The Cabaret of Dr. Caligari

BBC radio drama about the sinister goings-on at an unusual nightclub
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A BBC Radio series about the dark and sinister goings-on at a rather unusual nightclub owned and operated by Dr. Byron Caligari and his two assistants.

Dr. Byron Caligari ... John Woodvine
Snuff ... Sylvester McCoy
Anthrax ... Victoria Wicks

1. A Voice in Your Ear
Late-night DJ Rick O'Shea is about to have the time of his life at London's hottest new club.

Rick O'Shea ... Kerry Shale
Tracey ... Jane Whittenshaw
Donna ... Adjoa Andoh
Keith ... Mark Straker
Sparks ... Clarence Smith

2. Comedian's Moon
Kevin Scorch is a young man bitten by the comedy bug and on the rise. But after an encounter with one of his former comedy heroes, will he end up turning into the thing he hates?

Kevin Scorch ... Stephen Tomkinson
Ali ... Adjoa Andoh
Bernie Cladding ... Ronald Herdman
Sidney Grease ... Alan Barker

3. The Conversion
A yuppie sales rep tries to have her retired trade union leader dad sectioned after cashing in on the publicity surrounding the strange "de-gentrification" project he's undertaking ... only to get caught up in his dream.

Debbie Brothers ... Joanna May
"Flash" Jack Brothers ... Roger Watkins
The Estate Agent ... Adjoa Andoh
Tarquin ... Ronald Herdman

4. Teenage Psycho Chainsaw Bimbos
Video nasties get their revenge when a video store owner, a fan of second-rate slasher films, finds himself trapped in a fantasy world of his own creation.

Taps Romero ... Stephen Tompkinson
Carrie ... Cassie Macfarlane
Gail ... Jane Whittenshaw
Damien ... Alan Barker

5. The Homeless Who Ate London
A freak chemical spill turns the homeless of London into a giant people-eating blob ... and the person responsible for it is a little surprising ...

The Computer ... Jane Whittenshaw
The General ... Charles Milham
Agent Orange ... Alex Barker
Professor Pseudonym ... Richard Tate
The Driver ... Ronald Herdman
Kate Pushy ... Cassie Macfarlane

6. The Body Politic
A government minister learns the true meaning of "National Health Service cuts" ... and the consequences.

Mr. Meagre ... John Shrapnel
Mrs. Meagre ... Adjoa Andoh
The Past ... Cassie Macfarlane
The Present ... Clarence Smith
The Future ... Alan Barker

Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 7 November - 12 December 1991

  1. A Word In Your Ear (26.2Mb)
  2. Comedian's Moon (26.1Mb)
  3. The Conevrsion (26.4Mb)
  4. Teenage Psycho Chainsaw Bimbos (26Mb)
  5. The Homeless Who Ate London (25.7Mb)
  6. The Body Politic (26.4Mb)

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