Up The Women (BBC-4 2013 with Jessica Hynes, Rebecca Front and Emma Pierson)

November 15, 2013

UK / BBC-4 / 3×30 minute episodes / Broadcast from Thursday 30 May 2013 @ 8.30pm Writer: Jessica Hynes / Executive Producers: Henry Normal, Mark Freeland and Lindsay Hughes / Producer: Emma Strain / Director: Christine Gernon Period sitcom set in 1910 and mostly in the Banbury Church Hall where the Members of the Intricate […]

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Sunday Night Theatre: Whose Life Is It Anyway (ITV 1972 with Ian McShane, Suzanne Neve and Philip Latham)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – Granada / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast 12 March 1972 Writer: Brian Clark / Producer: Peter Eckersley / Director: Richard Everitt Series: Sunday Night Theatre Drama. A young paralysed sculptor declares he would rather not live. cast Ian McShane as Ken Harrison Suzanne Neve as Doctor Joan Scott John Welsh as Mr […]

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Les Dawson: An Audience With That Never Was (ITV 1 June 2013 with Bruce Forsyth and Cilla Black)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Saturday 1 June 2013 @ 8.30pm Executive Producers: Glen Middleham, Claudia Rosencrantz A clever one this, albeit a little bit off. In 1993 when Les Dawson died he was in the midst of recording an edition of An Audience With… Now using the latest modern technology […]

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Britain’s Stone Age Tsunami (Channel 4 2013 with Tony Robinson)

November 15, 2013

UK / Channel 4 / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Thursday 30 May 2013 @ 8.00pm) Producer and Director: Sophie Harris / Executive Producer: Philip Clarke A Time Team special (even though the series proper has wound up) with Tony Robinson taking us back 8,000 years (to a Tuesday about teatime) when a massive Tsuanami is reckoned […]

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Coronation Year In Colour (ITV 2 June 2013)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 2 June 2013 @ 5.30pm Executive Producer: Emma Read / Producer: Grace Chapman Documentary full of amazing footage (in glorious colour of course) from newly uncovered home movies showing the build up to the 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth. There are contributions from many of […]

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Anita O’Day: The Life Of A Jazz Singer (BBC-4 2 June 2013)

November 15, 2013

UK / BBC-4 / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast sunday 2 June 2013 @ 10.00pm Producers: Robbie Cavolina, Ian McCrudden Feature length documentary profile of jazz singer Anita O’Day who died in 2006 aged 87. Despite achieving fame in the 1950′s O’Day battled with addictions to drink and drugs and always put her music before […]

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Saturday Night Thriller: Where Is Betty Buchus (ITV 1980 with John Thaw, Anna Cropper and Simon Cadell)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast 4 December 1982 Writer: Roger Marshall / Music: Ron Grainer / Design: John Emery / Producer and Director: Peter Cregeen Series: Saturday Night Thriller Thriller. When the wife of travelling salesman Jack Buchus goes missing he does not seem unduly concerned. cast…

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Armchair Theatre: Where I Live (ITV 1960 with Ruth Dunning, Madge Ryan and Paul Curran)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – ABC / 1×60 minutes / Broadcast 10 January 1960 Writer: Clive Exton / Producer: Sydney Newman / Director: William Kotcheff Series: Armchair Theatre Drama. The grown up children of an elderly man cannot decide who is going to look after him. cast Ruth Dunning as Jessy Turner Robert Brown as Bert…

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Where The Buffalo Roam (BBC-1 1995 with Stephen McGann, Ricky Tomlinson and Anne Reid)

November 15, 2013

UK / BBC-1 / 1×30 minute episode / Monday 21 August 1995 @ 8.30pm Writers: Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni / Producer and Director: Mike Stephens One off comedy. Dreamer security guard Jimmy Dunn searches for a scheme to make his fortune. cast Stephen McGann as Jimmy Dunn Ricky Tomlinson as Glyn Hunter Anne Reid as…

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Where There’s Brass (ITV 1980 with Colin Farrell, Derek Smith and Peter Denyer)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – Yorkshire TV / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 16 March 1980 @ 8.45pm Writer: Dick Sharples / Production Design: Colin Pigott / Producer and Director: Ronnie Baxter One Off Period comedy. In 1920′s Yorkshire widowed motor mechanic Joseph Lockwood is also the conductor of the Brigthorpe Brass Band. This one…

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