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5 Lost Easter Voices Part 5 – Eamonn Ceannt
Topics: 5 Lost Easter Voices Part 5, Eamonn Ceannt, Century Ireland
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"Auld Lang Syne" is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song. It is well known in many countries, especially (but far from exclusively) in the English-speaking world; its traditional use being to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight. By extension, it is also sung at funerals, graduations, and as a farewell or ending to other occasions. The international Boy Scout youth movement, in many countries, uses it as a...
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BYE BYE PSC 2002 Graduation Song Dylan Stewart Parody of Bye Bye American Pie Portland Secondary College Portland, Victoria, Australia 2002 Portland Secondary College was developed   from the amalgamation of Portland High School   and Portland Technical School.  
Topics: BYE BYE PSC, 2002, Parody, Graduation, Dylan Stewart, Portland Secondary College, Portland,...
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The Rod and Charles Show It was a fast paced, quirky and engaging show hosted by Rod Coneybeare and Charles Winter that became as popular for adults as it did for children. From Toronto.
Topics: The Rod and Charles Show, Comedy
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by RTÉ Radio 1: Drama On One
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The Dreaming of Roger Casement   Patrick Mason's drama follows the last days of Roger Casement's life.. Ciarán Hinds takes the lead role in this drama following the last days of Roger Casement’s life, reflecting on his motives, both personal and political, and those of his friends and persecutors. FULL CAST CREDITS Sir Roger Casement ...Ciarán Hinds Sir Frederick Smith – Attorney General ....Nick Dunning Sir Ernley Blackwell – Home Office …Robert O'Mahoney Sir Basil Thomson –...
Topics: Patrick Mason, The Dreaming Of Roger Casement, Radio Drama
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Afternoon Theatre: Dracula in White Wed 7th Mar 1984, 15:00 on BBC Radio 4 FM The Spine-Chillers By Peter Redgrove Prisoners up and down the country seem to be disappearing mysteriously from Her Majesty's prisons. Joanna, a television journalist, suspects that they have been used as guinea-pigs in some unspeakable experiments, and sets out on a perilous course to verify her suspicions....   Directed by Brian Miller BBC Bristol Cast: Joanna:…..Maggie McCarthy Dr Exeter-White:…..Benjamin...
Topics: Peter Redgrove, Dracula In White, Radio Drama
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Rivitin’ History Near FM   From Oct 10, 2012  8 Episodes An hilarious satirical drama by Pat Meehan   Meet ‘Marrion Monroe’. She is taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time to ancient Ireland.
Topics: Pat Meehan, Rivitin’ History, hilarious, satirical drama
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Strangers on a Train Craig Warner's adaptation of the novel     by Patricia Highsmith When two young men meet on a train, there's nothing they fear to say. They'll never see each other again. Charles Bruno: Anton Lesser Guy Haines: Michael Sheen Anne Haines: Saskia Reeves Gerard: Bill Nighy Elsie Bruno: Jane Whittenshaw Alex: Denys Hawthorne With: Roger May; Stephen Critchlow; John Hartley;   Andrew Branch Music: Craig Warner Director: Andy Jordan Thu 25th Jan 1996 14:00 on BBC Radio 4...
Topics: Patricia Highsmith, Strangers On A Train, Radio Drama, Noir Fiction
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Paul and Yolande On the Cote d'Azur in the 1950s a penniless upper-class woman cannot forget the man she could never marry. Linda Grant's play dramatises what may have happened to Yolande Jackson after the end of her relationship with Paul Robeson. Yolande: Deborah Findlay Paul: Colin McFarlane Mr Jackson: David Codings Peggy: Jenny Funnell Prince: Andrew Branch Director Celia de Wolff Afternoon Play:   Tue 10th Oct 2006 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM
Topics: Paul And Yolande, By Linda Grant, Radio Drama
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A Christmas Card Mon 29th Dec 1997, 14:00 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Paul Theroux, dramatised by Nick Warburton. A snowbound family is given a Christmas card by a mysterious old man. The card is both a map and a talisman which illuminates the meaning of Christmas.   Director Marilyn Imrie Starring Michael Maloney as the storyteller and Timothy Bateson as Pop. Father: Christopher Wright Mother: Rachel Atkins With James Bell, Tom Fletcher and Carolyn Jones  
Topics: Paul Theroux, A Christmas Card, Radio Drama
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J Meade Faulkner's classic tale dramatised by Nick Warburton. When he goes in search of Blackbeard's diamond, young John Trenchard is drawn into a dangerous world of the smugglers. But the treasure brings a curse and soon John is fleeing for his life. J Meade Faulkner's classic tale dramatised by Nick Warburton. Starring: Robert Glenister as the Narrator (Old John), Richard Pearce as Young John Trenchard, Ron Cook as Ratsey, James Laurenson as Elzevir Block, Frances Jeater as Aunt Jane,...
Topics: J Meade Falkner, Moonfleet, Adventure, Treasure, Radio Drama, Dorset, Historical Romance
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The Winds of Heaven By Monica Dickens Adapted for radio by Jill Hyem   "Going from one daughter to the other, trying to pass the time and keep out of the way in someone else's house - what did other women do who had been left alone without money or purpose in life?"   Jane Graham Miriam:  Angela Thorne  Louise: Joan Matheson   Gordon Disher: Richard Pearson Simon: Cordelia Mansall Ellen: Jill Riddick Arthur: Martin Friend David Gower: Neville Jason Anne: Barrie Shore Frank:...
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--- ​CBC ​ WEEKEND HOT SHEET, SUNDAY MAY 4, 2003 - WRITERS AND COMPANY: ​ Margaret Atwood This week on Writers and Company, host Eleanor Wachtel talks with one of Canada's literary giants: Margaret Atwood. Eleanor Wachtel spoke with Margaret Atwood on-stage at the Omni Hotel in Montreal as part of a fund-raiser for the McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women. An entertaining and wide-ranging conversation, they talk about Margaret Atwood’s writing and about her new novel,...
