
Prison Governor: Keith Drinkel
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-06
20:00 - The Monday Play
Hereafter A story about parenthood, death and the art of living, by Jonathan Myerson.
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Sam: Douglas Hodge
Clare: Marcella Riordan
Linda: Barbara Leigh Hunt
Tanya: Joanna Myers
Liz: Gillian Bevan
Bert: Stuart McGugan
Clare's mother: Maggie Shelvin
Nurse: Melanie Hudson
Ward sister: Gudrun Ure
Vanessa: Theresa Streatfeild
Mrs Reddington/SCO nurse: Joanna Wake
Eddie Fentiman: Peter Penry Jones
Mr Justice Storey: John Church
Voice: Sean Arnold
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-13
20:00 - The Monday Play
The Snatch
In Gillian Richmond 's play Kate and Tina are both expecting babies.
Complete strangers, their lives will soon be linked and changed forever.
Director: Sue Wilson.
Kate: Kate Buffery
Tina: Siriol Jenkins
Nick: Mark Straker
Phil: Andy Hockley
Sally: Sunny Ormonde
Annette: Joanna Wake
Paul: John Webb
Fay: Jilly Bond
Photographer /Newsreader: Keith Drinkel
Newscaster: Peter Penry-Jones
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-20
20:00 - The Monday Play
Are Friends Electric
In Cystic Fibrosis week, Lesley Davies ' play - based on a real case - traces the last few weeks in the life of a 15-year-old boy bravely fighting against this hereditary genetic disease. Director Cherry Cookson Stereo
Contributors
Lesley Davies
Ben: Richard Pearce
Ann: Jennie Linden
David: John Rowe
Gene: Peter Whitman
Barry: Mark Straker
Rick: David Learner
Janice: Joanna Myers
Chas: Owen Booth
Alex: Siriol Jenkins
Hospital Consultant: Peter Penry Jones
Family Doctor: Jonathan Adams
Claire: Melanie Hudson
Policeman: John Webb
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-04-27
20:00 - The Monday Play
Eden Must Go
Martin Worth's play comes from his experiences of going up to Cambridge in 1945, and examines the effect of war on young men.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Stephen Pym: Charles Simpson
Alan Wicks: Keith Drinkel
Alister Gray: Andrew Wincott
Netoil Hadley: Mark Straker
Ivor Rossiter: David Learner
Elizabeth Noble: Victoria Carling
Dr Noble: Terence Edmond
Mrs Noble: Ann Windsor
PauIDarcy: Brett Usher
Dawkins: Ronald Herdman
Ted Baines: Matthew Long
Amanda Baines: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-04
20:00 - The Monday Play
Rutherford and Son
A bullyingTyneside factory owner is locked into conflict with his own children in Githa Sowerby 's 1912 classic stage play.
Director: Michael Fox.
Rutherford: Bryan Pringle
John Rutherford: Nigel Hastings
Janet Rutherford: Barbara Marten
Richard Rutherford: Dan Maxwell
Mary: Melanie Thaw
Martin: Martin Oldreld
Aunt Ann: Avril Elgar
Mrs Henderson: Gillian Goodman
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-11
20:00 - The Monday Play
A Frozen Stream Called Wounded Knee
In 1890 in South Dakota, a dream was shattered. In 1990 Luta confronts the truth about a people who faced extinction. John Pilkington 's play recounts the refusal of the Lakota people to die out.
Music: Stuart Gordon
Producer: Andy Jordan.
Luta: Kerry Shale
Cutter: William Hope
Joseph Thunder: Harry Towb
Wichasha: Lee Montague
Amy Rosen: Shelley Thompson
Winona: Laurel Lefkow
Policeman 1: John Guerrasio
Policeman 2: Jonathan Tafler
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-18
20:00 - The Monday Play
A Cruel Madness
dramatised by Colin Thubron from his own novel.
A nightmare quest begins when Daniel Pashley sees a white-dressed woman in the grounds of the mental hospital where he teaches.
Psychiatrist.....Peter Penry Jones
Dram. Colin Thubron
Daniel Pashley
Peter Penry
Director: John Theocharis.
Pashley: Robert Glenister
Sophia: Harriet Walter
McQuitty: Jonathan Adams
Nisbet: Keith Drinkel
Orgill: David Bannerman
Director John Theocharis. Stereo.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-05-25
20:00 - The Monday Play
Heretics
by Alison Leonard.
Keith, Gavin and Julie all want to be priests. But Gavin is gay, Maggie's a woman and Keith is attracted to Julie.
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Maggie: Maggie McCarthy
Gavin: Huw Garmon
Julie: Manon Edwards
Keith: Tony Leader
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-01
20:00 - The Monday Play
Unreasonable Behaviour
Faced with a political and sexual scandal, an ambitious local councillor finds his marriage and career on the brink of collapse.
A new play by Christopher Reason.
Director Marilyn Imrie.
Alan McAndrew: Russell Dixon
Judy Morrison: Siriol Jenkins
Steve Malone: Keith Drinkel
Joanne Malone: Gillian Bevan
Mary Douglas: Melanie Hudson
Joanne's solicitor: Theresa Streatfeild
Ruth: Joanna Wake
Colin Sanders: Peter Gunn
Harry Greenwood: Eric Allan
Councillor Curtis: John Church
Councillor Hunt: Jonathan Adams
Alan's solicitor: David Learner
Prison officers: Peter Penry Jones
Prison officers: Gordon Reid
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-08
20:00 - The Monday Play
Who Killed Palomino Molero ?
Mario Vargas Llosa 's adult crime story, set in Peru in 1954, turns up the underbelly of class and corruption in a communtiy dominated by the military.
With John Bull, Gordon Reid , Nicholas Murchie ,
John Church and Jonathan Adams.
Musician Mia Soteriou
Translated and dramatised by Bronwen Phizackerly
Director Ned Chaillet.
Lieutenant Silva: Charles Simpson
Sgt. Utuma: Ray Fearon
Colonel Mindreau: Steve Hodson
Alicia: Melanie Hudson
Lieutenant Dufo: Jonathan Tafler
Dona Asunta: Linda Marlowe
Dona Adriana: Jo Kendall
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-15
20:00 - The Monday Play
Short the Season
Bert Boford refuses to give up his job as Kennel Huntsman despite intense pressure from his family, until his wife steps in to precipitate a crisis for the Hunt.
By Mike McGrath.
Director Michael Fox Stereo
Contributors
Bert Boford
Kennel Huntsman
By: Mike McGrath.
Director: Michael Fox
Bert Boford: James Laurenson
Olive Boford: Ann Rye
Hilda Sutton: Charmian May
Ted Boford: Colin Kerrigan
Devla Flannery: Saskia Downes
Flan: James Quinn
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-22
20:00 - The Monday Play
Taking the Devil's Advice
Not many plays can claim to deal with philosophy and the poisoning of a shameless hussy with a blackcurrant tart.
Dramatised for radio by Mike Walker from the novel by Anne Fine.
Director David Benedictus. Stereo
0 DRAMA .......... page 5
Contributors
Mike Walker
Novel By .......... Anne Fine.
Director .......... David Benedictus.
Oliver Rosen .......... Richard O'Callaghan
Constance Rosen .......... Jenny Agutter
Alasdair Huggett .......... John Church
Bonnie Rosen .......... Anna Abrahams
Stella Huggett .......... Melanie Hudson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-06-29
20:00 - The Monday Play
Exit/Entrance
In Aidan Mathews ' play, a middle-aged Charles and Helen are bidding adieu to their world, while next door, their younger selves begin life together.
Charles is played by Norman Rodway and Dermot Crowley. Helen, his wife, by Maureen O'Brien and Marcella Riordan.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
Contributors
Aidan Mathews
Played By: Norman Rodway
Played By: Dermot Crowley.
Maureen O'Brien
Marcella Riordan.
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-06
19:45 - The Monday Play
Going Under
A love story set in Stalinist Russia. Two writers discover much about themselves and the system under which they live in Ken Whitmore 's dramatisation of the novel by Lydia Chukovskaya. Director Martin Jenkins Stereo
Contributors
Ken Whitmore
Novel By: Lydia Chukovskaya.
Director: Martin Jenkins
Nina: Annette Crosbie
Bilibin: Graham Crowden
Matron: Tessa Worsley
Sablin: John Webb
Veksler: Cyril Shaps
Klokov: Brett Usher
Finnish girl: Melanie Hudson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-13
19:45 - The Monday Play
Chucky, the Lucky Leprechaun
Frank Moore has spent his life as the voice of Chucky, an ill-fated cartoon character. Looking back over his life spent squeaking in a fake Irish accent, he wonders what it all means.
James Ellis stars as Frank in this new play by Thomas McLaughlin.
Director Pam Brighton. Stereo
Contributors
Frank Moore
James Ellis
Play By: Thomas McLaughlin.
Director: Pam Brighton.
Nurse: Catherine Brennan
Hannah: Susan Slot
Clark: Lalor Roddy
Vladimir: Niall Cusack
Delores: Marie Jones
Bottle: Thomas McLaughlin
Michael: John O'Hara
Lola: Brigid Erin Bates
Frances: Sarah Jane Gibson
Young Frank: Ryan Marshall
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-20
19:45 - The Monday Play
Piper At The Gates How do you switch between the hard world of the rig deck and the real world of the house and shopping centre? George Gunn 's first play for radio is set in the North Sea oil industry.
Director Hamish Wilson. Stereo
Contributors
George Gunn
Director: Hamish Wilson.
Al: John Buick
Jane: Eliza Langland
Stella: Vari Sylvester
Johnno: Neil Shackleton
Louis Larsen: Bill Riddoch
Jamie: Gilbert Martin
Scooter: Mark Coleman
Rig Super: Angus MacInnes
Tom Grounds: Michael MacKenzie
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-07-27
19:45 - The Monday Play
Runaway
From the age of ten, Gail has been running away ... Michael Wall 's play adapted and revised by Lizzie Slater. Director Peter Kavanagh Stereo
Contributors
Michael Wall
Lizzie Slater.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Charles: Jim Carter
Gail (aged 10): Rebecca Cullum
Gail (aged 18): Charlotte Coleman
Gail (aged 45): Maureen O'Brien
Marek: Henry Goodman
Calderwood: Jonathan Adams
Marsh: Jonathan Adams
Susan: Melinda Walker
Indian man: Peter Gunn
Julie: Siriol Jenkins
Esther: Siriol Jenkins
Rob: Matthew Morgan
Sam: Matthew Morgan
Ace: Matthew Morgan
Sophie: Alison Reid
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-03
19:45 - The Monday Play
The Blasphemer
George Rosie 's play, set in Edinburgh in 1701, about a blasphemy charge brought against Thomas Aitkenhead.
Director Stewart Conn. Stereo
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)
Contributors
George Rosie
Thomas Aitkenhead.
Meldrum: Allan Sharpe
Margaret: Wendy Seager
Mungo Craig: Sean Hay
Aitkenhead: Stevie Hannan
Spence: Lewis Howden
Sir James Stewart: Charles Kearney
Lord Polwarth: Robin Thomson
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-10
19:45 - The Monday Play
The New Party
In the early 1930s the friendship between Oswald Mosley and Harold Nicolson intensified when the two men joined forces to launch a new political party. But Mosley's extreme views were to jeopardise both their political and personal alliance....
By Martyn Wade. Starring Christopher Cazenove as Harold Nicolson.
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo
Contributors
Oswald Mosley
Harold Nicolson
By: Martyn Wade.
Christopher Cazenove
Harold Nicolson.
