Writer/actor William Ingram lives in South Wales. He is probably one of
the most prolific and successful writers of radio drama, with some 400 plays
to his credit. He is no stranger to writing in the horror genre. For three
years he was the major contributor to the highly popular BBC series, The
Price Of Fear, starring Vincent Price. (info. found by Clive Lever,
in "The Man In Black", BBC Publications 1990, ISBN
0 563 20904 6)
21.08.1984 The Money & The Chimney Pot:
02.10.1983 The Pied Piper Man:
28.04.1983 The Sentry Box:
29.08.1982 The Visiting Hour:
14.09.1980 Darts With The Boys:
03.03.1979 The Smoke Goes Up The Chimney Just The Same:
20.08.1978 Lear Jones
02.07.1978 Whose Little Boy Are You Then?:
30.10.1974 Truth or Dare?:
02.02.1973 Stranger At The Gate:
19.08.1972 Cometh The Hour:
28.10.1970 Stranger at the Gate:
13.12.1969 Sailor, Sailor:
03.05.1969 Home Brew:
12.09.1962 The Fence:
SATURDAY NIGHT THEATRE
24.03.1973 Frogs' Legs & Laver Bread
07.06.1969 Night Must Fall / Emlyn Williams
18.02.1967 Murder, Murder, Quite Contrary
05.03.1969 Double Take
16.12.1970 Stop Off
14.04.1971 Two in the Bush
14.07.1971 Out of Season
29.12.1971 The Days of the Wait
25.07.1973 Paying-out Night
THE PRICE OF FEAR
These plays are all about 30 minutes, starring Vincent Price, and first broadcast on BBC World Service.
They have been broadcast subsequently on BBC radio 4. William Ingram wrote the following:
02.07.73 Come as you are
04.07.75 Soul Music Eye for an Eye
08.02.83 The family album
26.04.83 Not wanted on the voyage
27.04.83 Goody Two Shoes
27.04.83 To my dear, dear Saladin
11.05.83 Out of the mouths
25.05.83 Is there anybody there?
(this listing possibly incomplete)
27.02.90 And the band played on: La Campasita
date nk- Letters to Mam
??.??.02 Letters to Miss Lucy; rpt. 16.06.04
NOTES ON SOME OF THE PLAYS
LETTERS TO MISS LUCY....2002
Dai, a retired miner, writes to Miss Lucy to protest at her
snooty behaviour...a superb play by this experienced writer.
Broadcast as Afternoon Play, 45m.
LETTERS TO MAM....c1995?
A very curious murder play set in a hotel, revolving around an elderly
lady with plenty of money and one of the servants...date not known;
probably c. 1995; 55m.
Interesting biographical play about Henry Crippen and his last voyage...
Dead Man's Boots ....1991
1 Feb 91. "Fear on Four". With Sean Barrett, Jane Wittenshaw, James Green, Nigel Carrington. Producer Martin Jenkins.
Mind Well The Tree ....1988
28 Feb 88. "Fear on Four". With Nicola Paget, Philip Bond, Myfanwy Talloc, Dilwyn Owen. Produced in Wales by Adrian Mawby.
THE PIED PIPER MAN....1983
Piper seems to have come to read the gas meter. But he also reads people's minds, and makes their dreams come true. Cast: Margaret John, Aubrey Richards, Ioan Meredith, Myfanwy Talog, Gareth Armstrong. Producer Enyd Williams.
Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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