Tinniswood, Peter (1937-2003)

Last Edited: 09-Oct-2010 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Drawn heavily on information from DIVERSITY
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/suttonelms/PTIN.HTML (data by Nigel Deacon and Roger Bicketon).
Thanks to Martin Hood and Greg Linden for specific information on Uncle Mort broadcast dates and titles!----
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Location
Status
14-Jul-1964
to
18-Jul-1964
(5 or 6?)
Hardluck Hall
Written with David Nobbs
Valentine Dyall, Stephen Moore, Bryan Kendrick, John Baddeley,
Marigold Sharman, Janet Milner, Isabel Rennie, Timothy Harley,
Haydn Jones, Rex Robinson
Produced by Richard Thomas
5 or 6 x 30 mins.
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1973
Sam's Wedding
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M
1980
A Gifted Child
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M
02-Jun-1980
to
07-Jul-1980
(6)
Home Again
Robin Bailey, Doreen Mantle, Liz Goulding, David Troughton,
Christopher Benjamin
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M
1981
An Occasional Day
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M
24-Jan-1981
Stoker Leishman's Diaries
Robin Bailey, Shirley Dixon, Barbara Marten, Martin Matthews,
Liz Goulding, Christian Rodska
Directed by Tony Cliff
86:38, 81233, S
MH D/L
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1981
The Siege
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1981
The Bargeman's Comfort
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Publ. 1968
Broadcast
18-Jul-1987
A Touch of Daniel
The earliest Uncle Mort story.
Christian Rodska, Liz Smith, Stephanie Turner, George A.
Cooper,
Graham Roberts, Judy Bennett, Geoffrey Banks,
Fiona Walker, Eileen Derbyshire, Sharon Deuce,
Peter Wheeler, Daphne Oxenford
Directed by Tony Cliff
89:52, 63193, S
M-SW-003
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Publ. 1973
I Didn’t Know You Cared
An Uncle Mort story.
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1981
1990 cass.
Published ??
R7:
29-Mar-2004
to
02-Apr-2004
04-Apr-2004
Tales from a Long Room
1. Our Own Dear Queen
2. Polar Games
3. The Lady Wife
4. What Do I Mean By
5. I Was There
Robin Bailey, reader
Produced by Pete Atkin
1: 12:51, 6025, m
2: 14:09, 6624, m
3: 11:17, 5292, m
4: 13:23, 6279, m
5: 12:07, 5683, m
1-5 omnibus
61:58, 29048, m
SW
BBC 7 Web
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1982
Published ??
R7:
09-May-2005
to
13-May-2005
More Tales from a Long Room
1. Witney Scrotum
2. Batman
3. The Mole
4. Cricket Ahoy!
5. Blofeld Revisited
Robin Bailey, reader
Produced by Tony Cliff
13:08, 12316, S
13:08, 12320, S
13:08, 12400, S
13:13, 12400, S
13:03, 12242, S
SW
PC D/L
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Publ. 1986
Broadcast
28-Dec-1987
29-Dec-1987
30-Dec-1987
31-Dec-1987
01-Jan-1988
numerous repeats
(5)
Uncle Mort’s North Country I
1. Par for the Course
2. Old Comrades
3. Dog Days
4. The Man Who Watched Trains Go By
5. Beside the Seaside
Stephen Thorne, Peter
Skellern, Christian Rodska
Pete Atkin
14:01, 15:06, 7087, m
14:02, 14:50, 10442,S
14:22, 15:03, 10594, S
14:14, ,S
15:08, M
SW
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Publ. 1986
Broadcast
13-Apr-1989
20-Apr-1989
27-Apr-1989
04-May-1989
11-May-1989
numerous repeats
(5)
Uncle Mort’s North Country II
1. My Friend Dornford
2. Dark Satanic Writer
3. Young Chocolate
4. Very Occasional Day
5. Two Thousand Eighty-Four
Stephen Thorne, Peter
Skellern, Christian Rodska
Pete Atkin
14:39, 13749, S
14:49, 13900, S
14:41, 13780, S
14:30, 13604, S
14:35, 13676, S
9-13 Feb 2004
omnibus 15-Feb
73:19, 68736, S
BBC 7 web
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28-Jul-1987
MCC – The Fully Harmonious and
Totally Unauthorised History
Peter Tinniswood
Robin Bailey, The Brigadier
and archive voices
Researched by Vivian Meck
Produced by Andrew Parface
43:53, 41143, S
N-NV-021
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Broadcast
26-Apr-1989
to
31-May-1989
R7:
06-May-2007 to
10-Jun-2007
(5)
Winston
1. A Happy Family
2. Weaving the Spells
