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The Monday Play


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Blood Rains by MIKE WALKER with and Malaya, 1960: hot, humid and sticky. A jungle with swamps and rotting trees. Leeches that cling like limpet mines and hidden snipers - death a possible moment away. Young soldiers, trained to kill.
Sometimes mistakes were made. Andrew Ryan thought it was all in the distant past....
Music composed and played by DAVID CHILTON and NICK RUSSELL-PA VIER
Directed by PETER KING Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Mike Walker
Unknown: Andrew Ryan
Played By: David Chilton
Directed By: Peter King
Lin Parker: Megumi Shimanuki
Andrew Ryan: Norman Jones
Brian Parker: Peter Howell
Paul Parker: Chris Chescoe
Laura Ryan: Elaine Claxton
Baby: Sarah King
Riley: Mannlng Wilson
Lin's father: Garard Green
Sergeant: Erlc Stovell
Bank teller: Alex Marshall
Receptionist: Susie Brann

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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