|01||Prologue, Funeral Orator, Fisherman, Dj Who Used To Be A Nun||20001023||20041227 (BBC7)|
When a group of travellers take shelter from a storm in a motorway service station, they soon find that everyone has a story to tell.
All this week, 21 writers celebrate Chaucer on the 600th anniversary of his death.
Note that there were five Afternoon Plays on Radio 4, plus a Sunday Play on Radio 3 featuring a different selection.`Prologue' by Sebastian Bacziewicz; `The Funeral Orator's Tale' by Christina Reid; `The Fisherman's Tale' by Nick Darke; `The Disc Jockey who Used to Be a Nun's Tale - Prologue' by Marcy Kahan.
With Robert Glenister, Zita Sattar, Frances Tomelty, Carl Grosse and Eleanor Bron.
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer.
|02||Dj Who Used To Be A Nun, Old Wife, Banker, Old Girl||20001024||20041228 (BBC7)|
`The DJ who Used to Be a Nun's Tale' by Marcy Kahan; `The Old Wife's Tale' by Peter Sansom, `The Banker's Tale' by Rukhsana Ahmad; `The Old Girl's Tale' by Kara Miller.
With Zita Sattar, Eleanor Bron, Elizabeth Spriggs and Priyanga Elan.
|03||Teacher, Quiet Gentleman's Barber, Slapper||20001025||20041229 (BBC7)|
`The Teacher's Tale' by Glynn Maxwell; `The Quiet Gentlemen's Barber's Tale' by Jeremy Front; `The Slapper's Tale' by Sarah Daniels.
With Zita Sattar, Joseph Fiennes, Warren Mitchell and Lesley Manville.
Directed by Mary Peate.
|04||Politician, Editor, Good Woman||20001026||20041230 (BBC7)|
`The Politician's Tale' by Kara Miller; `The Editor's Tale' by John Mortimer; `The Good Woman's Tale' by Lin Coghlan.
With Zita Sattar, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Mary Wimbush and David Swift.
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer and Tracey Neale.
|05||Pleasurewear Sales Rep, Rector, Publicist||20001027||20041231 (BBC7)|
`The Pleasurewear Sales Rep's Tale' by Gill Adams; `The Rector's Tale' by Andrew Rissik; `The Publicist's Tale' by Sebastian Baczkiewicz.
With Jessica Stevens, Joss Ackland, Henry Goodman and Pip Donaghy.
Directed by Mary Peate.
|Prologue, Nisha, Colonel, Actors Agent, Max, Mother Feeding Her Child, Former Househusband, Shepherd, Young Man||20001029|
`The Prologue and Nisha's Tale' by Sebastian Backiewicz. `The Colonel's Tale' by Leigh Jackson. `The Actor's Agent's Tale' by Iain Heggie. `Max's Tale' by Harwant Bains. `The Tale of a Mother Feeding Her Child' by Mahesh Dattani. `The Former Househusband's Tale' by Liz Lochhead. `The Shepherd's Tale' by Barrie Keeffe. `The Young Man's Tale' by Sally Pomme Clayton. Part of Radio 3's celebrations to mark the 600th anniversary of Geoffrey Chaucer's death.