2003 Cold Calling, by Lynne Truss
1998 Phone tag, by I.Horowitz
1997 Cold Call, by Collin Johnson
1997 Call from the dead, by Carey Harrison
1996 Speak after the Beep, by Michael Frayn
1995 Burn your phone
1993 Click, click, brrr, by Joe Turner
1992 Disconnected, by Anthony George
1992 Crossed Lines, by David Halliwell
c1990 Life Line, by Paul Syrett
c1980 The last phone-in, by Keith Waterhouse
c1980 Chocolate & Cigarettes, by Anthony Minghella
1966 If You're Glad I'll Be Frank
Sorry, Wrong Number
See Lynne Truss page. Play based in a call centre.
Curious play where the main parts are taken by answering machines.
R4,22 Jul 97; excellent play set in an advertising
agency call centre.
CALL FROM THE DEAD....1997
A macabre tale: a telephone call from the grave?
An unearthly tale.....an unusual happening on a train near Chelmsford
puts Peter's mobile phone at a premium. But as power in the batteries
drains away, the voices on the line become more ghostly. With John Nettles
as Peter, Mary Wimbush as Nan, Kathryn Hurlbutt as Grace, Susan Mann
as Nancy; also stars Edward Long, Richard Avery and Peter Meakin; directed
by Nigel Bryant.
An exciting thriller beginning with a stray telephone call....I
wonder how I'd react if my business was in trouble and I
received a proposition like this...stars Ian Hogg as Daker Adwin, Claire
Falconbridge as Sadia, Graham Padden as Jackman, Kathryn Hurlbutt as
Edie, David Vann as Aaron, Joyce Gibbs as Mrs. Dabbs, Simon Carter as
Mr. Dabbs, Terrl Molloy as Keel, Gillian Goodman as Yattar, and David
Halliwell as the prison officer. Directed at Pebble Mill by Philip
A woman is terrified by a stalker who keeps telephoning....(15/1/89) , by Graeme Fyfe:
Hannah Gordon, Peter Craze, Caroline John, Gregory de Polnay, Peter Tuddenham, Michael Deacon, Peter Sowerbutts, Joe Dunlop, Dominic Rickards, Christopher Scott.
Producer Gerry Jones. Part of 'Fear on Four' series 2.
By Paul Syrett, from 'Fear on Four'.
THE LAST PHONE-IN....1980
The phone-in programme from hell.
CHOCOLATE & CIGARETTES....1980
Excellent play which begins with an extended
scene on an answering machine...
IF YOU'RE GLAD I'LL BE FRANK....1966
By Tom Stoppard (Network Three, Tuesday 8 February 1966).
Frank recognizes the voice of the GPO speaking clock as that of his long-lost wife.
Determined to get her back, he forces his way into the inner sanctum of the Authorities
to demand her release.
SORRY, WRONG NUMBER.... date nk
Classic American suspense monologue. Broadcast several times.
Nigel Deacon / Clive Lever / Diversity website
Most of the above known to exist in VRPCC collections
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