Christmas At The Wells

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19911222]

Six plays presented by Sir

Charles Crawford , actor/ manager of Sadler's Wells Theatre in 1899, assisted by his stage manager.

With Michael Hordem as Sir Charles Crawford and Ronald Herdman as the stage manager. 1: Trelawny

A musical adaptation of Arthur Wing Pinero's Trelawnyofthe Wells.

With the BBC Singers.

Music producer Chris de Souza Adapted by Aubrey Woods.

George Rowell and Julian Slade

Director Ian Cotterell. Stereo (A Woman of No Importance, tomorrow 2.00pm) 0 DRAMA: page 8

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Crawford

Unknown: Michael Hordem

Unknown: Sir Charles Crawford

Unknown: Ronald Herdman

Producer: Chris de Souza

Adapted By: Aubrey Woods.

Adapted By: George Rowell

Adapted By: Julian Slade

Director: Ian Cotterell.

Mrjames Telfer: Peter Pratt

Mr Ferdinand Gadd: Aubrey Woods

Mr Augustus Colpoys: Ronnie Stevens

Mr Tom Wrench: Gary Bond

Mrs Telfer: Dilys Laye

Miss Rose Trelawny: Ann MacKay

: Miss Avonia Bunn Jan Waters

Mr Mossip: Peter Tuddenham

Mrs Mossip: Jane Wenham

Albert: Alex Jennings

Mr Denzil: Nigel Graham

Miss Brewster: Hilda Schroder

Mr Palmer: William Eedle

Vice Chancellor Sir William Gower: Nigel Stock

Arthur Cower: Geoffrey Collins

Clara deFoenix: Carole Boyd

Miss Trafalgar Gower: Joyce Carey

Captain de Foenix: Clive Panto

Charles: Michael Bilton

Greengrocer: Timothy Bateson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911222]

Unknown: Charles Crawford

Unknown: Michael Hordem

Unknown: Sir Charles Crawford

Unknown: Ronald Herdman

Producer: Chris de Souza

Adapted By: Aubrey Woods.

Adapted By: George Rowell

Adapted By: Julian Slade

Director: Ian Cotterell.

Mrjames Telfer: Peter Pratt

Mr Ferdinand Gadd: Aubrey Woods

Mr Augustus Colpoys: Ronnie Stevens

Mr Tom Wrench: Gary Bond

Mrs Telfer: Dilys Laye

Miss Rose Trelawny: Ann MacKay

: Miss Avonia Bunn Jan Waters

Mr Mossip: Peter Tuddenham

Mrs Mossip: Jane Wenham

Albert: Alex Jennings

Mr Denzil: Nigel Graham

Miss Brewster: Hilda Schroder

Mr Palmer: William Eedle

Vice Chancellor Sir William Gower: Nigel Stock

Arthur Cower: Geoffrey Collins

Clara deFoenix: Carole Boyd

Miss Trafalgar Gower: Joyce Carey

Captain de Foenix: Clive Panto

Charles: Michael Bilton

Greengrocer: Timothy Bateson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911223]

A Woman of No Importance

Diana Rigg and Martin Jarvis play the leading roles in this new production of Oscar Wilde 's social comedy.

Violin Alexander Balanescu.

Adapted and directed by Adrian Bean. Stereo (London Assurance,

Christmas Day 2.00pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Rigg

Unknown: Martin Jarvis

Unknown: Oscar Wilde

Directed By: Adrian Bean.

Mrs Arbuthnot: Diana Rigg

Lord Illingworth: Martin Jarvis

Lady Hunstanton: Annette Crosbie

Lady Caroline Pontefract: Irene Sutcliffe

Mrs Allonby: Susan Sheridan

Lady Stutfield: Auriol Smith

Gerald Arbuthnot: Dominic Letts

Hester Worsley: Teresa Gallagher

Archdeacon Daubeny: David King

Sir John Pontefract: Geoffrey Chater

Mr Kelvill, MP: Jack Klaff

Alice: Adjoa Andoh

Lord Alfred Rufford: Peter Penry-Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911223]

Unknown: Diana Rigg

Unknown: Martin Jarvis

Unknown: Oscar Wilde

Violin: Alexander Balanescu.

