Chesterton, Gilbert Keith (1874 – 1936)

Last Edited: 05-Dec-2013 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas


Father Brown
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
02-Dec-1984
R7:
27-Jan-2004
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Blue Cross
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Bill Wallis, Alan Thompson,
Ellen Macintosh, Trader Faulkner, John Abineri, Trevor Nichols,
Graham Blockey, Robin Summers
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
26:06, 24475, S
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
09-Dec-1984
BBC R7
2011.02.01
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Queer Feet
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Nat Brenner, Christopher Scott,
David Graham, Kerry Shale, David Sinclair, Arnold Diamond,
Robin Summers, Alan Thompson
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
26:32, 24879, S
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
16-Dec-1984
BBC R7
2011.02.02
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Eye of Apollo
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Bill Wallis, Bruce Bower,
Nerissa Knight, Lisa Flannigan, Garrick Hagen, Melinda Walker,
Robin Summers
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
26:56, 25267, S
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
06-Jan-1985
BBC R7
2011.02.03
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Invisible Man
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Eileen Tully, Antony Hyde,
Michael Drew, Margot Boyd, Peter Acre, Melinda Walker
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
26:50, 25175, S
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
13-Jan-1985
BBC R7
2011.02.04
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Honour of Israel Gow
Andrew Sachs, Henry Stamper, Graham Blockey, Ellen Macintosh,
James Bryce, David Sinclair, Guy Holden
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:19, 25618, S
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
20-Jan-1985
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Hammer of God
Andrew Sachs, Brian Matheson, Phillip Manekam, Paul Nicholson,
Tony Phillips, Deborah Paige, Robin Summers, David Sinclair,
John Webb
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:10, 25470, S
Publ. 1911
Broadcast
27-Jan-1985
BBC R7
2011.02.08
The Innocence of Father Brown:
The Sins of Prince Saradine
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Garard Green, June Barrie,
Roger Hammond, Robin Summers, Peter Acre
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:19, 25614, S
Publ. 1914
Broadcast
05-Oct-1986
R7:
10-Feb-2004
The Wisdom of Father Brown:
The Perishing of the Pendragons
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Edward Kelsey, Brian Hewlett,
Keith Kraushaar, James Goode
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:10, 25473, S
Publ. 1914
Broadcast
12-Oct-1986
R7:
17-Feb-2004
The Wisdom of Father Brown:
The Arrow of Heaven
Andrew Sachs, Ed Bishop, Guy Gregory, Andrew Branch,
Sean Prendergast, Richard Durden, Johnny Myers, Harry Towb,
Tim Reynolds
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:02, 25358, S
Publ. 1914
Broadcast
19-Oct-1986
R7:
24-Feb-2004
The Wisdom of Father Brown:
The Mistake of the Machine
Andrew Sachs, T. P. McKenna, Billy Boyle, Don Fellows,
Brian Haines, Ed Bishop, Manning Wilson, Stuart Organ
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:24, 25700, S
Publ. 1914
Broadcast
26-Oct-1986
R7:
02-Mar-2004
The Wisdom of Father Brown:
The Curse of the Golden Cross
Andrew Sachs, Tim Reynolds, Peter Marinker, Natasha Pyne,
Peter Wickham, Terry O’Brien, Jonathan Tafler, Eric Stovell
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:24, 25693, S
Publ. ??
Broadcast
02-Nov-1986
R7:
09-Mar-2004
The Actor and the Alibi Andrew Sachs, Peter Jeffrey, Sheila Grant, Bill Wallis,
David Brierley, Charles Baillie, Fleur Chandler, Jonathan Scott,
Pauline Letts, Karen Ascoe
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
27:20, 25635, S
Publ. 1914
Broadcast
29-Nov-1987
R7:
03-Feb-2004
The Wisdom of Father Brown:
The Absence of Mr. Glass
Andrew Sachs, Olivier Pierre, Bernard Archerd, Deborah Makepeace,
Kim Wall, Margaret Ward
Adapted by John Scotney
Directed by Alec Reid
29:27, 27618, S
11-May-2011 Father Brown:
The Secret Garden
Richard Greenwood, Angus MacInnes, Liam Brennan, Jimmy Chisholm,
Paul Young, Eliza Langland, Francesa Dymond, Robin Laing,
Bert Coules
Dramatised by Bert Coules
Directed by Kirsteen Cameron
44:06, 41349, S
R4X:
16-Dec-2011
The Flying Stars Tom Conti
abridged and produced by Frank Stirling
14:44, 13823, S

