Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

Episodes

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Wholly Writ! A Cabaret - Heralding the festival and 11 days of new writing.

With Logan Murray , Two Girls What Sing, Owen Williamson , Stormy

Webber, Mark Lamarr. Lemn Sissay , Secret

Society, Sue Beard, Julian Dutton , Henry Naylor and Andy Parsons.

Producer Clive Brill. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Logan Murray

Unknown: Owen Williamson

Unknown: Mark Lamarr.

Unknown: Lemn Sissay

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Henry Naylor

Unknown: Andy Parsons.

Producer: Clive Brill.

Craig Charles launches a season of new writing talent to be aired over the next 11 days. Directors Claire Grove and Sarah Taylor • DRAMA: page 8

Contributors

Unknown: Craig Charles

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Unknown: Logan Murray

Unknown: Owen Williamson

Unknown: Mark Lamarr.

Unknown: Lemn Sissay

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Henry Naylor

Unknown: Andy Parsons.

Producer: Clive Brill.

Unknown: Craig Charles

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911020]

Asha

An elderly Anglo-Indian woman recounts her life, from leaving India in the 1940s until the present. Written by Tanika Gupta

Director Frances Anne Solomon

Stereo

0 DRAMA: page 8 and at 3. 15pm

Copyright

The more Pete tries to shape Laura's career as an artist, the more her much-praised self-portrait accuses her of fraud - Written by Eileen Ryan.

Director Jeremy Mortimer. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Tanika Gupta

Director: Jeremy Mortimer.

Asha: Sudha Bhuchar

Sumita: Shaheen Khan

Louisa: Shaheen Khan

Iqbal: Madhav Sharma

Harold: Madhav Sharma

James: Tariq Alibai

Lynette: Shobu McAuley

Mrs Lewis: Shobu McAuley

Lynette: Harmage Singh Kalirai

Mrs Lewis: Harmage Singh Kalirai

Laura: Lesley Sharp

Lydia: Adjoa Andoh

Pete: Mark Straker

David: Andrew Wincott

John Hunt: Terence Edmond

Landlord: Charles Millham

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911020]

Written By: Tanika Gupta

Director: Frances Anne Solomon

Written By: Eileen Ryan.

Director: Jeremy Mortimer.

Asha: Sudha Bhuchar

Sumita: Shaheen Khan

Louisa: Shaheen Khan

Iqbal: Madhav Sharma

Harold: Madhav Sharma

James: Tariq Alibai

Lynette: Shobu McAuley

Mrs Lewis: Shobu McAuley

Lynette: Harmage Singh Kalirai

Mrs Lewis: Harmage Singh Kalirai

Laura: Lesley Sharp

Lydia: Adjoa Andoh

Pete: Mark Straker

David: Andrew Wincott

John Hunt: Terence Edmond

Landlord: Charles Millham

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Uncle Harry and the Melting Moon

A strange and elemental love story - Harry was , drowned 15 years ago, but the sea has returned him to his former lover. A verse-drama by Paul Badger.

Composer Richard Attree ,

BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Director Michael Fox. Stereo and at 8.45pm

Afrogoth Part 1

A gothic comic tale of good versus evil in which a contemporary young black British couple are haunted by an evil white vampire. With the help of historical spirits, incantations, love and a pet falcon, they overcome and kill the evil racist spirit.

Written by Peter Kalu.

Director Frances Anne Solomon Stereo (Part 2, 28 October)

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Badger.

Unknown: Richard Attree

Director: Michael Fox.

Director: Frances Anne Solomon

Harry: Robert Whelan

Penelope: Victoria Finney

Mother: Jane Cox

Dr Jones: Malcolm Raeburn

Trawlercaplain: Robert Whelan

Boy: Colin Kerrigan

Leroy: Clarence Smith

Mr Feastbelly: Clarence Smith

Yemanja: Adjoa Andoh

Narrator: Colin McFarlane

Pa: Colin McFarlane

Ogun: Colin McFarlane

Vampire: Charles Millham

Isis: Cassie McFarlane

The wind: Cassie McFarlane

Ma: Dona Croll

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Unknown: Paul Badger.