Topic: Margaret Atwood Writers And Company
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by RTÉ Radio Drama Drama On One
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Mayday by Veronica Coburn & Cast 2007 A one-day snapshot of modern day Ireland……….. Whats wrong with the country? So asks a young man, a passerby, in the opening scene of MayDay – a one-day snapshot of modern day Ireland. The play was originally inspired by the music of Brian Crosby, and set around Election Day 2007. Mayday was developed through a devising process with the cast and scripted and directed by Veronica Coburn. Series Producer: Kevin Reynolds RTÉ Radio Drama Drama On...
Topics: Mayday, Veronica Coburn And Cast, Radio Drama
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Welcome, These Pleasant Days! Sat 30th Jan 1982, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Michael Robson With Elizabeth Proud as Elaine Birmingham and Nigel Anthony as Forgan A vast business empire collapses overnight. To the closely involved, the results are tragic. To the uninvolved, the whole affair seems farcical. To those on that uneasy ground between involvement and observation the consequences are erratic and disturbing. Director: Shaun MacLoughlin BBC Bristol   Forgan:...
Topics: Michael Robson, Welcome, These Pleasant Days!, Radio Drama
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Afternoon Drama Albert Speer's Walk Around the World First broadcast: Wed 14th Apr 2010, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Michael Butt Hitler's chief architect and a very efficient Minister for Armaments and War Production, Speer sticks to a tough regimen in prison. Speer is protective of Rudolf Hess, but remains aloof from his fellow inmates. Michael Butt's play takes us on the imaginary journeys Speer devised to engage his mind and keep him from despair. A sympathetic American guard orders him...
Topics: Michael Butt, Albert Speer's Walk Around The World, Radio Drama
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RTÉ Drama on One: Clinkerstone RTÉ Radio 1 28 February 2016 Musician Sean's search for the missing fragments of a piano sonata.. A musical detective story, exploring how memories are stamped on the music people perform or create. Musician Sean Gallagher searches for the missing fragments of a melancholy piano sonata, after a chance meeting with its composer. The play, starring John D. Ruddy and Ruth McGill, featuresthe music of Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Dearbhla Collins (piano) and Composer...
Topics: Michael Kearns, Clinkerstone, musical detective story, Radio Drama
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Drama on 3: Measure for Measure Sun 1st Feb 2004, 19:35 on BBC Radio 3 By William Shakespeare In a world of sexual harassment and unwed mothers - and the inability of the law to deal with either - the Duke hands over his powers to his puritan deputy. Composer:……Helen Chadwick Director:….Claire Grove Duke:…..Chiwetel Ejiofor Escalus:….Clive Swift Angelo:…..Anton Lesser Isabella:….Nadine Marshall Mistress Overdone:….Claire Benedict Pompey:…Ewan Bailey Lucio:….Lloyd...
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Starring: Orson Welles Vincent Price Helen Hayes Judith Evelyn From the West, from the East, the war draws near to Canadian shores. Canada is saying goodbye to her sons who are off to serve in allparts of the world. Taxes, the restrictions on unessential services, and the re-allocation of man power bring the war into the life of every Canadian. But Canadians are still living in relative luxury, and they still hold fast to the greatest of blessings - freedom. "Nazi Eyes on Canada"...
Topics: Nazi Eyes on Canada, World War Two, Propaganda
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Nabob Coffee Time 27 March 1944 CFCF-CKCO-CFRB  Nabob's 'Harmony House' on CBC https://vanasitwas.wordpress.com/2020/06/13/nabobs-harmony-house-on-cbc/
Topics: Nabob Coffee Time, 27 March 1944, CFCF, CKCO, CFRB, Canadian Old Time Radio
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McNaughton 1843 - the cells beneath the Old Bailey.   Daniel McNaughton awaits the verdict of his trial for the murder of the prime minister's secretary.   Writer Steve Gooch traces this true story, which made legal history, by letting McNaughton, a humble woodturner, tell his version of events in his own words. Daniel: Ian Hogg Other voices: Tom George Director:Penny Gold Afternoon Play: Thu 9th Sep 2004 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM
Topics: McNaughton, By Steve Gooch, Radio Drama
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Afternoon Theatre: The Shaughraun Mon 29th Dec 1980, 15:02 on BBC Radio 4 FM (Broadcast Sat 8.30 pm) New York. Thursday 14 November 1874 Wallack's Theatre: appearance of the Irish dramatist and comedian Mr Dion Boucicault in an entirely new and original play in three acts, illustrative of Irish life and character entitled The Shaughraun. The action of the play takes place in County Sligo. Time: The present During the evening the band, under the direction of Mr Cyril Ornadel, will perform...
Topics: Dion Boucicault The Shaughraun, Radio Drama
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Quentin Maclean Memorial Broadcast Quentin Maclean was one of Canada’s most prominent organists. He was noted for the diversity of his musical interests, as well as for his taste, technical skill, and exceptional musical memory.   He achieved wide popular success as a theatre organist in his native England and in Canada, where he performed regularly on CBC Radio. Ken Haslam Host CBC Radio July 15, 1962  Quentin Stuart Morvaren Maclean, organist, composer, teacher (born 14 May 1896 in...
Topics: Quentin Maclean, Organist, Memorial Broadcast, 1962
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El Cid By Pierre Corneille  Adapted by Ranjit Bolt Pierre Corneille was one of France's three outstanding Classical dramatists, alongside Racine and Moliere.   The Cid is his most famous - but in Britain too little-performed - play. The distinguished translator Ranjit Bolt's refashioning tells the story of the younger Cid, a self-indulgent, love-smitten courtier in 11th-century Spain who when duty calls rises to the occasion to become Spain's greatest hero. The star-studded cast includes...
