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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910101]The Bluer Sea A comedy by Amanda Swift.
When Betty and May arrive on board the liner 'Song of Hawaii', equipped only with plimsolls, a rebellious nature and an obsession with Angela Rippon , their horizons open up in the most unexpected way.
Director Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

Contributors

Comedy By: Amanda Swift.
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Director: Paul Schlesinger.
Betty: Elizabeth Spriggs
May: Liz Smith
Lucy: Emma Gregory
Sister: Liz Kelly
Odette: Danielle Allan
Delores: Jane Whittenshaw
Red: Danny Schiller
Gregory: Vincent Brimble
Captain: Timothy Carlton
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910108]The House with an Attic An adaptation of a short story by Anton Chekhov. Andrei, now a famous painter in Moscow, remembers a summer's visit ten years earlier to his friend Belakurov's large estate. And the beautiful Zhenya who so mysteriously slipped through his fingers...
Adapted by Jane Gerson
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo

Contributors

Story By: Anton Chekhov.

Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Andrei Orlovsky: Dale Rapley
Nikolai Belakurov: Nigel Carrington
Yasha: Garard Green
Lydia Volchaninov: Elizabeth Mansfield
Zhenya Volchaninov: Tara Dominick
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910115]Sandra Jimmy has come back to his wife, but is it only for comfort? Sandra wants to save her marriage, but only on her own terms. Written by Ted Moore.
Director Michael Fox

Contributors

Unknown: Sandra Jimmy
Written By: Ted Moore.
Director: Michael Fox
Sandra: Chrisy Edge
Jimmy: Christian Rodska
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910122]Why Did the Comedian Wear a Funny Jacket? Comedian Billy Cormack is young and funny but nobody has told his audiences that. Then one day he finds a jacket in an Oxfam shop. There's a label in the collar...
'Tony Hancock ! It's
Hancock's jacket!' A new comedy by Roy Hutchins , who plays Billy Cormack.
Director Adrian Bean

Contributors

Unknown: Billy CormacK
Unknown: Tony Hancock
Comedy By: Roy Hutchins
Unknown: Billy CormacK.
Director: Adrian Bean
Martin Fuller/Comedian/ TV announcer.: Simon Treves
Sophie Adams: Hetty Baynes
Frank Alley/Binman/Heckler/ Chat show host: Shaun Prendergast
Oxfam shop heckler: Elizabeth Kelly
Harry Gribbens: Anthony Jackson
Cabbie/Binman: Michael Kilgarriff
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910129]Sugar for Shock
An unlikely friendship is struck up between a 16-year-old runaway and a bag lady.
Written by PoUy Churchill.
Director Sally Avens

Contributors

Written By: Pouy Churchill.
Director: Sally Avens
Maggie: Pauline Letts
Julie: Julia Ford
Joe: Fraser Kerr
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910212]Sweet Reason
Glenda compensates for Lewis's preoccupation with female assistants by becoming a compulsive buyer: electronic guard dogs, underwater torches and atomic alarm clocks are among her more bizarre purchases....
Written by Penny Kline.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Penny Kline
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Glenda: June Barrie
Lewis: Peter Copley
Vanessa: Caroline Backhouse
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910219]Public Interest Katherine alleges harassment and attack. Bird says he was defending himself against attack. In a police station, both tell their stories. Written by Tony Bagley.
Director Philip Martin

Contributors

Written By: Tony Bagley.
Director: Philip Martin
Katherine: Moir Leslie
Bird: Richard Allenson
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910226]The Druid Queen
On holiday in Cornwall,
12-year-old Martin meets two girls. They show him an ancient temple, the meeting-place of their gang, the Druids, which they force him to join.
Written by Donald Jonson.
Producer Tessa Kendall

Contributors

Written By: Donald Jonson.
Producer: Tessa Kendall
Terry: Charlotte Coleman
Alison: Sarah Sugarman
Martin: , Jonathon Reisel
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910305]Along Came
Bill Sheila waits in vain for a call from Nigel. Bill seizes his chance and invites her to a cricket match.
Meanwhile, Caroline has the flat to herself... Written by Mike Hall.
Director Elizabeth Taylor

