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20040902 BT=2330 (BBC7)Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tells a lie then goes to humorously long lengths to cover up his actions.
20040903 BT=0500 (BBC7)Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tells a lie then goes to humorously long lengths to cover up his actions.
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960214]Four close encounters with fate.

1: A Damp Fib. Simon, ajunior clerk in a surveyor's office, tells a white lie.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. with James Greene and Margaret Stallard. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Four close encounters with fate.

1: A Damp Fib. Simon, ajunior clerk in a surveyor's office, tells a white lie.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. with James Greene and Margaret Stallard. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960214] Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Margaret Stallard.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Harold Wing Pinero: Charles Gray

Simon: Alex Lowe

Naomi: Elliott Nicholls

Alan: Paul Davies

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Margaret Stallard.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Harold Wing Pinero: Charles Gray

Simon: Alex Lowe

Naomi: Elliott Nicholls

Alan: Paul Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960221] Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Jenny Howe

Unknown: Mandy Knight

Unknown: Stephen Critchlow

Unknown: Debbie Stephenson

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Jenny Howe

Unknown: Mandy Knight

Unknown: Stephen Critchlow

Unknown: Debbie Stephenson

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960228] Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Harold Wing Pinero

Unknown: Vernon Hedges

Unknown: Philip Jackson

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Tracey Wiles

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Harold Wing Pinero

Unknown: Vernon Hedges

Unknown: Philip Jackson

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Tracey Wiles

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960306] Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Paul Raffield

Unknown: Gillian Bevan

Unknown: Tracey Wiles

Unknown: James Nesbitt

Unknown: Stephen Critchlow

Unknown: Tim Hope.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Paul Raffield

Unknown: Gillian Bevan

Unknown: Tracey Wiles

Unknown: James Nesbitt

Unknown: Stephen Critchlow

Unknown: Tim Hope.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961218] Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Paul Davies

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Margaret Stallard.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Harold Wing Pinero: Charles Gray

Simon: Alex Lowe

Naomi: Elliott Nicholls

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Paul Davies

Unknown: James Greene

Unknown: Margaret Stallard.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Harold Wing Pinero: Charles Gray

Simon: Alex Lowe

Naomi: Elliott Nicholls

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115] Unknown: Charles Gray

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Charles Gray

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

01A Damp Fib1996021419961218
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Surveyor's clerk Simon tries hard to cover up a huge white lie. Stars Charles Gray and Alex Lowe. From February 1996.

Surveyor's clerk Simon tries hard to cover up a huge white lie. From February 1996.

Comedy about a series of people whose lives take interesting turns

Four close encounters with fate. 1: A Damp Fib. The disastrous consequences of a little white lie. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. with Paul Davies , James Greene and Margaret Stallard. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tells a lie then goes to humorously long lengths to cover up his actions.

Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tells a lie and then goes to humorously long lengths to cover up his actions.

Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tries hard to cover up a huge lie. Spoof tale of terror hosted by Charles Gray. From February 1996.

1: A Damp Fib. Simon, ajunior clerk in a surveyor's office, tells a white lie.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. with James Greene and Margaret Stallard. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Surveyor's clerk Simon tries hard to cover up a huge white lie.

Harold Wing Pinero hosts four comic close encounters with fate. Stars Charles Gray.

Simon is a junior clerk in a surveyor's office, but when he tells a white lie it sparks disastrous consequences...

Harold Wing Pinero is your host.

The first of four comic close encounters with fate written by Gary Parker and Phil Whelans.

Simon.... Alex Lowe
Harold Wing Pinero.... Charles Gray
Naomi.... Elliot Nicholls
Mr Reynolds.... James Greene
Mrs Gibson.... Margaret Stallard
Alan.... Paul Davies

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1996.

Four close encounters with fate. 1: A Damp Fib. The disastrous consequences of a little white lie. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. with Paul Davies , James Greene and Margaret Stallard. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tells a lie then goes to humorously long lengths to cover up his actions. Episode 1 of 4.

Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tells a lie and then goes to humorously long lengths to cover up his actions. Episode 1 of 4.

Simon, a surveyor's clerk, tries hard to cover up a huge lie. Spoof tale of terror hosted by Charles Gray. From February 1996. Episode 1 of 4.

02Along For The Ride1996022120040909 BT=2330 (BBC7)
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Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences.

Comedy about a series of people whose lives take interesting turns

Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences. Stars Charles Gray and Michael Troughton. From February 1996.

Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences. From February 1996.

Fate leads Colin to impersonate a movie producer with glamorous and dangerous consequences. Episode 2 of 4.

Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences. Spoof tale of terror hosted by Charles Gray. From February 1996. Episode 2 of 4.

Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences. Hosted by Charles Gray.

Four close encounters with fate.

2: Along for the Ride. With Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinerb,

Michael Troughton , Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Harold Wing Pinero hosts four comic close encounters with fate. Stars Charles Gray.

When Colin impersonates a film producer, it sparks dangerous consequences.

Harold Wing Pinero is your host.

Another of four comic close encounters with fate written by Gary Parker and Phil Whelans.

Colin Bond.... Michael Troughton
Harold Wing Pinero.... Charles Gray
Monica Ludlow.... Jenny Howe
Flores.... Mandy Knight
Ralph.... Stephen Critchlow
Hostess/Lauren.... Debbie Stephenson
All other parts.... Toby Longworth

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1996.

Four close encounters with fate.

2: Along for the Ride. With Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinerb,

Michael Troughton , Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Four close encounters with fate.

2: Along for the Ride. With Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinerb,

Michael Troughton , Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Fate leads Colin to impersonate a movie producer with glamorous and dangerous consequences. Episode 2 of 4.

Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences. Spoof tale of terror hosted by Charles Gray. From February 1996. Episode 2 of 4.

Colin impersonates a film producer with dangerous consequences. Hosted by Charles Gray.

03Nice Little Number1996022820040916 (BBC7)
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Vernon Hedges sets out to prove that Lady Luck does not exist.

Comedy about a series of people whose lives take interesting turns

Vernon Hedges sets out to prove that Lady Luck does not exist. Stars Charles Gray and Toby Longworth. From February 1996.

Vernon Hedges sets out to prove that Lady Luck does not exist. From February 1996.

The tale of Vernon Hedges, who sets out to prove there is no such thing as Lady Luck.

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[BBC7 BD=20081128]

The tale of Vernon Hedges, who sets out to prove there is no such thing as Lady Luck and suffers accordingly.

Four close encounters with fate.

3: Nice Little Number. With Charles Gray

asHarold Wing Pinero. Vernon Hedges sets out to disprove the existence of Lady Luck. With Philip Jackson , Michael Troughton , Tracey Wiles and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

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[BBC7 BD=20081128 BT=2315]

From February 1996.

Harold Wing Pinero hosts four comic close encounters with fate. Stars Charles Gray.

Four close encounters with fate.

3: Nice Little Number. With Charles Gray

asHarold Wing Pinero. Vernon Hedges sets out to disprove the existence of Lady Luck. With Philip Jackson , Michael Troughton , Tracey Wiles and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Four close encounters with fate.

3: Nice Little Number. With Charles Gray

asHarold Wing Pinero. Vernon Hedges sets out to disprove the existence of Lady Luck. With Philip Jackson , Michael Troughton , Tracey Wiles and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

The tale of Vernon Hedges, who sets out to prove there is no such thing as Lady Luck and suffers accordingly. Episode 3 of 4.

The tale of Vernon Hedges, who sets out to prove there is no such thing as Lady Luck.

The tale of Vernon Hedges who sets out to prove there is no such thing as Lady Luck and suffers accordingly...

04 LASTLove Bites1996030619970115
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Martin's proposal to his girlfriend doesn't go according to plan. Stars Charles Gray and Paul Raffield. From March 1996.

Stars Charles Gray and Paul Raffield.

Spoof tale of terror hosted by Charles Gray.

Martin's attempts to propose to his girlfriend Wendy don't go according to plan.

With James Nesbitt and Charles Gray.

Martin's proposal to his girlfriend does not go according to plan. Stars Charles Gray and Paul Raffield. From March 1996.

Unknown: Charles Gray

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Last in the series of close encounters with fate. Love Bites With Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinero. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

Comedy about a series of people whose lives take interesting turns

Martin's attempts to propose to his girlfriend Wendy don't go according to plan. With James Nesbitt and Charles Gray.

Love Bites. Last in the series of close encounters with fate. With Charles Gray

as Harold Wing Pinero. We have all been visited by the doubt that perhaps we have chosen a less than perfect soulmate. With Paul Raffield , Gillian Bevan , Tracey Wiles , James Nesbitt , Stephen Critchlow and Tim Hope.

Last in the series of close encounters with fate. Love Bites With Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinero. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

Martin's proposal to his girlfriend does not go according to plan. Stars Charles Gray and Paul Raffield. From March 1996.

Martin's proposal to his girlfriend does not go according to plan.

Comedy about a series of people whose lives take interesting turns

Harold Wing Pinero hosts four comic close encounters with fate. Stars Charles Gray.

Martin's proposal to his girlfriend does not go according to plan.

Cast:

Harold Wing Pinero …. Charles Gray
Martin …. Paul Raffield
Wendy …. Gillian Bevan
Journalist/Sheila …. Tracy Wiles
Liam …. James Nesbitt
Others …. Stephen Critchlow

Guitar played by Tim Hope.

Written by Gary Parker and Phil Whelans.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast in BBC Radio 4 in March 1996.

Love Bites. Last in the series of close encounters with fate. With Charles Gray

as Harold Wing Pinero. We have all been visited by the doubt that perhaps we have chosen a less than perfect soulmate. With Paul Raffield , Gillian Bevan , Tracey Wiles , James Nesbitt , Stephen Critchlow and Tim Hope.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Love Bites. Last in the series of close encounters with fate. With Charles Gray

as Harold Wing Pinero. We have all been visited by the doubt that perhaps we have chosen a less than perfect soulmate. With Paul Raffield , Gillian Bevan , Tracey Wiles , James Nesbitt , Stephen Critchlow and Tim Hope.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Martin's attempts to propose to his girlfriend Wendy don't go according to plan. Episode 4 of 4.

Martin's attempts to propose to his girlfriend Wendy don't go according to plan. With James Nesbitt and Charles Gray.