Orphans In Waiting [Wally K Daly]

Episodes

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01Friday1990082720170504 (BBC7)
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Mike, Pete and Janey's parents vanish overnight, and there are mysterious marks outside.

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

The parents of Mike, Pete and Janey Jago disappear overnight - and there are mysterious marks in the garden...

A spy thriller in six parts by Wally K Daly.

Mike.... Judy Bennett
Janey.... Abigail Docherty
Peter.... Simon Radford
Headmaster.... Peter Jeffrey

With other parts by Joanna Myers, Timothy Carlton and Andrew Wincott.

Audio from the author's own collection.

Producer: Dan Garrett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in August 1990.

02Saturday Am1990090320170505 (BBC7)
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20200630 (BBC7)
20200701 (BBC7)
The children's parents have disappeared. Who or what is 'The Hyena'?

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

The parents of Mike, Janey and Peter have disappeared.

What's in their father's briefcase?

And who or what is 'The Hyena'?

A spy thriller by Wally K Daly.

Mike.... Judy Bennett
Janey.... Abigail Docherty
Peter.... Simon Radford
Store Manager.... Danny Schiller
Woman.... Auriol Smith

Audio from the author's own collection.

Producer: Dan Garrett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1990.

03Saturday Pm1990091020170508 (BBC7)
20170509 (BBC7)
20200701 (BBC7)
20200702 (BBC7)
Do Uncle Brian and Auntie Vi have the Jago children's best interests at heart?

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

After the mysterious disappearance of their parents, Mike, Pete and Janey Jago have visitors...

But do Uncle Brian and Auntie Vi really have their best interests at heart?

A spy thriller by Wally K Daly.

Mike.... Judy Bennett
Janey.... Abigail Docherty
Peter.... Simon Radford
Uncle.... Frank Windsor
Auntie.... Jo Manning Wilson

With Tariq Alibai, John Talbot and Elizabeth Mansfield.

Audio from the author's own collection.

Producer: Dan Garrett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1990.

04Saturday Midnight To Dawn1990091720170509 (BBC7)
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20200703 (BBC7)
The Jago children escape the clutches of Brian and Vi, but are they now out of danger?

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

Suspicious of Uncle Brian and Auntie Vi, Janey thinks she knows what's really been happening. Can the children escape more danger?

A spy thriller by Wally K Daly.

Mike.... Judy Bennett
Janey.... Abigail Docherty
Peter.... Simon Radford
Uncle.... Frank Windsor
Auntie.... Jo Manning Wilson

With Tariq Alibai, Tony Wredden, Bhasker, Elizabeth Mansfield and Fraser Kerr.

Audio from the author's own collection.

Producer: Dan Garrett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1990.

05Sunday Am1990092420170510 (BBC7)
20170511 (BBC7)
20200703 (BBC7)
20200704 (BBC7)
Danger awaits the Jago children in the war-torn land of their birth. With Judy Bennett.

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

More danger awaits the Jago children as they head to a mysterious war-torn land...

A spy thriller by Wally K Daly.

Mike.... Judy Bennett
Janey.... Abigail Docherty
Peter.... Simon Radford

With Tariq Alibai, Tony Wredden, Bhasker and Amerjit Deu.

Audio from the author's own collection.

Producer: Dan Garrett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in September 1990.

06Sunday Pm1990100120170511 (BBC7)
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20200706 (BBC7)
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The Jago children end up in the midst of war, with the deadly Hyena on their trail.

Dramas and adaptations from the famed writer for radio and TV.

Under fire, Mike, Janey and Peter end up in the midst of war, pursued by a deadly enemy.

Conclusion of Wally K Daly's spy thriller.

Mike.... Judy Bennett
Janey.... Abigail Docherty
Peter.... Simon Radford
Uncle Brian.... Frank Windsor
Auntie Vi.... Jo Manning Wilson
Grandfather.... Edward Kelsey.

With Tariq Alibai, Amerjit Deu and David Bannerman.

Audio from the author's own collection.

Producer: Dan Garrett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in October 1990.