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Sheila
Written By: Mike Hall.
Director: Elizabeth Taylor
Sheila: Janet Maw
Bill: Michael Siberry
Norman: Gerald Harper
Charlie: Meg Davies
Caroline: Kate Lynn Evans
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910312]Only Connect
Diana feels trapped by family and friends. A car crash with a mysterious stranger offers escape, but can she trust him?
Written by Katie Campbell. Director Claire Grove. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Katie Campbell.
Director: Claire Grove.
Diana: Elizabeth Mansfield
Sara: Lynne Verrall
Rasheed: Ben Onwukwe
Victoria: Maureen Morris
Bill: Angus Wright
Mechanic/Waiter: David Bannerman
Clerk: Danielle Allan
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910326]Good Friday
Stella is learning to live without her husband.
Then a chance meeting with a stranger changes everything....
Written by Pat Davies.
Director Claire Grove

Contributors

Written By: Pat Davies.
Director: Claire Grove
Stella: Joan Walker
Enid: Elizabeth Mansfield
Jim: Phillip Joseph
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910409]Fires Unseen
In Michael Axinn 's play, Tristan's world view has been altered drastically by his experiences as a flood-relief worker in Bangladesh.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Axinn
Director: Adrian Bean.
Tristan: Adam Henderson
Webster: Ed Bishop
Isobel: Jane Whittenshaw
Spencer: David King
Mark: Stephen Hoye
Taxi driver/Passenger: Vincent Marzello
Wim/Din ner guestIPassenger: Simon Treves
Dinner guest/Passenger: Jenny Howe
Oscar/Passenger/Street man: Ben Onwukwe
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910416]The Sleeper
Mrs Cleghorn sells an old painting for a few pounds. Subsequently, it is attributed to Turner. Was the valuer guilty of negligence?
Written by Alec Baron.
Director Alfred Bradley

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Cleghorn

Director: Alfred Bradley
Mrs Cleghorn: Kathleen Helme
Miss Quest: Stephanie Turner
Leonard: Malcolm Hebden
MrBolton: James Tomlinson
Mr Prendergast: David Fleeshman
Judge: Geoffrey Banks
Mr Walker: Peter Wheeler
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910423]Opportunity Lost
If you managed to leap back four centuries, what questions would you ask the world's greatest playwright? Written by Albert Welling.
Director Jane Morgan

Contributors

Written By: Albert Welling.
Director: Jane Morgan
The Voice: Ian Hogg
Clive: Gary Love
Harriet: Petra Markham
Martin: Mark Straker
Richard Burbage: Timothy Carlton
Stage Director: Fraser Kerr
Beggar: David Bannerman
Fireman: Andrew Wincott
Ambulanceman: Stephen Garlick
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910430]Reasons for Dancing
Grace, known as 'Disgrace' to most people, is an outrageous 74-year-old.
She decides to take young Colin under her wing, with hilarious consequences. Written by Neil McKay.
Producer Susan Hogg

Contributors

Written By: Neil McKay.
Producer: Susan Hogg
Grace: Brenda Bruce
Colin: Wayne Foskett
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910507]Running Dogs
Russia is where it's at.
There's a McDonald's in Moscow. They're hungry for everything the West has to offer. A satire by Donald Jonson.
Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Jonson.
Director: Matthew Walters
Adrian: Alan Barker
Liz: Petra Markham
Dave: Andrew Wincott
Alison: Naomi Wirthner
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910514]Smart
Alec Scott Cherry 's look at the life and intestines of Alec Hopple , council house toff. Gourmet and opera-lover at the age of 8, and city broker at 12, he represents a whole generation of barrow-boy class-hoppers. But someone is still really smarting - his poor old dad.
Narrator Nigel Carrington. Director Peter Kavanagh

Contributors

Unknown: Alec Scott Cherry
Unknown: Alec Hopple
Narrator: Nigel Carrington.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Young Alec: Susan Sheridan
Older Alec: Simon Russell Beale
Tom: John Hollis
Pat: Rosemary Leach
Kline: Timothy Bateson
Teacher: Jane Whittenshaw
Newsreader: Steve Schill
DJ: Andrew Wincott
Chairman: Norman Jones
Paul: Terence Edmond
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910521]Dawn Horse
A love story by Frances Gray , about a woodcarver, his wife, a wooden fairground horse and the dream they shared.
Director Marilyn Imrie

Contributors

Story By: Frances Gray
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Vesta: Carole Boyd
Old Rose: Pauline Letts
Young Rose: Tara Dominick
Johnnie: Terence Edmond
Lecturer: Stuart Milligan
Teacher/Neighbour: Minoi Smith
Barker: Ronald Herdman
Nurse: Emma Gregory
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910528]Only a Heartbeat Away A boxful of sheet music and some 45s are all that Cathy has to tell her about the father she never knew. Uncle Peter helps to 'join the dots' in Shaun Prendergast 's new play.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo 0 DRAMA: page 5

