The Senses

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: Hearing19900104

First broadcast on 1990-01-02

Producer: N. CARGILL

Next in series: SIXTH SENSE

Description

A series of six plays by Bob SINFIELD. An affair conducted via cassette-recorded messages conjures up a few problems with the sense of hearing...or over-hearing. With John Mcglynn, Celia IMRIE and Francesca BRILL.

Tony....John Mcglynn Heather....Celia IMRIE Audrey....Francesca BRILL Mr Polgaze....Daniel MOYNIHAN Postman....Norman BIRD Edith....Eva STUART

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

sensation (biology)

hearing (senses)

Broadcast history

02 Jan 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Jan 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Eva Stuart (Actor)

Norman Bird (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

John Mcglynn (Actor)

Daniel Moynihan (Actor)

Francesca Brill (Actor)

Bob Sinfield (Author)

Neil Cargill (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-05-11.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900102]

Unknown: Bob Sinfield.

Tony: John McGlynn

Heather, Francesca: Celia Imrie

Mr Polglaze: Daniel Moynih

the Postman: Norman Bird

Edith: Eva Stuart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900109]

Unknown: Bob Sinfield.

Producer: David Tyler.

Marjorie: Polly James

Dr Cole: Michael Angelis

Angela: Bridget Turner

Jill: Kay Stonham

Emily: Avis Bunnage

Graham, and: Simon McBurney

Alan: Roger Hyams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900116]

Unknown: Bob Sinfield.

Producer: David Tyler.

George: Ernest Clark

Phoebe: Rebecca Saire

Spargo: Donald Gee

Littlejohn: Rory McGrath

Mrs Menhennet: Hilda Braid

Lancing: Paul Shearer

Theo: Geoffrey Matthews

Denzil: Bob Sinfield

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900123]

Unknown: Bob Sinfield.

Producer: David Tyler.

Candelli: Alex Jennings

Massemino: John Woodvine

the Pope: Charles Gray

Francesquina: Kate Duchene

Cesare Borgia: Clive Mantle

Lucrezia Borgia: Janine Duvitski

Biagio: David Battley

Caterina: Caroline Leddy

Paolo: Glynn Edwards

the Priest: David King

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900130]

Unknown: Bob Sintield.

Ken: Rodney Bewes

Vera: Liz Fraser

Leonard/Tom: Maurice Denham

Diana/Faith: Lynda Bellingham

Beasley/Raf: Michael Starke

Glynn/Richard: David Neville

Horses and Hounds: John Hollis

Horses and Hounds: Judi Maynard

Horses and Hounds: David Goudge

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900206]

Unknown: Bob Sinfield.

Buckmaster: Geoffrey Palmer

Sarah: Sylvestra Le Touzel

Mildred: Joan Sims

Kitchie: Brian Murphy

Ridley: Peter Blythe

Olivia: Jane Booker

Hearing19900102

Producer: N. CARGILL

Next in series: SIXTH SENSE

Description

A series of six plays by Bob SINFIELD. An affair conducted via cassette-recorded messages conjures up a few problems with the sense of hearing...or over-hearing. With John Mcglynn, Celia IMRIE and Francesca BRILL.

Tony....John Mcglynn Heather....Celia IMRIE Audrey....Francesca BRILL Mr Polgaze....Daniel MOYNIHAN Postman....Norman BIRD Edith....Eva STUART

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

sensation (biology)

hearing (senses)

Broadcast history

02 Jan 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Jan 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Eva Stuart (Actor)

Norman Bird (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

John Mcglynn (Actor)

Daniel Moynihan (Actor)

Francesca Brill (Actor)

Bob Sinfield (Author)

Neil Cargill (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-05-11.

Sixth Sense19900206

Producer: Neil Cargill

Previous in series: HEARING

Description

Conversation is far from neighbourly when the occupants of an old cemetery greet a new arrival and discover their lack of common ground. Last of series of six plays by Bob SINFIELD based on the senses. Produced by Neil Cargill.

Buckmaster....Geoffrey Palmer Sarah....Sylvestra Le Touzel Mildred....Joan Sims Kitchie....Brian MURPHY Ridley....Peter BLYTHE Olivia....Jane BOOKER ??????Michael KILGARRIFF

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

06 Feb 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Feb 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Geoffrey Palmer (Actor)

Brian Murphy (Actor)

Sylvestra Le Touzel (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Joan Sims (Actor)

Jane Booker (Actor)

Peter Blythe (Actor)

Bob Sinfield (Author)

Neil Cargill (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-11-10.

Sixth Sense19900208

First broadcast on 1990-02-06

Producer: Neil Cargill

Previous in series: HEARING

Description

Conversation is far from neighbourly when the occupants of an old cemetery greet a new arrival and discover their lack of common ground. Last of series of six plays by Bob SINFIELD based on the senses. Produced by Neil Cargill.

