Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690911]

by SAMUEL SELVON

A series of seven half-hour plavs by the West Indian writer who has adapted them for radio from his book The Lonely Londoners. They tell of the progress, and lack of it, of a Trinidadian, Moses Aloetta, who after living in London for many years, decides he wants to go home again to the sun

He is surrounded by a group of fellow-immigrants from Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, and Nigeria who constantly take advantage of his good nature and frustrate his plans with Horace James as Moses 1: Sir Galahad Arrives

Big City NICHOLAS EDMETT Cap FEMIEUBA Harris

KENNETH GARDNIER TolroY KEEFE WEST

Reporter HAYDN JONES Ma MONA HAMMOND

Tanty MYRTLE ROBINSON

Galahad RUDOLPH WALKER

Other parts DAVID BRIERLEY and KEEFE WEST

Produced by KEITH Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690911]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Horace James

Unknown: Nicholas Edmett

Unknown: Kenneth Gardnier

Unknown: Keefe West

Unknown: Haydn Jones

Unknown: Ma Mona Hammond

Unknown: Myrtle Robinson

Unknown: Rudolph Walker

Unknown: David Brierley

Unknown: Keefe West

Produced By: Keith Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690912]

by SAMUEL SELVON

Moses Gears for the Tropics

In the second of this series of plays about the experiences of a group of West Indians tn Britain, Moses is once again on the brink of returning home - but he still has Galahad to contend with with Horace James as Moses Shopkeeper FREDERICK TREVES Tanty MYRTLE ROBINSON Ma MONA HAMMOND

Galahad RUDOLPH WALKER Bob JOHN BADDELEY Tolroy KEEFE WEST Harris

KENNETH GARDNIER Mr Joseph WILFRID CARTER

Other parts HEATHER EMANUELL NINA BADEN-SEMPER

CORINE SKINNER , DAVID BRIERLEY Produced by KEITH WILLIAMS

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690912]

Unknown: Horace James

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: Myrtle Robinson

Unknown: Mona Hammond

Unknown: Rudolph Walker

Unknown: John Baddeley

Unknown: Keefe West

Unknown: Kenneth Gardnier

Unknown: Wilfrid Carter

Unknown: Heather Emanuell

Unknown: Nina Baden-Semper

Unknown: Corine Skinner

Unknown: David Brierley

Produced By: Keith Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690915]

by SAMUEL SELVON

A series of plays about the experiences of a group of West Indians in Britain with Horace James as Moses 3: Moses Risks an Investment

It's summertime and the sunshine makes up for almost everything

(Cast for the week: Friday)

Produced by KEITH WILLIAMS

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690915]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Horace James

Produced By: Keith Williams

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690916]

by SAMUEL SELVON

A series of plays about the experiences of a group of West Indians in Britain with Horace James as Moses

4: Harris Springs a Fête t

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690916]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Horace James

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690917]

by SAMUEL SELVON

A series of plays about the experiences of a group of West Indians in Britain with Horace James as Moses

5: Cap Captures a Bird

The time for skylarking is over

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690917]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Horace James

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690918]

by SAMUEL SELVON

A series of plays about the experiences of a group of West Indians in Britain with Horace James as Moses

6: Tanty has a Housing Problem Things are looking up for Moses, but for Tolroy's family it's problems all the way

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690918]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Horace James

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690919]

by SAMUEL SELVON

A series of plays about the experiences of a group of West Indians in Britain with Horace James as Moses

7: Moses Books a Passage

Moses' attempts to return home have always come to nothing because of ' his big soft heart.' Now it's time for his friends to repay debts Cast for the week and ALARIC COTTER

Produced by KEITH WILLIAMS

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19690919]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Horace James

Gslahad: Rudolph Walker

Bob: John Baddeley

Daisy: Lisa Harrow

Cap: Femi Euba

Speaker: Frank Cousins

Harris: Kenneth Gardnier

Tolroy: Keefe West

Tanty: Myrtle Robinson

Ma: Mona Hammond

Mr Joseph: Wilfrid Carter

Landlady: Kathleen Helme

Maureen: Madi Hedd

Owner: John Bryning

American: Michael Spice

Other parts: Peter Baldwin