The Joke About Hilary Spite

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence and Nigel Anthony

Episodes

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01Reception1970060119700602
20200721 (BBC7)
20200722 (BBC7)
by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence and Nigel Anthony

1: Reception

In which Hilary goes through the door into the big wide world and gets picked up.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

by CHRISTOPHER BIHMEAD with Angela Pleasence and Nigel Anthony 1: Reception

Ir. which Hilary goes through the door into the big wide world and gets picked up.

Harpsichord MARTIN GOLDSTEIN. Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN (Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bihmead

Harpsichord: Martin Goldstein.

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Cannon: Nigel Anthony

Beresford: Rolf Lefebvre

Jean: Hilda Kriseman

Dr Reece: John Pullen

Dr Wormald: Malcolm Hayes

The Matron: Margaret W6lfit

A Nurse: Deborah Dallas

Rick: Andrew Sachs

Hilary is a woman of exceptional talent. She's set to be discharged from hospital after seeing the psychiatrist.

But Hilary discovers that she's the target of a shadowy group who want to use her computer talents...

Angela Pleasance, Nigel Anthony and Margaret Wolfit star in a Christopher Bidmead's six part thrilling spy adventure.

Hilary.... Angela Pleasance
Beresford.... Rolf Lefebvre
Cannon.... Nigel Anthony
Jean.... Hilda Kriseman
Dr. Reece.... John Pullen
Matron.... Margaret Wolfit
Dr. Wormald.... Malcolm Hayes
Nurse.... Deborah Dallas
Rick.... Andrew Sachs
Mortimer.... Dinsdale Landen

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

Thriller about a young woman with computing skills being drawn into a spy adventure.

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

Rick: Andrew Sachs

02Pandora Close1970060819700609
20200722 (BBC7)
20200723 (BBC7)
In which Hilary meets a gentleman who, having told her that the dead are living and the living dead, asks her to do a job for him.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAB with Angela Pleasence Rolf Lefebvre and Nigel Anthony 2: Pandora Close

Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN (Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmeab

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Beresford: Rolf Lefebvre

Cannon: Nigel Anthony

Jean: Hilda Kriseman

Hilary meets a gentleman who tells her that the dead are living and the living dead.

Then because of her exceptional talent, he asks her to do a job for him...

Christopher Bidmead's spy adventure stars Angela Pleasance.

Hilary.... Angela Pleasance
Beresford.... Rolf Lefebvre
Cannon.... Nigel Anthony
Jean.... Hilda Kriseman

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

Hilary meets a man who claims the dead are living and the living dead...

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence Rolf Lefebvre and Nigel Anthony 2: Pandora Close

03Zeus1970061519700616
20200723 (BBC7)
20200724 (BBC7)
In which Hilary meets an agent who is not what he seems, and together they climb a bridge to rob a computer.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bipmead

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Dinsdale Landen

Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence Dinsdale Landen and Rolf Lefebvre 3: Zeus

Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Beresford: Rolf Lefebvre

Jean: Hilda Kriseman

Mortimer: Dinsdale Landen

Christopher Bidmead's spy adventure about a woman with exceptional talent starring Angela Pleasance.

Hilary.... Angela Pleasence
Beresford... Rolf Lefebvre
Jean: Hilda... Kriseman
Mortimer... Dinsdale Landen

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

Hilary meets an agent who is not what he seems...

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

by CHRISTOPHER BIPMEAD with Angela Pleasence

Dinsdale Landen , Rolf Lefebvre 3: Zeus

04The Proctor File1970062219700623
20200724 (BBC7)
20200725 (BBC7)
In which Hilary gets things taped, but has to take a jump to get back in the swim.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence

Nigel Anthony , Dinsdale Landen and Rolf Lefebvre 4: The Proctor File

Other parts ALAN BARRY

NIGEL LAMBERT , BRIAN HAINES

Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

Unknown: Dinsdale Landen

Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre

Unknown: Alan Barry

Unknown: Nigel Lambert

Unknown: Brian Haines

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Cannon: Nigel Anthony

Mortimer: Dinsdale Landen

Beresford: Rolf Lefebvre

Jean: Hilda Kriseman

Le Noir: Charles Hyatt

Hilary gets things taped, but has to take a jump to get back in the swim of things.

Christopher Bidmead's spy adventure about a woman with exceptional talent starring Angela Pleasance.

