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01The Making Of Kipps1984021920181217 (BBC7)
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Arthur ‘Artie’ Kipps leaves school, and his first love Ann, when he’s apprenticed to a Folkestone draper.

Starring Paul Daneman, Mark Straker, Nickolas Grace, Kathryn Hurlbutt and Rosalind Ayres.

1905 novel by HG Wells telling the story of a young man's battle to improve his lot in life.

Adapted by Michelene Wandor in five-parts.

HG Wells... Paul Daneman
Kipps... Mark Straker
Chitterlow... Nickolas Grace
Miss Walshingham... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Emily... Rosalind Ayres
Uncle.... John Hollis
Aunt... Jane Wenham
Sid Pornick... Michael Jenner
Ann... Moir Leslie
Driver... Jon Strickland
Mr Shalford.. Michael Bilton
Carshot... Christopher Biggins
Buggins... John Webb
Flo... Helen Atkinson-Wood
Chester Coote.... Christopher Good
Henry Walshingham... Spencer Banks
Miss Lomax... Margot Boyd

Music by Ilona Sekacz.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1984.

Kipps leaves school, and his first love Ann, when he's apprenticed to a Folkestone draper.

Prolific in many genres, stories by the great English writer.

1905 novel by HG Wells adapted by Michelene Wandor in five-parts.

Mark Straker stars as Kipps; Paul Daneman as HG Wells; Kathryn Hurlbutt as Miss Walsingham; Rosalind Ayres as Emily; John Hollis as Uncle; Jane Wenham as Aunt; Michael Jenner as Sid Pornick; Moir Leslie as Ann; Michael Bilton as Mr Shalford; Christopher Biggins as Carshot; John Webb as Buggins; Helen Atkinson-Wood as Flo; Christopher Good as Chester Coote; Spencer Banks as Henry Walshingham; and Margot Boyd as Miss Lomax.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.

1905 novel by HG Wells adapted by Michelene Wandor in five-parts.,

02Kipps Learns Something To His Advantage1984022620181218 (BBC7)
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Artie Kipps’ life – and fortune - changes dramatically when he answers an advertisement in a newspaper.

Starring Paul Daneman, Mark Straker, Nickolas Grace, Kathryn Hurlbutt and Rosalind Ayres.

1905 novel by HG Wells telling the story of a young man's battle to improve his lot in life.

HG Wells... Paul Daneman
Kipps... Mark Straker
Miss Walshingham... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Emily... Rosalind Ayres
Uncle.... John Hollis
Aunt... Jane Wenham
Chitterlow... Nickolas Grace
Sid Pornick... Michael Jenner
Ann... Moir Leslie
Mr Shalford.. Michael Bilton
Carshot... Christopher Biggins
Buggins... John Webb
Flo... Helen Atkinson-Wood
Chester Coote.... Christopher Good
Old Bean.... Jon Strickland

Adapted by Michelene Wandor.

Music by Ilona Sekacz.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1984.

Kipps' life \u2013 and fortune - changes dramatically when he answers a newspaper advert.

Prolific in many genres, stories by the great English writer.

Artie Kipps’ life – and fortune - changes dramatically when he answers a newspaper advertisement.

1905 novel by HG Wells adapted by Michelene Wandor.

Mark Straker stars as Kipps; Paul Daneman as HG Wells; Kathryn Hurlbutt as Miss Walsingham; John Hollis as Uncle; Jane Wenham as Aunt; Michael Jenner as Sid Pornick; Moir Leslie as Ann; Michael Bilton as Mr Shalford; Christopher Biggins as Carshot; John Webb as Buggins; Helen Atkinson-Wood as Flo/maid; Christopher Good as Chester Coote; Nickolas Grace as Chitterlow; and Jon Strickland as Old Bean.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.

03Kipps Gets Engaged1984030420181219 (BBC7)
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Artie Kipps gets engaged to Miss Walshingham but his thoughts return to his childhood sweetheart Ann.

Starring Paul Daneman, Mark Straker, Nickolas Grace, Kathryn Hurlbutt and Rosalind Ayres.

1905 novel by HG Wells telling the story of a young man's battle to improve his lot in life.

