The Crown

The Crown
Alex as the Duke of Windsor

Friday, May 30, 2008

Scarlet on Black

Alex is back on BBC Radio 7 this week, in Roger Danes' fast-moving thriller, "Scarlet on Black", set in Paris. David Calder stars as Commissaire Grosset, and the cast also features Peter Jeffrey and Jonathan Tafler. This production was fist heard in 1992. Saturday 31 May at midday and 1am on BBC7.

Saturday, May 03, 2008

Midwich Cuckoos

Alex's weekly appearance on BBC7 Radio will this week be on John Wyndham's sci-fi classic "Midwich Cuckoos". It was first broadcast on The World Service in 1982. It is about a mysterious force-field which descends upon a sleepy English rural village, but then vanishes. Later it emerges that all the female villagers have become pregnant and the resulting children appear to have strange powers.

This also stars Charles Kay, Pauline Yates, William Gaunt, Rosalind Adams, Ronald Baddiley and Peter Tuddenham. Wednesday – Friday at 6pm and Midnight, with a chance to "listen again" for 7 days after the original broadcast.