Saturday Night Theatre: Whisky Galore

BBC Radio 4 comedy adapted from the comic novel. 1 episode in 1994. Stars Bernard Holley, Dolina MacLennan, Donalda Samuel, Michael Elder and others.

Saturday Night Theatre: Whisky Galore

Bernard Holley and Dolina Maclennan star in Hector MacMillan's new dramatisation of Compton Mackenzie's comedy

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
1994
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Bernard Holley, Dolina MacLennan, Donalda Samuel, Michael Elder, Bill Riddoch, John Shedden, Paul Young, Eliza Langland and others
Writers
Compton Mackenzie and Hector MacMillan
Director
Hamish Wilson

In the middle of the last war a ship loaded with whisky ran aground on a Hebridean island. The locals band together to try to keep the salvaged cargo out of the taxman's hands.

Dramatisation of the novel by Compton Mackenzie.

Production Details

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 31st December 1994 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:50pm
Episode length
90 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 21st July 2019 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra