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Following last week's broadcast of Ian Curteis's Falklands Play, a chance to see this tragi-comic drama, first shown in 1992, based on the first two days of the Falklands Conflict. On the night of 1 April 1982, 2000 Argentinian troops land on the Falkland Islands, catching the Governor and the few dozen Royal Marines stationed off guard, while some islanders think the invasion is an April Fools' joke. Starring Ian Richardson, Rosemary Leach and Bob Peck.


Ian Curteis
Ian Richardson
Rosemary Leach
Bob Peck.

Radio producer Piers Plowright leads a discussion on the nature and importance of sound. He is joined by film director Mike Leigh, sound artist Bill Furlong and composer Simon Fisher-Turner .


Piers Plowright
Mike Leigh
Bill Furlong
Simon Fisher-Turner

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