David Pownall At 75

Episodes

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Concorde20130510

Episode 1 (of 3):

Concorde by David Pownall

Read by Bernard Cribbins

The first of three specially commissioned stories marking the 75th birthday of David Pownall, the distinguished playwright, novelist and poet.

Determined to win a race in his catamaran, an elderly sailor weighs up a newly arrived visitor.

Director: Martin Jenkins

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

No Two Rooms Alike20130517

Episode 2 (of 3):

No Two Rooms Alike by David Pownall

Read by Robert Glenister

The second of three specially commissioned stories marking the 75th birthday of David Pownall, the distinguished playwright, novelist and poet.

Director: Martin Jenkins

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

The Known Facts20130524

An encounter with a local museum curator has a profound effect on three elderly academics.

Episode 3 (of 3):

The Known Facts by David Pownall

Read by Hannah Gordon

The last of three specially commissioned stories marking the 75th birthday of David Pownall, the distinguished playwright, novelist and poet.

During a visit to Ireland, a chance encounter with a local museum curator has a profound effect on three elderly academics and their different attitudes towards mortality.

Director: Martin Jenkins

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.