Stevenson, Robert Louis

Last Edited: 04-Sep-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.


Date Title Cast Parameters
R4
11-Jul-1992
R7
11-Jul-2004
The Weir of Hermiston Wendy Seeger, Forbes Masson, Tom Watson, Anne
Scott-Jones, Liam Brennan, Ralph Rear, James Bryce, Benny
Young, Ian Briggs, Ian Agnew, Isabella Jarrett, Paul Young
Music by Ian Johnston
Dramatized by Robert Forrest
Directed by Patrick Rayner
89:15, 83681, S
c. 1950
Treasure Island Basil Rathbone, Dix Davis, Ken Christy, Raymond Lawrence,
Richard Aherne, Joseph Granby, Harry Lang,
Chorus under Richard Davis
Adapted by Ralph Rose
Columbia ML 4038
() LP mono
26:01, 36535, m
R4
11-Jul-1992
R7
11-Jul-2004
Treasure Island Peter Jeffrey, Ben Rodsga, Hugh Paddick, Gyn Huston, John
Moffat, Geoffrey Whitehead, Stephen Thorne, David King,
Brian Haines, Anthony Hall, Michael Kilgarrith, John Hollis,
John Bull, Paul Downing, Brian Miller, Charles Simpson, David
Goodland, Tessa Worseley, Wally K. Daly
Dramatised by John Scotney
Directed by Martyn Jenkins
87:10, 81727, S
Mercury Theater
18-Jul-1938
Treasure Island
Orson Welles, Arthur Anderson, George Coulouris, Ray Collins,
Agnes Moorehead, Eustace Wyatt, Alfred Shirley, William
Alland, Stephen Fox, Richard Wilson
62:31, 29303, M
BBC R4
26-Dec-1984
Treasure Island
Timothy West, Geoffrey Bayldon, Alethea Charlton, Allan
Cuthbertson, John Rowe, Crispin Gillbard, William Fox, Rolf
Lefebvre, Geoffrey Matthews, John Baddeley, John Bentley,
William Sleigh, Anthony Hall, Fraser Kerr
adapted for radio by John Keir Cross
Directed by Harry Catlin, Martin Jenkins
86:17, 20222, m
31-Dec-2007
to
04-Jan-2007
Treasure Island
(reading)
read by John le Carré
abridged by Katrin Williams
Producer David Blount
13:53, 13018, S
13:35, 12740, S
13:35, 12737, S
13:27, 12611, S
14:01, 13149, S
ABC RN
07-May-2012 to
25-May-2012
Treasure Island
(reading)
abridged and read by Patrick Dixon
produced by Anne Wynter
14:38, 13706, S
14:34, 13632, S
14:38, 13704, S
14:33, 13630, S
14:40, 13739, S
14:38, 13702, S
14:36, 13668, S
14:36, 13672, S
14:38, 13696, S
14:43, 13774, S
14:38, 13705, S
14:35, 13663, S
14:34, 13636, S
14:39, 13716, S
14:38, 13701, S
Books on Tape
2002
Treasure Island
read by Richard Matthews
104 files
5:44:28, 160 MB, M
BBC R4
03-Dec-1994

