Harry Towb Radio Plays

Harry Towb is an experienced Northern Irish actor. His long career began in the early days of radio drama, and he was in British films such as Above the Waves, The Thirty-Nine Steps; television drama such as The Camomile Lawn, Minder and Holby City; on the stage in Guys and Dolls with Bob Hoskins; in The Good Soldier Svejk and other plays at the National; he has also worked with the RSC.

He has written short stories for the BBC and RTE, and five radio plays (three for the BBC, two for RTE). He has also worked as a writer for children's television.

His BBC radio plays:

The Debt Collector
The Righteous Gentile
A Candle for Casey


1415, 23 Dec 03. A comic ghost story set in New York on Christmas Eve. Casey is a deceased Irish rogue who haunts his old Jewish friend Israelovitch to help him get to heaven. What Israelovitch must do is light a candle for him at St. Michael's church. But Israelovitch isn't keen; Casey died owing him money, and it's cold outside. So Casey enlists the help of Isaelovitch's wife, Bessie (also deceased). The cast: David Kelly, Henry Goodman, Suzanne Bertish, Joyce Springer, Harry Towb, John Guerrasio; dir. Tanya Nash.

Nigel Deacon / Diversity Website

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