Bright Day

By: J.B. Priestley

Cast: Geoffrey Banks/John Pickles/Beth Harris/Fiona Walker

Station: R4

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950615]

A six-part dramatisation by Eric Pringle of J B Priestley's novel evoking the town and country of the author's youth before the First World War. David Hargreaves stars as Gregory Dawson. 1: Looking back on his youth in 1912, Gregory remembers how he arrived in the town of Bruddersford. Wrth Gareth Armstong. Elaine Claxton. Teresa Gallagher. Tara Dominick , Paul Panting. Peter Whitman and James Taylor. Music by Les Brown. Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage Producer Adrian Bean

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950615]

Unknown: Eric Pringle

Unknown: David Hargreaves

Unknown: Gregory Dawson.

Unknown: Wrth Gareth Armstong.

Unknown: Elaine Claxton.

Unknown: Teresa Gallagher.

Unknown: Tara Dominick

Unknown: Paul Panting.

Unknown: Peter Whitman

Unknown: James Taylor.

Unknown: Laurence Rossi

Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater

Young Gregory: Peter Kenny

Ackworth: Steve Hodson

Uncle Miles: John Evitts

Aunt Hilda/Lady Hamdean: Margaret John

Lord Harndean: Gavin Muir

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950622]

Eric Pringle 's six-part dramatisation of J B Priestley's novel. 2: Gregory at last feels part of the magical Alington circle. with Tara Dominick , Paul Panting , Richard Pearce , Tina Gray , Dominic Letts. Tom Bevan , Malcolm Ward , James Taylor and Peter Whitman. Music played by Les Brown. Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage. Director Adrian Bean Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950622]

Unknown: Eric Pringle

Unknown: Tara Dominick

Unknown: Paul Panting

Unknown: Richard Pearce

Unknown: Tina Gray

Unknown: Dominic Letts.

Unknown: Tom Bevan

Unknown: Malcolm Ward

Unknown: James Taylor

Unknown: Peter Whitman.

Unknown: Laurence Rossi

Unknown: Tony Gamage.

Director: Adrian Bean Rpt

Gregory Dawson: David Hargreaves

Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater

Young Gregory: Peter Kenny

Ackworth: Steve Hodson

Mr Alington: Gareth Armstrong

Bridget: Teresa Gallagher

Joan: Elaine Claxton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950629]

A six-part dramatisation by Eric Pringle of J B Priestley's novel.

3: The arrival of Malcolm Nixey at Hawes and Company leaves Ackworth and Gregory anxious for the future. with Tina Gray. David Jarvis , Susannah Corbett. Dominic Letts. Tom Bevan , Margaret John. Gavin Muir , Malcolm Ward. Peter Whitman and James Taylor. Music by Les Brown , Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage. Director Adrian Bean Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950629]

Unknown: Eric Pringle

Unknown: Malcolm Nixey

Unknown: Tina Gray.

Unknown: David Jarvis

Unknown: Susannah Corbett.

Unknown: Dominic Letts.

Unknown: Tom Bevan

Unknown: Margaret John.

Unknown: Gavin Muir

Unknown: Malcolm Ward.

Unknown: Peter Whitman

Unknown: James Taylor.

Music By: Les Brown

Music By: Laurence Rossi

Music By: Tony Gamage.

Director: Adrian Bean

Gregory Dawson: David Hargreaves

Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater

Young Gregory: Peter Kenny

Ackworth: Steve Hodson

Mr Alington: Gareth Armstrong

Bridget: Teresa Gallagher

Joan: Elaine Claxton

Eva: Tara Dominick

Oliver: Paul Panting

David: Richard Pearce

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950706]

J B Priestley's novel evoking the town and country of the author's youth before the First World War.

4: Gregory's relationship with the Alington family is strained by the war. Wrth

Tara Dominick. Tina Gray. Paul Panting ,

Richard Pearce. Malcolm Ward , Caroline Strong , Peter Whitman , Dominic Letts , David Jarvis. Susannah Corbett. Lyndam Gregory and Tom Bevan. Music played by Les Brown, Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage. Dramatised by Eric Pringle. Director Adrian Bean Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950706]

Unknown: Tara Dominick.

Unknown: Tina Gray.

Unknown: Paul Panting

Unknown: Richard Pearce.

Unknown: Malcolm Ward

Unknown: Caroline Strong

Unknown: Peter Whitman

Unknown: Dominic Letts

Unknown: David Jarvis.

Unknown: Susannah Corbett.

Unknown: Lyndam Gregory

Unknown: Tom Bevan.

Unknown: Laurence Rossi

Unknown: Tony Gamage.

Dramatised By: Eric Pringle.

Director: Adrian Bean

Gregory Dawson: David Hargreaves

Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater

Young Gregory: Peter Kenny

Ackworth: Steve Hodson

Mr Alington: Gareth Armstrong

Bridget: Teresa Gallagher

Joan: Elaine Claxton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950713]

A six-part dramatisation by Eric Pringle of J B Priestley's novel.

5: Two events -Ackworth's leaving

Hawes and Company and a tragedy at Pikely Scar-leave the Alingtons destroyed and Gregory confused. with Tara Dominick , Paul Panting , Tina Gray. Malcolm Ward , Peter Whitman. Gavin Muir ,

David Jarvis , Susannah Corbett and Nina Wadia Music played by Les Brown. Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage

Director Adrian Bean

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950713]

Unknown: Eric Pringle

Unknown: Tara Dominick

Unknown: Paul Panting

Unknown: Tina Gray.

