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Pick-Up is a radio play by Ken Blakeson. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 04 June 2004, as an installment of the Friday Play[1].


Charlie Wilson is desperate. At the age of forty-four he yearns for a complete change of lifestyle. And then - when he is mistakenly identified as the victim of a tragic traffic accident - he finds he can have it.


  • Charlie Wilson - Philip Jackson
  • Polly Wilson - Janice McKenzie
  • Julie - Noreen Kershaw
  • Mary - Ann Rye
  • Tracy/Ros/WPC - Fiona Clarke
  • Pete/Driver - Declan Wilson
  • Jeff/MC/Chief Inspector - Jonathan Keeble
  • Driver 2/Vicar/Pat/Fisherman - Keith Ladd

Directed by Gordon House

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