Quartermaine's Terms

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1991052619910526

26 May 1991

Producer: G. HOUSE

Broadcast history

26 May 1991 19:30-21:00 (RADIO 3)

24 Nov 1991 19:30-21:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1987-10-31

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 May 199119911124

First broadcast on 1991-05-26

Producer: G. HOUSE

Broadcast history

26 May 1991 19:30-21:00 (RADIO 3)

24 Nov 1991 19:30-21:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1987-10-31

SP20090124

Simon Gray's funny and moving play is set in a school for teaching English to foreigners in the 1960s.

It deals with the concerns of seven teachers over several years and in particular the progress of Quartermaine, a lonely man and ineffective teacher.

St John Quartermaine....Michael Palin

  • anita manchip....francesca faridany
  • derek meadle....Andrew Lincoln
  • eddie loomis....clive francis
  • henry windscape....David Yelland
  • mark sackling....James Fleet
  • melanie garth....Harriet Walter

    directed by Maria Aitken.

    comedy by simon gray, set in a school for teaching english to foreigners in the 1960s

  • SP20060617

    By Simon Gray.

    A funny and moving play, set in a school for teaching English to foreigners in the 1960s.

    It deals with the concerns of seven teachers over several years and in particular the progress of Quartermaine, a lonely man and ineffective teacher.

    Michael Palin stars as St John Quartermaine, a teacher whose life, lived vicariously in the confines of a staffroom, is dwindling away.

    St John Quartermaine....Michael Palin

    Anita Manchip....Francesca Faridany

    Mark Sackling....James Fleet

    Eddie Loomis....Clive Francis

    Derek Meadle....Andrew Lincoln

    Henry Windscape....David Yelland

    Melanie Garth....Harriet Walter

    Director Maria Aitken