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by Alison Plowden
Narrated by Richard Hurndall
In 1514 Richard Hunne was viciously murdered. What had the Church to do with his death, and why were so many people anxious to make the death look like suicide?
Cat and Mouse
Written and produced by Betty Davies with Peter Wilde
Aubrey Woods , Duncan Mclntyre
Langley Redfern 's party was hardly a success: it had a macabre ending that nearly deterred Eve and Malcolm Colborn from accepting his invitation to a country weekend. However they went-and regretted it ... with Janet Burnell , Andrew Irvine
Broadcast on April 22. 1961
The novel by John Dickson Carr adapted as a radio play by JOHN KEIR CROSS with Gladys Young
Richard Hurndall June Tobin ,
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON '
Broadcast on April 27. 1963
Repeated: Monday, 3.15 p.m.
Trent's Last Case by E. C. Bentley adapted for broadcasting by NORMAN EDWARDS with Richard Hurndall
Trent is convinced that he has solved the mystery of the murder of Sigsbee Manderson and leaves a written account of it with Mabel, Manderson's young widow. Does she accept his solution?
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Broadcast on March 30, 1963
by John Tarrant with Richard Hurndall
Rosalind Shanks and Walter Fitzgerald
When Paula Maddrell 's car breaks down on the way to the station and Dr. Kinley stops to give her a lift-they neither of them have any idea of the trouble they will find themselves in. † Produced by AUDREY CAMERON
Broadcast on June 23, 1965 (Light)
Call It a Day
The stage play by Dodie Smith adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Richard Hurndall and Margaret Ward
A day in the life of the Hilton family—early Spring 1935.
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY
Broadcast on Sept. 14. 1966 (Light)
Richard Hurndall in The Glass Wall
A play for radio by Rosemary Timperley
John Farnham , a successful businessman, throws himself off the top of a high building-his fall is broken by another man, who is killed. Why did John Farnham try to commit suicide?
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON
Broadcast on June 7, 1964
A romantic comedy by NOEL COWARD with Moira Lister , Peter Pratt and Richard Hurndall
The place, France: the chateau of Raoul. Comte deVriaac. The time, 1735
Produced by betty DAVIES
A play for radio by DULCIE GRAY with Richard Hurndall and Sheila Grant
'It's self-defence, that's the whole beauty of it! Self-defence! '
Produced by BETTY DAVIES
Taking Leave by SUSAN HILL with Richard Hurndall
' It's funny why she's taken it into her head to send him, all of a sudden, after all these years. Never any letters, never a visit, and then bang, on the 6 o'clock train, and the whole house at odds. He's a complete stranger. A nephew, their nephew, but he's a complete stranger.'
Producer JANE GRAHAM
Childish Things by OWEN HOLDER with Richard Hurndall and Helen Worth Dear Fairy King,
I am very proud that you write to me. It's the best thing that has ever happened to me. Girls at school still laugh at me and Mummy and Daddy smile when I talk about you, but they don'know what I know. I am not going to tell anyone about you again ever....
Producer MARGARET ETALL
Richard Hurndall and Derek Seaton in The Jellico by j. c. w. BROOK
My father used to have one, you see, and he couldn'say the name either. So he called it a Jellico after the battle of Jutland.'
Producer DAVID SPENSER
Richard Hurndall and Derek Seaton in The Jellico by J. C. W. BROOK
1 My father used to have one, you see, and he couldn't say the name either. So he called it a Jellico after the battle of Jutland.'
Produced and directed by DAVID SPENSER
Peace Games by MIKE WALKER with Sian Phillips Christopher Blake Paul Gregory and Richard Hurndall
During the First World War two cousins - one from Germany, the other from England -find themselves victims of wartime ' games
' Mr Summerfield is a deeply honest man, he is also extremely fond of his cousin. I simply presented him with a choice: help us prove his cousin innocent or ignore us and see him shot as a spy. Of coursetherewasonlyone choice and he made it.'
STUART HUTCHINSON (piano) Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
(Repeated: Mon 3.5 pm)
Preview by Sidn Phillips : page 27
Peace Games by MIKE WALKER with Stan Phillips Christopher Blake Paul Gregory and Richard Hurndall
During the First World War. two cousins -one from Germany, the other from England -find themselves victims of wartime I games'.
' Mr Summerfield Is a deeply honest man - he is also extremely fond of his cousin. I simply presented him with a choice: help us prove his cousin innocent or ignore us and see him shut as a spy, Of course there was only one choice and he made it.'
STUART HUTCHINSON (piano) Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
Fr Valentine's Day by RAYMUND FITZSIMONS with Richard Hurndall John Levitt and Bryan Murray
' When the new
St Gregory 's is built, it will rise like a hymn of glory to God. Future generations will visit it as they now visit Chartres.'
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
(First broadcast in 1978)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor including during the week some TalkingPoint,Your Lettersand other topics. Among these today: Rumbly Tummies:
ANDREA ADAMS who has an embarrassingly loud and persistent one- seeks an explanation.
Over the Bridge by RICHARD CHURCH abridged in ten parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by Richard Hurndall (1) 'It was 1 January 1900: New Year's Day; New Century's
Day.' With these words, the late Richard Church , poet and novelist, began this autobiography of his Battersea childhood, which was first published in 1955. (Music: Glazunov's Saxophone Concerto)
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS
Barry Foster as Sherlock Holmes and David Buck as Dr Watson in a new dramatisation of 13 of the best-known short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Dramatised by Bill Morrison
With Richard Kay as Percy Phelps and Richard Hurndall as Lord Holdhurst
'This small roll of papers is the original of a secret treaty between England and Italy which has just been concluded. It is of enormous importance that nothing further should leak out. I need them copied. Can you do it?'
from Manchester with Lesley Judd
Captives of Industry:
Acklington Prison has introduced a popular course for inmates-Small Business Management.
Swallows and Bolsheviks: Arthur Ransome was born 100 years ago. Writer/ director Mike Healey recalls the life of this
Yorkshire journalist who married Trotsky's secretary and settled in the Lake District.
Producer DUNA STENSON BBC Manchester Over the Bridge by RICHARD CHURCH abridged in ten parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by RICHARD HURNDALL (10)
by W. Somerset Maugham, adapted by Liane Aukin
Carleton Hobbs, Richard Hurndall and Gwen Watford
Richard Harenger, rich man-about-town, engages a very personable parlourmaid - who turns out to be a treasure indeed!
(1969) (Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)