The Master of Ballantrae Jimmy Chisholm, Alasdair McCrone, Robert Paterson, Louise
Beattie, David McKail, Crawford Logan, Robin Peoples, Charles
Kearney, Iain Agnew, Maureen Carr Kierney
Dramatized by Robert Forrest
Directed by Patrick Rayner
90:18: 84858, S
R7:
30-Jun-2008
01-Jul-2008
The Master of Ballantrae David Rintoul, Liam Brennan, John Sheddon, Tom Fleming, Vickie
Lydell, Patrick Moy, Simon Tait, John Keswick, Lesley Hary,
Allie di Souza, James Bryce, Alec Heggie, Harris Young
dramatised by Chris Dolan
Directed by Bruce Young
56:56, 53380, S
56:59, 53436, S
R4:
01-Feb-2006
Markheim Jack Klaff, Anton Rodgers, Anthony Jackson,
Abigail Hollick, Mark Straker
dramatised by John Taylor
Director John Taylor
43:59, 41248, S
R7:
12-Dec-2009
Markheim read by Hugh Bonneville
abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins
28:24, 26638, S
BBC R4
05-Dec-1992
The Wrong Box
by Robert Louis Stevenson
and Lloyd Osbourne
Finlay Welsh, Keith Drinkel, Lyndsay Maples, Forbes Masson,
Neville Barber, John Ramage, Martin Heller, Ian Sexon,
Stephen McNicholl
Pianist: David Dorwood
Dramatised by Ron Butlin
Directed by Patrick Rayner
57:30, 53905, S
BBC R4
27-Jul-1991
The Misadventures of John
Nicholson
David Rintoul, John McGlynn, Michael Elder, Patricia Ross
Dramatised by Ron Butlin
Directed by Patrick Rayner
56:49, 53274, S
BBC R4
10-Aug-1991
The Pavilion On The Links
Stuart McQuarrie, Allan Sharpe, Rosaleen Pelan, Neville Barber,
Carolyn Bonnyman, Iain Agnew, Liam Brennan
Dramatised by Trevor Royle
Director Patrick Rayner
58:11, 54550, S
BBC R4
12-Dec-1992
The Suicide Club
Crawford Logan, James McPherson, Robin Thompson, Nicholas
Gilbrook, Tom Priddle, David O'Cale, Mark Coleman
Dramatised by Trevor Royle
Director Patrick Rayner

57:01, 53452, S
BBC R4
12-Nov-1985
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde
Michael Aldridge, James Bryce, Bernard Hepton, David Garth,
John Rye, Garard Green, Graham Blockey, Pauline Letts,
Ronald Herdman, Verity Ann Meldrum
dramatised for radio by Jill Brooke
Director Glyn Dearman
55:34, 52088, S
BBC WS
01-Dec-1994 to
15-Dec-1994

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde

Nigel Anthony, Michael Maloney, Derek Waring
Dramatised by Nick McCarthy
directed by David Hitchinson
28:19, 26554, s
28:44, 26942, s
28:48, 26995, s
BBC R4
27-Dec-1993
repeat
05-Dec-1994
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde

Alexander Morton, Tom Fleming, Michael Elder, Ralph Riach,
Tom Smith, Lisa Grindall, John Shedden, Louise Ironside,
David Tennant
Dramatised By: Robert Forrest
Composer: David Dorward
Director: Patrick Rayner
75:00, 70310, S
NBC Radio
??
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde


26:22, 6180, s
From LP?
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde

Read by Tom Baker
99:02, 92842, S
From LP?
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde

Read by Anthony Quayle
93:57, 59956, S
From LP?
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde

Read by John Hurt
70:00, 65627, S
Theatre Guild
??
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll
and Mr Hyde


52:29, 15376, M
??
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
read by John Sessions
Incomplete,
episodes 1-5 of 7
1:50:34, 101 MB, S
BBC WS
11-Jul-1982
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Nicky Henson, Charles Kay, Charles Gray, Reginald Marsh
directed by Derek Hoddinott
60:34, 14197, M
R4:
03-Feb-2007
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Adam Godley, David Horovitch, Mark Straker, Christine
Kavanagh, Sam Dale, Joseph Kloska, Ian Masters, Emma
Noakes, Bethan Walker
dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus
Director Claire Grove
57:10, 53595, S
BBC R4:
19-Nov-2016
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde David Tennant, Stuart McQuarrie, John Dougall, Madeleine
Worrall, Hugh Ross, Catriona McFarlane, Nick Underwood,
David Sterne, John Bowler, Kenny Blyth, Michael Bertenshaw,
Nicholas Murchie, Karen Bartke, Natasha Cowley, Luke
MacGregor, Keziah Joseph
With an introduction from David Tennant
Music and adaptation by Neil Brand
Director: David Hunter.
86:58, 81362, S
R7:
22-Oct-2007
to
26-Oct-2007
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
(reading)
Read by Tim Pigott-Smith
Abridged by Morag Lyle
Produced by David Jackson Young
14:33, 13642, S
14:31, 13623, S
14:28, 13572, S
14:29, 13585, S
14:18, 13411, S
omnibus