Contributors

Unknown: Shaun Prendergast
Director: Adrian Bean.
Pete: Ian Holm
Cathy: Sarah-Jane Holm
Janice: Danielle Allan
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910604]The Confidence
Maureen is up to something in the evenings - and her husband is pretty sure it's not car maintenance classes.
Written by Michael Duke.
Director Patrick Rayner

Contributors

Written By: Michael Duke.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Gerry: Andrew Barr
Maureen: Barbara Rafferty
Neil: Simon Donald
Trish: Cara Kelly
Barbara: Mabel Aitken
Interviewer/Iain: Lawrence Douglas
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910611]The Rest of Heaven Was Blue
A successful sculptor is to have a retrospective exhibition on her 90th birthday. But she is going blind.
Written by Diana Bishop.
Director Richard Wortley

Contributors

Written By: Diana Bishop.
Director: Richard Wortley
Romaine Sage: Mary Wimbush
Sandro: Charles Simpson
Sylvia: Frances Jeater
Mungo Young: Fraser Kerr
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910618]Just a Small Secret
In Sue Rodwell's play, Sam is hired to find a client's mother but finds it hard to remain detached.
Director Sue Wilson

Contributors

Director: Sue Wilson
Sam Turner: Peter Woodward
Harriet Turner: Jilly Bond
Henry Wyard: Ian Lindsay
Ellen: Elizabeth Kelly
Tom: Tom Wright
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910625]All You Need Is
Frank Denny , an impoverished writer, finds a gap in the market, writes a Song for the World and discovers the meaning of life.
Written by Ian MacPherson.
Music: Roger Limb of BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Choir: Queen's College, Hariey Street Director Paul Schlesinger

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Denny

Music: Roger Limb
Director: Paul Schlesinger
Danny: Barry Lynch
Posterity: Arnold Brown
Frank Mellow: Neil Innes
Viv: Emma Gregory
Trotsky: Frank Lazarus
Finkelstein: Ronald Herdman
Agent: Auriol Smith
Father Eugene: James Greene
Midwife: Joanna Myers
Hannah: Ellie Bevan
Newsreader: Corrie Corfield
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910702]Sauce
Hors d'oeuvre: nearly-famous restaurant critic tries it on with temp secretary while reviewing La Rive restaurant in Shepherd's Bush.
Entree: chaos in the kitchen; chef's off sick. Food being prepared by man-eating manageress. And to follow.. ?
Written by Sue Teddern.
Director Clive Brill

Contributors

Written By: Sue Teddern
Director: Clive Brill
Jonathan Fulton: Jack May
Kathy: Avril Clark
Anita: Sue Broomfield
Lucien: Robin Brooks
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910709]Conrad's Chance
Conrad is unlucky. Then a strange man offers him three wishes. But no one goes around offering something for nothing these days. Written by Sean Gilbert.
Director Tessa Kendall

Contributors

Written By: Sean Gilbert.
Director: Tessa Kendall
Conrad: Russell Boulter
Mother: Jane Whittenshaw
Dave: Richard Pearce
Billy: Nigel Carrington
Man in green: Terence Edmond
Elsie: Jenny Howe
Julia: Susan Sheridan
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910716]Making the Grade with Sion Probert.
'I used to do my practice. In the parlour in Wales. A million years ago.'
A Welsh doctor, isolated in England, compares childhood dreams with adult realities.
Written by Arnold Evans. Piano Tim Riley.
Director Alison Hindell