3. Without a Doubt
4. What Do You Reckon
5. Wacko Jolly Dee
6. The Village Fete
Maurice Denham, Christian
Rodska, Shirley Dixon, Liz
Goulding, Bill Wallis
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin
29:19, 27491, S
29:26, 27603, S
28:32, 26755, S
29:17, 27459, S
28:24, 26631, S
29:16, 27441, S
PC D/L
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Publ. 1985
Broadcast
15-Jul-1989
Call It a Canary
An Uncle Mort story.
Christian Rodska, Philip Jackson, George A. Cooper, Shirley Dixon,
Stephen Thorne, Liz Goulding, Sally Baxter, Judy Bennett, Anne
Cunningham, Jane Holiwood, Colin Edmund, Sylvia Brecher
Directed by Tony Cliff
87:52, 41188, S
M-SW-003
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Broadcast
01-Jan-1990
to
05-Feb-1990
R7:
17-Jun-2007
to
22-Jul-2007
(6)
Winston Comes To Town
1. A Tweak of the Thread
2. Lines of Communication
3. Has Anyone Seen Winston?
4. Repeat After Me
5. Easy to Love
6. The Best Place for Them
Maurice Denham, Shirley Dixon, Liz Goulding, Christian Rodska,
Bill Wallis
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin
29:07, 27309, S
28:24, 26638, S
27:43, 25998, S
30:09, 28269, S
29:23, 27556, S
29:12, 27389, S
PC D/L
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Broadcast
1990
(6)
A Small Union
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M
Publ. 1990
Broadcast
12-Jul-1990
19-Jul-1990
26-Jul-1990
02-Aug-1990
09-Aug-1990
numerous repears
(5)
Uncle Mort’s South Country I
1 We’ve Only Just Started
2 Three-Star Comfort
3 A Night on the Town
4 Admiral of the Night
5 In a Jam
Stephen Thorne, Sam Kelly, Liz Goulding, Christopher
Good, Christian Rodska, Brian Miller
Produced by Pete Atkin
1: 14:25, 10143, S
2: 15:13, 10708, S
3: 14:41, 10334, S
4: 14:59, 10546, S
5: 14:16, 10037, S
12-16 Jan 2004
BBC 7 web
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Publ. 1990
Broadcast
27-Oct-1990
03-Nov-1990
10-Nov-1990
17-Nov-1990
24-Nov-1990
(5)
Uncle Mort’s South Country II
1 The Great Escape
2 The Hitchhiker
3 The Brothers Rotten
4 Kindlewood Night
5 End Of The Road
Stephen Thorne, Sam Kelly, Liz Goulding, Christopher Good,
Christian Rodska, Jane Whittenshaw, Brian Miller,
Dr. A.I. Shotstrain
Produced by Pete Atkin
1: 14:35, 13687, S
2: 14:42, 13794, S
3: 14:36, 13693, S
4: 14:41, 13771, S
5: 14:33, 13656, S
16-20 Feb 2004
omnibus 22-Feb
73:19, 68751, S
BBC 7 web
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Published 1987
Tales from Witney Scrotum
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25-Dec-1990
Winston at Christmas
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M
Broadcast
31-Dec-1990
to
04-Feb-1991
R7:
21-Jul-2005
to
28-Aug-2005
(6)
Winston In Love
1. I’m in Love, I’m in Love
2. Taking Tea with Roland
3. Happy Days in Cawnpore
4. A Dangerous Critter
5. Figuratively Speaking
6. Clip Clop, Clip Clop
Shirley Dixon, Bill Wallis, Maurice Denham, Liz
Goulding, Christian Rodska
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin
28:11, 26436, S
29:07, 27302, S
29:24, 27566, S
27:47, 26052, S
27:59, 26248, S
28:33, 26768, S
M-TM-004
PC D/L
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1991?
The Brigadier’s Brief Lives
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1992
Two into Three
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Broadcast
12-Mar-1992
to
16-Apr-1992
R7:
29-Jul-2007
to
(6)
Winston In Europe
1. Don’t Gush, Nancy!
2. An Educated Woman
3. Where Are We Now?
4. Coping with Urges
5. Questions and Answers
6. Finis
Shirley Dixon, Maurice Denham, Liz Goulding, Christian Rodska,
Bill Wallis
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin
27:28, 25755, S
27:29, 25776, S
27:36, 25887, S
27:06, 25412, S
27:36, 25879, S
26:58, 25285, S
PC D/L
G(
28-Dec-1992
to
01-Jan-1993
Cass. 1993
Published 1984
Broadcast R7:
05-Apr-2004
to
09-Apr-2004
11-Apr-2004
The Brigadier in Season
(Tales from the Brigadier)
1. Stumped
2. Carry On, Goering
3. The Holy Father
4. Lucknow Hobson
5. The Brigadier in Season
Richard Wilson, reader
Produced by Pete Atkin
13:09, 6170, m
15:02, 7048, m
14:51, 6967, m
14:41, 6890, m
14:30, 6800, m