Buckmaster....Geoffrey Palmer Sarah....Sylvestra Le Touzel Mildred....Joan Sims Kitchie....Brian MURPHY Ridley....Peter BLYTHE Olivia....Jane BOOKER ??????Michael KILGARRIFF

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

06 Feb 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Feb 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Geoffrey Palmer (Actor)

Brian Murphy (Actor)

Sylvestra Le Touzel (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Joan Sims (Actor)

Jane Booker (Actor)

Peter Blythe (Actor)

Bob Sinfield (Author)

Neil Cargill (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-11-10.

01Hearing1990021520160204 (BBC7)
20160206 (BBC7)

An affair conducted via tape cassette-recorded messages conjures up a few problems with the sense of hearing.

Starring Celia Imrie as Heather, John McGlynn as Tony and Francesca Brill as Audrey.

Senses is a six-part comedy drama boasting a stellar list of star names, including Joan Sims, Charles Gray, Alex Jennings, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Geoffrey Palmer, Lynda Bellingham, Brian Murphy, Rodney Bewes, Liz Fraser, Rory McGrath and Maurice Denham.

As writer Bob Sinfield explains: "The six half-hour plays dealt respectively with the five obvious senses plus the er...other one".

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

02Touch1990022220160211 (BBC7)
20160212 (BBC7)

A doctor's surgery is failing its patients until the receptionist discovers she is gifted.

A busy doctor's surgery is failing its patients until the loyal receptionist discovers she has a gift.

Starring Polly James as Marjorie, Michael Angelis as Dr Cole, Bridget Turner as Angela and Kay Stonham as Jill.

Senses is a six-part comedy drama boasting a stellar list of star names, including Joan Sims, Charles Gray, Alex Jennings, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Geoffrey Palmer, Lynda Bellingham, Brian Murphy, Rodney Bewes, Liz Fraser, Rory McGrath and Maurice Denham.

As writer Bob Sinfield explains: "The six half-hour plays dealt respectively with the five obvious senses plus the er...other one".

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

03Sight1990030120160218 (BBC7)
20160219 (BBC7)

A retired MP's ambition to improve the morality of his village has the opposite effect.

Stars Ernest Clark as George, Donald Gee as Spargo, Rebecca Saire as Phoebe and Rory McGrath as Littlejohn.

Senses is a six-part comedy drama boasting a stellar list of star names, including Joan Sims, Charles Gray, Alex Jennings, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Geoffrey Palmer, Lynda Bellingham, Brian Murphy, Rodney Bewes, Liz Fraser, Rory McGrath and Maurice Denham.

As writer Bob Sinfield explains: "The six half-hour plays dealt respectively with the five obvious senses plus the er...other one".

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

A retired MP's ambition to improve the morality of his village has the opposite effect. Stars Ernest Clark. From January 1990.

04Taste1990030820160225 (BBC7)

Can a 14th-century Italian food taster protect his master when they visit the Borgias?

Can a 14th century Italian food taster protect his master, especially when he's invited to dine with the Borgias.

Stars Alex Jennings as Candelli, John Woodvine as Massemino, Charles Gray as The Pope and Kate DuchĂȘne as Francesquina.

Senses is a six-part comedy drama boasting a stellar list of star names, including Joan Sims, Charles Gray, Alex Jennings, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Geoffrey Palmer, Lynda Bellingham, Brian Murphy, Rodney Bewes, Liz Fraser, Rory McGrath and Maurice Denham.

As writer Bob Sinfield explains: "The six half-hour plays dealt respectively with the five obvious senses plus the er...other one".

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

05Smell1990031520160303 (BBC7)
20160304 (BBC7)

Throwing off the scent poses problems for hunters and hunted alike, in a Boxing Day fox hunt.

Stars Rodney Bewes as Ken, Liz Fraser as Vera, Maurice Denham as Tom/Leonard and Lynda Bellingham as Faith/Diana

Senses is a six-part comedy by Bob Sinfield who explains: "The six half-hour plays dealt respectively with the five obvious senses plus the er...other one".

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

Throwing off the scent poses problems for hunters and hunted alike in a Boxing Day hunt.

06The Sixth Sense1990032220160310 (BBC7)
20160311 (BBC7)

Will the occupants of an old cemetery be pleasant to a new arrival?

Stars Geoffrey Palmer as Buckmaster, Joan Sims as Mildred, Brian Murphy as Kitchie, and Sylvestra Le Touzel as Sarah.

Last in Bob Sinfield's comedy series who explains: "The six half-hour plays dealt respectively with the five obvious senses plus the er...other one".

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

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0102Touch1990010919900111
0103Sight1990011619900118
0104Taste1990012319900125
0105Smell1990013019900201
0106 LASTThe Sixth Sense1990020619900208