Contributors

Unknown: Sion Probert.
Written By: Arnold Evans
Piano: Tim Riley.
Director: Alison Hindell
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910723]I Know How You Feel Michael Payne 's amusing observations of a night-school class struggling to master 'counselling skills'. Or is it, as Colin says, learning to be rude and shouting at strangers?
Director Sue Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Payne
Director: Sue Wilson
Mrs Dempster: Auriol Smith
Audrey: Sunny Ormonde
Cora: Sara Coward
Colin: Kim Durham
Daphne: Sue Wallace
Trevor: David Bannerman
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910730]Memory Is a Chameleon
Neil Tidmarsh 's play is an intimate and intense dialogue between a married couple living a fantasy that might sustain a lifetime relationship.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Tidmarsh
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Leon: Anton Lesser
Maria: Julia Swift
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910806]Clean Slate
In Tracy Aston 's darkly comic monologue,
Elizabeth Spriggs plays
Patricia - a woman who's got cleaning down to a fine art. But you never know when a speck of dust might fall, so neither she nor her husband ever leave the house.
Director Clive Brill. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Tracy Aston
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Director: Clive Brill.
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910813]The Morning of the Wedding
You are trying to sleep in your own little bed for the last time. Tomorrow you will be the blushing bride. But then a mysterious stranger enters your room. Written by Perry Pontac.
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Perry Pontac.
Director: Richard Wortley.
Phyllida: Brenda Blethyn
Visitor: Trevor Peacock
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910820]The Loss of the Albion One cold January in 1810, Captain Kirby set sail from Newfoundland,
Liverpool, overloaded with cargo and in the teeth of bad weather.
Before long the ship foundered and hopes of rescue faded rapidly as one by one the crew fell ill. The loss of the Albion provided a court of inquiry with a controversial verdict.
Carolyn James 's play is based on real events.
Director Alec Reid. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Carolyn James
Director: Alec Reid.
Kirby: Clive Arrindell
Mr Lyons: Fraser Kerr
Mr Anderson: Brett Usher
James Spears: Duncan Reid
Osterman: Timothy Carlton
Seaman: Timothy Carlton
Black ship's captain: Timothy Carlton
Captain Jackson: Danny Schiller
Judge: Danny Schiller
Mrs Jackson: Vanessa William Dodd
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910827]The Nimbus of a New Perm
In Nick Pullin 's comedy, ex-adman Brian falls apart when his wife leaves him for another man. The only way he can cope is by writing poetry and escaping into his own increasingly hilarious version of events.
Director Elizabeth Taylor. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Pullin
Director: Elizabeth Taylor.
Brian: Christian Rodska
Emma: Deborah Cranston
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910903]Speak Now
What happens to language when someone dies? Sheri uses words as a barrier to hide from her pain; Sam must break down that barrier, get her to feel her pain in the silence and so let him in. Written by Tina Pepler , Giles Cooper Award-winning playwright.
Director Elizabeth Taylor. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Tina Pepler
Written By: Giles Cooper
Director: Elizabeth Taylor.
Sheri: Francesca Annis
Sam: Steve Hodson
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910910]Meeting across the River Eddie is a small fish with big dreams. But there are sharks on the scavenge... Written by Joanne Reardon.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Joanne Reardon.
Director: Adrian Bean.
Narrator: Richard Tate
Eddie: Scott Farrell
Shel: Caroline Strong
Dixie: Mark Fletcher
Bill: Lloyd Johnston
Deb: Siriol Jenkins
Hesse: Alan Barker
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910917]Emma Micawber
A dramatic monologue by Raymund FitzSimons , constructed from
David Copperfield.
Emma, played by Dilys Laye , gives her own account of a storm-tossed life, with Wilkins Micawber.
With Timothy Bateson , Richard Pearce and Mark Straker as the Ferocious Creditors.
Director Ian Cotterell. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Emma Micawber
Unknown: Raymund Fitzsimons
Unknown: David Copperfield.
Played By: Dilys Laye
Unknown: Wilkins Micawber.
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Richard Pearce
Unknown: Mark Straker
Director: Ian Cotterell.
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910924]The Kingdom of the Wind Elizabeth Burns's play is set in the harsh land of the Mani, on the southern tip of Greece, where for centuries there were violent family feuds.
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo

Contributors

Director: Patrick Rayner.
Katerina: Sybil Wintrope
Yannos: Forbes Masson
Nikos: Vincent Friell
Mother: Muriel Romanes
Father: Billy Riddoch
Grandmother: Sheila Latimer
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911008]Letters of 38 It's 1938 and Katherine escapes London society for Suffolk and life as a vicar's wife. But her romantic dreams are soon shattered. Written by Sue Rodwell.
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Sue Rodwell.
Director: Sue Wilson.
Katherine: Belinda Sinclair
Peter: Christopher Scott
Mrsjacobs: Ann Beach
Harry Collins: Terence Edmond
Sally: Susan Sheridan
Emma Bunt: Joanna Myers
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911015]Japanese Style
A love story by the stage and radio playwright
Michael Wall , who died earlier this year.
Dan teaches English in Tokyo. Akemi, a housewife, is his only pupil. Through her he finds out how things are, Japanese style.
Musical effects Anne Collis.
Director Jeremy Mortimer Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Wall
Unknown: Anne Collis.
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Dan: Michael Cochrane
Akemi: Megumi Shimanuki
Carol: Stella Forge
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911105]Straightening Pictures In NJ Warburton's play, first performed at the Edinburgh Fringe last year, the lives of four women are unwittingly linked by an apparently trivial but ultimately tragic accident.
Director Matthew Walters
Stereo

