SAFE AS HOUSES....2004
6 Nov 04; Saturday Play. 60m. A thriller set in a remote part of Devon. Juliet Aubrey/Jason Chan/Paula Jacobs/Andrew Harrison/Struan Rodger/Stephen Hogan/Nocholas Boulton/Declan Wilson/Ndidi del Fatti.
.... by Peter Wolf (Saturday play, 28 Oct 06) was a repeat of an excellent play from a year ago; two women (a cleaner and a bright young M.O.D. investigator) are sent to a safe house to remove all traces left by the previous occupant. They find disturbing clues about the person's identity. Then they hear that an attempt has been made on his life, and he's on the run. Juliet Aubrey and Paula Jacobs played Ruth and Ellie, and the director was Cherry Cookson. (ND, VRPCC review, Dec 2006)
21 Feb 04. World Service. No other details.
BLACK QUEEN TO KINGS CASTLE....2004
28 Feb 02., rpt. 10 Mar 04. 45m afternoon play. Rather odd title for a story about Ann Boleyn and the events leading to her execution. Katherine Pogson/David Troughton/Christopher Godwin/David Timson/Stephen Critchlow/Suzanne Heathcote/Peter Darney/Marlene Sidaway
SAFE AS HOUSES, by Peter Wolf (Saturday play, 28
Oct 06) was a repeat of an excellent play from a
year ago; two women (a cleaner and a bright young
M.O.D. investigator) are sent to a safe house to
remove all traces left by the previous occupant. They
find disturbing clues about the person's identity.
Then they hear that an attempt has been made on
his life, and he's on the run. Juliet Aubrey and Paula
Jacobs played Ruth and Ellie, and the director was
OUT OF HOURS....2003
20 Jul 02 Saturday Playhouse; rpt. as Friday play, 60m. 3 Jan 03. James Laurensen/Jill Baker/Sandra James Young/Anna Nygh/Janice Acquah/Jude Akuwudike/Ben Onwukwe/Peter Marinker/Peter Darney.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE....2002
By M.Sendak,ad. Peter Wolf.
RED STAR BELGRADE....2001
30 Mar 01. In 1941, as the Nazis begin their invasion of the Balkans, half of the Belgrade football team is wiped out as the pitch is bombed. In prison camp, the survivors form a new team to play a match against the prison guards, but the price of winning will be their lives. With Bill Nighy, Mark Bazeley, Stephen Critchlow and Tracy-Ann Oberman. Directed by Cherry Cookson.
A GHOST ON THE MOOR....2001
9 Feb 01, rpt. 24 Jul 03, 45m. A romantic drama set on the Yorkshire moors. Graham has become something of a reclusesince a dramatic breakup with his childhood sweetheart.
A new and unexpected relationship is to have a cathartic effect on him.
Graham ...... Robert Glenister,
Geraldine ...... Jennie Stoller,
Joe ...... John Turner,
Katrina ...... Jasmine Hyde,
Paul ...... Thomas Arnold.
21 Jan 00, 45m. By Machiavelli; dramatised by Peter Wolf. This classic 16th-century treatise on the nature of power and statecraft is performed for the first time as a monologue with dramatised illustrations. Machiavelli, often identified as Satan, uses his brilliance and cunning to explain how power can be created and sustained. Ciaran Hinds as Niccolo, with Christopher Godwin and Philip Voss. Producer: Cherry Cookson.
11 Nov 98; a play inspired by Wilfred Owen's poetry. The events leading up to Owen's death on the eve of the Armistice. With Alex Jennings, Paul Rhys.
Producer Cherry Cookson.
DEATH IN VENICE....1998
2 Aug 98, rpt. By Thomas Mann, dram. Peter Wolf.
A famous German writer tries to find the happiness and inspiration that is evading him by travelling to Venice after a premonition that his life will be transformed there. At first, he notices only the decay and disease lurking behind the beautiful facades. Then, just as he is about to leave, he becomes obsessed by the beauty of a young Polish boy staying at the same hotel. Starring Clive Francis as Gustav von Aschenbach, Penny Downie as Anja, John Rowe as the Writer and Peter England as Tadzio, with Tessa Worsley, Eve Karpf, Stephen Critchlow and Anthony Ofoegbu. Producer Cherry Cookson. 80m.
CITY OF THE MIND....1998
2 May 98, R4. 60m. By Penelope Lively; dramatised by Peter Wolf. Rpt. 25 Jun 99. BBC blurb: Present and past collide evocatively in this atmospheric story of a successful architect who, as he travels around the city, tries to come to terms with past failures. A chance meeting provides the means for his recovery. With David Troughton, Christopher Wright and Sarah Jane Holm. Director Cherry Cookson.
THE MAN IN THE ELEPHANT MASK....1997
9 Jun 97. Ep. 1:Patron Saint Of Outcasts. A very different portrait; which follows the life from childhood of the famous Victorian `elephant man'; John Merrick. Though much of Merrick's time was spent concealing his disfigurement; he felt that he was blessed with uniqueness. With Roger Allam as John Merrick, Tim Pigott-Smith as Frederick Treves, also stars Alison Pettitt and Tracey Ann Oberman.
Ep. 2: Diseases & Messiahs....
John Merrick feels he has at last escaped from the hands of his tormentors into the the protective care of Frederick Treves at the London Hospital. But; once again; he find himself on public display and forced to flee from those who wish to capitalise on his disfigurement.
25 Jul 96. Afternoon play.
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