R7:
30-Jun-2008
to
 
Travels with a Donkey read by Alan Cumming
abridged by Stuart Calm
produced by Tamsin Collison
14:13, 13336, S
14:14, 13348, S
14:07, 13236, S
14:26, 13537, S
14:18, 13416, S
14:28, 13565, S
14:16, 13389, S
14:16, 13382, S
R7:
06-Jul-2008
Olalla Paul Blair, Richard Cornman, Carol Anne Crawford,
Roxanna Pope, Richard Greenwood, Simon Tait
dramatised by Marty Ross
Drirector Bruce Young
27:38, 25923,S
R7:
03-Jul-2010
The Bottle Imp David Rintoul, Tony Asoba, Nina Wadia, Ian Masters,
Peter Whitman, Don McCorkindale, Malcolm Ward
dramatised by Donald Johnson
directed by Matthew Walters
29:40, 27822, S
26-Jan-2015 to
30-Jan-2015
The Bottle Imp Read by Ian McDiarmid
Abridged and Produced by Kirsteen Cameron
13:04, 12230, S
13:41, 12812, S
13:48, 12917, S
13:45, 12870, S
13:46, 12888, S
20-Nov-2016
27-Nov-2016
Kidnapped
Owen Whitelaw, Michael Nardone, David Hayman, Lewis
Howden, Gavin Mitchell, Sean Scanlan, Kenny Blyth, Alan
McHugh, John Buick, Finlay McLean, Ian Macrae, Isabelle Joss
David Tennant introduces
dramatised by Chris Dolan
Producer/Director Bruce Young
56:50, 53179, S
56:44, 53085, S
BBC R4
16-Jun-1985 to
19-Jul-1985
BBC R4X
abridgement
2012
Kidnapped
  1. The House of Shaws
  2. Murder in Appin
  3. The Flight in the
    Heather
  4. Across the Forth
David Rintoul, Paul Young, Rikki Fulton, Jonathan Battersby,
John Shedden, Ray Dunsire, Marillyn Gray, Tam Dean Burn,
Billy Riddoch, Stuart Bishop,  John Carmichael, Henry Stamper,
Ian Stewart, Iain Agnew, Brown Derby, Sandy Neilson, Bob
Docherty, Rose McBain, David McKail, Finlay McLean, Ann
Louise Ross, Terry Cavers, Harriet Buchan, Gerard Slevin,
Iain Wotherspoon
Dramatised by Catherine L. Czerkawska
Director Marilyn Imrie
54:54, 51471, S
56:32, 53002, S
54:31, 51105, S
55:11, 51738, S
BBC R4
16-June-1985 to
25-Aug-1985

Kidnapped and Catriona
  1. The House of Shaws
  2. The Shipwreck
  3. Murder in Appin
  4. The Flight in the
    Heather
  5. Across the Forth
  6. In the Advocate's House
  7. The Lass with Grey Eyes
  8. The Bass Rock
  9. The Tee 'd Ball
  10. Travels in Holland
David Rintoul, Paul Young, Rikki Fulton, Jonathan Battersby,
John Shedden, Ray Dunsire, Marillyn Gray, Tam Dean Burn,
Billy Riddoch, Stuart Bishop,  John Carmichael, Henry Stamper,
Ian Stewart, Iain Agnew, Brown Derby, Sandy Neilson, Bob
Docherty, Rose McBain, David McKail, Finlay McLean, Ann
Louise Ross, Terry Cavers, Harriet Buchan, Gerard Slevin, Iain
Wotherspoon, Iain Cuthbertson, Gerda Stevenson, Russell
Hunter, Alec Heggie, Michael Elder, John McGlynn, Siobhan
Redmond, Ann Lannan, Hilary Lyon, Ann Scott Jones, John
Buick, Simon Donald,
Edith MacArthur, Leon Sinden, John
McGlynn, Tony Roper, Paul Kermack, Charles Kearney, Simon
Donald, Don Gallagher, Finlay Welsh
Dramatised by Catherine L. Czerkawska
Director Marilyn Imrie

