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Offline Tolkny

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I am back with an apology
« on: February 17, 2018, 11:37:41 AM »
I do not know how long ago - I first used the Beebotron, but it was long ago and helped me find radio programmes.

So thanks for still being here and sorry not to have been providing attention and support.

Now I mostly I find what I need via BBC websites and general internet searches.

I am still not very technically competent and get overwhelmed with search results and not sure from where to seek reliable information of all sorts.

Right now I am curious about the cast of Radio Four Extra's Dick Francis - Dramatised novel in 5 half hour series.

In my search a link to The Beebotron came up and I signed in easily.

So two questions - where can I get a complete cast list for that programme - preferably not lace with clickbait advertising?

AND secondly how is it all going for the Beebotron service - might I get better use from it - is it financially viable - if I donate a little how will it be used, where amongst all the posts can I read a summary of how things are NOW?


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BOLT - Radio drama - 1994 - Dick Francis - Cast List
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2018, 11:44:05 AM »
I   answered my first question and share my discovery.

I searched just the names of those announced at the beginning of the programme and found (scroll down to the end) this

Offline Forget_It

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Re: I am back with an apology
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2018, 08:09:23 PM »
The BBC Genome project shows some names:

 Dick Francis 's racing thriller in a five-part dramatisation starring Eric Allan , Sian Phillips and Elizabeth MacGovern.
1: Threats and Menaces. Kit Fielding, champion jockey, is engaged to Danielle de Brescou , the niece of his employer Princess Casilia. The princess recruits Kit to fend off Henri de Brescou , a dangerous cousin.
Dramatised by John Ashe
Director Shaun MacLoughlin
Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Eric Allan
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Elizabeth MacGovern.
Unknown: Danielle De Brescou
Unknown: Henri de Brescou
Dramatised By: John Ashe
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Kit Fielding: Eric Allan
Princess Casilia: Sian Phillips
Danielle: Elizabeth MacGovern
Henri: John Bull
Greening: Jack May
Dusty: Christian Rodska
Thomas: Steve Hodson
Allardeck: Bill Wallis
Roland: Simon Carter

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Genome Project
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2018, 11:05:14 PM »
Thanks for that, even more informtion thn the SuttonElms Website,

The particular voice I was trying to identify was Jack May, late of Nelson Archer fame, which I had muddled with Ian Richardson's and his Fraaancis Urquart characterisation in "House of Cards" on TV
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