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Comprehensive List

 

Here is a complete listing of Betty's written works.  Some of these date back to when she was a teenager, and others were written for assignments while attending university.  They are listed alphabetically, by type.

Dates have been included, where known--these are dates the works were written (or in the case of radio plays, broadcast) rather than when they were published.

Betty Lambert, circa 1960

STAGE

PLAYS

Aleola
Clouds of Glory
1979 (production date)
  Dressing Up
  The Good of the Sun
1975
  Jennie's Story
1981
  The Pirates and the Gypsies
  The Riddle Machine
1974
  Song of the Serpent
1973
  Sqrieux-de-Dieu
1975
  Turtle Beach (The Foolish Virgin)
  Under the Skin
1983
  The Visitor
1970
  World, World, Go Away
1970
     
     

RADIO

PLAYS

All in Good Time
And Bacon for Breakfast
  And When the Nights are Long
  The Annuity
1960
  The Best Room in the House
broadcast dec/1959
  The Bequest (To Reach an Understanding)
1958?
  The Dark Corner
broadcast 7/mar/1960
  Death Watch
broadcast 28/sep/1959
  The Devil's Disciple (by G.B. Shaw, adapted by BL)
broadcast 25/jun/1966
  Dr. MacGregor and the Case of the Abominable Snowman
  Dr. MacGregor and the Case of the Constant Suicide
broadcast 14/nov/1960
  Dr. MacGregor and the Case of the Curious Bone
broadcast 28/aug/1961
  Dr. MacGregor and the Case of the Persistent Poltergeist
broadcast 11/aug/1963
  The Doctor's Dilemma (by G.B. Shaw, adapted by BL)
broadcast 25/mar/1962
  The Encircling Island
1971
  Essentials
  Falconer's Island
broadcast 9/mar/1966
  Grasshopper Hill
broadcast mar/1979
  Hamlet, Revenge! (by Michael Innes, adapted by BL)
broadcast 23/jan/19??
  In the Name of Progress
  King of the Castle
  The Ladies
  The Lady Upstairs
1958?
  Once Burnt, Twice Shy
broadcast 18/jul/1965
  The Portrait of a Lady (by Henry James, adapted by BL)
broadcast 1/mar/1966
  The Rebel
  The Seagull (by Anton Chekov, adapted by BL)
broadcast 22/may/1960
  The Sea Wall
broadcast 29/jan/1961
  The Summer People
broadcast 24/may/1961
  The Three Sisters (by Anton Chekov, adapted by BL)
broadcast 27/jul/1963
  A Time of Rejoicing
  The Visitor (radio version of stage play)
1970
  Whoever Murdered Good Old Charlie?
     
   

TELEVISION

PLAYS

The Apartment "Nobody Knows I'm Here"
telecast 6/Jan/1976
The Closet
  The Human Element
  The Infinite Worlds of Maybe (by Lester Del Ray, adapted by BL)
  Lilacs and Lillies
1961
  No Love Lost
  Prescription for Love
28/Aug/1962
  Return of a Hero
production 8/Dec/1960
  Tumult with Indians
  When the Bough Breaks
telecast 13/Apr/1971
     
   

NOVELS

Crossings
1979
  Keep it in the Family
  Pointing the Bone (only half-completed)  
  The Victim
  Victorian Era
     
   

SHORT

STORIES

Banff School
Bending Sickle
  Bingo
  Black Gold
  Blue Chow
  The Black Nightgown
  Cinderella Man
  Dance of the Moon
1948
  Don't Bring Him in the House*
1957
  The Dream
  French Seams
  The Guest Room Curtains
  Guilt
1978
  The Hen Who Forgot How to Hatch Her Eggs
  How We Married Mother
  Just a Little Game
  Kiss Googie Winthrop
  Last Dinner
1975
  Lollypalooza and Jim Molockee
  No Love Lost
  No Yesterdays
1950
  Nobody Knows I'm Here
1980
  The Personal Column
  The Pony
  Prairie Fire*
1956
  Pronounce it Ay to Ryhme
  The Rebel
  So Much More
1947
  A Story!
  The Strange, the Foreign Faces*
  Swiss Cottage
  Sylvia
  Tatiana
  That Mrs. Benton (as "C. Thomas")
  Them as Has Pride**
1957
  This Side of Tomorrow
1962
  The University Life*
1956
  Tony
  The Unloved
1950
  The Victory
  The Wasted Years
  Winter Never Comes
  A Woman in Love
1956
   
*Written for English 401 at UBC, taught by Earle Birney.

**Written for English 409 at UBC, taught by Earle Birney.

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