47:08, 11058, m
42:36, 9995, m
51:44, 12135, m
48:09, 13297, m
55:33, 11297, m
55:50, 13032, m
50:37, 11877, m
54:26, 12769, m
54:14, 12720, m
55:08, 12931, m
04-Dec-2016
11-Dec-2016
Terror in the South Seas
  1. The Beach of Falesa
  2. The Ebb Tide
  1. David Tennant, Adjoa Andoh, Dan Mullane, Nigel Cooke,
    Theo Fraser-Steele
  2. David Tennant, Stanley Townsend, Rupert Evans,
    Charles Davies
Dramatised for radio by Jane Rogers
Produced and Directed by Clive Brill
56:56, 53267, S
60:12, 56325, S
BBC R3
04-May-2014
The Beach of Falesa
unfilmed screenplay
by Dylan Thomas
Matthew Rhys, Matthew Gravelle, Nicky Henson, Fiona Marr,
Simon Armstrong, Stephen Critchlow, Steve Toussaint
Adapted for radio and directed by Alison Hindell
100:16, 93995, S
BBC R4
20-Jul-1991
The Beach of Falesa
Kenneth Cranham, Struan Roger, Neville Barber, Anne Lacey,
Nicholas Gilbrook
Dramatised by Robert Forrest
Directed by Patrick Rayner
57:44, 54127, S
BBC Home Svc.
14-Oct-1961
The Ebb Tide
written by Robert Louis Stevenson
and Lloyd Osbourne

David March, Denis McCarthy, Harry Towb, Arthur Howard
adapted by Donald Pleasence
Produced By: Norman Wright
86:48, 81373, M
BBC R4
03-Aug-1991
The Ebb Tide
written by Robert Louis Stevenson
and Lloyd Osbourne
Dermot Crowley, Tom Fleming, Alfred Molina, Tom Watson
Dramatised by Robert Forrest
Directed by Patrick Rayner
57:48, 54193, S
??
The Black Arrow Read by Colin Budzyna, Natalie Vatcher, J.T. Turner,
The Colonial Radio Players
adapted by Gareth Tilley
33:37, 15292, S
32:37, 15292, S
32:38, 15294, S

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932 radio adaptation)
A 52 episode serial based on rather than a strict performance of the novel.
Date Title Cast Parameters
1932
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George Edwards
adapted by Betty Rowland
12:42, 2967, M
12:38, 2964, M
12:52, 3017, M
12:54, 3025, M
12:59, 3045, M
12:49, 3007, M
13:04, 3065, M
12:51, 3013, M
12:51, 3015, M
12:58, 3042, M
13:28, 3158, M
13:02, 3057, M
13:07, 3076, M
12:55, 3029, M
13:01, 3054, M
12:48, 3004, M
12:26, 2917, M
12:29, 2928, M
12:37, 2961, M
12:44, 5986, M
12:56, 3035, M
12:56, 3035, M
11:34, 2715, M
12:49, 3006, M
13:07, 3077, M
13:06, 3073, M
13:07, 3078, M
13:16, 3113, M
13:13, 3099, M
13:29, 3164, M
13:16, 3113, M
13:16, 3113, M
13:13, 3102, M
13:27, 3154, M
13:28, 3160, M
13:29, 3161, M
13:28, 3160, M
13:27, 3155, M
13:14, 3106, M
13:23, 3138, M
12:32, 2939, M
12:23, 2904, M
12:23, 2904, M
12:36, 2957, M
12:34, 2946, M
12:24, 2907, M
12:29, 2928, M
12:15, 2874, M
12:12, 2864, M
12:22, 2902, M
12:48, 3002, M
12:40, 2973, M

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters
BBC R4
26-Aug-2013 
His Father's Wife
by Mike Harris
based on an idea by Robert Louis Stevenson 
Robin Laing, Fiona Clarke, Seamus O'Neill, Natalie Grady,
Chris Jack
Director - Gary Brown 
44:07, 62035, S 

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