(Listen to A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS by  Alan Ayckbourn on Internet radio until April 19—follow the link below)

Martin Jarvis directs an all-star cast in Alan Ayckbourn's award-winning play from 1987, viewed by many as a protest against the policies of the Thatcher governmnent.

When Jake McCraken takes over his family's furniture business, he intends that it be an honest endeavour. However, his relatives' various dishonest actions soon come to light and threaten the company's future.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jkt2x

Jack …… Alfred Molina
Benedict …… Adam Godley
Poppy …… Rosalind Ayres
Anita …… Joanne Whalley
Cliff …… Kenneth Danziger
Ken …… Roy Dotrice
Yvonne …… Millicent Martin
Harriet …… Jill Gascoine
Desmond …… Julian Sands
Roy …… Darren Richardson
Tina …… Moira Quirk
Samantha …… Fuschia Sumner
The five Rivetti brothers …… Matthew Wolf

Consultant: Alan Ayckbourn
Director: Martin Jarvis.

SCEDULE OF AYCKBOURN FESTIVEL ON RADIO 3:

(Programs are available for seven days after first broadcast.)


Drama on 3 – 'A Small Family Business', Sunday 12 April at 8pm. 

Night Waves - Landmarks, Monday 13 April at 9pm.

On Radio 4:
With Great Pleasure, Thursday 2 April at 11.30am.

Saturday Play – 'Man of the Moment', Saturday 11 April at 2.30pm.

On Radio 7:
'The Norman Conquests', Saturday 12, Sunday 18 and Saturday 25 April.

'Things We Do For Love', Saturday 2 May.

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