The Gallery

The opening night of a Newcastle art gallery dissolves into chaos when a greyhound runs amok.

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A new Tyneside art gallery's opening night is thrown into jeopardy by ill-trained staff.

A second chance to hear Alan Plater's final play for radio. The opening night of a new Tyneside art gallery is thrown into jeopardy by the well-meaning but ill-trained staff. Dodgy wiring, an over-zealous cleaner and a retired greyhound add to the comic mix.

Trevor... Joe Caffrey

Liz... Janice Acquah

Michael... Deka Walmsley

Heather... Caroline Guthrie

Julie... Phillippa Wilson

Neville... Chris Connel

Chris... Benjamin Askew

Norma... Tracey Wilkinson

Susie... Lizzy Watts

Sammy... Lisa McGrillis

Tomlin... Malcolm Tierney

Director... Alison Hindell

Alan Plater is the much-loved author of hundreds of stage, radio and television dramas including The Beiderbecke Affair, The Last of the Blonde Bombshells, Close the Coalhouse Door, The Pallisers, Z Cars and Lewis. His work for radio includes an adaptation of his own autobiography, Stories For Another Day, and the original drama series The Devil's Music. The Gallery was his final play for radio before his death in June 2010.

A new Tyneside art gallery's opening night is thrown into jeopardy by well-meaning staff.

A new Tyneside art gallery's opening night is thrown into jeopardy by well-meaning but ill-trained staff. Stars Joe Caffrey.