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01A Sophisticated Machine For Producing Falsehoods2003100520031011

By Iris Murdoch Dramatised by Nick Fisher.

In this premier dramatisation of Iris Murdoch's debut comic 1950s novel, struggling young writer Jake Donaghue wanders through London accompanied by philosophers, starlets, singers, bookmakers, his great Irish drinking companion, Finn, and a kidnapped dog.

Jake Donaghue....Simon Day Finn....Lloyd Hutchinson Madge....Janie Dee Mrs Tinck....Sarah Badel Dave....Roger Allam Anna....Issy Van Randwyck Sadie....Catherine Mccormack Hugo....Hugh Bonneville Sammy....Corin Redgrave Lefty....Adrian Scarborough Barman....David Shaw-Parker Daniel....Tom George Barmaid....Clare Clifford Composer: Howard Davidson Director: Maria Aitken

02 LASTWonders Of The World2003101220031018

Jake's attempts to gain money from the dognapping of Mister Mars the canine superstar fail, but his love life becomes yet more complicated; Jake loses the girl, gets the dog and ponders the wonders of the world.

Jake Donaghue....Simon Day Finn....Lloyd Hutchinson Lefty....Adrian Scarborough Hugo....Hugh Bonneville Dave....Roger Allam Madge....Janie Dee Mrs Tinck....Sarah Badel Daniel....Tom George Barman....David Shaw-Parker Matron....Clare Clifford