National. Part Three, The [Drama]

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by Sarah Wooley

Plans for the opening of the new National Theatre building are threatened by construction delays and industrial action. Meanwhile, new Artistic Director, Peter Hall, faces some serious criticism from inside the organisation itself.

Peter Hall... Sam Troughton
Sir Max Rayne... Clive Hayward
Harold Pinter... Paul Ritter
John Goodwin... Neil McCaul
Sir Laurence Olivier... Robert Glenister
Lord Goodman... Jon Glover
Diana Boddington... Scarlett Courtney
Simon Replh... Will Kirk
Strike Leader... Rick Warden
Rochelle... Laura Christy
Contractor... Greg Jones
Taxi Driver... Adam Courting

Directed by Marc Beeby

Union unrest, building delays and vicious infighting dog the opening of the new theatre

Drama from BBC Radio 4