Peter Tegel is a playwright and novelist. He has also done a number of translations, some of which have been broadcast. He works for Pier Productions, based in Brighton, a major supplier to BBC Radio 4, which also makes programmes for BBC Television, BBC Radio 2 and Radio 3. (The Company is based in Brighton where it has its own editing suites, studios and production offices.) Richard Wortley, producer of 3,000 radio plays, gives the following information in his "Reflections of a Lifetime in Radio":
(normally directed by Richard Wortley)
Turn for the Worse....1975
21.9.75 with Elizabeth Spriggs (also stage)
Drama on 3, 26.9.77. With Stephen Murray as Leo, Pauline Letts as Sybil, Steve Hodson as Alex, Lesley Dunlop as Helen; music by David Cain, director Richard Wortley. An aging British couple live on a (?) Greek island and are invaded by two youngsters. (BL Ref TI700BW)
9.10.78 with Jennifer Piercy/Mary Wimbush/Geoffrey Beevers
12.1.81 (BL Ref. T3636BW) Brenda Kaye/Margery Mason/Edward Kelsey/Diana Olsson.
The Broken Neck....1981
The Well of Life....1986
8.9.86. Deals with the Nazi "Lebensborn" programme, and its tragic effects on some of the hapless children unfortunate enough to have been involved with it. Monday Play. (in BBC archive)
24.11.87 A survivor of Auschwitz is dying in London and her few friends and relatives collect to see what will happen to her fortune.James Laurenson, Lynn Farleigh, Pauline Letts, Michael Tudor Barnes, Joan Matheson, Laurence Payne, producer Richard Wortley.
6 Jun 89. In the 1930s the eccentric Dr Ritter from Germany sets up a ‘paradise’ community on the Galapagos Island of Floreanna. A surrealistic comedy about escape from civilization. Frances Jeater and John Rowe. Produced by Richard Wortley.
Against the Grain....1990
(from Huysmans) 3.7.90
Return to Krnov....1993
31?.1.93 with Hugh Dickson, Pauline Letts
RETURN TO KRNOV ....1993
R3, 31 Jan 93. The hero returns for the first time to the Czechoslovakia where he was born before the War. Now he's in search of his father. With Hugh Dickson, Pauline Letts, Sean Barrett, Garard Green, Julian Rhind-Tutt. Director Richard Wortley.
Happy Depths of a Homophobe....1995
5.2.95 with Derek Jacobi, Philip Voss. Richard Wortley again:
Genome notes: The Monday Play: Happy Depths of a Homophobe
- Phoenix 1963
Erdman’s The Suicide
(BL Ref. WORKS-FILE)
Thomas Bernhard’s A Party for Boris
Kleist’s Kate of Heilbron....1975
By Heinrich von Kleist, 1807. romantic drama, translated and adapted for radio by Peter Tegel. Broadcast 20.1.75, with Nigel Stock, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Janet Maw, Robert Eddison dir. Ian Cotterell (BL Ref. T4226/7BW); also performed at Half Moon Theatre. R4 broadcast was the first English production of this work. Rpt. 9 Jul 91. In BBC archive.
Stig Larsson’s Sisters and Brothers....1996
- Gate 1996
Duras’ Days in the Trees....1997
26.5.97 with Rachel Kempson and Corin Redgrave, R4. (BL Ref H8837/1)
? Ass in Search of Privilege ?
Blim at School + Poet of the Anemones (double bill) - Royal Court 1969
So What Club - Royal Court 1978
Hours of Life
The Licence E
Her Last Good Years
Researched and compiled by Mike Lloyd, VRPCC / Diversity Website
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