Unknown: Malcolm Ward

Unknown: Peter Whitman.

Unknown: Gavin Muir

Unknown: David Jarvis

Unknown: Susannah Corbett

Unknown: Nina Wadia

Unknown: Laurence Rossi

Gregory Dawson: David Hargreaves

Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater

Young Gregory: Peter Kenny

Ackworth: Steve Hodson

Mr Alington: Gareth Armstrong

Bridget: Teresa Gallagher

Joan: Elaine Claxton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950720]

Concluding Eric Pringle 's dramatisation of the novel by J B Priestley. Gregory Dawson looks back on the summer before the First World War and tries to solve the mystery of Eva's death. with Elaine Claxton. Peter Whitman , Nina Wadia. Susannah Corbett and Tom Bevan. Music played by Les Brown. Laurence Rossi and Tony Gamage. Director Adrian Bean Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950720]

Unknown: Eric Pringle

Unknown: Elaine Claxton.

Unknown: Peter Whitman

Unknown: Nina Wadia.

Unknown: Susannah Corbett

Unknown: Tom Bevan.

Unknown: Laurence Rossi

Unknown: Tony Gamage.

Director: Adrian Bean

Gregory Dawson: David Hargreaves

Elizabeth Earl: Frances Jeater

Young Gregory: Peter Kenny

Lord Hamdean: Gavin Muir

Stanley Mervin: Gavin Muir

Lady Harndean: Margaret John

Mrs Connally: Maggie McCarthy

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A chance encounter in Cornwall prompts a disillusioned scriptwriter to rediscover his past

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script. A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh. There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory... Dean Smith

Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm

Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans

Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson

Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington... David Fleeshman

Mr Ackworth....Fine Time Fontayne

Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script.

A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh.

There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator..

Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl...

Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory...

Dean Smith

Joan Alington..

Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington...

Sarah Churm

Eva Alington..

Lowri Evans

Malcolm Nixey...

Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey...

Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington...

David Fleeshman

Brent / Stanley Mervin...

Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry...

Steve Marsh

A chance encounter prompts a scriptwriter to rediscover his past.

CS012010053020100605
20130704 (BBC7)
20130705 (BBC7)

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script.

A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh.

There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator..

Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl...

Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory...

Dean Smith

Joan Alington..

Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington...

Sarah Churm

Eva Alington..

Lowri Evans

Jock / Harfner - Conrad Nelson

Malcolm Nixey...

Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey...

Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington...

David Fleeshman

Mr Ackworth - Fine Time Fontayne

Brent / Stanley Mervin...

Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry...

Steve Marsh

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

A chance encounter prompts a scriptwriter to rediscover his past.

A chance encounter in Cornwall prompts a disillusioned scriptwriter to rediscover his past

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script. A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh. There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory... Dean Smith

Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm

Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans

Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington... David Fleeshman

Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

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20130706 (BBC7)

Secret events are unlocked when scriptwriter Gregory rediscovers characters from his past.

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is remembering his youth in 1912, before the slaughter of the First World War when he was an 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Now in 1946, encounters with the same characters from his past unlock secret events, buried yearnings and give potential for the future.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory... Dean Smith

Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm

Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans

Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson

Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington... David Fleeshman

Mr Ackworth....Fine Time Fontayne

Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

Laura Blackshaw..Megan Winnard

Mrs Childs.. Olwen May

Hinchcliff... Jake Norton

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator..

Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl...

Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory...

Dean Smith

Joan Alington..

Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington...

Sarah Churm

Eva Alington..

Lowri Evans

Malcolm Nixey...

Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey...

Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington...

David Fleeshman

Brent / Stanley Mervin...

Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry...

Steve Marsh

Mrs Childs..

Olwen May

Hinchcliff...

Jake Norton

A chance encounter prompts a scriptwriter to rediscover his past.

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20130705 (BBC7)
20130706 (BBC7)

Secret events are unlocked when scriptwriter Gregory rediscovers characters from his past.

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is remembering his youth in 1912, before the slaughter of the First World War when he was an 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Now in 1946, encounters with the same characters from his past unlock secret events, buried yearnings and give potential for the future.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory... Dean Smith

Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm

Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans

Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson

Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington... David Fleeshman

Mr Ackworth....Fine Time Fontayne

Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

Laura Blackshaw..Megan Winnard

Mrs Childs.. Olwen May

Hinchcliff... Jake Norton

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator..

Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl...

Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory...

Dean Smith

Joan Alington..

Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington...

Sarah Churm

Eva Alington..

Lowri Evans

Malcolm Nixey...

Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey...

Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington...

David Fleeshman

Brent / Stanley Mervin...

Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry...

Steve Marsh

Mrs Childs..

Olwen May

Hinchcliff...

Jake Norton

A chance encounter prompts a scriptwriter to rediscover his past.

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By: J.B. Priestley

Cast: Geoffrey Banks/John Pickles/Beth Harris/Fiona Walker

Station: R4

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By: J.B. Priestley

Starring: Geoffrey Banks/John Pickles/Beth Harris/Fiona Walker