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2015

Macedonia, by David Rudkin

A Patriot for Me, by John Osborne

2014

Book of the Week featuring Michael reading Philip Larkin - Life, Art and Love by James Booth.

2013

Words and Music: Richard Wagner: Transformations and Transfigurations. A selection of prose and poetry combined with music, evoking the spirit and art of Richard Wagner.


2012

Book of the Week BBC Radio 4: Wilkie Collins by Peter Ackroyd

2011

The Ladies’ Man of Opera

Words and Music. Mozart an Inspiration. Readings of works inspired by Mozart.

2010

The House That Chekhov Built

About Love, five Chekhov stories

2009

Private Passions

2006

Johannes Aventinus/The scholar in The Road, the House, the Road by Howard Barker

Charles Dickens in Little Nell, by Simon Gray 

2005

Nick in Grief

 

2004

Arden in Arden of Faversham

 

2002

Other People’s Voices

The Voice in Kill the Cameraman First by Don Taylor

 

2001

Timbuktu

The Black Monk by Anton Chekhov

 

2000

Edmund in Losing Rosalind by Ellen Dryden

 

1999

With Great Pleasure: Andrew Motion

Francis Poulenc in The Foot of the Cross or the Muzzle of the Gun by Ian Burton

Work in Progress, talking about the rehearsal period of Timon of Athens

Molière in Molière, or the League of Hypocrites by Mikhail Bulgakov

 

1998

A Good Read, discussing Alberto Manguel A History of Reading

Deeley in Old Times by Harold Pinter

With Great Pleasure: Michael Bodganov

Stafford on Humour: Patrick Campbell

 

1997

Role Play: Richard II

With Great Pleasure: Jenny Agutter

 

1996

William in Judith Shakespeare by Nan Woodhouse

Shakespeare in Merely Players by Don Taylor

Role Play: Hamlet

 

1995

John in Morning Has Broken by Susan Carlton

 

1994

Milton in Underworld by Don Taylor

Playing a Part: Coriolanus

John Ruskin in Parrots and Owls by John Purser

 

1993

Tamburlaine in Tamburlaine the Great by Christopher Marlowe

 

1992

Moriarty in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle

Moriarty in The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle

 

1991

Wellington in The Other Side of the Hill by Peter Luke

Conversation Piece, talking about his life and work

 

1988

Achilles in King Priam  by Andrew Rissik

Capt. Arthur Phillip in The Most Valuable Acquisition

 

1987

Oedipus Stalin by Zinovy Zinik

Kaleidoscope: If It’s Monday, It Must Be Croydon

 

1986

Jude in Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Chekhov in Siberia

Bill Mottram in The Last Renaissance Man by T D Webster

Faber in Homo Faber by Max Frisch

 

1985

Shelley in Ariel to Miranda compiled by Judith Chernaik

A Celebration of England, words and music for St. George’s Day

Woman’s Hour – what did Hamlet write in his private notebook?

Arthur Bliss in The Making of ‘Morning Heroes

The Maiden and the Beast by Zinovy Zinik

Sir Thomas Lawrence in Unhappy Disturber of Our Peace

 

1984

Pierre et Jean by Guy de Maupassant

The Angel on the Train by Eugene Dubnov

Ivor Clare in Sword of Honour by Evelyn Waugh

Alexander Pasternak in The Pasternak Papers

The Actors Are Come Hither, a celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday

The Way of the Cross, the story of the Crusades

 

1983

Luther in Luther by John Osborne

 

1982

The Belman in The Belman of London from the writings of Thomas Dekker

Montag in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Tasso in Torquato Tasso by J W von Goethe

 

1981

Tonic Water and Ice

 

1980

Troilus in Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare

Orestes in Electra by Sophocles

Ambrosio in The Monk by Allan McClelland

 

Not sure of date of following production:

 

Days in the Trees



There was probably Radio appearances before this date - but this is where my records commence!