Stanley Baxter.

The Stanley Baxter Playhouse

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama episodes starring Stanley Baxter. 25 episodes (8 series), 2006 - 2016. Stars Stanley Baxter and Bill Paterson.

Series 6, Episode 1 - A Dish Of Neapolitan

An old army colonel and his one-time batman reunite after many years at the scene of their greatest glories, the Italian front in the Second World War.

Further details

Many secrets are revealed and a new friendship is forged as they conspire to win back what they perceive to rightfully belong to their old regiment.

The latest episodes of this much-loved Radio 4 series were recorded last month (May 2014), in the week of Stanley's 88th Birthday. The plays this series were written for him by award-winning playwrights Michael Chaplin and Rona Munro and star Stanley Baxter, Maureen Beattie, Stuart McQuarrie, Geoffrey Palmer and Tracey Wiles.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 4th July 2014
Time
11:30am
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stanley Baxter Various
    Guest cast
    Geoffrey Palmer Charles
    Lara Parmiani Museum Attendant
    Alex Madia Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Michael Chaplin Writer
    Production team
    Marilyn Imrie Director
    Catherine Bailey Producer
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