Directed By: Adrian Bean.

Mrs Arbuthnot: Diana Rigg

Lord Illingworth: Martin Jarvis

Lady Hunstanton: Annette Crosbie

Lady Caroline Pontefract: Irene Sutcliffe

Mrs Allonby: Susan Sheridan

Lady Stutfield: Auriol Smith

Gerald Arbuthnot: Dominic Letts

Hester Worsley: Teresa Gallagher

Archdeacon Daubeny: David King

Sir John Pontefract: Geoffrey Chater

Mr Kelvill, MP: Jack Klaff

Alice: Adjoa Andoh

Lord Alfred Rufford: Peter Penry-Jones

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911225]

London Assurance

In Boucicault's comedy of manners, the year is 1840 and Sir Harcourt Courtly is preening himself for his conquest of Grace Harkaway.

Solomon Isaacs... PETER PENRY-JONES

Adapted and directed by Sue Wilson Stereo (The Silver King, tomorrow at2.00pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Harcourt Courtly

Unknown: Solomon Isaacs.

Directed By: Sue Wilson

Sir Harcourt Courtly: Daniel Massey

Lady Gay Spanker: Elizabeth Spriggs

Max Harkaway: Paul Daneman

Grace Harkaway: Samantha Bond

Charles Courtly: Reece Dinsdale

Mark Meddle: Trevor Peacock

Dazzle: Jeremy Northam

Adolphus Spanker: David King

Cool: Nigel Carrington

Pert: Susan Sheridan

Martin: Nicholas Murchie

James: Matthew Sim

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911225]

Unknown: Sir Harcourt Courtly

Unknown: Solomon Isaacs.

Directed By: Sue Wilson

Sir Harcourt Courtly: Daniel Massey

Lady Gay Spanker: Elizabeth Spriggs

Max Harkaway: Paul Daneman

Grace Harkaway: Samantha Bond

Charles Courtly: Reece Dinsdale

Mark Meddle: Trevor Peacock

Dazzle: Jeremy Northam

Adolphus Spanker: David King

Cool: Nigel Carrington

Pert: Susan Sheridan

Martin: Nicholas Murchie

James: Matthew Sim

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911226]

The Silver King

The classic melodrama by Henry Arthur Jones.

John Duttine plays Wilfred Denver , brought to his ruin by drinking and gambling, and Frances Barber plays his devoted wife Nelly.

Music Trevor Allan.

Adapted and directed by Adrian Bean Stereo (The Schoolmistress: tomorrow at 2.00pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Arthur Jones.

Unknown: John Duttine

Unknown: Wilfred Denver

Unknown: Frances Barber

Directed By: Adrian Bean

Jaikes, their servant: Frank Middlemass

Skinner, a burglar,: Peter Jeffrey

Geoffrey Ware: Nigel Anthony

Baxter, a detective: Ian Hogg

Corkett, Ware'sclerk: Jonathan Moore

Eliah Coombe a fence: John Hollis

Cripps, a safecracker: Brian Miller

Tubbs/Gaffer Pottle: Norman Jones

MrsLeaker/Mrs Gammage: Ann Windsor

Tabitha Durden: Irene Sutcliffe

Susy, a barmaid: Adjoa Andoh

Olive Skinner: Auriol Smith

Cissy/Ned: Jane Whittenshaw

Selwyn/Teddy/Newsboy: Matthew Sim

Mr Parkyn: John Church

Brownson/Servant: Nigel Carrington

Bilcher/Inspector/Cabby: Peter Penry-Jones

Binks/Second detective: Fraser Kerr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911226]

Unknown: Henry Arthur Jones.

Unknown: John Duttine

Unknown: Wilfred Denver

Unknown: Frances Barber

Music: Trevor Allan.