Omnibus
71:30, 33519, m
M-TM-004
BBC 7 web
G(
1993
Cass. 1993
published
??
The Brigadier Down Under
1. Travel to Australia
2. First Impressions
3. Taking Stock
4. Traveling with Lord Henry Blofeld
Richard Wilson, reader
Produced by Pete Atkin
1: 12:50, 24085, S
2: 13:02, 24457, S
3: 12:04, 22627, S
4: 13:56, 26146, S
SW
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1993
The Governor's Consort
Mary Wimbush, John Moffat, Bernard Hepton, Stephen
Thorne, Keith Drinkle, Matthew Morgan, James
Talifer, Jonathan Adams
Directed by Enyd Williams
57:03, 53498, S
PC D/L
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Broadcast
31-Mar-1994 to
05-May-1994
(6)

R7:
13-Dec-2009 to
24-Dec-2009
Winston Back Home
1. So This is What Happiness is all about
2. A Whale of a Time Chekov
3. Don’t Call Me Soames
4. Say It again, Winston
5. A Born Natural
6. After all this Time, a Happy Ending
Shirley Dixon, Maurice Denham, Liz Goulding,
Christian Rodska, Bill Wallis
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin
29:01, 27214, S
27:01, 25338, S
26:51, 25186, S
27:53, 26148, S
29:14, 27422, S
27:53, 26143, S
R7 PC D/L G
1995
Pen Pals
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1995
R7:
03-Jul-2005
The Village Fete
A Winston Story
Maurice Denham, Shirley
Dixon, Liz Goulding, Christian
Rodska, Bill Wallis, Carol
Boyd, Ronald Herdman,
Jennifer Pearcy
Directed by Shaun MacLoughlin
87:30, 82036
PC D/L
G(
Published ??
Broadcast
12-Feb-1996 to
11-Mar-1996
R7:
19-Jan-04 to
23-Jan-04
--
25-Jan-04
Uncle Mort’s Celtic Fringe I
1 Croeso to Whatitsname
2 Happy Days
3 A Good Day for Banning
4 Seeing Things
5 What a Screech
Stephen Thorne, Sam Kelly, Liz Goulding, June Barry,
Howell Evans, Stuart Organ, Harrison Desty, Richard
Davis, Christian Rodska
Produced by Pete Atkin
14:08, 9949, S
14:18, 10060, S
13:57, 9810, S
13:50, 9735, S
14:17, 10050, S