Unknown: Richard Attree

Director: Michael Fox.

Written By: Peter Kalu.

Director: Frances Anne Solomon

Harry: Robert Whelan

Penelope: Victoria Finney

Mother: Jane Cox

Dr Jones: Malcolm Raeburn

Trawlercaplain: Robert Whelan

Boy: Colin Kerrigan

Leroy: Clarence Smith

Mr Feastbelly: Clarence Smith

Yemanja: Adjoa Andoh

Narrator: Colin McFarlane

Pa: Colin McFarlane

Ogun: Colin McFarlane

Vampire: Charles Millham

Isis: Cassie McFarlane

The wind: Cassie McFarlane

Ma: Dona Croll

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You, Me and 12,000 Geese

Mandy meets Jeremy in a remote cottage surrounded by geese. Opposites attract, but can she trust him?

Written by Angela Turvey.

Director Claire Grove. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Angela Turvey.

Director: Claire Grove.

Mandy: Joanna Mays

Jeremy: Philip Barnes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911022]

Written By: Angela Turvey.

Director: Claire Grove.

Mandy: Joanna Mays

Jeremy: Philip Barnes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911023]

Caught

Helen has been murdered. She travels back through her life to find out what has brought her to this moment. Written by Sarah Woods.

Savi's song composed and played by David Harvey. Director Claire Grove. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Sarah Woods.

Played By: David Harvey.

Director: Claire Grove.

Helen: Jane Whittenshaw

Nan: Eleanor Summerfield

Young Helen: Nadine Ballantyne

Abe: Tony Armatrading

Savi: Adjoa Andoh

Vicar: Norman Jones

Trish: Siriol Jenkins

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Written By: Sarah Woods.

Played By: David Harvey.

Director: Claire Grove.

Helen: Jane Whittenshaw

Nan: Eleanor Summerfield

Young Helen: Nadine Ballantyne

Abe: Tony Armatrading

Savi: Adjoa Andoh

Vicar: Norman Jones

Trish: Siriol Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911024]

Judgment Days

George and Christina Wright arrive in the Middle East to identify their son's body. A young American junkie has confessed to the murder and the Wrights must choose between execution and imprisonment.

Written by Ann Hawker.

Director Claire Grove. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Christina Wright

Director: Claire Grove.

Christina Wright: Auriol Smith

George Wright: Norman Jones

Stephen Lamb: Eric Loren

Farhoud: Mozaffer Shafeie

Ishao Moghal: Harmage Singh Kaurai

Mary Lamb: Elaine Ives-Cameron

Dr Azziz: Raad Rawi

Omar Ali: Adam Albari Hussein

Nurse: Adjoa Andoh

Diplomat: Peter Penry Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911024]

Unknown: Christina Wright

Written By: Ann Hawker.

Director: Claire Grove.

Christina Wright: Auriol Smith

George Wright: Norman Jones

Stephen Lamb: Eric Loren

Farhoud: Mozaffer Shafeie

Ishao Moghal: Harmage Singh Kaurai

Mary Lamb: Elaine Ives-Cameron

Dr Azziz: Raad Rawi

Omar Ali: Adam Albari Hussein

Nurse: Adjoa Andoh

Diplomat: Peter Penry Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911026]

Monsoon by Maya Chowdhry.

A young British Asian woman, Jalaamava, travels alone to Kashmir in India.

She communicates her feelings and her experiences to her sister, Kavitaa, in Delhi, through letters and through diary entries. Parallel to this is the tension which is building up around the arrival of the late monsoon and Jal's growing passion forNusrat.

Music Veyattummal Chandran. Producer Frances Anne Solomon Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Maya Chowdhry.

Producer: Frances Anne Solomon

Jalaarnava: Lolita Chakrabarti

Nusrat: Shaheen Khan

Voice of All Women/Massif Sameerah: Yasmin Sidhwa

Kavitaa/Tanya: Nina Wadia

Youth hostel owner/Porter/ Vendors.: Neeran Persaud

Onward and Upward

The perfect betting scam looks as if it's a "beaten docket" until a late runner changes the course of events. Written by Kevin McGee.