Topics: Pierre Corneille, El Cid, Radio Drama
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The Ghost Galaxies Stephen Hogan reads Piers Anthony's sci-fi adventure exploring what happens when a galaxy dies. Astronomers suggest that there may be a large number of dark galaxies. In fact, galaxies made almost entirely of dark matter may outnumber luminous galaxies like our Milky Way. Two episodes First broadcast:  From Sunday 23rd January 2005, 18:00 on BBC 7 First published in Worlds Of IF September 1966. This novelette was later expanded into the novel Ghosts. Navigating a time...
Topics: Piers Anthony, The Ghost Galaxies, Science Fiction, Reading
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Perry Pontac Prince Lear Radio play in blank verse written by Perry Pontac as a parody prequel to King Lear. Old King Lear (John Moffat in an imitation of Gielgud) is married to Eudoxia (Rosalind Shanks), who after being accused of infidelity, drowns herself. Lear the younger proposes marriage to Kent, who turns out to be a woman in disguise. Director:….Richard Wortley Lear:…..John Moffatt Kent:…..John Shrapnel Goneril:…..Claire Skinner Eudoxia:…..Rosalind Shanks Sunday Play: Prince...
Topics: Perry Pontac, Prince Lear, Radio Drama, 1994
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Protection By John Wainwright 'This isn't Chicago, in the mid-thirties! It isn't even London! A Northern provincial city in 1968. That's all. The Capone era's dead and buried - and it isn't having the kiss of life on my patch!’ Yorkshire, 1968. The protection racket. The Mutual Trust and Accident Prevention Insurance Society; Southerners as criminals. Det. Chief Supt. Lewis: David Mahlowe Div. Supt. Collins: Bob Grant Det-Insp. Raff: Roger Rowland Romney: Douglas Fielding Darkie Hall: Frank...
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Read by William Hootkins Something was tapping on the window. Blowing up against the pane, again and again. Carried by the wind. Tapping faintly, insistently. As a beautiful woman picks its last withered apple, a dying ancient tree is determined to survive. The Seventh Dimension: Of Withered Apples First broadcast: Wed 10th Sep 2003, 18:00 on BBC 7 Of Withered Apples was first published in Cosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy (July 1954),
Topics: Philip K Dick Of Withered Apples, Horror, Reading
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DRAMA ON ONE: Eureka Dunes   RTÉ Radio 1 - Ist tx - 23 AUG 2019   by Philip Davison   Magnus tries to solve a mystery - his father. Family life is rarely a family show, thank God; yet, within the oddity of the Sparling household, perverseness has the politest table-manners. With a backstairs genealogy that's biblical in its mix of misfits and mountebanks, EUREKA DUNES focuses on a father-son relationship in which it's hard to tell who's the fugitive and who's the refugee.  With Nick...
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PlayME is transforming the way we experience theatre by turning contemporary plays into bingeable audio dramas. Welcome to your Digital Theatre. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/cbc-podcasts/211-playme http://www.playmepodcast.com/ CBC Radio
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Sir Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier was a Canadian politician and statesman. Our Western World University of Illinois
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GILBERT & SULLIVAN: The Mikado (1926) The Mikado . . . . .Darrell Fancourt Nanki-Poo . . . . . .Derek Oldham Ko-Ko . . . . . . . . .Henry Lytton Pooh-Bah . . . . . .Leo Sheffield Pish-Tush . . . . . George Baker Go-To . . . . . . . . T. Penry Hughes Yum-Yum . . . . . Elsie Griffin Pitti-Sing . . . . . .   Aileen Davies / Doris Hemingway / Beatrice Elburn  Peep-Bo . . . . . . Beatrice Elburn Katisha . . . . . . . Bertha Lewis D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Harry Norris, conductor  Recorded in...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Beyond The Black Stump Sat 26th Jun 1965, 20:30 on BBC Home Service Basic By Nevil Shute, adapted for radio by Stephen Grenfell   A young man from the old Frontier of the American West, Stanton Laird comes to the Australian outback to search for oil. There he meets and falls in love with Mollie. However cultural differences between Stanton and Mollie's world force the two lovers to make difficult decisions. Produced by Betty Davies   Jane Regan: Dorothy Smith...
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Saturday-Night Theatre presents Dulcie Gray and Michael Denison in 'BLITHE SPIRIT' Sat 16th Jun 1956, 21:15 on BBC Home Service   by Noel Coward Adapted and produced by Ayton Whitaker   Ruth:……Thelma Scott Edith:…..Mairhi Russell Charles Condomine:…..Michael Denison Dr Bradman:…..T St John Barry Mrs Bradman:…..Catherine Salkeld Madame Arcati:……Winifred Oughton Elvira:……Dulcie Gray The smash comedy hit of the London and Broadway stages, this much-revived classic from...
Topics: Noel Coward, Blithe Spirit, Radio Drama
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A radio version of No Worst There Is None by The Stomach Box adapted and directed by Dylan Tighe and composed by Sean Mac Erlaine. A sonic journey into the psyche of Hopkins as he approaches death – fusing poetry, an original choral score, electronic sound design and found texts. A unique listening experience for one in the bedroom where the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins lived in Newman House Dublin in the 1880’s.   Starring Will O’Connell as Gerard Manley Hopkins and David Heap as Cardinal...
Topics: No Worst There Is None, by The Stomach Box, Radio Drama
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' The March of the '45 ' First broadcast: Fri 28th Feb 1936, 20:30 on Regional Programme Scotland. The 28 February 1936 production was in two parts, one produced by The Scottish Region in Edinburgh. The script has been written by D. G. Bridson,   the 'feature programme expert of Manchester, and is largely drawn from documents, and listeners are to hear authentic Jacobite songs. Written By: D G. Bridson Produced By: Gordon Gildard The March of the 45 was a poetic radio play about the...
