John Mortimer - The Summer of a Dormouse
Journalist Henry is visited by his elder self in this comedy of missed opportunities. Stars Paul Scofield, Alex Jennings, Imelda Staunton and Gemma Jones.
Journalist, Henry Troutbeck Pottinger is now an old man.
He stands in the darkening garden of a vicarage by the sea and looks back on a life which seems to have passed as swiftly as Lord Byron's dormouse summer.
John Mortimer's drama stars Paul Scofield as Henry Troutbeck Pottinger as an Old Man, Alex Jennings as Henry Troutbeck Pottinger as a Man and Joe Roberts as Henry Troutbeck Pottinger as a Boy.
With Oliver Ford Davies as the Rev. Henry Pottinger, Gemma Jones as Dawn Pottinger/Lady Fan, Joanna David as Felicity Rewcastle, Imelda Staunton as Mavis Whitney, John Rowe as Mr Rewcastle and David Allister as Editor/Barman.
With the Willie Brown Uni Band and accordionist Kevin Street.
Director: Marilyn Imrie
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.