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Andrew Sachs - The Revenge

Que? Andrew Sachs's pioneering thriller featuring sound effects and 11 actors, but with no written dialogue. From June 1978.

Que? Andrew Sachs's pioneering thriller featuring sound effects and 11 actors, but no written dialogue.

This experimental play for radio an attempt to tell a story in terms of sounds alone. There is no dialogue, and no coherent speech, yet the play is a thriller with a straightforward storyline full of action and dramatic tension.

Recorded on location using the naturalistic recording techniques of binaural stereo.

Written and interpreted by Andrew Sachs, The Revenge, was the world's first radio drama without words...

With Andrew Sachs, Sean Barrett, Fraser Kerr, Graham Ashley, Paul Rosebury, Michael Deacon, Blain Fairman, John Rye, Melody Sachs, Frances Jeater and Leonard Fenton.

Producer: Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

29 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Oct 2018 01:00

Broadcasts

  • Fri 11 Apr 2008 09:30
  • Fri 11 Apr 2008 20:30
  • Sat 12 Apr 2008 01:30
  • Wed 19 Nov 2008 09:00
  • Wed 19 Nov 2008 20:00
  • Thu 20 Nov 2008 01:00
  • Fri 21 Aug 2009 13:30
  • Fri 21 Aug 2009 20:30
  • Sat 22 Aug 2009 01:30
  • Sat 4 Feb 2012 23:00
  • Fri 21 Dec 2012 06:30
  • Fri 21 Dec 2012 13:30
  • Fri 21 Dec 2012 20:30
  • Sat 22 Dec 2012 01:30
  • Fri 19 Feb 2016 06:00
  • Fri 19 Feb 2016 13:00
  • Fri 19 Feb 2016 20:00
  • Sat 20 Feb 2016 01:00
  • Fri 26 Oct 2018 06:00
  • Fri 26 Oct 2018 13:00
  • Fri 26 Oct 2018 20:00
  • Sat 27 Oct 2018 01:00