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Series 9

Episode 14: Blue Remembered Hills

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's play of lost innocence begins with adults playing children's games in a lyrical summer landscape. But the games of hide-and-seek and war take on a sinister aspect. Show more

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Series 13

Episode 8: Another Flip for Dominick

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Time-warp drama. It is now 2132 and Dominick and Ava have a son, but Dominick is called back to 1982, where he visits Jane and his great-great-grandfather. Show more

Contributors

Dominick Hide:
Peter Firth
Director:
Alan Gibson
Caleb Line:
Patrick Magee
Great Aunt Mavis:
Sylvia Coleridge
Pyrus Bonnington:
Ron Berglas
Professor Burrows:
Michael Gough
Mrs Burrows:
Antonia Pemberton

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Series 6

Episode 10: Rumpole of the Bailey

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The original 1975 outing for top barrister, Horace Rumpole. He defends a case of assault, touching on themes of race, police corruption, literacy and his own powers of persuasion. Show more

Contributors

Horace Rumpole:
Leo McKern
Mrs Rumpole:
Joyce Heron
Mr Justice Bates:
Noel Williams

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Series 12

Episode 16: Too Late to Talk to Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

First in a trilogy of plays about the Martin family. The Martins are split: Billy's parents are estranged and he finds it difficult living under the same roof as his father. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Zeiger
Director:
Diane Menaul
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

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Series 13

Episode 17: A Matter of Choice For Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Belfast 1978: the Martin family a year on. Norman is away in England and his eldest son Billy and daughter Lorna are in charge of their younger sisters, Ann and Maureen. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Zeiger
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

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Series 14

Episode 2: A Coming to Terms for Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Third in a trilogy of plays by Graham Reed. Two years after Norman Martin left his family to seek work in England, news of his return home is met with mixed reactions. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

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