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Radio Pictures (BBC-2 1985, Dinsdale Landen, Geoffrey Palmer)

Comedy Drama Radio Pictures was a play about the rehearsing and recording of a radio play which was about a Peeping Tom. As the recording gets underway the cast learn a few things about each other.

A pleasing and diverting glimpse into a world we don’t see a lot of – the actual mechanics of putting on a radio play. Broadcast as part of a run of single dramas called Summer Season.

production details
UK / BBC-2 / 1x55m-e / 16 July 1985

Writer: Stewart Parker / Production Design: Marjorie Pratt / Producer: Rosemary Hill / Director: Nicholas Renton

Series: Summer Season / Episode 10

cast
Dinsdale Landen as Harry Tremlett
Geoffrey Palmer as Glyn Bryce
Frances Tomelty as Susanna Prine
Frances Low as Donna Melchett
Dermot Crowley as Rory Colquhon
Sheila Burrell as Dolly McNally
Michael Bilton as Edgar Brimble
Ian Sears as Jim ‘Spot ‘ Finch
David Thewlis as Jim ‘Grams’ Dench
Richard Speight as Jim ‘Recording’ Middleditch
Jeremy Gittins as The Announcer
Jean Rimmer as Valerie Hulton