1967 The Indomitable Pippin
1968 The modernisation man
1968 On a West Wind Rising (rpt. 1973)
1969 The day of the high water
1966 Oh, Big Deal! (30 minute theatre)
ON A WEST WIND RISING....1968
By Allan Peacock. Repeated 28 Sep 73.
Strange sights seen in the sky may well have been Grannie up to her old
tricks again. You may not believe it, but then neither did Alec - Sir
Alexander Hogarthy, world-renowned anthropologist - until brought
face-to-face with ceratin facts that he couldn't ignore.
Peter Jeffrey as Alec, Meg Wynn Owen as Jane, Marjorie Westbury
as Gran, Heath Walker as Trevor.
Producer: Brian Miller (1968).
THE INDOMITABLE PIPPIN....1967
By Allan Peacock, Home Service, 6 May 67. I'm told by Katie, Allan's daughter, that this story is biographical and about Allan's father. It's a military play lasting about 90 minutes (Saturday Night Theatre), set in and around a prisoner-of-war camp on a remote Far Eastern stretch of the Berlin - Baghdad railway. The year is 1918. Stars William Lucas, Peter Stevens, John Bowen, Roger Delgardo, John Rowe, Kim Ward. Bakshee Prem, Colin Skipp, George Woolley, Charles Butler. Produced by Anthony Cornish; BBC Midlands studio.
Recording sent by Jeremy Stevenson - many thanks, Jeremy.
Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
Four of the above plays known to exist in VRPCC collections
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