Topics: D.G. Bridon, The March Of The '45, Historic Broadcast, Verse Play
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Hymn Soundscape
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In Our Time: Dickens First broadcast: Thu 12th Jul 2001, 09:02 on BBC Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the achievements of the 19th century literary giant, Charles Dickens. George Bernard Shaw said of Little Dorrit that it was “more seditious than Das Kapital”. We can all think of classic Dickens; the gin palaces, grimy narrow lanes, shoe shine boys sitting in the gutters and the terrible city smog. Silas Wake with his peg leg, young Oliver asking for more. But were these figures...
Topics: In Our Time, Dickens, Documentary
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In case you missed the opportunity: . . . say goodbye to the Nineteen Sixties, as you listen to the final moments of that decade and welcome in the Nineteen Seventies! HAPPY NEW YEAR, 1970!
Topics: 1970, New Year's Eve, All Star Parade of Bands, NBC Radio
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Ceremony of Remembrance Sun 8th Nov 1998, 10:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM Her Majesty the Queen leads the wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Nicholas Witchell describes the scene and Fergal Keane visits the battlefields of Belgium with relatives of those who died and young people with no experience of war.   Producer Philip Billson
Topics: 1998 Ceremony Of Remembrance, From The Cenotaph, Remembrance Day, United Kingdom
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CBC MAIGRET 1 Maigret In Society Based on the novels of   Georges Simenon Program Guide: pdf Starring Budd Knapp as Maigret CBC Stage - 1974-1977 - From Toronto Adapted by Frederick Spoerly Directed by Peter Donkin Saturdays, CBC-AM, 55-60 minutes Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was born in Liège, Belgium. He is best known in the English-speaking world as the author of the Inspector Maigret books. His prolific output of more than four hundred novels and short stories has made him a household...
Topics: 1 CBC Maigret In Society, Georges Simenon, Radio Drama, CBC Maigret
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27: The Burglar's Wife   Mon 19th Apr 2004, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Chief Inspector Maigret last met Ernestine when he was a young policeman and she refused to put her clothes on so he could arrest her. But now he must choose to believe her story about a murdered woman discovered by her thief husband or believe the respectable dentist who denies there ever was a burglary.   Written by Georges Simenon, dramatised by Alison Joseph and translated by Alice Hart. Music by Lucinda Mason Brown,...
Topics: 27, The Burglar's Wife, Thirty Days of Maigret, Georges Simenon, Radio Drama
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The Monday Play: The Green Hill: Play Two: The Detective Mon 4th Apr 1994, 19:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM Two linked plays by John Fletcher.   In this play, the world of The Druid, broadcast on Saturday, is turned upside down. It is 2025, and London is collapsing. Two detectives are drawn into an investigation that reveals the full extent of the city's decay.   Music by Martin Allock and Simon Nicol   Director Nigel Bryant   Gret: Diana Quick Liz: Adjoa Andoh Ince: Dominic Rickhards Langton...
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Tonight on Ideas..."The Archaeology of the Internet." Imagine a conversation with Gutenberg or Alexander Graham Bell. Most of the minds behind the Internet are still very much alive. They share their memories about early days in cyberspace with Paul Kennedy, in "The Archaeology of the Internet" tonight on Ideas at 9:05 (9:35 NT) on CBC Radio One. Ideas 10 December 1997 CBC Radio The Wayback Machine: The Web's Archive by Greg R. Notess Reference Librarian, Montana State...
Topics: 97 12 10, Archaeology Of The Internet, Computers, Computing, History, Ideas, CBC Radio
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The Blues 08. " Union Jack Blues"  03 11 14 CBC Radio 8. "Union Jack Blues" Locale: London, England In the 1950s, Big Bill Broonzy and then Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters performed in England, setting off a prolonged period of blues obsession by young British musicians. Listeners hear about the experience from Robert Plant, Bill Wyman, Mick Fleetwood, Eric Burdon, and many more. The father of British Blues, John Mayall, provides the in-studio musical conclusion.
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Award-winning sound designer Jimmy Eadie and music pioneer and DJ Donal Dineen join forces to create 100 for Drama on One; a 1916 soundscape weaving archive, music and spoken word together on a journey that begins with the world’s first ever radio broadcast. On Tuesday 25th April 1916, a morse code message was dispersed by the rebels from the Wireless School of Telegraphy in Dublin. It is widely believed to be the first ever ‘radio broadcast’. The message said: Irish Republic declared in...
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08 01 Noël Coward Tonight at 8:30   1998.12.31 BBC Radio 4 Double bills.   A: Red Peppers   George and Lily Pepper, a second-rate music hall act, are struggling to survive in a particularly bad touring venue. Adaptor/Musician/Composer: Malcolm McKee Director: Sue Wilson Lily Pepper: Susie Blake George Pepper: Nickolas Grace Mr Edwards: Clifford Rose With: Christopher Scott Musicians: Paul Arden Taylor, Audrey Douglas, Katherine Gittings, Suzanne Walden, Kevin Waterman B: Still Life   When...
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The Blues  11. " The Blues Revival"  03 12 05 CBC Radio 11. "The Blues Revival" Locale: Austin, Texas At the start of the 1980s, the future of the blues seemed as bleak as the decade just passed. But the emergence of a pair of young bluesmen, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Robert Cray, the re-birth of an old one, Albert Collins, and the introduction of the compact disc fueled a blues revival that carried the genre through the '80s and beyond. Vaughan and other white blues acts...
