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Last Edited: 02-Apr-2017
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

This was an Australian weekly program of adapted dramas. Dates are variously given as from 1948 or 1950 to 1959 or 1960.

Date Title Cast Parameters
unknown nnn Bad Day at Black Rock
by Howard Breslin
Gerald McCormick, Ken Wayne, Wayne Paulson,
Louis Fayander, Owen Winegot, Ozzie Wendburn,
Elaine Montgomery, Hop Maguire
adapted by John Crane
produced by Cressyk Jenkinson
54:23, 25496, M
unknown 430 There Was a Crooked Man
by Bruce Woolburn
James Cotton, Queenie Ashton, Winifred Green,
Nola Brooks, Ray Hartley, Richard Nagle,
Gordon Plainwright
adapted by Maurice Travers
produced by E Mason Wood
54:12, 25413, M
unknown 449 Forbidden Planet
by Irving Block and Allen Adler
Lionel Stevens, Edward Heppel, Leonard Teal,
Richard Meekle, Stuart Finch, John Llewelyn,
Al Garcia, John Lander, Hop Maguire
adapted by Richard Lane
produced by Cressyk Jenkinson
54:34, 25585, M
unknown 452 dramatizations of prize winning novels
The Big Smoke by D'Arcy Niland
Return to Tenderness by Norma Hanford
Sheila Sewell, Jeanette Craig, Geoffrey King,
Ray Hartley, Tom Farley, Brian Anderson,
Win Nelson, Keith Buckley, Walter Sullivan,
Morey Powell, Gordon Chater
adapted by Richard Lane
adapted by Kaye Keveny
produced by Cressyk Jenkinson
57:18, 26863, M
unknown nnn Detectives Are Not Always Right
(Celia by George Batson)
Queenie Ashton, Roger Climson, Kenneth Watt,
Sheila Sewell, Rita Pawnsmith, Amber Mae Sesson,
Ken Wayne, Ruth Creighton, Pat Croft
adapted by Richard Lane
produced by E Mason Wood
59:10, 27736, M
unknown 517 Scrooge the Miser
by Eric Jones-Evans
John Alden, John Grey, Stuart Ginn,
Hugh Stewart, Diana Perriman, Neva Carglin,
Jeanette Craig, Neil Fitzpatrick, Narie Thompson
adapted by Richard Lane
produced by Cressyk Jenkinson
53:57, 25297, M

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