Truss, Lynne

Last Edited: 22-Sep-2014 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recordings are good unless otherwise indicated.
Inspector Steine
Date Title Cast Parameters
26-Jan-2007
1 Operation Whooooo!
Michael Fenton Stevens, Jan Ravens, John Ramm,
Matt Green, Carla Mendonca, David Holt, Cameron
Cleaver, Michael Roberts
Directed by Karen Rose
27:55, 26173, S
02-Feb-2007
2 His Last Review
Michael Fenton Stevens, Jan Ravens, John Ramm,
Matt Green, Allan Corduner, David Holt, Jason
Hughes, Carolyn Blackhouse
Directed by Karen Rose
27:31, 25810, S
09-Feb-2007
3 Eyes Down
Michael Fenton Stevens, Jan Ravens, John Ramm,
Matt Green, Michael Roberts
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
27:59, 26245, S
16-Feb-2007
4 That’s the Way to Do It
Michael Fenton Stevens, Jan Ravens, John Ramm,
Matt Green, Kim Wall
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:09, 26400, S
23-Feb-2007
5 (The Woman)
Michael Fenton Stevens, Jan Ravens, John Ramm,
Matt Green, Janet Ellis
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:10, 26407, S
02-Mar-2007
6 The Anniversary
Michael Fenton Stevens, Jan Ravens, John Ramm,
Matt Green, Ewan Bailey, Kim Wall, David Holt
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:10, 26407, S
04-Apr-2008
7 The Entertainer
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Sam Spiro,
Matt Green, David Holt, Kim Wall
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
27:30, 25783, S
27:24, 25698, S
11-Apr-2008
8 On the Road
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Sam Spiro,
Matt Green
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
27:09, 25460, S
27:05, 25403, S
18-Apr-2008
9 The Smallest Show on Earth
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Sam Spiro,
Matt Green, Ethan Brook, Carla Mendonca,
Kim Wall, Rachel Atkins, Will Keen
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:05, 26329, S
27:50, 26245, S
25-Apr-2008
10 The Uses of Literacy
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Sam Spiro,
Matt Green, Janet Ellis, Nicholas Le Prevost,
Michelle Tate, Sophie Dearlove
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:00, 26258, S
27:53, 13077, S
02-May-2008
11 Room at the Top
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Sam Spiro,
Matt Green, Mark Heap
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:05, 26344, S
09-May-2008
12 Endgame
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Sam Spiro,
Matt Green, Ewan Bailey, David Holt
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose
28:03, 26311, S
25-Sep-2009 13 While The Sun Shines
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green,
Samantha Spiro, Philip Jackson,  David Holt
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose

27:42, 25972, S
02-Oct-2009 14 Separate Tables
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green,
Samantha Spiro, Adrian Bower, Ewan Bailey, David Holt
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose

27:32, 25826, S
09-Oct-2009 15 Harlequinade
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green,
Samantha Spiro, Adrian Bower, David Holt
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose

27:58, 26228, S
16-Oct-2009 16 Variation on A Theme
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green,
Samantha Spiro, Janet Ellis
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose

28:05, 26329, S
23-Oct-2009 17 In Praise of Love
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green,
Samantha Spiro, Rachel Atkins, Douglas Hodge,
David Holt
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose

27:24, 25692, S
30-Oct-2009 18 The Deep Blue Sea
Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green,
Samantha Spiro, Janet Ellis
Music by Anthony May
Directed by Karen Rose

27:59, 26236, S
17-Oct-2011 19 Towards the End
Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John
Ramm, Matt Green, Robert Bathhurst
Sound design: David Thomas
Music: Anthony May
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Karen Rose
26:57, 25225, S
24-Oct-2011 20 untitled Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John
Ramm, Matt Green, Robert Bathurst, Janet Ellis,
Ewan Bailey
Sound design: David Thomas
Music: Anthony May
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Karen Rose
27:17, 25528, S
31-Oct-2011 21 The End in Sight
Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John
Ramm, Matt Green, David Holt, Ewan Bailey
Sound design: David Thomas
Music: Anthony May
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Karen Rose
27:55, 26132, S
07-Nov-2011 22 The Home Stretch
Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John
Ramm, Matt Green, Janet Ellis, Robert Bathurst
Sound design: David Thomas
Music: Anthony May
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Producer: Karen Rose
27:21, 25593, S
14-Nov-2011 23 Not Long
Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John
Ramm, Matt Green, Janet Ellis, Robert Bathurst
Producer/Director: Marilyn Imrie
27:26, 25673, S
21-Nov-2011 24 The End
Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John
Ramm, Matt Green, Janet Ellis, Robert Bathurst,
Ewan Bailey
Producer/Director: Marilyn Imrie
27:46, 25986, S
23-Dec-2013
25 The Christmas of Inspector Steine
Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, Robert
Bathurst,
Matt Green, John Ramm, Janet Ellis,
Music by Anthony May
Sound design by David Thomas
Producer: Karen Rose
43:39, 49848, S

