2005 The Bride's Chamber - Charles Dickens
2004 How to leave Badenweiler - Michael Butt
2002 Ladies' night at Finbar's hotel - M.Binchy
2000 Hotel Europa - John Dryden (series)
2000 Summer of love - Chris Thompson
1997 The Hydro - Ronald Frame (series)
1997 Letters to Mam - William Ingram
1996 Bertram's hotel - Agatha Christie (serial)
1996 "People like us" - The Hotel Manager (Chris Langham)
1986 Unto The Grave - John Penn
1985 In Heidelberg - Johnny Morris (not a play, but worth including)
c1985 Stolen Kisses - Bill Taylor, 90m
1979 Arrived safe, writing later - Stephen Dunstone
1977 Events at the Salamander Hotel - Don Haworth
1977 The Grand Babylon Hotel - Arnold Bennett
nk - Plaza Hotel - Neil Simon
nk - Events on a hotel terrace - Ayckbourn
nk - The guest before you
nk - Hotel Cristobel (R3)
nk - Hotel du Lac (Classic Serial, Anita Brookner)
nk - Cheap in August - Graham Greene
and two plays in a "guest house" type setting:
1978 Remember Me - Jill Hyem
1988 The turning of the tide - Nick Fisher
Most of the above known to exist
in VRPCC collections.
How to leave Badenweiler....2004
-see Michael Butt's page. Chekhov-related. The famous
author has just been chucked out of a better-class hotel
because he can't stop coughing. The waiter is an
aspiring author. Nuff said.
Ladies' night at Finbar's hotel....2002
Shenanigins at an Irish hotel...co-written with a
couple of other writers; can't remember their names...
-very amusing romp.
see John Dryden's page. It's a psychological thriller.
Summer of love....2000
Details to follow.
Twelve episodes...see Ronald Frame page.
LETTERS TO MAM....1997
Curious murder story set in a hotel.
-see Agatha Christie page. Serial.
"People like us" - The Hotel Manager....1996
Another episode of the excellent comedy series
starring Chris Langham.
Thorne Investigates: Unto the Grave....1986
Murder for Christmas, Sunday 28 Dec1986 & SNT 22.08.1987.
Set in 1953 at a country house hotel in the Cotswolds. The first of
three Thorne mysteries. When a body is found floating in the pool
of a luxurious hotel in the Cotswolds, Superintendent Thorne is
called in to investigate.
Dramatised by Melville Jones.
Supt Thorne: John Castle,
Miranda: Tessa Worsley,
John Kempton: Stephen Thorne,
Rose: Diana Bishop,
Tom Latimer: Jonathan Tafler,
Polly Raven: Karen Ascoe,
Vern Raven: James Goode,
Mrs Fowler: Pauline Letts,
Mr Fowler: Alan Dudley,
Mrs Blair: Sheila Grant,
Mr Blair: Tim Reynolds,
Paul Kempton: Kim Wall,
Helen Dearden: Eve Karpf,
Roy Mortlake: John Hollis,
Cassandra Gray: Jennifer Piercey,
Canon Hurley: Peter Howell,
Mrs Hurley: Rachel Gurney,
Alice Hurley: Deborah Makepeace,
Sgt Abbott: Andrew Branch,
Dr Band: Gordon Reid,
Margery Swinson: Jo Manning Wilson,
Producer: Martin Jenkins.
(....details sent by AJ; thank you.)
Johnny Morris stays the night in Heidelberg, and chats
about it in his inimitable style.
Based in a hotel - a relationship develops between one of
the waitresses and a guy attending a conference ... but there's
a jilted boyfriend, Gerard, who is determined to even the score.
Arrived safe, writing later....1979
-see Stephen Dunstone page.
Events at the Salamander Hotel....1977
-see Don Haworth page.
The Grand Babylon Hotel....1977
R4,29.1.1977; Peter Vaughan / Angela Pleasence / Simon Cadell / Philip Bond. Saturday Night Theatre.
Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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