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Gilbert Without Sullivan - Series 2 by Stephen Wyatt
Directed by Jenny Stephens
BBC Radio 4
This series was used as one-off fillers when needed

Dramatizations from the stories of WS Gilbert.

Episodes[]

Episode 1 - 15.12.2004 - The Wedding March - It's Woodpecker Tapping's wedding day. Everything that could go wrong does.
Cast:

  • Anna Maria....Alex Tregear
  • Bapp/Foodle....Paul Clarkson
  • Bella Crackenthorpe/Leonora....Amy Shindler
  • Bopaddy/Duke/Servant....John Rowe
  • Bunthunder/Old Poppytop....Sion Probert
  • WS Gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • Marchioness....Charlotte West-Oram
  • Woodpecker Tapping....Jason Chan

Episode 2 - 22.12.2004 - A Sensation Novel - Ebeneezer Fudge, writer of melodramatic sensation novels, is disturbed when his characters start coming to life and criticising his preposterous plots.
Cast:

  • Alice Grey....Wendy Baxter
  • Demon of Romance....Nicholas Boulton
  • Ebenezer Fudge....John Rowe
  • WS Gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • Herbert....Jason Chan
  • Lady Rockalda....Julia Hills
  • Sir Ruthven Glenaloon....Hugh Dickson

Episode 3 - 29.12.2004 - A Colossal Idea - On holiday with his wife in Margate, Mr Yellowboy claims to be preparing the 123rd edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.But his activities are not that innocent.
Cast:

  • Arabella Balderby....Sarah Hadland
  • Cousin Jack/Guardsman....James Howard
  • WS Gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • Mr Wellington Yellowboy....Tim Hudson
  • Mrs Amelia Yellowboy....Bella Merlin
  • Mrs Badger/Ticket Lady....Tina Gray

Episode 4 - 05.01.2005 - Tom Cobb, Or Fortune's Toy -Tom Cobb is engaged to Matilda O'Fipp, but the course of true love never runs smooth.
Cast:

  • Bulstrode....Jason Chan
  • Caroline Effingham....Bella Merlin
  • Colonel O'Flipp....Stephen Hogan
  • WS Gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • Matilda O'Flipp....Sarah Corbett
  • Tim Whipple....James Howard
  • Tom Cobb....Bertie Carvel 

Episode 5 - 12.01.2005 - The Realm Of Joy - A West End play is causing such scandal that respectable Victorian theatregoers can't keep away.
Cast:

  • WS Gilbert....Jonathan Coy
  • Jellybag....Alexandra Delamere
  • Mr Edgar Scruby....Tim Hudson
  • Mr Joseph Porter....Stephen Hogan
  • Mrs Hebe Porter....Bella Merlin
  • Mrs Henrietta Scruby....Jilly Bond
  • Mrs Spiff....Charlotte West-Oram
  • Quilsby....Jeffrey Harmer

Critical Reception[]

References[]

http://www.radiolistings.co.uk

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