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Oswald Mosley: Roger Allam
Vita: Kate Buffery
Cimmie: Joanna David
Christopher: Alan Barker
Beaverbrook: Paul Maxwell
Strachey: Brett Usher
Cheyney: Eric Allan
Young: Charles Millham
Salmon: Mark Straker
Sarfatti: Ann Windsor
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-17
19:45 - The Monday Play
Mermaid Sandwich
Henry creates children's books featuring Molly the Mermaid. When a real-life woman emerges from the sea, she threatens his relationship with his friend and business partner Mark, who shares his rambling house on the beach.
By Phil Willmott.
Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Contributors
By: Phil Willmott.
Director: Richard Wortley
Henry: Andrew Wlncott
Mark: Charles Simpson
Caroline: Emma Fielding
Sophie: Joanna Myers
Storyteller: Tessa Worsley
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-24
19:45 - The Monday Play
Opening Up
"This is not a morbid story. Nobody dies. At least not yet. I'm here to tell you the tale of a patient and his surgeon, the virtuoso of the gastrointestinal unit."
By Jeremy Paul.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Contributors
By: Jeremy Paul.
Director: Matthew Walters.
Roche: Damel Massey
Newkwy-Burden: Oliver Ford Davies
Francesco: Sasha Paul
Heather: Amanda Garwood
Hardisty: Gordon Reid
Vellacott: Peter Penry Jones
Colin: Jonathan Adams
Alex: Matthew Morgan
Ann: Melinda Walker
Moira: Joanna Wake
Nina: Michelle Joseph
Lucy: Siriol Jenkins
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-08-31
19:45 - The Monday Play
In The Native State
Tom Stoppard 's prizewinning play set in 1930 India and present-day England. With Peggy Ashcroft giving her last dramatic performance as Mrs Swan , and Felicity Kendal who won the 1992 Sony Award for Best Actress as Flora Crewe.
Excerpt from Up The Country by Emily Eden. read by Auriol Smith
Producer John Tydeman. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)
Contributors
Tom Stoppard
Peggy Ashcroft
Mrs Swan
Felicity Kendal
Emily Eden.
Read By: Auriol Smith.
Producer: John Tydeman.
NimdDas: Sam Dastor
Anish Das: Lyndam Gregory
The Rajah: Saeed Jaffrey
David Durance: Simon Treves
Mr Pike: William Hootkins
Coomaraswami: Renu Setna
The Resident: Brett Usher
Nazrul: Amerjit Deu
Francis Swan: Mark Straker
Nell: Emma Gregory
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-07
19:45 - The Monday Play
Allan's Horse
Marilyn Morris 's compelling story of a woman fighting with her sister-in-law for her brother's affections.
Producer Tony Cliff. Stereo
Contributors
Marilyn Morris
Producer: Tony Cliff.
Allan: Richard Pearce
Katlieen: Barbara Marten
Louise: Brionie Pritchard
Robert: Stuart Richman
Mr Payne: Peter Rylands
Mason: Malcolm Raeburn
May Banks: Jane Lowe
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-14
19:45 - The Monday Play
The Fatherland
An adaptation by Murray Watts of his own award-winning stage play. Josh Mabhena was imprisoned for life for anti-apartheid activities and his four children have grown up in Soweto without him.
The news of his release both thrills and terrifies them.
Music Cleo Dorcas
Director Jane Dauncey. Stereo
Contributors
Murray Watts
Josh Mabhena
Director: Jane Dauncey.
Maki: Natasha Williams
Reuben: Geff Francis
Fritz: Leo Wringer
Lefty: Ewen Cummins
Mattea: Cleo Dorcas
Peggy: Jeillo Edwards
Freddie: Eddie Thengani
Zulu: Jabu Mbalo
Nlinu: Sibongile Nene
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-21
19:45 - The Monday Play
Diplomatic Wives
By Louise Page. Christine is a "diplomatic wife" - the mainstay of her husband's career. When she is offered a career opportunity of her own she has a hard choice to make.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
Contributors
By .......... Louise Page.
Director .......... Marilyn Imrie.