HG Wells... Paul Daneman
Kipps... Mark Straker
Miss Walshingham... Kathryn Hurlbutt
Chitterlow... Nickolas Grace
Uncle.... John Hollis
Aunt... Jane Wenham
Sid Pornick... Michael Jenner
Ann... Moir Leslie
Carshot... Christopher Biggins
Buggins... John Webb
Flo... Helen Atkinson-Wood
Chester Coote.... Christopher Good
Miss Coote.... Helena Breck
Henry Walshingham.... Spencer Banks
Mrs Walshingham.... Penelope Lee

Adapted by Michelene Wandor.

Music by Ilona Sekacz.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1984.

Artie Kipps gets engaged to Miss Walshingham but his thoughts keep returning to Ann.

Prolific in many genres, stories by the great English writer.

1905 novel by HG Wells adapted by Michelene Wandor.

Mark Straker stars as Kipps; Paul Daneman as HG Wells; Kathryn Hurlbutt as Miss Walsingham; Nickolas Grace as Chitterlow; John Hollis as Uncle; Jane Wenham as Aunt; Michael Jenner as Sid Pornick; Moir Leslie as Ann; Christopher Biggins as Carshot; John Webb as Buggins; Helen Atkinson-Wood as Flo; Christopher Good as Chester Coote; Helena Breck as Miss Coote; Spencer Banks as Henry Walshingham; and Penelope Lee as Mrs Walshingham.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

Artie Kipps gets engaged to Miss Walshingham, but his thoughts keep returning to Ann.

Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.

04Kipps Finds The Course Of True Love A Little Muddy1984031120181220 (BBC7)
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Artie Kipps re-connects with his childhood sweetheart Ann but fails to mention his fiancée.

1905 novel by HG Wells adapted by Michelene Wandor.

H G Wells …. Paul Daneman
Kipps …. Mark Straker
Masterman …. Nigel Anthony
Sid …. Michael Jenner
Waiter/Sid Revel …. John Rye
Ann …. Moir Leslie
Chitterlow …. Nickolas Grace
Henry Walshingham …. Spencer Banks
Miss Walshingham …. Kathryn Hurlbutt
Fanny …. Theresa Streatfeild
Baby Walt …. Judy Bennett
Clergyman/Driver …. Arnold Diamond
Mrs Bindon Botting …. Maggie McCarthy
Aunt …. Jane Wenham

Music by Ilona Sekacz.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1984.

Artie Kipps reconnects with his childhood sweetheart Ann but fails to mention his fianc\u00e9e.

Prolific in many genres, stories by the great English writer.

Mark Straker stars as Kipps; Paul Daneman as HG Wells; Kathryn Hurlbutt as Miss Walsingham; John Hollis as Uncle; Jane Wenham as Aunt; Michael Jenner as Sid Pornick; Moir Leslie as Ann; Christopher Good as Chester Coote; Nickolas Grace as Chitterlow; Spencer Banks as Henry Walshingham; Maggie McCarthy as Mrs Bindon Botting; Nigel Anthony as Masterman; Teresa Streatfield as Fanny; Judy Bennett as Baby Walt; and John Rye as Sidney Revel.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

Artie Kipps reconnects with his childhood sweetheart Ann, but fails to mention his fianc\u00e9e

Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.

05The Kippses1984031820181221 (BBC7)
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Artie Kipps, our heroic draper-turned-gentleman, is building a dream home for Ann. But is his fortune lost?

Conclusion of 1905 novel by HG Wells adapted by Michelene Wandor.

H G Wells …. Paul Daneman
Kipps …. Mark Straker
Ann …. Moir Leslie
Chitterlow …. Nickolas Grace
Miss Walshingham …. Kathryn Hurlbutt
Fanny …. Theresa Streatfeild
Sid …. Michael Jenner
Masterman …. Nigel Anthony
Architect …. Brett Usher
Uncle …. John Hollis

Music by Ilona Sekacz.

Director: Martin Jenkins.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1984.

Kipps is building a dream home for Ann. But is his fortune lost?

Prolific in many genres, stories by the great English writer.

Mark Straker stars as Kipps; Paul Daneman as HG Wells; Moir Leslie as Ann; Kathryn Hurlbutt as Miss Walsingham; John Hollis as Uncle; Michael Jenner as Sid Pornick; Nickolas Grace as Chitterlow; Nigel Anthony as Masterman; Teresa Streatfield as Fanny; Judy Bennett as Baby Walt; and Brett Usher as the architect.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1984.

Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.