Hilary... Angela Pleasence
Beresford.... Rolf Lefebvre
Jean.... Hilda Kriseman
Mortimer.... Dinsdale Landen

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD 4: The Proctor File

05Universal General Hire1970062919700630
20200727 (BBC7)
20200728 (BBC7)
In which Hilary gets tied up but is forced to hang on for rescue from the sky.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence

Nigel Anthony , Dinsdale Landen and Rolf Lefebvre

Other parts jo MANNING WILSON BRIAN HAINES , BRIAN HEWLETT and JAMES THOMASON

Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN (Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

Unknown: Dinsdale Landen

Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre

Unknown: Manning Wilson

Unknown: Brian Haines

Unknown: Brian Hewlett

Unknown: James Thomason

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Cannon: Nigel Anthony

Mortimer: Dinsdale Landen

Beresford: Rolf Lefebvre

Jean: Hilda Kriseman

Le Noir: Charles Hyatt

Fernberg ': Kerry Francis

Williams: Peter Tuddenham

As the danger mounts, Hilary is forced to hang on for rescue from the sky. Stars Angela Pleasence and Nigel Anthony.

Angela Pleasence, Nigel Anthony and Margaret Wolfit star in a six part thriller about a young woman with computing skills being drawn into a spy adventure.

Written by Christopher Bidmead

Produced by John Tydeman

Hilary …. Angela Pleasance
Beresford …. Rolf Lefebvre
Cannon …. Nigel Anthony
Jean …. Hilda Kriseman
Dr Reece …. John Pullen
Mortimer …. Dinsdale Landen
Le Noir …. Charles Hyatt
Matron …. Margaret Wolfit
Williams …. Peter Tuddenham
Dr Wormald …. Malcolm Hayes
Girl …. Jo Manning Wilson
Nurse …. Deborah Dallas
Rick …. Andrew Sachs
Michael …. Brian Hewlett
Technician …. James Thompson
Fernberg …. Kerry Francis
Policeman / Guard …. Brian Haines

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1970.

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

5: Universal General Hire

Christopher Bidmead's spy adventure about a woman with exceptional computing skills starring Angela Pleasance.

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1970.

06The Cross Of Light1970070620200728 (BBC7)
20200729 (BBC7)
Hilary is getting closer to the facts, but will she be able to face the truth?

Conclusion of Christopher Bidmead's spy adventure starring Angela Pleasance.

Hilary …. Angela Pleasance
Beresford …. Rolf Lefebvre
Cannon …. Nigel Anthony
Jean …. Hilda Kriseman
Mortimer …. Dinsdale Landen
Maximillian …. Harold Kasket
Dr Reece …. John Pullen
Fernberg …. Harry Francis
Matron …. Margaret Wolfit
Dr Wormald …. Malcolm Hayes
Esther …. Patricia Gallimore
Keredic / Waiter …. John Rye
Nurse …. Deborah Dallas
Rick …. Andrew Sachs

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1970.

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

06 LASTThe Cross Of Light1970070619700707
20200728 (BBC7)
20200729 (BBC7)
In which Hilary is picked up once again, learns the bare facts, and has to face the Truth.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

Unknown: Dinsdale Landen

Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre

Produced by John Tydeman (Repeated: Tuesday 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Cannon: Nigel Anthony

Mortimer: - Dinsdale Landen

Beresford: Rolf Lefebvre

Maximillian: Harold Kasket

Fernberg: Kerry Francis

Esther: Patricia Gallimore

Waiter: John Rye

by CHRISTOPHER BIDMEAD with Angela Pleasence

Nigel Anthony , Dinsdale Landen and Rolf Lefebvre

6: The Cross of Light

Unknown: Angela Pleasence

Unknown: Nigel Anthony

Unknown: Dinsdale Landen

Hilary is getting closer to the facts, but will she be able to face the truth? Stars Angela Pleasence and Nigel Anthony.

Angela Pleasence, Nigel Anthony and Margaret Wolfit star in a six part thriller about a young woman with computing skills being drawn into a spy adventure.

Written by Christopher Bidmead

Produced by John Tydeman

Hilary …. Angela Pleasance
Beresford …. Rolf Lefebvre
Cannon …. Nigel Anthony
Jean …. Hilda Kriseman
Mortimer …. Dinsdale Landen
Maximillian …. Harold Kasket
Dr Reece …. John Pullen
Fernberg …. Harry Francis
Matron …. Margaret Wolfit
Dr Wormald …. Malcolm Hayes
Esther …. Patricia Gallimore
Keredic / Waiter …. John Rye
Nurse …. Deborah Dallas
Rick …. Andrew Sachs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1970.

A woman skilled in computing is drawn into a spy adventure. Stars Angela Pleasance.

Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN (Repeated: Tuesday 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Bidmead

Produced By: John Tydeman

Hilary: Angela Pleasence

Cannon: Nigel Anthony

Mortimer: - Dinsdale Landen

Esther: Patricia Gallimore