Wells, H G

Last Edited: 12-Mar-2017 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
R4:
1990

Island of Dr Moreau

Kim Wall, Kenneth Colley, Garard Greene, Terry Malloy,
Donny Shiller, Alex Jones, Peter Meakin, Janet Dale,
Neil Foster, Richard Mitchly, [some credits garbled]
Dramatised by David Calcutt.
Directed by Nigel Bryant
84:35, 59480, S

R4:
21-Jul-2008
to
25-Jul-2008
Island of Dr Moreau
Read by Jonathan Pryce
abridged by Matthew McGooghan
produced by Clive Brill
14:03, 13180, S
13:56, 13064, S
14:05, 13216, S
14:09, 13277, S
14:05, 13211, S
R7:
14-Jan-2006
The Sea Raiders
Read by Robert Bathurst
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
23:25, 21966, S
R7:
21-Jan-2006
The New Accelerator
Read by Robert Bathurst
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
26:09, 24516, S
R7:
28-Jan-2006
04-Feb-2006
A Dream of Armageddon
Read by Robert Bathurst
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
26:34, 24910, S
26:07, 24494, S
R4:
07-May-2006
14-May-2006
Kipps - the Story of a Simple Soul
Bryan Dick, Donald Sumpter, Deborah Findlay, Lesley
Vickerage, Jonathan Keeble, Robert Whitelock, Myles
Taylor, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Jordan Clarke, Megan Jones,
Sinead Matthews, Simon Balfour
dramatised by Mike Walker
Producer/director John Taylor
56:45, 53205, S
56:55, 53365, S
20-Jul-2009 to
24-Jul-2009
The First Men in the Moon
read by Tim Pigott-Smith
abridged by Neville Teller
13:35, 12739, S
13:49, 12954, S
13:42, 12860, S
13:56, 13076, S
13:42, 12860, S
R7:
01-Feb-2009
Fantastic Journey 1. The Door in the Wall
read by Anton Lesser
produced by Gemma Jenkins
27:58, 26226, S
01-Dec-2003
In The Avu Observatory
read by Dermot Crowley
abridged and produced by Duncan Minshull
13:44, 6419, S
19-Feb-2017
26-Feb-2017
Ann Veronica
Bill Nighy, Amy Hoggart, Geoffrey Whitehead, Ruth
Alexander Rubin, Jonathan Keeble, Henry Devas, Ashley
Margolis, Emily Pithon, Victoria Brazier, Verity Henry,
Toby Hadoke
Dramatised by Ellen Dryden (1), Lavinia Murray (2)
Produced and directed by Pauline Harris
57:00, 53326, S
56:43, 53058, S
ARTC
Invisible Man
adapted by Thomas E. Fuller
directed by Thomas E. Fuller 29:16, 27441, "s"
left channel only
clipping
NBC
16-Oct-1944
Author's
Playhouse
Country Of The Blind William Everett, Lorette Philbrandt, Fred Sulliavan, Charles
Eggleston, Armand Hunter, Harry Elbers, Herbert
Butterfield, Butler Adville
adapted by Peggy Phillips
directed by Homer Hecht
25:12, 5908, M
NBC
04-Dec-1944
Author's
Playhouse
Inexperienced Ghost
Herbert Butterfield, Wilms Herbert, Clair Baum, Charles
Eggleston
adapted by Guy deVry
directed by Norman Felton
28:00, 6563, M
BBC R4
04-Mar-2017
11-Mar-2017
The War of the Worlds
Blake Ritson, Samuel James, John Dougall, Sanchia
McCormack, Carl Prekopp, David Sterne, Maeve
Bluebell Wells, Finlay Robertson, Nick Murchie,
Sarah Ridgeway, Georgie Glen, John Bowler, David
Sturzaker
dramatised by Melissa Murray
Directed by Marc Beeby
56:45, 53089, S
56:37, 52965, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters
various dates
75th Anniversary of Orson Welles and
the Mercury Theater Company performance
of the War of the Worlds
  1. Radiolab 4-3 -- War of the Worlds
    (25-Mar-2008)
  2. Archive Hour 13-42 -- Orson Welles
    and The War of the Worlds: Myth
    or Legend? (26-Oct-2013)
  3. 1938 broadcast (R4X: 27-Oct-2013)
  4. Ideas -- War of the Welles (CBC R1
    30-Oct-2013)
  1. Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
  2. Presented by Christopher Frayling
    Producer: Nick Freand Jones 

  3. R H Greene
    Southern California Public Radio
  1. 59:07
  2. 56:24,
  3. 54:36,
  4. 53:57,