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16: Maigret and the Old Lady First broadcast: Sun 31st Jul 1977, 18:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Adapted for radio by Betty Davies from the translation by Robert Brain   Besson was a charming; old lady who lived alone in a pretty little doll's house in a little seaside town. Everybody loved her - but, it seemed, someone was trying to poison her. Directed by Betty Davies   Jules Maigret: Maurice Denham Georges Simenon: Michael Gough Valentine Besson: Aime Delamain Arlette Sudre: Diana...
Topics: 16, Maigret And The Old Lady, Thirty Days of Maigret, Georges Simenon, Radio Drama
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3: Maigret has Scruples Sat 4th Sep 1976, 18:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Translated by Robert Eglesfield adapted for radio by Edward Bruce Produced and directed by Glyn Dearman Jules Maigret: Maurice Denham Georges Simenon: Michael Gough Lucas: Brian Haines Lapointe: John Rye Janvier: Sean Barrett Louise Maigret: Irene Sutcliffe Dr Pardon: Douglas Blackwell Marton: Malcolm Reid Giselle: Pamela Lane Jenny: Jill Shilling An unusually quiet day for Inspector Maigret at the Quai des Orfèvres is disturbed...
Topics: Georges Simenon, 03 Maigret Has Scruples, Thirty Days of Maigret, Radio Drama
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The Vinyl Cafe Christmas - Stuart McLean  06 Christmas in the Neighbourhood  
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The Vinyl Cafe Christmas - Stuart McLean  12 Polly Anderson’s Christmas Party
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AMBRIDGE EXTRA Thursday April 7 2011 Episode three Alice has a surprise awakening and Jamie faces new temptations. It's a long road home for Alice, while Jamie would rather be anywhere but home. Ambridge Extra is an extension of the long-running radio drama The Archers. It began broadcasting sporadically on the digital radio station BBC Radio 4 Extra from 5 April 2011. The programme ran for five series, before it was "rested".
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Episode 5 Performance on 3 Mahler Symphony Cycle Episode 5 of 10 Presented by Ian Skelly The Halle continues this Manchester-based series highlighting Mahler's creative path through his symphonies, with Sir Mark Elder conducting Mahler's highly personal Fifth Symphony. Its musical canvas and emotional scope are huge, moving from despair to hope, darkness to light. Opening with a solo trumpet the tragic first movement gives way to a more positive mood and echoes of the Viennese waltz, reaching...
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The Vinyl Cafe Christmas - Stuart McLean  14 Love  
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Saturday Playhouse: A Stone from Heaven Sat 15th Apr 1995, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM This two-part play by Lindsay Clarke, captures all the magic and mystery of one of the greatest of all European tales - the story of the Grail. 1: The Wounding.   Young Parsifal sets out from his wildwood home with the ambition of becoming a knight. Music by Martin Allcock. Director Nigel Bryant.   Parsifal: Ian Jeffs Gawain: Michael Lumsden Arthur: Gary Bond Wolfram: Kim Wall Cundrie: Eleanor Bron...
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The Odd Theatre Company The Oddgasp Halloween Horrors - Readings 1 Count Magnus by M. R. James 2 The Phantom Coach by Amelia B. Edwards 3 The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens The Odd Theatre Company is a theatre group based in Co. Kildare, Ireland
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02 Afternoon Play: Headwrecked, Shanghaied and Shipless Tue 13th Jun 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Roy Boulter's comic travelogue sees two holidaying Cheshire housewives hit Shanghai and come off second best. Will they ever be reunited with their husbands? And where are they anyway? A companion piece to yesterday's play. Producer/Director Toby Swift   Director: Toby Swift Pam: Gabrielle Glaister Carol: Katherine Dow Blyton Su Lin: Liz Sutherland Li Moon: Liz Sutherland Ticket inspector:...
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07A Noël Coward Fallen Angels L.A. Theatre Works Jane and Julia are two married women who feel their lives are passing them by. But when an old lover reappears from their carefree younger days, their bland domesticity is thrown into hilarious disarray. A Noël Coward classic. “Meme les anges” was composed by Marnie Mosiman and arranged by Nathan Birnbaum. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in February of 1994. Directed by John de Lancie...
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The Vinyl Cafe Christmas - Stuart McLean  07 Dave and Morley’s Gifts
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07 Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe 82 02 27  Man Alive CBC Radio
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8: Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets First broadcast: Sun 5th Jun 1977, 18:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM   What was the secret of the shabby down-and-out counting 30,000 francs in the corner of a cafe in Brussels? Maigret followed him half across Europe to find out. Producer/Director: Betty Davies Adapted by: Betty Davies Translation by: Tony White Jules Maigret: Maurice Denham Georges Simenon: Michael Gough Joseph van Damme: Andrew Sachs Jef Lombard: Geoffrey Beevers Maurice Belloir: John...
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Saturday Night at the Movies:   Four plays adapted from novels which became celebrated Hollywood films noirs 3: Mildred Pierce Sat 26th Jun 1993, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM By James M Cain Starring Shelley Thompson as Mildred Pierce, Martin Jarvis as Monty Beragon and Siriol Jenkins as Veda Pierce. "1931. I lose my job, my home, my husband. But I've got a daughter. 1941. I've got a dazzling career, huge mansion, glamorous new husband - but I've lost the love of my daughter. Music:...
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03 With A Whimper To The Grave 10 March 1984   SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE The nations of Earth form a World Council with a cunning plan. The aliens reveal their true intentions. To combat the threat of an alien invasion, the nations of the Earth have formed a World Council. The aliens have given certain humans extraordinary 'sixth-sense' powers. But when these powers are abused the aliens prepare to leave and abandon the Earth to its fate. But are they really going? And what...
Topics: Wally K. Daly, The Scream Trilogy, 03, With a Whimper to the Grave, Radio Drama
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The Blues 03. " Classic Blues"  03 10 10 CBC Radio 3. "Classic Blues" Locale: Harlem, NY The blues begins its integration into the American pop music canon when Mamie Smith records "Crazy Blues," launching the "race" records boom of the 1920s. "Classic Blues" features first generation blues divas — Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Victoria Spivey, and others — backed by jazz bands led by the likes of Louis Armstrong and Lonnie...
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THE SUNDAY PLAYHOUSE: King Lear 05 MARCH 2006 RTÉ Radio Drama - RTÉ Radio 1 TWO HOURS THIRTY MINUTES There is a distinctly Beckettian feel to this production of King Lear. Alan Stanford, Stephen Brennan and Johnny Murphy are united here as King Lear, Kent and the Fool. The King's redoubtable daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia will be played by Derbhle Crotty, Ann Marie Horan and Dawn Bradfield. With Rory Keenan fresh as the Bastard Edmund and Michael Grennell as his wronged brother Edgar,...
Topics: William Shakespeare, King Lear, RTÉ Radio, 2006
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Ruth Rendell - Other Stories:   1: The Fever Tree First broadcast: Sat 31st Jul 2010, 23:30 on BBC Radio 7 Will Tricia and Ford's fractured marriage survive a South African safari?   Stars Paul Rhys and Tracy Wiles. 2: The Dreadful Day of Judgement First broadcast: Sat 7th Aug 2010, 23:30 on BBC Radio 7 As they clear up an abandoned graveyard, John, Gilly and Marlon's personal demons start looming larger.   Stars Danny Sapani. 3: Thornapple First broadcast: Sat 14th Aug 2010,...
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18: Maigret Takes the Waters First broadcast: Sun 14th Aug 1977, 18:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Aadapted for radio by Frederick Bradnum from the translation by Eileen Ellenbogen. Maigret was sent to Vichy to rest and get fit again, but he finds himself particularly intrigued by ' The Lady in Lilac'. Director: Christopher Venning Jules Maigret: Maurice Denham Georges Simenon: Michael Gough Mme Maigret: Irene Sutcliffe Inspector Lecoeur: Rod Beacham Sgt Dicelle: Malcolm Edwards Louis...
Topics: 18, Maigret Takes The Waters, Thirty Days of Maigret, Georges Simenon, Radio Drama
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Three Time Plays by J.B. Priestley 2: Time and the Conways In this, the second of the famous Time Plays, the author allows us to enter a time capsule and hear for ourselves the difference between a family's dreams and hopes for the future, and the actuality of that future. Pianist Tom Steer Singer Eve Schickle Directed by Caroline Smith BBC Manchester.   Mrs Conway: Zena Walker Hazel Conway: Sue Jenkins Carol Conway: Jane Hollowood Alan Conway: Joe Dunlop Madge Conway: Liz Gebhardt Kay Conway:...
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20: Maigret and the Millionaires Saturday-Night Theatre Sat 5th May 1984, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM Murder for Pleasure   Translated by Jean Stewart and dramatised for radio by Malcolm Stewart   The body of world-famous financier Colonel Ward is found in one of the suites of the Hotel George V in Paris. Because of his position, much tact must be used to investigate the mystery surrounding his death. Supt Maigret is assigned to the case and soon finds himself in the totally alien world of...
Topics: Thirty Days of Maigret, Georges Simenon, Radio Drama
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7 Lost Easter Voices Part 7 – James Connolly
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James Joyce - Dubliners   13 A Mother This is the thirteenth story in James Joyce's Dubliners. Mrs Kearney tries to win a place of pride for her daughter, Kathleen, in the Irish cultural movement, by starring her in a series of concerts, but ultimately fails. ————————- This work of art reflects life in Ireland at the turn of the last century, and by rejecting euphemism, reveals to the Irish their unromantic realities. Each of the 15 stories offers glimpses into the lives of...
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14 No ë l Coward & Margaret Leighton   Bernard Shaw's The Apple Cart LP A1. Interlude 0:00 Poems by Noël Coward B1. The Boy Actor 21:30 B2. Nothing is Lost 25:05 B3. Honeymoon 26:23 B4. Mrs. Mallory 30:20 B5. A Question of Values 34:19 B6. Do I Believe? 34:40 B7. Letter from the Seaside, 1880 36:56 B8. 1901 40:26 B9. A Lady at a Party 45:06 B10. Opera Notes 47:38 'When Noël Coward and Margaret Leighton starred in a London production of The Apple Cart several decades ago, new lustre was...
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SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE Sat 29th Aug 1964, 20:30 on BBC Home Service Basic Where Angels Fear to Tread by Elizabeth Hart, based on the novel by E.M. Forster, adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe. Produced by Hugh Stewart   Irma Herriton: Patricia Leventon Harriet Herriton: Molly Rankin Mrs Herriton: Olga Lindo Philip Herriton: Michael Denison Caroline Abbott: Dulcie Cray Signora Aletti: Nicolette Bernard Cab Driver: Peter Marinker Gino Carella: Keith Baxter Perfetta: Kathleen Helme With...
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The Old Pals Act By Frederick Bradnum The old pals always meet up for dinner - and why should this evening be any different? But suddenly someone remembers the date; a ghost from the past comes to haunt them and life can never be the same again. Tom Craig: Michael Graham Cox Joanna Craig: Joanna Mackie Basil Jenkinson: John Moffatt Judith Jenkinson: Judy Franklin Arthur Hepperthwaite: Nicholas Courtney Madge Hepperthwaite: Jo Kendall John Calthorpe: Laurence Payne Jean Calthorpe: Jean Trend...
