Lost Empires

J B Priestley's story of Richard Hearncastle who takes the position of a magician's assistant to his uncle.

Episodes

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01Overtures And Beginners

02First Night

03Final Curtain

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940918]

This three-part serialisation continues the J B Priestley season.

1: Overture and Beginners. It is 1913 when Richard Hemcastle leaves his dead-end job to join his Uncle Nick

"Ganga Dun , the Maharajah of Mystery" in the vulgar world of the music halls.

Dramatised by Bert Coules. Music Chris Monks Director Kate Rowland. Rptd Friday 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940918]

Unknown: J B Priestley

Unknown: Richard HemcAstle

Unknown: Uncle Nick

Unknown: Ganga Dun

Dramatised By: Bert Coules.

Music: Chris Monks

Director: Kate Rowland.

Nick Ollanton: Tom Baker

Old Richard: Bryan Pringle

Young Richard: Richard Hollick

Harry Burrard: Freddie Davies

Tommy Beamish: Steven Frost

Julie Blane: Bridgit Forsyth

Cissie Mapes: Deborah McAndrew

Nancy: Kathryn Hunt

Courtney: Russell Dixon

Hislop: John Lloyd Filungham

Barney: Mike Edmunds

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940923]

Continuing the J B Priestley season. 1: Overture and Beginners. It's 1913 when Richard Hemcastle leaves his dead-end job to join his Uncle Nick -

"Ganga Dun , the Maharajah of Mystery". Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940923]

Unknown: Richard HemcAstle

Unknown: Ganga Dun

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940925]

Continuing the J B Priestley season. 2: First Night. It's the year before the Great War, and Richard Herncastle 's apprenticeship is teaching him more than just the art of illusion.

Dramatised by Bert Coules. Music:Chris Monks Director Kate Rowland. Repeated Friday 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940925]

Unknown: Richard Herncastle

Dramatised By: Bert Coules.

Music: Chris Monks

Director: Kate Rowland.

Nick Ollanton: Tom Baker

Old Richard: Bryan Pringle

Young Richard: Richard Hollick

Harry Burrard: Freddie Davies

Tommy Beamish: Steven Frost

Julie Blane: Bridgit Forsyth

Cissie Mapes: Deborah McAndrew

Nancy: Kathryn Hunt

Jennings: Russell Dixon

Bosenby: Russell Dixon

Johnson: John Lloyd Bllingham

Barney: Mike Edmunds

Nonnie: Ann-Marie Frater

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940930]

by J B Priestley.

2: First Night. It's the year before the Great War, and Richard Herncastle 's music-hall apprenticeship continues. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940930]

Unknown: Richard Herncastle

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941002]

Final episode of this serialisation which is part of the J B Priestley season. Final Curtain. The glamour of the music halls begins to fade for Richard.

Dramatised by Bert Coules Music by Chris Monks

Director Kate Rowland. Rptd Friday 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941002]

Dramatised By: Bert Coules

Music By: Chris Monks

Director: Kate Rowland.

NickOllanton: Tom Baker

Old Richard: Bryan Pringle

Young Richard: Richard Hollick

Tommy Beamish: Steven Frost

Julie Blane: Bridgit Forsyth

Inspector Fumess/Johnson: Russell Dixon

Cissie Mapes: Deborah McAndrew

Nancy: Kathryn Hunt

Jennings JOHN: Lloyd Allingham

Barney: Mike Edmunds

Sam: Freddie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941007]

Concluding epsiode of this serialisation which continues the J B Priestley season. Final Curtain. The glamour of the music halls begins to fade for Richard Herncastle.

Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941007]

Unknown: Richard Herncastle.

01Overtures And Beginners1994091820040622 (BBC7)
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20071217 (BBC7)
20071218 (BBC7)
20081013 (BBC7)
20081014 (BBC7)
20100630 (BBC7)
20100701 (BBC7)
20121105 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)

JB Priestley's classic tale of the music hall.

Richard joins his uncle's illusion act.

With Tom Baker and Bryan Pringle.

JB Priestley's tale of the music hall.

A young man takes the position of a magician's assistant to his uncle.

With Tom Baker and Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies.

Richard Herncastle leaves his dead-end job to join his uncle's music hall act.

Stars Tom Baker and Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies.

Richard Herncastle leaves his dead-end job to join his uncle's music hall act. Stars Tom Baker and Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies.