Chris Melbourne .......... Janet Maw
John Melbourne .......... James Wilby
Libby Webster .......... Maureen O'Brien
Kit Melbourne .......... Henry Power
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-09-28
19:45 - The Monday Play
A Bit of Berlin
Howard Wakeling's play is set in Berlin, a city with a history of deviant sex, violence and bigotry. With the Wall coming down, have things changed or is history repeating itself?
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo
Contributors
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Vic Willis: James Grout
Barbara Willis: Rowena Cooper
MarkiYoung Vic: Julian Rhind-Tutt
janet: Federay Holmes
Dieter: Walter Van Dyk
Anna: Maggie McCarthy
Old Man: Heinz Bernard
Bobby: Nicholas Murchie
Herbert: David Holt
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-05
19:45 - The Monday Play
Blossom before Essence by Dave Conway.
Itored with traditional labels in the cliche that is
"Riot-torn Belfast", Jean and Blossom decide upon a revolution with a difference.
Director Eom O'Callaghan. Stereo
Contributors
Dave Conway.
Director: Eom O'Callaghan.
Blossom: Helen Trew
Jean: Catherine MacK
Sinead: Eleanor Methven
Daniel: Robert Taylor
Bunny: Michael McKnight
Wallace: Lalor Roddy
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-12
19:45 - The Monday Play
My Girl
Barrie Keeffe 's comedy about a social worker whose professional caring threatens to destroy his family. With Karl Howman as Sam and Cathy Tyson as his wife Anita.
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo
Contributors
Barrie Keeffe
Karl Howman
Cathy Tyson
Director .......... Ned Chaillet.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-19
19:45 - The Monday Play
From Morning Sun Till Dine by Angus Graham
Campbell. Chris , the son of wealthy, middle-class Scots, shares a flat in his parents' house with fellow student Paul, a working-class Irishman. Tension mounts between the two when Paul suspects his friend is hiding anorexia.
Director: Richard Wortley
Chris: Samuel West
Paul: Ian Shaw
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-10-26
19:45 - The Monday Play
Bad Blood by Griselda Gambaro.
The 19th-century drawing room of a wealthy family is the setting for this modem Argentinian tragedy of power, fear and perversion. The tyranny of the father is subverted by his daughter Delores, who pursues her love for the hunchback tutor, Raphael.
Translated by Marguerite Feitlowitz Music Peter Heyward
Violinist: Diane Hamilton
Adapted and directed by Kate Rowland.
Delores: Alex Kingston
Father: Peter Marinker
Mother: Marion Bailey
Raphael: John Padden
Fermin: Kevin O'Donohoe
Juan Pedro: Louis Hilyer
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-02
19:45 - I The Monday Play
The Fatherland by Murray Watts. Josh Mabhena was imprisoned for life for anti-apartheid activities, and his four children have grown up in Soueto without him.
Music: Cleo Dorcas
Director Jane Dauncey Stereo (Postponed from 14 September)
Maki: Natasha Williams
Reuben: Geff Francis
Fritz: Leo Wringer
Lefty: Ewen Cummins
Matka: Cleo Dorcas
Peggy: Jeillo Edwards
Freddie: Eddie Thengani ;
Zulu: actor nk (send details if you know)
Nunu: Sibongile Nene
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-09
19:45 - The Monday Play
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
In the golden valleys of California, two itinerant workers struggle to sustain their dream. The story of a friendship put to a terrible test.
Dramatised by Penny Leicester
Director: Richard Wortley.
George: Peter Whitman
Lennie: Kerry Shale
Candy: Harry Towb
Slim: James Aubrey
Crooks: Colin McFarlane
Curley: Nicholas Murchie
Curley's Wife: Roberta Sausville
Carlson: David Holt
Whit: Matthew Morgan
Boss: Eric Allan
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-16
19:45 - The Monday Play
Larry the Lamb by Peter Thomson. Based on stories by Franz Kafka.
When Larry turns up at an audition saying that he's a hunger artist,
Johnny Johnson forgets the talking dog and knows that he has struck gold.
