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AD01A Streetcar Named Revenge2008081120100121Plays by Michael Chaplin, set in The Old Beeches, a retirement home for elderly thespians. Inmates William and Sandy still nurse a certain affectionate animosity towards one another since they starred as Holmes and Watson in a 1960s television series.
William and Sandy are haunted by the return of two characters from the past. Sandy becomes amorously involved through the medium of a shared passion for crosswords.
Sandy Boyle....Stanley Baxter
William Parnes....Richard Briers
Hatty Doran....Edna Dore
Angel Hosmer....Linda Broughton
Mary Winter....Jillie Meers
Edgar....David Shaw-Parker
Karen....Tracy Wiles
Ronnie Adair....Nickolas Grace
Marie Devine....Susan Wooldridge
Hugo Oberstein....Rad Lazar
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.
AD02 LASTThe Trusty Valet And The Crusty Butler2008081220100128By Michael Chaplin, set in The Old Beeches, a retirement home for elderly thespians. Inmates William and Sandy still nurse a certain affectionate animosity towards one another since they starred as Holmes and Watson in a 1960s television series.
William and Sandy venture outside the Old Beeches to a movie set, accompanied by the intrepid care assistant Karen, as they take on the world of celluloid.
Sandy Boyle....Stanley Baxter
William Parnes....Richard Briers
Inspector Bradstreet....David Shaw-Parker
Karen....Tracy Wiles
Laura Lyons....Ellie Beaven
Thaddeus Sholto....Lloyd Hutchinson
John Barrymore....Geoffrey Whitehead
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

Duration

  • 45 Minutes

Genre

  • Drama

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