Francis, Dick

Last Edited: 03-Jul-2014 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.

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
BBC R4
31-May-1975
Blood Sport
Nigel Lambert, John Carson, Cherie Lunghi
Dramatised by Peter Hoare

85:01, 59793, m
 
Blood Sport
Read by Martin Jarvis
39:53, 16362, m
39:13, 16089, m
42:56, 17611, m
40:30, 16618, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping
Broadcast R7:
10-Feb-2004 to
09-Mar-2004
07-Feb-2005 to
11-Feb-2005
Bolt
  1. Threats and Menaces
  2. Horses Begin to Die
  3. Hostile Intelligence
  4. The Killing Game
  5. Nemesis for Two
Sharon Phillips, Eric Allen, Elizabeth McGovern, Christian Rodsga,
Bill Wallis, John Bull, Steve Hodson, Simon Carter, Jack May,
William Eadle, Sam Dastor, Jerry Hinks, Margaret Robertson
Dramatised by John Ash
Directed by Sean McCoughlin
27:10, 25483, S
26:16, 24636, S
27:03, 25369, S
27:29, 25778, S
27:22, 25669, S
Broadcast R7:
09-Feb-2008
Bonecrack


Francis Matthews, Caroline Blakeston, Mark Collino, Edwina
Raye, Dennis Bowen, Roger Snowdon, Ray Handy, Roy Stephens,
David Sharpe, Rex Holdsworth
Dramatised by John Ash
Produced by Brian Miller
87:27, 81767, S

 
Bonecrack
Read by Martin Jarvis
41:36, 17064, m
41:04, 16851, m
43:42, 17928, m
42:29, 17426, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping
Broadcast
Breaking Point (Nerve)
Michael Kitchen, Henry Stamper, Peter Hawkins, Rheo Fanning,
Kate Coleridge, Godfrey Kenton, Fraser Kerr, Rosemary Miller,
Brian Haines, Lewis Feander, John Hollis, Percy Edwards
Adapted by Roy Lomax
Produced by John Fawcett-Wilson
28:01. 6570, m
27:32, 6454, m
27:58, 6555, m
27:25, 6429, m
27:40, 6488, m
27:17, 6399, m
  Dead Cert
Read by James Fox
Produced by ??
40:24, 16575, m
40:10, 16480, m
41:26, 17001, m
39:40, 16272, m
Broadcast R7:
22-Jun-2004
23-Jun-2004
Dead on Red
Read by John Lloyd Finnegan
Produced by Joann Riordan
26:43, 12531, m
26:48, 12569, m
Broadcast R7:
09-Jun-2007
Enquiry
Tony Asoba, Robert Lang, Jack May, Selina Goodell, Philip Voss,
Eva Stuart, Michael McKevitt, Thelma Whiteley, David Sinclair,
David Saville, William Nye, Michael Graham Cox, John Rene,
Brian Carroll, Molly Cockerel, Philip Fox, Gordon Reid,
Jenny Tweed
Dramatised by Barry Campbell
Directed by Jane Morgan
89:20, 83752, S

Enquiry
Read by Martin Jarvis
43:19, 17773, m
43:50, 17981, m
41:25, 16995, m
41:13, 16911, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping

Flying Finish
Read by Simon McCorkindale
43:19, 17770, m
43:11, 17718, m
36:55, 15143, m
35:21, 14505, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping

For Kicks
Read by William Gaminara
39:58, 16396, m
39:03, 16019, m
41:34, 17051, m
40:51, 16762, m

Forfeit
Read by Martin Jarvis
43:24, 17806, m
42:40, 17502, m
41:08, 16874, m
40:51, 16781, m

High Stakes
Read by ??
28:13, 11576, m
27:22, 11230, m
27:02, 11091, m
26:05, 10700, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping

In the Frame
Read by Martin Jarvis
42:00, 17230, m
41:51, 17173, m
41:08, 16873, m
38:33, 15816, m
Frequent
moderate
clipping

Knockdown
Read by Tim Piggott-Smith
37:59, 15584, m
38:17, 15709, m
35:59, 14762, m
37:20, 15315, m
Slight
occasional
clipping

Nerve
(see also Breaking Point)
Read by Tony Britain
43:03, 17661, m
43:17, 17755, m
42:19, 17360, m
41:53, 17181, m

Odds Against
Read by Ian McShane
38:55, 15831, m
38:41, 15872, m
34:19, 14079, m
33:49, 13876, m
#1 has Moderate
occasional
clipping
Broadcast R7:
27-Oct-2003 to
05-Nov-2003
10-Feb-2004 to
09-Mar-2004
26-Jan-2005 to
Proof
Nigel Havers, Jennifer Pearcey, George Parsons, Andrew Branch,
Alan Dudley, Manning Wilson, Stephen Hattersley, Tim Reynolds,
Pauline Letts, Sheila Grant, Richard Durden, Stuart Organ, Brian
Helett, Chas Vryer, James Goode, Edward de Souza, Avril Clarke,
Michael Kilgarrith,
Directed by Matthew Walters
26:24, 24752, S
27:34, 25851, S
27:36, 25888, S
27:23, 25685, S
27:39, 25931, S
26:05, 24470, S
27:35, 25860, S
26:48, 25129, S
Broadcast
Rat Race
Howell Bennett, Helena Breck, Eric Deacon, Richenda Carey,
Norman Jones, Timothy Bateson, Richard Derrington, Terence
Edmund, Jill Schilling, Mark Straker, James Greene, Ian Lindsay,
Ronald Herdman, Fraser Kerr, Joanna Myers, Elizabeth Kelly
Dramatized by Martin Reid
Produced by ?
27:47, 11397, m
27:42, 11367, m
27:28, 11272, m
27:35, 11321, m

Rat Race Read by Simon Jones
34:34, 14184, m
34:57, 14338, m
35:49, 14698, m
36:37, 15024, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping

Risk
Read by Robert Powell
37:55, 15553, m
37:56, 15565, m
32:55, 13503, m
32:46, 13447, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping

Slay Ride
Read by Martin Jarvis
42:30, 17439, m
40:01, 16416, m
45:23, 18617, m
44:15, 18153, m
Frequent
moderate
clipping #3,4

Smokescreen
Read by Edwin Woodward
43:24, 17802, m
42:45, 17540, m
38:28, 15780, m
38:13, 15679, m
Frequent
moderate
clipping #4
BBC R4X
18-Jul-2011 to
27-Jul-2011
Straight
read by James Aubrey
14:44, 13825, S
14:15, 13365, S
14:44, 13814, S
14:39, 13736, S
14:36, 13701, S
14:36, 13689, S
14:39, 13737, S
14:37, 13709, S

Trial Run
Read by Martin Jarvis
43:22, 17792, m
43:22, 17795, m
44:33, 18279, m
43:46, 17956, m
Moderate
occasional
clipping
Broadcast
BBC R4X
06-Jun-2011 to
10-Jun-2011
Whip Hand
Mick Ford, David Neal, Kim Durham, Patricia Gallimore, Alan
Devereaux, Simon Carter, David Vann, Terry Milloy, Petra
Markham, Susan Sheridan, Andy Hockley, Jeff Searle,
Christopher England, James Simmons, Philip Milloy
Dramatised by Alan England
Directed by Philip Martin
27:54, 26160, S
27:58, 26226, S
27:32, 25822, S
27:36, 25883, S
27:41, 25962, S

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