Larry: Samuel West
Johnny Johnson: Barry Foster
Mary: Carolyn Backhouse
June: Alice Arnold
Beeder Barking: James Grout
Alphonse: Matthew Sim, With Keith Drinkel , Terence Edmond. Peter Gunn, David Learner , Matthew Morgan. Alison Reid , Theresa Streatfeild , Melinda Walker and John Webb. Director Jane Morgan. Stereo.
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-23
19:45 - The Monday Play
The Colony
John Rooney 's play takes place in the west of Ireland, the last unpolluted coastline in Europe. The Germans love it, the locals think they are gaining jobs, but what are they losing? A young man from Belfast, from outside, thinks too much is being lost.
Music Neil Martin
Director: Pam Brighton.
Kurt: Brendan Gleeson
Connor: George Shane
Helga: Lynn Cahill
Tom: Tim Loane
Father: Trevor Moore
Mother: Marie Jones
Hans: Niall Cusack
Mary: Linda Wray
Clare: Anita Reeves
Pat: Gerry McGrath
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-11-30
19:45 - The Monday Play
Deborah's Daughter
A new play by Pam Gems starring Prunella Scales. A romance played out on the battlefield of third-world politics and first-world interests.
Deborah Pedersen , a rich oil widow, visits a North African state to make a donation for development. Colonel Hassan is on the verge of initiating a coup against the old and repressive monarch. In the personal and political chaos that ensues, Deborah finds it hard to know if she is an honoured guest or a hostage.
Director Sue Dunderdale
Producer .......... Claire Grove.
Deborah Pedersen .......... Prunella Scales
Steplianie Pedersen .......... Federay Holmes
Rhoda Wiggins .......... Elizabeth Spriggs
Eric Bellairs .......... Keith Drinkel
Hassan Sa'id .......... Raad Rawi
Ali Madur/Arabic adviser .......... Adam Hussein
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-07
19:45 - The Monday Play
Anacaona by Michele Celeste.
Anacaona is Queen of the peace-loving Tainos on the island of Haiti, in 1503. She has never known the curse of hatred, until the ! Spanish Army comes looking for gold.
Music composed and played by Mia Soteriou
Director .......... Michael Fox.
Anacaona .......... Mia Soteriou
Hugeymota .......... Naomi Wirthner
Guaora .......... Dhobi Oparei
Old Maid .......... Isabelle Lucas
Maid .......... Kay Purcell
Ovando .......... Wyllie Longmore
Rodrigo .......... James McMartin
Diego .......... Malcolm Raeburn
Tona .......... Joe Speare
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-14
19:45 - The Monday Play
At Sea on Inya Lake
In Guy Slater 's play, Ben, now a successful journalist, returns to
Burma to search for not just a story but his past. Thirty years ago Ben was 18 and left Burma and Sally, his first love, when they were forced apart by the revolution.
Music: Anthea Gomez
Director: Sue Wilson.
Ben: Ralph Fiennes
Saly Win Mawg: Samantha Bond
Ted: Philip Anthony
AnnajSanda: Jill Graham
Philip: Kenneth Gilbert
SimonlBa Tan: David Holt
Tin Oo/Driver: Richard Rees
Min Sein/Narrator: John Webb
Ko Kyin/Officer: Kwong Loke
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BBC Radio 4 - 1992-12-21
19:45 - The Monday Play
Gondal.
with Diana Quick and Janet Maw.
Martyn Wade 's play about Emily Bronte parallels her life at Haworth with a reconstruction of Gondal, her fantasy world set on a Pacific island, from which the ideas for Wuthering Heights evolved.
With John Webb , Jillie Meers and Siriol Jenkins Music by Elizabeth Parker
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Augusta: Diana Quick
Emily: Janet Maw
Lord Eldred: John Rowe
Fernando: Nathaniel Parker
Alfred: Clive Francis
Tabitha: Linda Polan
Angelica: Moir Leslie
Alexander/Douglas: David Thorpe
Pany/Julius: Keith Drinkel
Young Emily: Annabel Lanyon
Gerald: Eric Allan
Young Charlotte/ Young Augusta: Bernadette Windsor
Young Branwell: Jill Lidstone
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