Tales From The Poona Club

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700406]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MAnIER with Edward de Sonza

1: Magic Carpet George

Acting Major George Pawson had been shipped off to India on his wedding day in 1939. Four years later he was still there - and Patty his wife was waiting for the honeymoon the war seemed to have put off indefinitely!

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

(Derek Birch is in ' Fiddler on the Roof ' at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Produced By: Betty Davies

Unknown: Derek Birch

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Sergeant: John Bentley

Corporal: Peter Tuddenham

Col Hap Brady: Jerry Stovin

George: Edward de Souza

Patty: Jan Edwards

Brigadier: Derek Birch

Aunt Ella: Margot Boyd

Peter: Hector Ross

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700407]

by BERKELY MATHER with Edward de Souza 1: Magic Carpet George

Acting Major George Pawson had been shipped off to India on his wedding day in 1939. Four years later he was still there - and Patty his wife was waiting for the honeymoon the war seemed to have put off indefinitely!

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700413]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 2: The White Dacoit with Noel Johnson and Denys Hawthorne

In 1930 Michael Byrne was a District Superintendent of Police in the Agra region of India. When he was young and green he'd trusted a crook-and paid for it. He told himself grimly he'd never do it again.

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

(Repeated: Tuesday, 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Johnson

Unknown: Denys Hawthorne

Unknown: Michael Byrne

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Supt Byrne: Noel Johnson

Inspector Thorpe: Rex Graham

Paddy O'Hehir: Alan Barry

McCarron: Denys Hawthorne

Mr Ogilvie: Godfrey Kenton

Railway Babu: Mohan Singh

Police Sergeant: Sean Arnold

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700414]

2 The White Dacoit

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700420]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 3: A Duck in Bombay with William Fox

' Bombay was a happy hunting ground for con men in the old days... goes on a bit even now.'

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown: William Fox

Produced By: Betty Davies

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Stan ton: William Fox

Cleary: John Hollis

Pither: Malcolm Haves

Taxi-driver: Mohan Singh

Maharajah: Andrew Sachs

Gladys: Patricia Gallimore

Ship's doctor: Hector Ross

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700421]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 3: A Duck in Bombay with William Fox

' Bombay was a happy hunting ground for con men in the old days... goes on a bit even now.'

Contributors

Unknown: William Fox

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700427]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 4: The Faqir's Tree with Noel Johnson and Carleton Hobbs

That's the Faqir of Gugh. So damn holy it ain'true. He took up residence under that tree about four years ago. Just sits there.' A story of the North-West Frontier in the years between the wars.

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Johnson

Unknown: Carleton Hobbs

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Major Michael Farley, RE: Noel Johnson

Sgt Thomas: Windsor Davies

Brig Wilstrop: Geoffrey Wincott

The Faqir: Carleton Hobbs

Captain Jeffcote, the mo: John Bentley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700428]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 4: The Faqir's Tree with Noel Johnson and Carleton Hobbs

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Johnson

Unknown: Carleton Hobbs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700504]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 5: The Wrong Conclusion with Frederick Treves and Brenda Dunrich

' Mr Fairfax, you are charged under Section 53 King's Regulations and the appropriate section of the Royal Air Force Act, as modified for Indian service, with Conduct Unbecoming an Officer and a gentleman in that you. on the night of 27 May 1926, had a woman in your quarters.'

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Unknown: Brenda Dunrich

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Adjutant: John Bryning

Pilot Officer Terry: Sean Barrett

Flight-Lieutenani James Fairfax: Frederick Treves

Squadron-Leader Saxton: Malcolm Hayes

Wing-Commander Flenley the: Co John Bentley

Corporal Wallace: Kerry Francis

Feroz Khan: Andrew Sachs

MOllie: Brenda Dunrich

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700505]

5: The Wrong Conclusion

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700511]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 6: Wullie the Clock with Christine Finn

Henry Stamper , Nigel Lambert 'He's an elderly man - looks like an old soldier. Clothes very old, but neatly patched and darned, shoes shined, grey clipped moustache, and a pair of the most piercing blue eyes I've ever seen!'

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Finn

Unknown: Henry Stamper

Unknown: Nigel Lambert

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Dr George Mellish: Nigel Lambert

Grace, his wife: Christine Finn

Sergeant Wullie McVitie: Henry Stamper

Cursetiee: Saeed Jaffrey

Alastair: Sean Arnold

Bulwant Singh: Mohan Singh

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700512]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 6: Wullie the Clock with Christine Finn

Henry Stamper , Nigel Lambert ' He's an elderly man - looks like an old soldier. Clothes very old, but neatly patched and darned, shoes shined, grey clipped moustache, and a pair of the most piercing blue eyes I've ever seen!.

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Finn

Unknown: Henry Stamper

Unknown: Nigel Lambert

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700518]

Eight stories of the British in India bv BERKEI.Y MATHER 7: The Second Chance with Kerry Francis

' A gentleman ranker - and an Australian one at that. Sort of waster who's made a mess of things outside and who thinks he can get away with it in the Army! A fair trial - six months at Shepton Mallet , and discharge as incorrigible if I have my way! '

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown: Kerry Francis

Unknown: Shepton Mallet

Produced By: Betty Davies

Storyteller: Austin Trevor

Bdr Whitworth: Clifford Norgate

Capt Colesworth: John Bentley

Gunner Smith: Kerry Francis

WO1 Bishop: John Bryning

Adjutant: Malcolm Hayes

Lt-Col Stanley: Hector Ross

Sergeant: Frederick Treves

Sister Hilton: Madi Hedd

Mrs Stanley: Margot Boyd

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700519]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 7: The Second Chance with Kerry Francis

Contributors

Unknown: Kerry Francis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700525]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 8: Drummer Brady with Allan McClelland

' The first thing we knew was a clatter of hoofs-and a single horso went straight through the outposts and up the valley towards the Pathan positions! I've never seen anything like it! '

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

(For cast see Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Berkely Mather

Unknown: Allan McClelland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700526]

Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MATHER 8: Drummer Brady with Allan McClelland

' The first thing we knew was a clatter of hoofs - and a single horse went straight through the outposts and up the valley towards the Pathan positions!... I've never seen anything like it! '

Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown: Allan McClelland

Produced By: Betty Davies

Colonel Swain: Norman Claridge

Charles: John Bentley

Drummer Brady: Allan McClelland

Police Constable: Sean Arnold

Taxi driver: Malcolm Hayes

Adjutant: Clifford Norgate

Sergeant-Major: Hector Ross

Colonel: Malcolm Hayes

Storyteller: Austin Trevor