Director EoinO'Callaghan. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Kevin McGee.

Eugene: Eamonn Hunt

Donal: Bj Hogg

Mrs Cook: Grainne McCann

Mr Cook: Noel McGee

Jonathan: Robert Patterson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911026]

Unknown: Maya Chowdhry.

Producer: Frances Anne Solomon

Jalaarnava: Lolita Chakrabarti

Nusrat: Shaheen Khan

Voice of All Women/Massif Sameerah: Yasmin Sidhwa

Kavitaa/Tanya: Nina Wadia

Youth hostel owner/Porter/ Vendors.: Neeran Persaud

Written By: Kevin McGee.

Eugene: Eamonn Hunt

Donal: Bj Hogg

Mrs Cook: Grainne McCann

Mr Cook: Noel McGee

Jonathan: Robert Patterson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911027]

Stranger from America Tamara is getting married. Everything would be perfect if only her stepmother would "shut her ugly face" and her real mother would return to England. Written by Christine M George.

Director PamFraser Solomon Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Christine M George.

Tamara: Judith Jacob

Jolene: Claudette Williams

Marcus: Rudolph Walker

Helen: Adjoa Andoh

Dwayne: Clarence Smith

Aisha: Cassie McFarlane

Ice: Colin McFarlane

Cleo: Aisha Jacob Williams

Kelly: Shakela Jacob

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911027]

Written By: Christine M George.

Tamara: Judith Jacob

Jolene: Claudette Williams

Marcus: Rudolph Walker

Helen: Adjoa Andoh

Dwayne: Clarence Smith

Aisha: Cassie McFarlane

Ice: Colin McFarlane

Cleo: Aisha Jacob Williams

Kelly: Shakela Jacob

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911028]

Slaughter in the Dark In just one night, fantasising blind detective Jack Dunroody becomes a sex starlet's lover and her husband's murderer. And that's without doing or seeing anything - Written by Marius Brill.

Director Andy Jordan. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Dunroody

Director: Andy Jordan.

Jack Dunroody: Paul Bdavies

Suzi D'Amour: Prunella Gee

Freddy (Frightfully): Timothy Carlton

Thomas Underwood: William Eedle

Gladys Trump: Jo Anderson

Charlie: John White

Policeman/Radio announcer/ Herbert the dog.: Tim Meats

The World, the Flesh and the Devil

In Gary Mitchell 's play,

Tommy and Betty Wright are a young couple with Dallas-type notions of lifestyle. Borrowing the money to pay for this involves them with the local loan sharks, and brings them face to face with violence on the streets.

Director Pam Brighton. Stereo and at 8.45

AfrogothPart2 Yemanja and Leroy are trapped by the evil vampire. With the help of spirits, incantations, love and a pet falcon, can they overcome and kill the evil racist spirit?

Written by Peter Kalu.

Director Frances Anne Solomon

Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Mitchell

Unknown: Betty Wright

Director: Pam Brighton.

Tommy Wright: Lalor Roddy

Betty Wright: Eileen McCluskey

Dominique: Catherine Brennan

Michael: Gerry Rooney

Mat: John Hewitt

Strainer: Simon Magill

Hugh: George Shane

Harry Strain: Mark Mulholland

John: Bj Hogg

Arty: Trevor Moore

Lewis: Toby Byrne

Mason: Niall Cusack

Emily Strain: Marie Jones

Jill: Susie Kelly

Leroy/Mr Feastbelly: Clarence Smith

Yemanja: Adjoa Andoh

Narrator/Pa/Ogun: Colin McFarlane

Vampire: Charles Mlllham

his/The wind: Cassie McFarlane

Ma: Dona Croll

Part of the Furniture with Adrian Edmondson. In Trevor Lloyd's play, a man comes to rent a room - somewhere quiet and airless and with a landlady who won't interfere. But what does he want it for?

Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo and at 3.00

Hair

A serious comedy by Paul Boakye. When Mrs Foots meets talkative Mrs Pryce after the funeral of an old friend, she can't wait to get away. Mrs Pryce , however, has other ideas.

