|20051208||Mark Radcliffe sketches a portrait of the iconic figure of John Lennon and examines his musical legacy, both with and without the Beatles. Part of the BBC's John Lennon season.|
|Lennon: A Week In The Life||20100524||By Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais, adapted by Lizzie Nunnery|
When just forty people turn up to John Lennon's memorial service in Liverpool, his old friend and promoter Sam Leach is forced to act.
Sam Leach - Tony Maudsley
Joan Leach - Joanna Monro
Debbie Leach - Lauren O'Neil
Janine Hobday - Laura dos Santos
Morris Tate - Bruce Alexander
Clive Inch - Craige Els
Kenny Stratton - John Shortell
Carol Stratton - Alison Pettitt
Billy Butler - Traynor - John Biggins
Jonesy - David Seddon
Homeless man - Rufus Wright
Wooldridge - Nigel Hastings
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
Tony Maudsley stars in Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais' tribute to a man, a town, a moment.
John Lennon, Liverpool, December 1980.
The play draws together fragments of reportage from the time, interviews with Lennon himself, the true story of Sam Leach, the Beatles' first promoter, some of the greatest music of the twentieth century, with the fictional stories of two lost young people whose lives were transformed by the concert, and Liverpool's own Billy Butler, recreating his earlier self, to create a joyous celebration of life, music and community.