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Saturday-Night Theatre


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The Fool on the Hill by MICHAEL ROBSON with Sean Barrett as Ralph Lamplough
The First World War - and Major Mercer realises that the man who is saving him from enemy fire is Ralph Lamplough , his one-time pupil, who fled the country accused of anarchy during the Durham Miners' Strike Memories revive, and Ralph's life-story unfolds. with Carole Boyd and Michael Deacon Producer
(Repeated: Monday 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Michael Robson
Unknown: Sean Barrett
Unknown: Ralph Lamplough
Unknown: Ralph Lamplough
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: Michael Deacon
Unknown: Kay Patrick
Alexandra Henderson: Carole Boyd
Edward Mercer: Michael Deacon
Tallentire: Peter Woodthorpe
Ainsley Hettderson: Alan Dudley
Vickie Borrowdale: Rosalind Strang
Sir Vivian Milroy: Garard Green
Frank Aspinall: Stephen Jack
Insp Waggott: Richard Steele

About this project

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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Feedback about Saturday-Night Theatre, BBC Radio 4 FM, 20.30, 16 August 1975
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