Director Nandita Ghose. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Edmondson.

Director: Janet Whitaker.

Comedy By: Paul Boakye.

Unknown: Mrs Foots

Unknown: Mrs Pryce

Director: Nandita Ghose.

John/Voice: Adrian Edmondson

Mrs X: Patsy Rowlands

Second doctor: Shireen Shah

Denise/Announcer: Jane Whittenshaw

First doctor: Alan Barker

Newsreader/Bingo caller: Ian Lindsay

Mrs Foots: Cassie McFarlane

Mrs Pryce: Claudette Williams

Brother Miller: Colin McFarlane

Raymond: Sidney Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911028]

Unknown: Jack Dunroody

Written By: Marius Brill.

Director: Andy Jordan.

Jack Dunroody: Paul Bdavies

Suzi D'Amour: Prunella Gee

Freddy (Frightfully): Timothy Carlton

Thomas Underwood: William Eedle

Gladys Trump: Jo Anderson

Charlie: John White

Policeman/Radio announcer/ Herbert the dog.: Tim Meats

Unknown: Gary Mitchell

Unknown: Betty Wright

Director: Pam Brighton.

Written By: Peter Kalu.

Director: Frances Anne Solomon

Tommy Wright: Lalor Roddy

Betty Wright: Eileen McCluskey

Dominique: Catherine Brennan

Michael: Gerry Rooney

Mat: John Hewitt

Strainer: Simon Magill

Hugh: George Shane

Harry Strain: Mark Mulholland

John: Bj Hogg

Arty: Trevor Moore

Lewis: Toby Byrne

Mason: Niall Cusack

Emily Strain: Marie Jones

Jill: Susie Kelly

Leroy/Mr Feastbelly: Clarence Smith

Yemanja: Adjoa Andoh

Narrator/Pa/Ogun: Colin McFarlane

Vampire: Charles Mlllham

his/The wind: Cassie McFarlane

Ma: Dona Croll

Unknown: Adrian Edmondson.

Director: Janet Whitaker.

Comedy By: Paul Boakye.

Unknown: Mrs Foots

Unknown: Mrs Pryce

Director: Nandita Ghose.

John/Voice: Adrian Edmondson

Mrs X: Patsy Rowlands

Second doctor: Shireen Shah

Denise/Announcer: Jane Whittenshaw

First doctor: Alan Barker

Newsreader/Bingo caller: Ian Lindsay

Mrs Foots: Cassie McFarlane

Mrs Pryce: Claudette Williams

Brother Miller: Colin McFarlane

Raymond: Sidney Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911029]

Kenny Two teenagers on a station platform swap stories about children's homes - some funny, some grim. Kenny is also doing a bunk - Written by Alan Dapr é.

Director Richard Wortley. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Kenny Two

Written By: Alan Dapr

Director: Richard Wortley.

Kenny: Darren Bastable

Jeff: Wayne Foskett

Station announcer: Cassie McFarlane

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911029]

Unknown: Kenny Two

Written By: Alan Dapr

Director: Richard Wortley.

Kenny: Darren Bastable

Jeff: Wayne Foskett

Station announcer: Cassie McFarlane

Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 October 199119911022

Producer: KAVANAGH, Peter

Next in series: 24 October 1991

Previous in series: 22 October 1991

Description

SBH:INFINITE SPACES: Play by Adisakdi Tantimedh.

The post-modernist Ashen Plaza in Los Angeles is a living building.

Its architecture changes shape according to time, mood and the personalities of those inside.

Or is it more than that? With Samantha Bond, William Hope and Charles Gray.

Produced by Peter Kavanagh.

OTN:SLN131/91DA1419 TXN/TDT:R3 22-Oct-1991 ANT:Op and Cl

Broadcast history

22 Oct 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

William Hope (Actor)

Samantha Bond (Actor)

Colin Mcfarlane (Actor)

Irene Sutcliffe (Actor)

Charles Gray (Actor)

Emma Chambers (Actor)

Adisakdi Tantimedh (Author)

Peter Kavanagh (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 532389.