Bill’s voice will be familiar from his narration of many TV documentaries,
radio plays and features.
The critically acclaimed series of Wilkie Collins famous novel
for BBC Radio 4
A four part radio series on BBC Radio Scotland
‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’
Written by Bill for Stanley Baxter
Radio 4, being repeated Thurs 18th June 11pm.
Originally shown Mar 27th 2010 on “The Stanley Baxter Playhouse”
‘Rock and Roll’
by Tom Stoppard for BBC.
In 2004 and 2007, BBC Radio Scotland broadcast Bill’s own stories of his fifties
childhood, ‘Tales from the Back Green’. Described by the press as a ‘vividly engaging
portrait’ these were published by Hodder and Stoughton in August 2008.
The book immediately rose to the top ten in the best sellers lists published in ‘The
Independent’ and reached number 2 in the Scottish lists published in ‘The Herald’.
An abridged CD is also available from Hodder and Stoughton Audiobooks.
The paperback edition will be published early in 2009.
Other audio tapes available are ‘Anthony and Cleopatra’,
‘Hitchikers Guide to The Galaxy’, five ‘Inspector Rebus’ books by
Ian Rankin, ‘Meetings with Remarkable Trees’ and
‘Verses of the Laureate Poets’.