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BBC Radio Drama: The Event of the Season by Perry Pontac (1987) – Comedy fiction

30/04/2019

Great cast

𝑺𝒀𝑵𝑶𝑷𝑺𝑰𝑺: A nuclear war might have a disastrous effect on a society lady’s garden party…

Perry Pontac is an American-born playwright living in London. His first play for radio was The Event of the Season in 1987. He is a remarkably consistent and successful comic writer, with a manner all his own. All of the thirteen plays he has so far written for radio exploit extreme situations and ornate language for comic purposes. 

𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐓𝐑𝐈𝐁𝐔𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐒 Writer: Perry Pontac Director: Richard Wortley

𝐂𝐀𝐒𝐓 Lady Wulfruna Pendley: Geraldine McEwan Miss Blaines: Maureen Lipman Bransbury: Richard Kane Dr Gastrell: George Baker General Sir Filton Sheccles: Stephen Thorne

𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐃𝐔𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 Saturday-Night Theatre: The Event of the Season BBC Radio 4 FM, 14 February 1987

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