Barnes' People

Episodes

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Acting Exercise20050902 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050902 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050903 (BBC7)

A compelling duologue about a marriage, with Alan Bates and Donald Sinden.

Acting Exercise20050902 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050902 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050903 (BBC7)

A compelling duologue about a marriage, with Alan Bates and Donald Sinden.

Confessions Of A Primary Terrestrial Mental Receiver And Communicator20050902 BT=1045 (BBC7)
20050902 BT=2145 (BBC7)
20050903 (BBC7)

A monologue for radio by Peter Barnes, with Alec Guinness as Edward Charles Lilly.

Confessions Of A Primary Terrestrial Mental Receiver And Communicator20050902 BT=1045 (BBC7)
20050902 BT=2145 (BBC7)
20050903 (BBC7)

A monologue for radio by Peter Barnes, with Alec Guinness as Edward Charles Lilly.

Its Cold, Wanderer, It's Cold20170409 (BBC7)
20170410 (BBC7)

Moscow 1905. On the eve of his execution, an assassin meets his victim's widow.

Moscow 1905. On the eve of his execution, a God-fearing terrorist meets his victim's widow to defend his revolutionary beliefs.

A series of duologues by Peter Barnes starring Sir Ian McKellen as Ivan Kalyayev and Mary Ellis as the Grand Duchess.

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1984.

No End To Dreaming20170409 (BBC7)
20170410 (BBC7)

Nathan Yavok, 89, describes the dream that led him far from home in search of wealth.

"I've come to tell of this dream of mine. Just one dream, one man, one dream but it's a famous dream in its way. Dreams, we are told, are prophets of our future fortunes."

Laurence Olivier stars as 89 year-old Nathan Yavok describing s the dream that led him far from home in search of wealth.

Written by Peter Barnes.

A review in the 'The Times' concluded: "Just Olivier and the microphone in a monologue that, no less strikingly than his visual performances, illustrates the man's uncanny skill in assuming yet another identity".

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1987.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 December 198919900712

First broadcast on 1989-12-27

Producer: T. NEALE

Previous in series: THE THREE VISIONS BY PETER BARNES R3 22'10""

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1989 20:45-21:00 (RADIO 3)

12 Jul 1990 19:05-19:20 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1989-10-16.

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Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 3

Sisters20050829 (BBC7)
20050830 (BBC7)

A woman lies dying and reminisces with her two sisters.

With Renee Asherson, Wendy Hiller and Ann Todd.

Sisters20050829 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050829 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050829 (BBC7)
20050830 (BBC7)

A woman lies dying and reminisces with her two sisters.

With Renee Asherson, Wendy Hiller and Ann Todd.

The Peace Of Westphalia20050831 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050831 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050901 (BBC7)

After 30 years of war, two mercenaries cannot face the prospect of peace. With Bob Peck and David Suchet.

The Peace Of Westphalia20050831 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050831 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050901 (BBC7)

After 30 years of war, two mercenaries cannot face the prospect of peace. With Bob Peck and David Suchet.

The Perfect Pair20050901 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050901 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050902 (BBC7)

A tribute to two of Scotland's most famous adopted sons, the body-snatchers Burke and Hare and their employer, Dr Knox.

The Perfect Pair20050901 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050901 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050902 (BBC7)

A tribute to two of Scotland's most famous adopted sons, the body-snatchers Burke and Hare and their employer, Dr Knox.

The Right Time And Place20050830 BT=1045 (BBC7)
20050830 BT=2145 (BBC7)
20050831 (BBC7)

Suicide is not only dangerous but also difficult. To do it with style is almost impossible. With Claire Bloom and Irene Worth.

The Right Time And Place20050830 BT=1045 (BBC7)
20050830 BT=2145 (BBC7)
20050831 (BBC7)

Suicide is not only dangerous but also difficult. To do it with style is almost impossible. With Claire Bloom and Irene Worth.

The Theory And Practice Of Belly-dancing20050830 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20050830 BT=2130 (BBC7)
20050830 (BBC7)
20050831 (BBC7)

Dilys Laye plays Alison - mother, wife and dancer who was 'just a ghost washing clothes' until she took up belly-dancing.

The Theory And Practice Of Belly-dancing20050830 (BBC7)
20050831 (BBC7)

Dilys Laye plays Alison - mother, wife and dancer who was 'just a ghost washing clothes' until she took up belly-dancing.