Ray Bradbury's Tales Of The Bizarre

Ray Bradbury introduces dramatised versions of six of his short stories.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19971204]

Ray Bradbury introduces dramatised versions of six of his short stories.

3: The Scythe. Dramatised by Brian Sibley. There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but what about a free farm? An Okie family finds one with the previous occupant dead on his bed. His will, beside him. leaves the farm to whoever finds him and gives him a proper burial. with Hugh Dickson , Barbara Barnes and Barclay Wright. Director Tabitha Potts

3: The Scythe. Dramatised by Brian Sibley. There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but what about a free farm? An Okie family finds one with the previous occupant dead on his bed. His will, beside him. leaves the farm to whoever finds him and gives him a proper burial. with Hugh Dickson , Barbara Barnes and Barclay Wright. Director Tabitha Potts

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971204]

Introduces: Ray Bradbury

Dramatised By: Brian Sibley.

Unknown: Hugh Dickson

Unknown: Barbara Barnes

Unknown: Barclay Wright.

Director: Tabitha Potts

Drew: John Guerrasio

Molly: Briony Glassco

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971211]

Ray Bradbury introduces dramatised versions of six of his short stories.

4: The Wind, dramatised by Brian Sibley. Friends -especially the neurotic ones - can be a damned nuisance. Weather is weather, and frantic phone calls on the night of that special dinner with other friends can - and maybe should - be ignored.

Director Adrian Bean

4: The Wind, dramatised by Brian Sibley. Friends -especially the neurotic ones - can be a damned nuisance. Weather is weather, and frantic phone calls on the night of that special dinner with other friends can - and maybe should - be ignored.

Director Adrian Bean

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971211]

Introduces: Ray Bradbury

Dramatised By: Brian Sibley.

Director: Adrian Bean

Herb: Vincent Marzello

Allin: Stuart Milligan

Phyllis: Liza Ross

Operator: Caroline Strong

Ron: Gerard McDermott

Viv: Carolyn Jones

The Wind: David Brooks

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971218]

Ray Bradbury introduces dramatised versions of six of his short stories.

5: And So Died Riabouchinska, dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska. A ventriloquist's doll is just that - a doll. But Riabouchinska is different.

Her original was so beautiful, and the ventriloquist loved her so much - Director Hamish Wilson

5: And So Died Riabouchinska, dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska. A ventriloquist's doll is just that - a doll. But Riabouchinska is different.

Her original was so beautiful, and the ventriloquist loved her so much - Director Hamish Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971218]

Introduces: Ray Bradbury

Dramatised By: Catherine Czerkawska.

Director: Hamish Wilson

John Fabian: Liam Brennan

Ria: Vari Sylvester

Krovitch: John Ramage

Alyce: Katherine Connolly

Douglas: Steven Atholl

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971225]

Ray Bradbury introduces the last of six dramatised versions of his stories.

The Day It Rained For Ever, dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska. with Raymond Ross and Gwynneth Guthrie Harp played by Charlotte Petersen Director Hamish Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971225]

Introduces: Ray Bradbury

Dramatised By: Catherine Czerkawska.

Unknown: Raymond Ross

Unknown: Gwynneth Guthrie Harp

Played By: Charlotte Petersen

Director: Hamish Wilson

Mr Smith: Michael MacKenzie

Mr Fremley: Bob Docherty

0101The Man Upstairs19971120

Dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska.

A new guest in a boarding house is disliked by the grandson of the lady who runs the house.

But why should this be, and what action might the boy take? With Geoffrey Lee, Mary Riggans, Finlay Welsh and Charles Kearney.

0102Jack In The Box19971127

Dramatised by Brian Sibley. School is just up the stairs, and each birthday you get a new room. If your life was changed by changing the world in which you live, would that be a freedom, or a new nightmare? With Richard Pearce, Ed Bishop and Carolyn Jones. Director Adrian Bean.

0103The Scythe19971204

Dramatised by Brian Sibley. There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but what about a free farm? An Okie family finds one with the previous occupant dead on his bed. With John Guerrasio and Briony Glassco. Director Tabitha Potts.

0104The Wind19971211

dramatised by Brian Sibley. Friends - especially the neurotic ones - can be a damned nuisance. Weather is weather, and frantic phone calls on the night of that special dinner with other friends can - and maybe should - be ignored. With Vincent Marzello, Stuart Milligan and Liza Ross. Director Adrian Bean.

0105And So Died Riabouchinska19971218

dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska. A ventriloquist's doll is just that - a doll. But Riabouchinska is different. Her original was so beautiful, and the ventriloquist loved her so much... With Liam Brennan, Vari Sylvester and John Ramage. Director Hamish Wilson.

0106 LASTThe Day It Rained For Ever19971225

dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska.

The heat in the old hotel gets worse with each winter day - until 29 January, when it always rains.

But if this year is different, will the three old men survive the sun and heat much longer? With Michael MacKenzie.

Director Hamish Wilson.