This new production of a play first broadcast in 1958 marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Giles Cooper, one of radio's most original and imaginative dramatists.
A man is having a bath.
Every imaginative device is used to expose his life, aspirations and will to survive.
Edward Thwaite....Michael Maloney
Compere/ Judkin....Sam Kelly
Traveller/ Sgt....Bernard Cribbins
Head/ Father....Ian Masters
Director Martin Jenkins
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By Giles Cooper.
Sealed in the privacy of his bathroom, Edward Thwaite withstands invasion from the outside world.
This 1975 production, broadcast to mark the 75th anniversary of the BBC, shows `radio at its most quintessential, moving with a speed, elegance and economy of which no other medium is capable'.
With Cyril Shaps and Kathleen Helme.