Contributors

Director: Matthew Walters
Iris: Auriol Smith
Sal: Siriol Jenkins
Jo: Susan Sheridan
Shirley: Diana Payan
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911112]In-Flight Entertainment A comedy by J C Wilsher, in which everybody's fears about flying come true. By listening to the in-flight entertainment, Paul gradually learns what is wrong with the aeroplane....
Director Alec Reid. Stereo

Contributors

Director: Alec Reid.
Paul: Stephen Moore
Harry: Bill Wallis
Watty: Michael Turner
Dolly: Elizabeth Kelly
Remington/Captain: James Simmons
Symes: Michael Drew
Chantelle/Stewardess: Petra Markham
Tony: Alan Barker
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911119]The Letter
Colin Dan 's Auntie Annie is writing him a letter from home with all the news; but will it ever reach him? Written by Alasdair Campbell.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Dan
Unknown: Auntie Annie
Written By: Alasdair Campbell.
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Auntie Annie: Sheila Donald
Shamus: Iain MacRae
Ishbel: Mina Smith
Mother: Ann Scott Jones
JohnGunn: Domhnall Ruadh
Dolly: Paul Young
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911126]Maiden City Magic
Jack Houlahan 's chilling tale about a young girl's fears for her violent father and her yearning for a magic wand to change her life completely.
Music arranged and played by Neil Martin.
Director Pam Brighton. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Houlahan
Played By: Neil Martin.
Director: Pam Brighton.
Roberta: Anna Healy
Hilary: Maeve Connelly
Mother: Stella McCusker
Father: George Shane
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911203]Wishing Well
A chilling tale of what happens to Sarah after she breaks down on the motorway and takes shelter with a couple who have sinister designs on her.
Written by Sally Worboyes.
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Sally Worboyes.
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Grace: Rosemary Leach
Sarah: Kate Buffery
Kenneth: Norman Bird
Man: Alan Barker
Policeman: Robert Portal
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911210]Shopping
A comedy by Kevin Wong about a mother's exacting search for a suitable match for her son.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo

Contributors

Comedy By: Kevin Wong
Director: Tony Cliff.
David: David Yip
Mother: Barbara Yu Llng
Fay: Choy -Lingman
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911217]The Jug
Two old tramps know that anyone will steal anything from poor defenceless travelling people. But surely, argues their goat to their donkey, no one would begrudge the old gents their jug for making tea? A first radio play by Gregory Motton.
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo

