Alan Ayckbourn: BBC Radio Plays

Between 1965 and 1970, Alan Ayckbourn was employed as a Radio Drama Producer by the BBC. He was responsible for directing dozens of works for the radio, sadly details of the majority of which have been lost. These pages contain details for specific productions where known.

The 17 Jewelled Shockproof Swiss-Made Bomb (1968)

Production Details

Author:

Broadcast from:
Channel:
Episodes:
Roy Clarke

18 January 1968 @ 7.45pm
BBC Radio 2
6
Director:
Theme Music:
Alan Ayckbourn
Trevor Holroyd
Episode Titles:
F8 And Then Infinity
Light The Blue Touch Paper & Retire
The Minestrone Thickens & Is Stirred
Saraband To A Burning Fuse
Smaller Shrinks The Standing Corn
Don't Go Near The Water
Character
Shields
Julie
Jean Hogg
Marco
Vittorio / Daniels
Alfie
Tadpole
Pete
Karl
Doreen
Greta
Slip
Bruno
Karen
Gino
Actor
Peter Coke
Anne Stallyerass
Heather Stoney
Bob Grant
Robert Powell
Peter Stephens
Derrick Gilbert
Michael Stirrup
Ben Kingsley
Sylvia Brayshay
Veronica Doran
Colin Edywnn
David Mahlowe
Cynthia Grenville
Ronald Harvi

Notes

The 17 Jewelled Shockproof Swiis-Made Bomb was a six-part serial with all the episodes directed by Alan Ayckbourn.
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.