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Drama on One: Shouting Out Silence RTÉ Radio 1 1st TX Sun 30th Sept 2018 Lizzie remembers a past she fought hard to forget..   Shouting out Silence, by Louise Lewis, devised in collaboration with Gorretti Slavin   During the last hours of Lizzie's life a haunted past seeps into her consciousness.   In this intimate, often heart-wrenching recounting, Lizzie remembers a past she fought hard to forget. From her nameless beginnings to her imminent end will she finally find a voice to tell her...
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The first Van der Valk mystery by Nicolas Freeling. A Van der Valk Thriller - Elsa de Charmoy is found shot with a Mauser 765; a gun bought by her lover Martin who swears he hasn't seen her for five years. But Inspector Van der Valk, the unorthodox hero of Freeling's crime blockbusters, has misgivings and applies a subtle, insidious pressure in a masterly performance of police interrogation. Martin is driven to examine his past culminating in an edgy and ultra-hypnotic reprise for Van der Valk...
Topics: Love In Amsterdam, Nicolas Freeling, Thriller, Reading
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Great Lives: Gilbert and Sullivan  Fri 8th Oct 2004, 23:00 on BBC Radio 4 FM Few musicians divide people quite as much as Gilbert and Sullivan. However, Dillie Keane is certain in her choice of them as examples of lives well led. Helped along by the expertise of film director Mike Leigh, Dillie explains to Humphrey Carpenter why she's a life-long fan of their comic operettas.   Producer Mark Smalley
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The true story of Italian radio enthusiasts who intercept transmissions from early Russian space missions and listen in as the earliest men and women in space call in vain for help. It is 1964 and the Americans are losing the space race. The Soviets are way ahead and the Americans have failed utterly in gaining any intelligence on their rivals' space programme. So it seems fairly outrageous when two young Italian brothers turn up at NASA claiming to have successfully recorded almost every...
Topics: Glen Neath, Listen Up, Radio Drama
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IDEAS: THE LAST BOHEMIAN THURSDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2003 Tonight on Ideas...The Last Bohemian. Bob Chelmick makes a pilgrimage to San Francisco to find the grand old man of American Beat poetry, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, whose work lit up the Sixties. That's tonight on Ideas at 9 (9:30 NT) on CBC Radio One. Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti  (March 24, 1919 – February 22, 2021)   was an American poet, painter, social activist,   and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers Lawrence...
Topics: The Last Bohemian, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poetry, The Beats, San Francisco, City Lights, Documentary
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Saturday-Night Theatre: A Stone from Heaven Sat 15th Apr 1995, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM Concluding Lindsay Clarke's two-part play.   This two-part play by Lindsay Clarke, captures all the magic and mystery of one of the greatest of all European tales - the story of the Grail. 2: The Healing.   The fantastic adventures of Sir Gawain at the Castle of Marvels bring Parsifal closer and closer to the finding of the Grail. Both Parsifal, the Holy Fool, and the noble courtier, Gawain, have been...
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The Night of Wenceslas In Lionel Davidson’s Golden Dagger award-winning thriller of 1960, young Nicolas Whistler becomes unwittingly involved in a dangerous spying mission to Prague.   He finds himself caught between the secret police and an amorous suitor named Vlasta. Nicolas: Rupert Graves Old Nicolas: John Horsley Vlasta: Joanna Kanska Vowells: Jonathan Adams Pavelka: Sandor Eles Galushka: Steve Hodson Nimck Roddinghead: John Webb Maura: Teresa McElroy Mrs Nolan, Maminka: Linda Polan...
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A Hat For Miss McKane   By Leslie McFarlane  Miss McKane's new hat provokes a broken engagement as well as squabbles among the men-folk before peace is restored. The Canadian Theatre Of The Air 6 June 1941   Producer: Rai Purdy From Toronto   CBC National Network, 30 min.
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Sparkplug   By Little John Nee A surreal, rural blues comedy of a mechanic whose boat has come in. A radio version of Little John Nee’s one-man show, originally commissioned by Earagail Arts Festival, and one of the highlights of the recent Absolut Dublin Fringe Festival. Sparkplug Callaghan: bluesman and vintage mechanic is living in his dead uncle’s disused barn. He’s got the blues bad: everyday there’s another funeral, Joe Duffy’s on the radio and the banks are putting people on...
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CBC Hymn Sing Hymn Sing was a Canadian television series produced in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for CBC Television. The program featured hymns, spirituals and inspirational music sung by a sixteen voice choir. The series was broadcast nationally on Sunday afternoons from October 3, 1965 to May 1995.
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Saturday-Night Theatre: A Bullet in the Ballet Sat 3rd Jan 1987, 19:00 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Caryl Brahms and S.J. Simon, dramatised by Pat Hooker In the 1930s the Ballet Stroganoff opens its London season with Petrushka. But Petrushka is shot before he can take his curtain call. Anyone in the company could have done the murder - all had motives and all are lying to Det Insp Quill of Scotland Yard. John Owen Edwards (piano) Directed By: Ian Cotterell Stroganoff: Simon Callow Nevajno:...
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IDEAS:   A Century of Children 1 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2002 A century ago Canada's children faced high mortality rates, miserable child labour, and poverty. Members of The Canadian Families Project describe the lives of those children and their parents before the days of publicly-funded child support systems. And they warn of a return to what one participant calls "a privatized notion of family." That's tonight on Ideas at 9:05 (9:35 NT) on CBC Radio One. (Tonight on Ideas...Part One...
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A Day by the Sea Written by N.C. Hunter Adapted by Mollie Greenhaigh The loves, hopes and fears of a Dorsetshire family are brought together and revealed over a few short hours in the course of a day by the sea. With Wendy Hiller and Michael Hordem. Laura Anson: Wendy Hiller Dr Farley: Michael Hordern Frances Farrar: Barbara Leigh Hunt Julian Anson: Richard Pasco David Anson: Alan Wheatley Miss Malhieson: Elizabeth Kelly William Gregson: Ronald Herdman Humphrey Caldwell: Fraser Kerr Elinor:...
