Ayckbourn Play Recordings & Adaptations

A Cut In The Rates

This page contains details of recordings and adaptations of Alan Ayckbourn's one-act play A Cut In The Rates in media other than the stage (such as TV, film and radio). To find out more about the play A Cut In The Rates, visit the Plays section here.

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Television (1984)

Broadcast: 21 January 1984
Time: 2.30pm
Channel: BBC2
Duration: 30mins

Production: BBC

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Miss Pickhart
Woman / Rosalinda
Geoff Wilson


Lavinia Bertram
Liza Sadovy
Michael Cashman
Note: A Cut In The Rates was broadcast as part of an educational programme called English Files. This particular episode, entitled Drama Skills: Play Acting, followed the process of a play from first read-through to first night including the world premiere of the short play A Cut In The Rates. The programme was repeated on 22 March 1985, 23 May 1986 and 27 March 1987 but has otherwise never been transmitted again.
All research for this page is by Simon Murgatroyd and should not be reproduced without permission.