Music Makers (radio): Pedro's Revenge (1988)

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companyBBC
started11th Jan 1988
ended21st Mar 1988
last rpt29th Mar 1990
3 school years
episodes10
duration20 mins
subject 🎶MusicMusic
age rangeAge 10-12Age 9-11 & Age 11-13
languageenIn English
Music Makers cover spring 1988 Pedro's Revenge.jpg
Music Makers (radio)HierarchyPrevious.gifPrevious unit: Rumpelstiltskin Next unit: The Saga of Erik Nobeard HierarchyNext.gif

Pedro's Revenge (1988) is a unit of the BBC schools radio series Music Makers from the 1980s and 1990s, covering music for primary and secondary school pupils.

A new, expanded production of the popular South American musical Pedro's Revenge, first produced on Music Makers in 1984.

Young Pedro plots revenge on the gangster Rocadura who 'liquidated' his father, and catches out the baddie and his whole gang with a series of risky and cheeky tricks.

Songs

I don't have full details of the songs from this version of Pedro's Revenge. If you can help please get in touch by email.

Broadcasts

  • Spring 1988
  • Spring 1990

Credits

Introduced by Ian Humphris
Jill Shilling
Written by David Wade
Music by Ian Humphris
Producer Peter Hutchings

Resources

The series was accompanied by a new version of the Pedro's Revenge pupils' pamphlet and a book of teachers' notes.

There may also have been acting scripts and melodic instrument parts. If you can confirm please get in touch by email!


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