Contributors

Play By: Gregory Motton.
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Michael: Paddy Dooney
Joseph: Tpm Kenna
Official: Terence Edmond
Donkey: Kilian McKenna
St Peter: Robert Portal
Jesus: Sean Arnold
Guard: Colin McFarlane
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911231]Doing a Runner
The Chronicle's food columnist of the year,
"Savage Eater", gets the comeuppance he deserves. Written by Colin MacDonald.
Director Stewart Conn. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Colin MacDonald.
Scott: David McKail
Raymond: Andy Gray
Lynn: Juliet Cadzow
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920107]Bamstaple
In Neil McKay 's bitter-sweet comedy, Marion is haunted by lies. Driven by grief, she undertakes a journey that will force a confrontation with the truth.
Director Susan Hogg. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920114]Simon Simon is a solicitor and cares for his clients. But who cares for Simon?
Trevor Smith 's play was a winner in the 1990 Radio Times Drama Awards.
Director Alan Drury. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920128]Out of School
The arrival of a new boy, Nadeem, brings to boiling point the tension and prejudice simmering in a school. Written by Diana Griffiths.
EMMI HILL, RICHARD VATSALOO
Director Jane Dauncey. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920204]Fishing Rights
Guess who's coming to dinner. Eddie Cook , self-made man, and his wife Jenn believe just their neighbours - the Beaumonts. However, they are taken by surprise when unexpected visitors arrive. Written by Roderick Graham.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920211]The Man in the Paper Mask
Helen, a young widow with twin stepchildren, wants to start a new relationship but the devious pair plan otherwise. Written by David Marshall. Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920218]Reasons for Dancing
A comedy by Neil McKay. Grace, known as "Disgrace" to most people, is an outrageous 74-year-old. She decides to take young Colin under her wing - with hilarious consequences.
Producer Susan Hogg Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920225]The Jesus Man
Jenny and Martin don't object to their central-heating repair man trying to convert them. But they draw the line at him trying to convince Jenny that Martin is an adulterer.
A moral comedy by David Stafford.
Director Peter Kavanagh Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920303]The Quick, the Dead and the Undecided
Starkey has always been the perfect butler. But recently, his standards have been slipping - to a dangerous degree.
A comedy by R Jones.
Director Jane Dauncey Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920310]Jacob's Folly
The virgin and the whore; the wife and the mistress. Is the age-old divide a real one?
Written by Juliet Ace.
Piano played by Mary Nash.
Director Penny Gold Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920317]The Wooden
Pear Gillian Plowman 's play uses prison as a metaphor to explore the lives of two people. Dan finds himself a free man, his debt to society paid. Madeleine, however, is trapped in the kind of prison from which she can never be released.
Director Sue Wilson
Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920324]Whispers
Dave Simpson 's play explores the life of a politician with a wife and - discreetly - a mistress. When the mistress becomes pregnant, will it spell ruin? And how will the wife and the mistress react? Director Kay Patrick Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920407]Fitting
Kevin Wong 's gentle comedy about what it is like to be a young Hong
Kong Chinese girl arriving in England to marry.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920414]Have a Nice Day
In Rod Beacham 's black comedy Simon is disturbed to find, on return from holiday, that everything at work from personnel to paperwork is strangely different.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920421]Happy Returns
Ann hasn't seen her father for many years but it's his 70th birthday coming up. Time to take an initiative. After all, she's an adult now....
Written by Nan Woodhouse.
Director Tony Cliff Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920428]A Different Woman
Written by Perry Pontac. "You'd look, I'm sure, quite lovely, without your glasses, your nose, those particular teeth and with the body reshaped." Thus spoke the plastic surgeon, but the redesigned
Miss Dinnage develops controversial ideas.
Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920505]There's a Car Park in Witherton
Witherton is a Cotswold village, so unspoiled that it doesn't even have a car park. But what, author
David Halliwell asks, if a place like this discovers it can make a fortune from an unearthed medieval relic?
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920512]Disconnected
Written by Anthony George.
An unusual occurrence on a train near Chelmsford puts Peter's mobile phone at a premium. But as power in the batteries drains away, the voices on the line become more ghostly.
Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920519]I Say, I Say, I Say
Gerald and Dai are the famous comedy double-act "The Belvadere Brothers" in William Ingram 's new comedy. Well, they were, once upon a time. But you've never heard of them? No - sadly, neither has anyone else.
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920526]Yours Fondly Zeek Baxter
Author Renny Krupinski used to be part of a pack of autograph hunters when he was a teenager.
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920602]Bodyline
A journalist calls to interview an old man about his glorious cricketing past. But he wants much more than a simple article.
By Herbert Williams.
Commentator....MARTYN COLBORN Director Jane Dauncey Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920609]Shooting for the Stars Dave Sheasby 's comedy about two gamblers, a schoolmaster and his star pupil.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920623]Belongings by Julia Stoneham.
Jean believes moving into 14 Lavender Road is a new beginning, but the past lingers on, in more ways than one.
Producer Tracey Neale. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920630]Death and Taxes in Venice
