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27.10.00 The weight of water*
20.08.02 The rocks below*
30.01.04 Mapping the Heart*
10.02.05 The Doll'S Tea Set*

NOTES

THE WEIGHT OF WATER....2000
By Beatrice Colin: On the night of 5th Mar 1873,, two Norwegian immigrants were murdered on the Isles of Shoals. Over a century later, a photographer discovers a collection of papers giving an eyewitness account of the murders. With Nancy Crane, Derbhie Crotty, Emma Fielding, Karl Johnson; dir. Gaynor Macfarlane. Broadcast in 10 12-minute episodes.

THE ROCKS BELOW....2002
By Beatrice Colin: On a Scottish island in the 1950s, identical twins have to come to terms with a long-hidden secret. Broadcast as afternoon play, 45m. With Deirdre David, Mairi Gillespie and Derek McGhie; dir. Gaynor Macfarlane.

MAPPING THE HEART....2004
Fri. 30 Jan 04, afternoon play, 45m. An adventure story set in 1950 in the rainforest of Brazil. Scots-born Kristina Morrison is thrown together with opinionated American, Ray Epstein, when their light aircraft crashes in the jungle. Kristina finds herself torn between two men, Ray and her explorer father, Felix, via the diary of his failed expedition twenty five years before. ....info. sent by Greg Linden

Kristina Morrison ...... Gayanne Potter
Ray Epstein ...... Stuart Milligan
Miss Spence/Brazilian Woman ...... Monica Gibb
Fred/Mr Hugo ...... Paul Young
Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

THE DOLL's TEA SET....2005
By Sue Glover; afternoon play. Cara is four years old when her mother disappears. Time passes...will her mother ever return? And if not, why not? With Liam Brennan, Jimmy Chisholm, Simon Donaldson, Claire Knight, Grant O'Rourke, Gayanne Potter, Wendy Seager. 45m.

Nigel Deacon / Diversity website

Asterisked plays known to exist in VRPCC collections

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