01Overtures And Beginners1994091820040622 (BBC7)
20040623 (BBC7)
20050727 (BBC7)
20050728 (BBC7)
20060625 (BBC7)
20071217 (BBC7)
20071218 (BBC7)
20081013 (BBC7)
20081014 (BBC7)
20100630 (BBC7)
20100701 (BBC7)
20121105 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)

J B Priestley's classic tale of the music hall.

Richard joins his uncle's illusion act.

With Tom Baker and Bryan Pringle.

JB Priestley's tale of the music hall.

A young man takes the position of a magician's assistant to his uncle.

With Tom Baker and Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies.

Richard Herncastle leaves his dead-end job to join his uncle's music hall act.

Stars Tom Baker and Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies.

Richard Herncastle leaves his dead-end job to join his uncle's music hall act. Stars Tom Baker and Freddie 'Parrot Face' Davies.

02First Night1994092520040623 (BBC7)
20040624 (BBC7)
20050722 (BBC7)
20050728 (BBC7)
20050729 (BBC7)
20060702 (BBC7)
20071218 (BBC7)
20071219 (BBC7)
20081014 (BBC7)
20081015 (BBC7)
20100701 (BBC7)
20100702 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)
20121107 (BBC7)

JB Priestley's tale of the music hall.

Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Julie waits in the wings and Burrard's fears deepen.

The trials and tribulations of the artistes behind the scenes of a travelling variety show.

JB Priestley's music hall tale.

Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Burrard's fears deepen.

With Tom Baker and Steven Frost.

J B Priestley's tale of the music hall: Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Julie waits in the wings and Burrard's fears deepen.

Episode 2 of 3.

'On the halls' in 1913: Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Burrard's fears deepen.

'On the halls' in 1913: Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Burrard's fears deepen. With Tom Baker and Steven Frost.

02First Night1994092520040623 (BBC7)
20040624 (BBC7)
20050722 (BBC7)
20050728 (BBC7)
20050729 (BBC7)
20060702 (BBC7)
20071218 (BBC7)
20071219 (BBC7)
20081014 (BBC7)
20081015 (BBC7)
20100701 (BBC7)
20100702 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)
20121107 (BBC7)

JB Priestley's tale of the music hall.

Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Julie waits in the wings and Burrard's fears deepen.

The trials and tribulations of the artistes behind the scenes of a travelling variety show.

JB Priestley's music hall tale.

Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Burrard's fears deepen.

With Tom Baker and Steven Frost.

J B Priestley's tale of the music hall: Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Julie waits in the wings and Burrard's fears deepen.

'On the halls' in 1913: Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Burrard's fears deepen.

'On the halls' in 1913: Richard gets closer to Nancy, but Burrard's fears deepen. With Tom Baker and Steven Frost.

03 LASTFinal Curtain1994100220040624 (BBC7)
20040625 (BBC7)
20050729 (BBC7)
20050730 (BBC7)
20060709 (BBC7)
20071219 (BBC7)
20071220 (BBC7)
20081015 (BBC7)
20081016 (BBC7)
20100702 (BBC7)
20100703 (BBC7)
20121107 (BBC7)
20121108 (BBC7)

In the final act of JB Priestley's classic tale of the music hall, love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

As his uncle works on a new illusion, Richard begins to feel a prisoner.

In the final act of JB Priestley's tale of the music hall, love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

Tom Baker stars.

Love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

In the final act of this tale of the music hall, love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

Richard embarks on a dangerous affair and tragedy strikes the company.

Richard embarks on a dangerous affair and tragedy strikes the company. Meanwhile, war is on the horizon. Tom Baker stars.

03 LASTFinal Curtain1994100220040624 (BBC7)
20040625 (BBC7)
20050729 (BBC7)
20050730 (BBC7)
20060709 (BBC7)
20071219 (BBC7)
20071220 (BBC7)
20081015 (BBC7)
20081016 (BBC7)
20100702 (BBC7)
20100703 (BBC7)
20121107 (BBC7)
20121108 (BBC7)

In the final act of JB Priestley's classic tale of the music hall, love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

As his uncle works on a new illusion, Richard begins to feel a prisoner.

In the final act of JB Priestley's tale of the music hall, love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

Tom Baker stars.

Love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

In the final act of this tale of the music hall, love and tragedy lie in store for the company.

Richard embarks on a dangerous affair and tragedy strikes the company.

Richard embarks on a dangerous affair and tragedy strikes the company. Meanwhile, war is on the horizon. Tom Baker stars.