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  1. From BBC Radio 4 Extra:Tom Stoppard's award-winning play about a philosophy graduate named Albert, employed to help paint the cantilevered railway bridge spanning Clufton Bay.Starring John Hurt as Albert, Haydn Jones as Fraser, Barbara Mitchell as Kate, Victor Lucas as the Chairman, Ronald Herdman as Fitch, Betty Hardy as Mother, Alan Dudley as Father, Nigel Anthony as Bob, Alexander John as Charlie, Geoffrey Wincott as Dad, Anthony Jackson as George and Ian Thompson as Dave.In 1968, 'Albert Bri [...]

  2. This was one of the first plays I read as a teenager and it completely resonated with my existential angst crisp and crusty!

  3. I thought this was a little gem of a play. Put me in mind of the Squeeze classic song Up The Junction for some reason but with a Stoppard twist of wit and comedy amongst the kitchen sinkery of course. Slight but smart.

  4. radio play about a guy painting a bridge by himself. Scene with wife as she complains about him throwing himself into his work and ignoring her, and short scene with guy who climbs up to jump. Other shorter scenes with boss and parents. Odd little play about the absurdity of modern life.

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