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Amanda Dalton Radio Plays


16.02.08 Spellbound*
18.07.07 Second Chances
17.06.04 Beneath Dry Land* (with Alan Southgate)
19.05.04 No Harm*
13.03.03 Lost In Space*
30.08.00 Desire Lines
28.10.98 Room of Leaves*

Date not known:

Her Things*
I Ran For Miles*
Strike*





NOTES

SPELLBOUND....2008
Saturday Play, 16 Feb 08. Amanda Dalton's adaptation of Francis Beeding's murder mystery The House of Dr Edwardes, upon which Hitchcock's film Spellbound (scripted by by Angus MacPhail and Ben Hecht) was based. Constance Sedgewick, a newly qualified psychiatrist, and Doctor Murchison, author of several books on psychiatry, arrive at Landry House in Yorkshire. But Murchison is soon suspected of being an imposter. Constance ................ Hattie Morahan, John ............... Benedict Cumberbatch, Nurse Deeling .......... Alexandra Mathie, Dr Edwardes ............. David Fleeshman, Geoffrey ................ Gerard Fletcher, Ciceley ................... Christine Cox. Directed by Susan Roberts. ...."Francis Beeding" was a nom de plume adopted by Hilary Saint George Saunders and John Palmer.


SECOND CHANCES....2007
18 Jul 07; Plays about adoption; part of the BBC Family Wanted Campaign. 3/3. I Ran for Miles By Amanda Dalton. Carol and Stephen want to adopt; but will Stephen's past jeopardise things for them? Brandon ...... Josh Spencer, Stephen ...... Paul Copley, Carol ...... Olwen May, Sonia ...... Siobhan Finneran, Niall ...... Paul Hickey, Jim ...... David Hargreaves, India ...... Victoria Braizer, Daniel ...... Graeme Hawley, Kerry-Anne ...... Nadia Wand. Directed by Nadia Molinari.


NO HARM....2004
19 Mar 04; Friday Play, rpt. 29 Jul 05. 60m. With Rachel Brogan, Caria Henry, Jody Latham, Siobhan Finneran, Dave Hill, Olivia Jardith.

LOST IN SPACE....2003
13 Mar 03. In Alan's mind, it's 1969 and he is an astronaut, floating in space. In fact, it's 2003 and he's suffering from dissociative amnesia. He shares a secret with his sister that he's suppressed, until a shock fragments his fragile world and his memory begins to return. Paul Copley, Sihobhan Finneran, Dave Hill, Barbara Marten, Graeme Hawley, James Nickerson, Tara Prendergast.


Desire Lines....2000
30 Aug 00. It is 2am in a small town in the Pennines. Three strangers, each intent on a journey, share the night, carrying desires - and a secret which torments them. With Valerie Edmond, Antony Booth and Barbara Marten. Producer: Susan Roberts.
(Note- Annie McCartney has published a novel with the title 'Desire Lines'....ND)


Room of Leaves ....1998
28 Oct 98 Using poetry and prose, Amanda Dalton's poignant story tells of how a jilted 70-year-old woman is found dead in a room of leaves, with supermarket eggs clustered in the grass of her garden and pink ribbon everywhere. With Emily Woof, Christopher Eccleston and Ann Rye. Director Susan Roberts. Rpt. 31 Mar 00.

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