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Drama on 3: A Disappearing Number Sun 21st Sep 2008, 20:00 on BBC Radio 3 Adapted for radio by Simon McBurney and Ben Power. Based on the stage play by the theatre company Complicite. An award-winning production exploring our relentless compulsion to understand, and which is a provocative meditation on the beauty of mathematics and the nature of creativity. It was inspired by the story of the collaboration between two of the 20th century's most notable pure mathematicians, Srinivasa...
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Chekhov In Siberia Devised and Performed  by Michael Pennington Chekhov regarded literature as his mistress and medicine as his legal wife, and in 1889 he decided to be faithful to his wife and to set off on a journey across Siberia to the penal colony of Sakhalin, so that he could observe the conditions there. The story is told in Chekhov's own words, taken from conversations, letters and articles.   Directed By: Jane Morgan First broadcast:  Fri 22nd Aug 1986 21:15 on BBC Radio 3 In...
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Afternoon Play: Yeats and Margot Tue 11th Mar 2003, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Compiled by Cicely Herbert. A portrait of the three-year relationship between WB Yeats and Margot Ruddock , told through their letters and poetry. Starring Timothy West and Amanda Root. Music Gary Yerson Director in Manchester Katherine Beacon. CAST: WB Yeats:........Timothy West Margot Ruddock:.......Amanda Root
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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Detective Is Dead Sat 18th Mar 1995, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM A sardonic thriller by Bill James, with Philip Madoc as lies and Malcolm Storry as Harpur. Harpur and lies are losing the battle against crime, so lies starts to play to his own deadly rules. Director in Wales, Jane Dauncey   Vine: Peter Kenny Becky: Julie Higginson Lane: Peter Halliday Beyonton: David Garreld Reid: Sean Gleeson Denise: Siriol Jenkins Stanfield: Rhodri Hugh Couzel QC: Terry Dauncey Amy...
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Draw Batons Sat 12th Jan 1974, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM Adapted from his book by Bill Knox. With Paul Kermack and Gerard Slevin Before he was murdered, Harry Durman was helping out at a model railway exhibition. Was this his hobby, or was there some other reason why he was so interested in electric trains? Producer Gordon Emslie (Scotland)   Insp Moss: Gerard Slevin Supt Ilford: Martin Cochrane Dan Laurence: Willy Joss Sgt Lang: Robert Docherty Sgt Macleod: Charles...
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The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories The Judge's House by Bram Stoker First broadcast: Fri 2nd Nov 2018, 10:45 on BBC Radio 4 LW A scholar moves into the former home of a judge with an evil reputation. The Pan Book of Horror Stories was a paperback series of short story anthologies first published in 1959. The early editions were known for their lurid cover art and editor Herbert Van Thal’s pick of stories by new authors alongside classics of the genre. It was credited with...
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D.H. Lawrence: The Middle Years D.H. Lawrence was precisely embroiled in disputes with censors. Both in his lifetime and today, he has been regarded as a celebration of sensuality. In large measure he was precisely that, but he also was much more. His sensuality had a religious cast; his novels were essentially explorations, as was his life. Mark Kinkead-Weekes explains the relations of his life and his ideas to the art of D.H. Lawrence. George Seay interviews Mark Kinkead-Weekes, Professor...
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Crazy Big Fish An uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once. The adventures of five everyday Hull women as they struggle with learning lines, grumpy parents, stiletto heels and a poorly pet. Featuring Rita, Pauline, Gladys, Babs and Sandy - and not forgetting Diana the dog.   1: Fish Is back in Hull 2: A Dog's Life   Rita refuses to audition for Crazy Big Fish, but Sandy and Babs win her over with a little help from Gladys. Then Pauline...
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Part One: To be continued. Laura is trying to revive the village carnival in Cronk Beg on the north west of the Isle of Man. She’s definitely NOT doing it to try to win back her husband, Gavin, who walked out on her during salmon teriyaki. Really really...not. Manx Radio brings you a special radio drama mini-series, Cronk Beg Carnival. Written by Lisa Creighton and voiced by Juan Bridson, Lisa Creighton, Toby Smith, Jackie Hawkes, Tom Cain, Chris Caine, Sophie Rudge, Alexandra Batty, Máıre...
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Memento Mori By Caitríona Ní Mhurchú A lyrical evocation of loss, lamentation, and the bond between the living and the dead. Louise Lewis played Maggie Hugh O’Conor played Gabriel Stephen Jones was Gareth Karl O’ Neill played the roles of Séan the shopkeeper and Detective Raphael Moran Enda Oates was Uncle Ian and also played the part of Sergeant Toner Sound supervision was by Mark McGrath The play was directed by Gorretti Slavin Drama On One RTÉ Radio 1 The 2nd Runner up play in the...
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Bumps and Bruises By Ben Edwards and Rachael New The brave, well-meaning, unqualified Hillary struggles against hilarious odds to run the world's most chaotic antenatal class. Hillary: Penelope Wilton Isobel: Tamsin Greig Geoff: Peter Meakin Lorraine: Joanna Stride Steve: David Holt Stella: Lucy Tregear Holly: Emily Blunt Alan: Brett Usher Celia: Annette Badland Director Nigel Bryant Afternoon Play: Thu 27th May 2004 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM
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Welcome to February! Two special series: Clayhanger By Arnold Bennett ATV 26 Episodes From 1 January 1976 China Towns: 12 Episodes First broadcast: Sat 16th Feb 2019, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM I hope you enjoy them! I will continue to upload other material. China Towns: Episode 1 China Towns Program info is in the pdf.
Topics: China Towns, Episode 1, Inspired by the novels of Arnold Bennett, Radio Drama