Alison Leonard 's play is set in the courtyard of the Doges' Palace in the summer of 1990. Helen and Franta meet. Though from different cultures, different worlds, they find a common bond.
Director Kay Patrick Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920707]Cold in Coventry
Set in 1914, in a training institution for orphan girls, where Emma Gartley has returned in disgrace.
Written by Jessie Kesson.
With girls from St Albans High School for Girls. Director Marilyn Imrie Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920714]The Bagel Philosopher Ruth works nights in a bakery. Simon faints at her feet, and a quirky romance begins.
Written by Kate Stems.
Director Claire Grove
Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920721]Shadows in the Doorway
In Peppy Barlow's play about reincarnation, a single parent in present-day England is transported to another life in 12th-century France, where she meets a woman in a similar predicament.
Director Cherry Cookson Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920728]Diminishing Returns Written by Katie Campbell.
Jane tries to end an illicit affair, but can she survive alone?
Director Claire Grove. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920804]Wishing Well by Sally Worboyes.
A chilling tale of what happens to Sarah after she breaks down on the motorway and takes shelter with a couple who have sinister designs on her.
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920811]It's Better to Travel
Marianne Carey 's first play for radio is all about finding the right recipe for romance, as Lizzie slaves in the kitchen to spice up her marriage to stick-in-the-mud Ron. Director Patrick Rayner Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920818]A to B and Back Again Love and Flo are vegetarians and New
Agers and are thinking of moving to where the air is purer and where there is inner silence. But their friends Kev and Cassandra - like Madonna - are into overunderwear, and have new ideas for Love and Flo.
Written by Nick Pullin.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920825]The Dream Factory Hollywood, murder, psychoanalysis, infidelity and screenwriting are the themes of Roger Hall 's new comedy, with John Guerrasio as Benny and Lee Montague as the Hollywood producer Marvin Landor.
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920901]The Ghost in the Jungle
Donald Jonson 's comedy has the unusual setting of a jungle in Papua New Guinea. A survivor of a Second World War operation is ordered to return on an unlikely and hazardous mission.
Director Matthew Walters. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920908]In Another Life
In Robert Stuart Tyler 's thriller a young man under hypnosis says he was treated by Sigmund Freud in a previous life. When another patient makes the same claim, Dr Von Aspe embarks on a fascinating and dangerous journey.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920915]The Food of Love Joanne Maguire's play takes a light-hearted look at the problems of dieting.
Does Donny love food more than Rick and will her size come betweem them?
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920922]Answering Back by Connal Orton.
Trevor's wife has left him but, to the world, he smiles. His friends Alan and Jan help to take care of him. But when Trevor projects his anger onto Jan, things take a nasty twist.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920929]Making Do by Tracey Aston.
Joyce isn't sure if Howard will be a good boyfriend or not. But he's trying very trying! Director Clive Brill Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921006]Byline
Gail Linwood died in a fight, aged 15. One journalist, a year after her death, believes there are still elements of her story left untold, ashes to be raked over, and questions to be asked. In
Louise Page 's play Bill Paterson is Gavin, the investigative journalist, and Ann
Windsor is Mrs Beverley Linwood.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921013]The Great Orange Outing by Sony Comedy Award winner Alick Rowe.
An innocent small girl prays that certain people should wake up with orange ears....
Narrator Melinda Walker.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921020]Say Something Happened by Alan Bennett.
With Thora Hird as Mam, Brian Wilde as Dad, and Imelda Staunton as June.
"Old People's Wardens will be appointed to keep track of those who are at risk."
"Oh, it's 'at risk', is it? There never used to be that. It's all 'at risk' now. Battered babies, battered wives. Are you sure you won't have a scone?" Director Matthew Walters Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921027]The Legs That Came In from the Cold by Karoline Leach.
Just when you thought it was safe to order a tofu casserole...
This new comedy is based on a true - and wholly incredible - event.
Director Nigel Bryant Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921103]Onward and Upward Kevin McGee 's play was first broadcast as part of last year's Young
Playwrights Festival.
The perfect betting scam looks as if it is a "beaten docket" until a late runner changes things.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921110]The Rhino and the Love Pavilion
In Donald Jonson 's comedy of colonial life, Lt Cartwright finds himself in as much danger from man-eating ladies as from man-eating lions. Director Matthew Walters Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921117]The Faithful
Frank once dreamed of creating gleaming towers that would change the face of Irish architecture.
In James Bourke 's new play he plans his revenge.
Director Claire Grove
Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921124]Just Another Case by Richard Dixon.
The girl is innocent. She didn't steal L200. But it would be simpler if she pleaded guilty. Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921201]Accidental Murder by Frank McCormick.
To lose one wife may be bad luck, but to nearly lose two in quick succession may be more than an accident....
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921208]Big Boys Don't Cry by David Bowker.
The New Age will never be the same after Maurice, a plain-speaking butcher from Buxton, joins a Men's Encounter Group in the mistaken belief that
"Action Men" means ping-pong and rock climbing.
