Wyndham, John (1903 – 1969)

Last Edited: 11-Jun-2016 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
Publ. 1951 The Day of the Triffids
(Abridged, dramatization)
1. The End Begins
2. A Light in the Night
3. Conference and Confusion
4. Dead End
5. World Narrowing
6. Strategic Withdrawal
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17 episodes
Patrick Barr, Monica Gray, Gabrielle Blunt
Dramatised by Giles Cooper
Produced by Peter Watts
1: 29:43, 6934, m
2: 29:24, 6863, m
3: 29:57, 6991, m
4: 30:03, 7012, m
5: 29:47, 6950, m
6: 29:47, 6952, m
Publ. 1951
R7:
18-Feb-2004 through
11-Mar-2004
The Day of the Triffids
(Unabridged reading)
17 episodes
Read by Roger May
Produced by Susan Carson
17 30-minute files
Publ. 1953 The Kraken Wakes
(abridged, dramatization)
Jonathan Caike, Sarah Todd, David Flishman, Russell Dixon,
William Oxborough, Malcolm Hempton, John Branwell,
Katherine Hunt, James Nickerson, Tom Clarke-Hill,
Leonid Asalkin
Music: Paul Cargill
Dramatised by John Constable
Directed by Susan Roberts
43:02, 40345, S
43:57, 41216, S
clipping in file 1
Publ. 1953
28-May-2016
04-Jun-2016
The Kraken Wakes
(abridged, dramatization)
Paul Higgins, Tamsin Greig, Richard Harrington, Sally Carman,
Abdullah Afzal, Gareth Cassidy, Nicola Sturgeon
adapted by Val McDermid
Performed 'as live' with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Composer: Prof Alan E Williams
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Director and Producer: Justine Potter
52:41, 49287, S
52:38, 49248, S
Publ. 1953 The Kraken Wakes
(unabridged, reading)
Read by Stephen Moore
Produced by Susan Carson
30:49, 12645, m
30:16, 12415, m
30:39, 12575, m
29:46, 12216, m
30:06, 12348, m
30:08, 12365, m
30:26, 12487, m
26:07, 10718, m
29:44, 12201, m
27:49, 11415, m
30:12, 12393, m
28:19, 11620, m
26:50, 11008, m
29:43, 12192, m
30:44, 12608, m
30:18, 12429, m
Publ. 1968
14-Mar-1998
R7:
05-May-2007
Chocky Owen Teal, Cathy Tyson, Sasha Dewan, Holly Grainger,
Catherine Hunt, John Branwell, John Lloyd Fillingham,
William Oxborough, Melissa Syndon, William Haig,
Stephen Perry
Music: Paul Cargill
Dramatised by John Constable
Produced: Melanie Harris
88:59, 83432, S
Publ.
R7:
26-Sep-2004
The Chrysalids Stephen Garlic, Amanda Murray, Judy Bennett, Spencer
Banks, Philippa Ritchie, Jenny Lee, Catherine Hurlbut,
Sonia Fraser, Peter Baldwin, Elizabeth Ryder, Michael
Spice, Susan Sheridan, Alissa Derwent, Jennifer Pearcey,
Robin Brown, John Rye, William Eadle, Martin Reid,
Jane Knowles
Dramatised by Barbara Clegg
Directed by Michael Bartlett
88:30, 82983, S
29-Jul-2012
05-Aug-2012
The Chrysalids
Matthew Beard, Ben Hanley, Isobel Doran, Conrad Nelson,
Jeff Hordley, Fiona Clarke, Verity-May Henry, Emma Cunniffe,
Henry Devas, Robert Pickavance, Sydney Wade, Carla Henry
Adaptor Jane Rogers
Director Nadia Molinari
56:35, 52947, S
56:43, 53066, S
Publ.
R7:
11-Nov-2004
12-Nov-2004
15-Nov-2004
The Midwich Cuckoos Charles Kaye, William Gaunt, Mary Wilson, Pauline Yeats,
Jennie Quayle, Rosalind Adams, Gordon deLue, Hugh
Dickson, William Ingram, Garrard Greene, Martin
Randsley, Peter Tottenham, Ronald Baddeley, David Hirt,
Alex Jennings, Edward Cost, Manning Wilson, Nigel
Graham, Catherine Parr, Jill Dickston, Simon Hewitt
Dramatized by William Ingram
Directed by Gordon House
28:02, 26294, S
28:09, 26401, S
27:59, 26243, S
R7:
09-Jan-2005
16-Jan-2005
Survival Read by Nicholas Boulton
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
30:54, 14487, m
31:16, 14663, m
R7:
25-Mar-2007
to
22-Apr-2007
Trouble with Lichens Read by Joanna Tope
Produced by Amy McReadie
27:52, 26142, S
27:34, 25858, S
27:29, 25779, S
27:46, 26034, S
28:06, 26357, S
19-Mar-1989
R7:
10-Apr-2005
Fear on Four – Survival Carlyn Ascoe, Simon Cuff, David March, Eva Stuart,
Michael Graham Cox, Nicolas Courtney, Richard Tate,
Michael Beacon, John Moffat, Martin Dew, Joe Dunlop
Adapted by Pat Booker
Directed by Jerry Jones
29:03, 27243, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
21-Dec-2010 John Wyndham: No Place Like Earth
Dan Rebellato
produced by Nicola Swords

27:53, 26155, S