Other Works / Other Writing Credits

Acropolis Now
Date Title Cast Parameters
31-Dec-2003
12-Sep-2007
Cold Calling
Jason Hughes, Katy Murphy, Kulvinder Ghir,
Ewan Bailey, Becky Hindley, Charlie
Simpson, Marlene Sidaway, Rachel
Atkins, Lucy Lott
Directed by Karen Rose
43:59. 41245, S
20-Sep-2008 Bora Bora
Derek Jacobi, Corin Redgrave, Cheryl Campbell, Adrian
Bower, Eve Pearce, Jill Johnson, Stephen Critchlow,
Rachel Atkins
Directed by Ned Chaillet
57:08, 53565, S
06-Dec-2008 Giving Up the Ghost
Adrian Bower, Struan Rodger, Jeff Rawle, Joe Absolom,
Brendan Charleson, Richard Nichols, Sara McGaughey
Directed by Kate McAll
56:28, 52951, S
12-Sep-2004
It Can’t Go On --
The Issues of Choice in Current Society
  1. Good Choice
  2. Bad Choice
  3. The World Is Our Lobster
Lynne Truss
Produced by Kate McCall
14:02, 13169, S
13:54, 13042, S
13:33, 13715, S
13-May-2005
20-May-2005
27-May-2005
03-Jun-2005
10-Jun-2005
17-Jun-2005
A Certain Age
  1. The Father
  2. The Son
  3. The Husband
  4. The Pedant
  5. The Brother
  6. The Married Man
Read by Douglas Hodge, Robert Glenister,
Peter Capaldi, Stephen Tomkinson, Simon
Russell Beale, Stuart Milligan
Produced by Dawn Ellis
26:31, 24873, S
28:11, 13218, m
28:12, 13222, m
28:12, 13224, m
28:07, 13183, m
28:09, 13203, m
R7:
24-Dec-2005
Lynne Truss’s Christmas Rant
Lynne Truss
Produced by Viv Beeby
13:38, 7994, m
13-Mar-2007
10-Aug-2008
The Parakeet
read by Douglas Hodge
Producer Lisa Osborne
13:31, 12676, S
05-Oct-2009 to
09-Oct-2009
Get Her Off The Pitch!
Lynne Truss
abridged by Jeremy Osborne
produced by Karen Rose
14:04, 13189, S
13:44, 12876, S
13:42, 12858, S
13:35, 12750, S
13:51, 12997, S
13-Dec-2010 to
17-Dec-2010
Uncle Gwyn's Posthumous Curse
Margaret John, Brian Hibbard, Tom Allen, Lynne Seymour,
Lee Mengo, Howell Evans
directed by Kate McAll
13:49, 12955, S
13:43, 12867, S
13:45, 12896, S
13:44, 12885, S
13:52, 13008, S
R4X:
20-Dec-2011
Life Without George
read by Michael Williams
14:20, 13449, S
03-Mar-2014 to
14-Mar-2014
Cat Out of Hell
Reader: Mike Grady
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Karen Rose
13:43, 12850, S
13:33, 19042, S
13:38, 12772, S
13:58, 13072, S
13:48, 12916, S
13:36, 12734, S
13:38, 12760, S
13:25, 12561, S
13:53, 13002, S
13:47, 12913, S
07-Sep-2014
14-Sep-2014
21-Sep-2014
Gossip from the Garden Pond
  1. The Tadpole and the Dragonfly
  2. The Water Boatman and Great
    Diving Beetle
  3. The Garden Spider and Great
    Pond Snail

  1. Julian Rhind Tutt, Alison Steadman
  2. Sandi Toksvig and David Ryall
  3. Amanda Root and James Fleet

sound recordings by Chris Watson and Tom Lawrence
Producer Sarah Blunt



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