Director Philip Martin Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921215]Eavesdropping by David Cregan.
Simon, a radio drama producer, accidentally eavesdrops on his actor friends and learns what they really think of him.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19921222]Sweet Tooth
Richard Griffiths is the Rum Baba in Mel Caiman 's comedy about life and death on the pastry shelf. The on/off love affair between George and Alice is his constant threat.
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930105]The Veil of Happiness The only play written by the French statesman Georges Clemenceau.
In China a blind man is suddenly forced to face the realities of the world around him.
With incidental music by Gabriel Faure.
Translated by Kitty Black Music arranged by Terry McNamara
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930112]Heads by Colin Haydn Evans. Archaeologist Megan uncovers a major relic from Celtic Britain. She would very much like to put it back.
Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930119]Seaside by Thomas McLaughlin.
Judy sits on a beach in the south of Ireland at three o'clock in the morning, deciding whether she should travel to England for an abortion, when Sally is washed ashore.
Director Pam Brighton
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930126]A Perfect Match by Carmela Osman.
Rosemary meets John via a computer dating agency. Their friendship grows with each encounter, but will it blossom into love?
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930202]Parole
Written by Nigel Brown. Kay has brought up her son alone. He loves his mum and his motorbike.
Then his father returns....
Director Claire Grove. Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930209]Jack in the Box by David Marshall.
Mediocre Jack is in his box, dead. His go-getting boss, Mr Welsher , now has evil designs on Jack's dizzy wife, Jill. But has Jack really "gone"?
Director Richard Wortley Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930216]Day Off by Moya O'Shea.
On 16 February 1983, the Australian state of Victoria was hit by one of the worst bush fires on record. It also happened to be the day that four friends decide to take a "sickie" and drive into the bush....
Director Tracey Neale Stereo
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930223]Clean Slate
In Tracy Aston 's darkly comic monologue,
Elizabeth Spriggs plays Patricia - a woman who has got cleaning down to a fine art. So much so, that neither she nor her husband ever has to leave the house.
Director Clive Brill
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930302]Bookends
A comedy by Sarah Maxwell.
A T "Atty" Attwater writes thrillers. Basil Chambers - as Phyllis Fane - writes romantic novels. They are poor, but happy - until their snobbish daughter insists they change their marital status.
Director Glyn Dearman
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930309]All Love and Ghost Trains by Stephen Butchard.
Starring Michael Angelis. Frank and Alice are married, but they inhabit separate worlds, unable to forget what happened on the ghost train.
Director Kate Rowland
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930316]How I Met Franz by John Antrobus.
A bizarre modem fairy story, set on a housing estate somewhere in London.
Featuring Patricia Hayes , who is currently celebrating her 60th year as a radio actress.
Director Martin Jenkins
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930323]Stranger in the Home by Alan Dapre.
In a touching monologue of gentle irony, an old man ponders on the recent death of his wife, his family who have gone to New Zealand, and the quirky inmates of his present "home".
With Bernard Hepton as Albert.
Director Richard Wortley
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930330]Love to Madelaine by Craig Warner. Starring
Miranda Richardson , Richard E Grant and Philip Davis. "I'm not at all sure you should get in the habit of ringing people, threatening to post them somewhere in a bag, and putting the phone down...."
They both love Madelaine, the lover and the husband. But do they protest too much? An unexpected telephone call reveals all. Director Andy Jordan
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930406]Lover Come Back
Martyn Wade 's spirited comedy about love across the Great Divide.
Tom is a henpecked husband still pining after his old girlfriend, Jane. He is determined to make their 10-year reunion, but can he make it past
Debbie? And will Jane turn up?
With Sandra James-Young and David Holt
Director Cherry Cookson
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930413]Love is Strange by Peter Thomson.
With Jenny Agutter as Sarah and Malcolm Ward as the driver.
Sarah gets into a cab and thinks the driver is a lover from her past.... Director Claire Grove
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930420]Woman to Woman In Edna Troman 's comedy, the female of the species is deadlier than the male, as Colin is about to discover.
Director Matthew Walters
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930504]Half an Hour Behind the Times
A comedy by Dave Sheasby. A family look into the future. They're historic figures on a clock, and their guide is the maintenance man.
Director Tony Cliff
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930511]Dancing with Jaques by Eric Pringle.
A young girl's first night
"working the streets ends in a ghostly encounter with a man who calls himself Jaques Director
Adrian Bean
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930518]A Romance by Craig Warner.
There is an art to writing badly, and Graham could use the money. But can he overcome his artistic pretensions and get his writing career on the move?
Director Richard Wortley
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930525]Other Creatures by Nicholas Mclnerny.
Tallulah's problems come to a head when her best friend Rosie starts to speak. Because Rosie is an elephant....
Director Alison Hindell
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930601]Where Bluebells Grew by Sally Worboyes.
A day in the life of two women in a psychiatric hospital, both "haunted" by the voices of their dead relatives.
Director Cherry Cookson

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