70:37, 49664, S
BBC 7 web
G(
Published ??
Broadcast
26-Aug-1996 to
23-Sep-1996
(5+5)
Uncle Mort’s Celtic Fringe II
6 A Shufti at the Valleys
7 Tricky Icky
8 Lofoten-Jones
9 As Legend Has It
10 Last Respects
Stephen Thorne, Sam Kelly, Liz Goulding, June Barry,
Howell Evans, Stuart Organ, Harrison Desty, Richard
Davis, Christian Rodska
Produced by Pete Atkin
14:31, 13616, S
14:40, 13752, S
14:26, 13535, S
14:27, 13551, S
14:29, 13587, S

72:38, 68101, S|-
R7 PC D/L G
1998
The Last Obit
Billie Whitelaw as obituarist
Directed by Enyd Williams
43:09, 40456, S
M-TM-004
PC D/L
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Broadcast
04-Feb-1998 to
11-Mar-1998
(6)
Visiting Julia
Keith Barrow, Liz Goulding
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15-May-1997
Next Time We Might Play Better
Graham Crowden, Hugh Dickson,
Stephen Thorne
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M
1998
The Wireless Lady
featuring Bille Whitelaw
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1998
R7:
20-Dec-2004
On The Whole It's Been Jolly Good
for Maurice Denham
directed by Enyd Williams
43:56, 41198, S
M-TM-004
BBC 7 web
PC D/L
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1998
Verona- A Conspiracy Of Parrots
(for Stephanie Cole),rpt 1999
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1998
A Very Rare Bird Indeed
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1999
BBC7:
03-Jun-2003
04-Dec-2005
The House Swap
William Hootkins, Penelope Wilton,
Peter Vaughan, John Hartley,
Nigel Carrington
Directed by Gordon House
56:59, 53428, S
M-TM-004
PC D/L
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1999
The Scan
Roy Hudd, Judy Cornwell
Directed by Enyd Williams
43:40, 40946, S
PC D/L
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2000
21-Nov-2001
R7:
05-Jan-2008
Dorothy, A Manager's Wife
Pauline Collins, Timothy West, David Thorpe
Directed by Enyd Williams
43:59, 41238, S
M-TM-004
PC D/L
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16-Jun-2000
R7:
26-Jun-2006
Age Gap
Phyllida Law, Imelda Staunton
Directed by Enyd Williams
43:58, 41227, S
PC D/L
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2000
The Packer
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2000
Admiral Of The Night
By E. de Filippo, dramatized by Tinniswood
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2001
The Duvet Lady
Billie Whitelaw monologue
Directed by Enyd Williams
43:52, 41130, S
PC D/L
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2001
Mr. Reliable
Peter Sallis, Edna Dore
Directed by Enyd Williams
44:03, 41310, S
PC D/L
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2001
(4)
Tales From The Backbench I
  • Time to Confess
Lesley Phillips
Directed by Enyd Williams
14:0013129, S
M-TM-004
PC D/L
G(
15-Jan-2001
R7:
27-Jun-2006
On The Train to Chemnitz
Paul Scofield, Fiona Shaw
Directed by Enyd Williams
43:44, 41014, S
PC D/L
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2001
(4)
Tales From The Backbench II
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2002
The Air Raid
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2002
R7:
26-Mar-2004
24-Jun-2005
Anton in Eastbourne
for Paul Scofield, Emma Fielding, Stephen Thorne
Directed by Enyd Williams
45:40, 42823, S
PC D/L
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2003
The Goalkeeper's Boo-Boo
Ian McDiarmid, Paul McCrink, Helen Longworth, Fiona Clark, Barbara Marten, Everal A. Walsh, Stephen Thorne, Alan Green, Mark Chatterton
Original music by Nina Perry
Directed by Gordon House
56:57, 23359, m
M-TM-004
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2003
R4:
07-Oct-2010

Visitors

Roy Hudd, Emma Fielding
Music ..... David Chilton
Abridger ..... Liz Goulding
Producer ..... Gordon House

43:57, 41218, S BBC R4 G

Other programmes with Peter Tinniswood

Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
Location
Status
01-Sep-1997
Secret Life of the Shed
Paul Allen with Peter Tinniswood
and Valentine Cunningham
24:09, 33969, S
M-CB-013
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25-Dec-1997
Batteries Not Included
Peter Tinniswood
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M