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Late Night Horror: The Corpse Can't Play


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by John Burke
Dramatised by Hugh Leonard
Ronnie's party is well under way, and his mother Alice is waiting for her husband Tom to get home from the office to help keep order. The doorbell goes, but it isn't Tom - it's Simon Potter, a rather strange little boy whom the others, particularly Ronnie, don't like, and persecute. But he does know some pretty unusual and horrifying variations on children's party games...


Author: John Burke
Dramatised by: Hugh Leonard
Incidental Music: Norman Kay
Title Music: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Producer: Harry Moore
Director: Paddy Russell
Alice: Clare Austin
Joanna: Christine Pollon
Tom: Neil Hallett
Simon: Michael Newport
Ronnie: Frank Barry
Karen: Kim Goodey
Colin: Samuel Burleigh
Louise: Beverley Jennings
David: Mark Colleano
Michele: Erin Geraghty
Tony: Brent Oldfield
Caroline: Karen Newport

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Late Night Horror: The Corpse Can't Play

BBC Two England, 3 May 1968 23.05

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