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The Biggest Sandcastle in the World is a radio play by Paul Thain. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 23 December 1981, and won a Giles Cooper Award that same year[1]

Plot[]

Three unemployed labourers create a huge sandcastle to alleviate boredom and frustration.

Cast[]

  • Archie - Colin Douglas
  • Tommy - Geoffrey Matthews
  • Jimmy - John Hollis
  • Betty/Joyce - Kathleen Helme
  • Mick - James Bate
  • Harry/Hamish - Christopher Fairbank
  • Fred - Brett Margolis
  • Arthur - Gordon Faith
  • Jackie - Fred Pearson
  • Higgins - Trevor Cooper
  • Employment Officer/Newscaster - George Parsons
  • Reporter/MP - David Gooderson
  • TV director - David McAlister

Directed by Glyn Dearman

Critical Reception[]

References[]

  1. Best Radio Plays of 1981 Methuen/BBC 1982
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