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The Monument by David Cregan
Directed by John Tydeman
BBC Radio 3 - Drama Now - 12.02.1978
60mins

Summary[]

A Comedy. It all began in the museum's Gallery 3, among the Harbottle Caryatids, in the early morning of the day the new director was appointed.

Cast[]

  • Timothy West............. Dr. James Short, the New Director
  • Timothy Bateson.......... Mr. Sloane, the Chief Warden
  • Manning Wilson........... Dr. Timothy Leewood, the Deputy Director
  • Elizabeth Proud.......... Doris Dulshaw, Keeper of South America Studies
  • Gerald Cross............. Hugh DeCorsi, Keeper of Italian Renaissance
  • Douglas Storm............ Dr. O. H. Hawthorne, Keeper of Antiquity
  • Sheila Grant............. Isabel Marsh, Keeper of Industrial Archaeology
  • Denys Hawthorne.......... Jack Sargeant, Keeper of Chinese Porcelain
  • Elizabeth Bell........... Lydia, Keeper of Books
  • Jane Briers.............. Laney Luke, Assistant Keeper of Books
  • James Thomason........... George Appleyard, Assistant Keeper of Egyptology
  • Anthony Hall............. Haydn Hall, Assistant Keeper of Italian Renaissance
  • Jonathan Scott........... The Museum Secretary
  • Michael Deacon........... Leader of the Free Greece Restitution Committee of Great Britain
  • Peter Wickham............ No. 9 / The Man from the Department of Education and Science
  • Michael Goldie........... Sir Hurbert / The Chief Electrician
  • Malcolm Gerard........... Control, John Curl The Chairman
  • Margot Boyd.............. Presenter

Critical Reception[]

References[]

http://www.suttonelms.org.uk/review-the-monument.html

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