The Club of Queer Trades
Date Title Cast Parameters
04-Apr-2005 The Tremendous Adventures of
Major Brown
David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey McGivern, Geoffrey
Whitehead, Vicki Pepperdine, Martin Hyder
Dramatised by Simon Littlefield
Produced by Simon Nichols
28:10, 26419, S
11-Apr-2005 The Painful Fall of a Great
Reputation
David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey McGivern, Nicholas Farrell,
Richard Griffiths, Justin Edwards, Alice Lowe, Geoffrey Whitehead
Dramatised by Simon Littlefield
Produced by Simon Nichols
28:01, 26278, S
18-Apr-2005 The Awful Reason of the
Vicar's Visit
David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey McGivern, Richard Griffiths,
Neil Edmond, Matthew Holness, Martin Hyder, Alexei Sayle
Dramatised by Simon Littlefield
Produced by Simon Nichols
28:02, 26295, S
25-Apr-2005 The Singular Speculation of
the House-Agent
David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey McGivern, Jeff Harding,
Martin Hyder, Simon Jones
Dramatised by Simon Littlefield
Produced by Simon Nichols
28:00, 26257, S
02-May-2005 The Noticeable Conduct of
Professor Chadd
David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey McGivern, Amelia Bullmore,
Chris Douglas, Martin Hyder, Felicity Montagu, John Nettleton
Dramatised by Simon Littlefield
Produced by Simon Nichols
27:55, 26182, S
09-May-2005 The Eccentric Seclusion of
the Old Lady
David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey McGivern, Justin Edwards,
Martin Hyder, Simon Jones, John Nettleton, James Rawlings,
Angela Thorne
Dramatised by Simon Littlefield
Produced by Simon Nichols
28:00, 26262, S

Other Works
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Publ.
Broadcast R7:
10-Mar-2005 to
28-Mar-2005
The Man Who Was Thursday Read by Geoffrey Palmer
Produced by Lawrence Jackson
29:32, 27696, S
30:15, 28366, S
31:03, 29114, S
29:46, 27918, S
30:50, 28910, S
30:28, 28574, S
30:52, 28950, S
30:23, 28496, S
29:06, 27296, S
29:39, 27800, S
30:16, 28390, S
30:26, 28536, S
30:43, 28810, S

The Man Who Was Thursday
  1. The Secret of Gabriel Syme
  2. The Man in Spectacles
  3. The Earth in Anarchy
  4. The Pursuit of the President
Michael Hadley, Natasha Pyne, John Church, Richard
Durden, Shaun Prendergast, Edward deSouza, Ronald
Herdman, Andrew Branch, George Parsons, Francis
Middlewitch, Peter Howell, Garard Green, Gordon Reid,
Deborah Makepeace, Stephen Rashbrook, Avril Clark,
David Learner, Manning Wilson, Jonathan Tafler,
Tim Reynolds
directed by Glynn Dearman
53:24, 50064, S
51:54, 48670, S
49:31, 46428, S
52:57, 49653, S

The Napoleon of Notting Hill David Collings, Paul McGann, Roger Hammond, Aubrey
Woods, Stephen Hattersley, Kim Wall, Eric Stovall,
Manning Wilson, Paul Gregory, Brian Hewlett, Gordon
Reid, Sturat Organ
dramatsied by Peter Buckman
directed by Richard Imeson

61:45, 57904, S
57:55, 54302, S
08-Aug-2011 to
12-Aug-2011
The Paradoxes of Mr Pond
  1. The Crime of Captain Gahagan
  2. The 3 Horsemen of the
    Apocalypse
  3. Pond the Pantaloon
  4. Ring of Lovers
  5. The Terrible Troubadour
read by Martin Jarvis
abridged by Neville Teller
produced by Martin Jenkins
13:41, 12838, S
13:28, 12640, S
13:37, 12778, S
13:41, 12829, S
13:46, 12910, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material

Date Title Cast Parameters
10-May-2011 The Mystery of Father Brown:
Ann Widdecombe Investigates
Ann Widdecombe
produced by David Stenhouse
27:44, 26014, S