Stanley Baxter and Friends
Stanley Baxter Playhouse

Last Edited: 31-Aug-2018
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.

BBC anthology series


Stanley Baxter and Friends
Date Title Cast Parameters
BBC R4
31-Dec-2003
A Brush with Change
by Laurence Howarth
Stanley Baxter, Maureen Upman, Claire Bloom
Producer Graham Frost
28:02, 26286, S
BBC R4
07-Jan-2004
Medium Rare
by David Holt
Stanley Baxter, Lynn Ferguson, Ford Kieman, Nadim Sawalha
Producer Graham Frost
27:58, 26225, S
BBC R4
14-Jan-2004
The Making of "Cavalier"
by Simon Brett
Stanley Baxter, Paul Vaughan
Producer Graham Frost

27:54, 19623, S
BBC R4
21-Jan-2004

All Locals Great and Small
by Georgia Pritchett
Stanley Baxter, Phillis Logan, Janet Brown, Elaine C Smith
Producer Graham Frost

27:07, 25427, S

Stanley Baxter Playhouse
Date Title Cast Parameters
BBC R4
12-Jun-2006
Cold Call
by David Holt

Stanley Baxter, Pam Ferris, Sophie Thompson,
Stephen Critchlow
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie
28:06, 26348, S
19-Jun-2006
First Impressions
by Rona Munro
Stanley Baxter, Colette O'Neil, Hilary MacLean, Stuart
McOuarrie, Hilary Lyon, Gordon Kennedy

Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

28:06, 26342, S
26-Jun-2006
Mortal Memories
by Liz Lochhead
Stanley Baxter
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

27:52, 26132, S
03-Jul-2006
Wheeling Them In
by Rona Munro
Stanley Baxter, June Watson, Sharon Maharaj, Meq Kubota,
Robin Cameron, Mark Bonnar, James McPherson

Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

28:07, 26352, S
07-Jan-2008
The King's Kilt
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter, John Guerrasio, Gordon Kennedy,
Alison Peebles

Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

28:07, 26360, S
14-Jan-2008
Pasta Alfredo at Caffe Alessandro
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter, Luisa Pretolani, Tracy Wiles, John Kazek,
John Guerraslo, Gordon Kennedy

Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

28:04, 26313, S
21-Jan-2008
Flying Down to Greenock
by Michael Chaplin
Stanley Baxter, Patricia Kerrigan
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

28:02, 26284, S
27-Mar-2009
Astonishing Archie
by Bill Paterson
Stanley Baxter, Bill Paterson, Maureen Beattie
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

27:43, 25977, S
03-Apr-2009
Fife Circle
by Michael Chaplin

Stanley Baxter
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

28:04, 26312, S
10-Apr-2009
The Man in the Garden
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter, Penelope Wilton, Bill Paterson
Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

27:56, 26186, S
17-Sep-2010
The Porter's Story
by Rona Munro
Stanley Baxter, Gordon Kennedy, Siobhan Redmond,
Stuart McQuarrie

Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

27:54, 26150, S
24-Sep-2010
The German Pilot
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter, Sam Peter Jackson, Vicki Liddelle,
John Ramage

Producer/Director Marilyn Imrie

27:58, 26220, S
01-Oct-2010
In the Name of the Wee Man

Stanley Baxter, John Sessions, John Ramage, Gabriel
Quigley, David Holt
Producer: Marilyn Imrie

13-Jan-2013
Hector's House of Windsor
by Colin Hough
Stanley Baxter, Phyllida Law, Pip Torrens, David Holt
Directed by Marilyn Imrie
27:53, 26091, S
20-Jan-2013

The Hat
by Colin MacDonald
Stanley Baxter, Thelma Barlow, David Holt
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:56, 26130, S
27-Jan-2013

The Spider
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter. Hugh Ross
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:55, 26115, S
04-Jul-2014
A Dish of Neapolitan
by Michael Chaplin

Stanley Baxter, Geoffrey Palmer, Alex Madia, Lara Parmiani
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:58, 26171, S
11-Jul-2014
The Showman
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter, Stuart McQuarrie, Tracy Wiles, Hugh Ross
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:50, 26042, S
18-Jul-2014
Meg's Tale
by Rona Munro
Stanley Baxter, Maureen Beattie, Tracy Wiles,
Stuart McQuarrie

Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:44, 25956, S
09-Dec-2015
The Leaving of Barra
by Michael Chaplin
Stanley Baxter, June Watson, Scott Hoatson, Samara
MacLaren, Tracy Wiles

Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:37, 25835, S
16-Dec-2015

The Flying Scotsman
by Rona Munro

Stanley Baxter, David Mara, Beth Marshall, Cathy Sara
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:59, 26185, S
23-Dec-2015

Two Desperate Men
by O. Henry
Stanley Baxter, Joe Caffrey, Tom Borley
Directed by Marilyn Imrie


06-Jan-2016
The Pool
by Michael Chaplin
Stanley Baxter, Geoffrey Palmer
Directed by Marilyn Imrie


14-Dec-2016
The Boy Who Ran Away from the Circus
by Michael Chaplin
Stanley Baxter, Scott Hoatson
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:37, 25849, S
21-Dec-2016
Melancholy Baby
by Michael Chaplin

Stanley Baxter, Geoffrey Palmer, Tracy Wiles, Penelope Wilton
Directed by Marilyn Imrie

27:44, 25946, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters