Four From The Commonwealth

Episodes

TitleComments
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690630]

1: Don'Cry Little Baby by Hilda Lloyd-Fitt

' The mother made an appeal on television last night. She was terribly upset. I mean, after all it'd be so easy to kill a little thing like that and bury it in a back garden.'

Produced by PETER ENGERBRETSON in the Auckland studio of the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690630]

Unknown: Hilda Lloyd-Fitt

Produced By: Peter Engerbretson

Mrs Penwarden: Yvonne Lawley

Bessie: Pamela Seebold

Mrs Libly: Shirley Taylor

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690702]

2: Perchance to Dream

A West Indian fable by Samuel Selvon with Andrew Salkey as Brackley

Barbara Assoon as Eloisa and Gordon Woolford as Fenno

' I really have to offer my sympathy to you fellars who have wife and family. You can'make a note unless you get permission. Why can'you be like me. living happy in a little " batchee," with no worries in the world...'

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Broadcast on April 15. 1966

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690702]

Unknown: Samuel Selvon

Unknown: Andrew Salkey

Unknown: Gordon Woolford

Produced By: Betty Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690703]

3: From the Frying Pan by Horace James who himself plays Keith

The misadventures of a West Indian in London

Cast in order of speaking:

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690703]

Unknown: Horace James

Produced By: Betty Davies

Keith: Horace James

The Clerk: Peter Baldwin

The Man with a parcel: Frederick Treves

The Policeman: David Brierley

Reggie: Rudolph Walker

Ebony: Willie Jonah

Med: Gordon Woolford

Garvin: John Baddeley

Betty: Myrtle Robinson

The Woman next door: Kathleen Helme

The Sergeant: Hector Ross

The Detective: Leonard Fenton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690704]

4: The Devil's Head by James Borrows

'Perhaps I should have told you about this thing before. But who could have thought of it following me here to the other side of the world.'

Produced by BERNARD KEARNS in the Christchurch studios of the New Zealand Broadcasting Corp.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690704]

Unknown: James Borrows

Produced By: Bernard Kearns

Kurt Ultmann: Patrick Smyth

Geoffrey Hyde: Owen Simmance

Vera Hyde: Mavis Reesby

Julie Ultmann: Pamela Marewood