Directed By: Adrian Bean

Jaikes, their servant: Frank Middlemass

Skinner, a burglar,: Peter Jeffrey

Geoffrey Ware: Nigel Anthony

Baxter, a detective: Ian Hogg

Corkett, Ware'sclerk: Jonathan Moore

Eliah Coombe a fence: John Hollis

Cripps, a safecracker: Brian Miller

Tubbs/Gaffer Pottle: Norman Jones

MrsLeaker/Mrs Gammage: Ann Windsor

Tabitha Durden: Irene Sutcliffe

Susy, a barmaid: Adjoa Andoh

Olive Skinner: Auriol Smith

Cissy/Ned: Jane Whittenshaw

Selwyn/Teddy/Newsboy: Matthew Sim

Mr Parkyn: John Church

Brownson/Servant: Nigel Carrington

Bilcher/Inspector/Cabby: Peter Penry-Jones

Binks/Second detective: Fraser Kerr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911227]

The Schoolmistress

Pinero's comedy is set in a girls' boarding school at the turn of the century. Mischief and mayhem abound when the principal, Miss Dyott, assumes a false identity to perform an opera on the London stage.

Adapted and directed by Sue Wilson. Stereo

(The Shaughraun. Sunday 2.30pm) e DRAMA: page 8

Contributors

Directed By: Sue Wilson.

Miss Dyott: Hannah Gordon

Hon Vere Queckett: Gary Bond

Rear Admiral Rankling: Dinsdale Landen

Peggy Hesslerigge: Samantha Bond

Reginald Paulover: Jeremy Northam

Mrs Rankling: Ann Windsor

Dinah Rankling: Elizabeth Mansfield

John Mallory: Terence Edmond

Ermyntrude Johnson: Teresa Gallagher

Gwendoline Hawkins: Rachel Fielding

Jane Chipman: Ann Beach

Sounders: Matthew Sim

Otto Bernstein: Norman Jones

Jaffray: Brian Miller

Tyler: Mark Straker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911227]

Directed By: Sue Wilson.

Miss Dyott: Hannah Gordon

Hon Vere Queckett: Gary Bond

Rear Admiral Rankling: Dinsdale Landen

Peggy Hesslerigge: Samantha Bond

Reginald Paulover: Jeremy Northam

Mrs Rankling: Ann Windsor

Dinah Rankling: Elizabeth Mansfield

John Mallory: Terence Edmond

Ermyntrude Johnson: Teresa Gallagher

Gwendoline Hawkins: Rachel Fielding

Jane Chipman: Ann Beach

Sounders: Matthew Sim

Otto Bernstein: Norman Jones

Jaffray: Brian Miller

Tyler: Mark Straker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911229]

The last of six plays. The

Shaughraun Dion Boucicault 's witty melodrama, set in County Sligo at the time when

Fenians were transported. Conn, the Shaughraun, is a lovable rascal whose irrepressible wit and courage foil the villains and outwit the English.

Music Cyril Ornadel.

Adapted by Richard Fawkes

Director Robert Cooper. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Shaughraun Dion Boucicault

Director: Robert Cooper.

Claire Ffolliott: Kate Binchy

Mrs O'Kelly: Anna Manahan

Capt Molineux: Nigel Anthony

Arte O'Neal: Sorcha Cusack

Corry Kinchela: Jg Devlin

Fr Dolan: Denys Hawthorne

Harvey Duff: Desmond Perry

Robert Ffolliott: Tony Doyle

Moya/Nancy: Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Conn O'Kelly, the Shaughraun: Alan Devlin

Sergeant/Mangan: Colm Mewey

Biddy: Marjorie Hogan

Sullivan/Soldier: Chris Gannon

Reilly/Soldier: Walter McMonagle

Doyle/Donovan/Soldier: Michael Golden

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911229]

Unknown: Shaughraun Dion Boucicault

Music: Cyril Ornadel.

Adapted By: Richard Fawkes

Director: Robert Cooper.

Claire Ffolliott: Kate Binchy

Mrs O'Kelly: Anna Manahan

Capt Molineux: Nigel Anthony

Arte O'Neal: Sorcha Cusack

Corry Kinchela: Jg Devlin

Fr Dolan: Denys Hawthorne

Harvey Duff: Desmond Perry

Robert Ffolliott: Tony Doyle

Moya/Nancy: Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Conn O'Kelly, the Shaughraun: Alan Devlin

Sergeant/Mangan: Colm Mewey

Biddy: Marjorie Hogan

Sullivan/Soldier: Chris Gannon

Reilly/Soldier: Walter McMonagle

Doyle/Donovan/Soldier: Michael Golden