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01A Call From The Coast *20100304

Series of plays by Frederic Raphael reuniting the characters from his novel The Glittering Prizes, which followed the fortunes of scholarship boy Adam Morris and his contemporaries at Cambridge University in the early 1950s.

Decades have passed, and we now catch up with Adam and his friends (and enemies) in the days of John Major's government.

Adam is now a successful novelist and screenwriter, and his daughter Rachel is living in California with his old classicist friend Bill Bourne.

But Bill is now terminally ill, and Adam faces the prospect of a trip to Los Angeles that will turn out to have some unexpected consequences.

Adam Morris....Tom Conti

Barbara Morris....Barbara Kellermann

Rachel Morris....Flora Montgomery

Mike Clode....Mark Wing-Davey

Jason Singer....Simon Greenall

Clifford Ayres....Colin Macfarlane

Samantha Sabatini....Laurence Bouvard

Joann....Lachele Carl

Frank Skipton....Kenneth Danziger

Mitchell Ambrose....Ben Onwukwe

Produced by Jo Wheeler

Directed by Pete Atkin

An Above the Title production for BBC Radio 4.

By Frederic Raphael.

Adam Morris is now a successful novelist and screenwriter.

02The Lesson Of The Master *20100305

Series of plays by Frederic Raphael reuniting the characters from his novel The Glittering Prizes, which followed the fortunes of scholarship boy Adam Morris and his contemporaries at Cambridge University in the early 1950s.

Decades have passed, and we now catch up with Adam and his friends (and enemies) in the days of John Major's government.

Back in Britain with the manuscript of Rachel's book, Adam decides to ask his and Rachel's old college mentor to give his opinion on it.

The result is unsettling.

He also gets an offer he'd love to be able to refuse, and spends a long car journey with a couple of his old sparring partners.

Adam Morris....Tom Conti

Barbara Morris....Barbara Kellermann

Rachel Morris....Flora Montgomery

Mike Clode....Mark Wing-Davey

Alan Parks....Alistair Mcgowan

Gavin Pope....Malcolm Sinclair

Lars Waring....Ian Kelly

Patricia Reece....Annabel Leventon

Sheridan Reece....Julian Glover

Produced by Jo Wheeler

Directed by Pete Atkin

An Above the Title production for BBC Radio 4.

Back in Britain with Rachel's manuscript, Adam asks his old mentor for his opinion on it.

03Point Counterpoint *20100311

Series of plays by Frederic Raphael reuniting the characters from his novel The Glittering Prizes, which followed the fortunes of scholarship boy Adam Morris and his contemporaries at Cambridge University in the early 1950s.

At a publisher's launch party, Adam runs into several old friends and a few enemies.

Forty years on from their days at Cambridge, other paths are also crossing.

Adam Morris....Tom Conti

Barbara Morris....Barbara Kellermann

Rachel Morris....Flora Montgomery

Joyce Hadleigh....Angela Down

Dan Bradley....Malcolm Stoddard

Samuel Marcus Cohen....Alistair Mcgowan

Terry Slater....Stephen Mangan

Innes Maclean....Struan Rodger

Connie Simpson....Lorelei King

Jason Singer....Simon Greenall

Tamara Singer....Georgina Rich

Tom Morris....Rupert Degas

Alexi Morris....Gene Goodman

Juliana Morris....Raquel Cassidy

Jonty Logan....Julian Rhind-tutt

Produced by Jo Wheeler

Directed by Pete Atkin

An Above the Title production for BBC Radio 4.

At a publisher's launch party, Adam Morris runs into several old friends and a few enemies

4...and A Happy New Year20100318
05Black And White20100325
06The Distinguished Thing20100401