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
Comedy drama originally broadcast in 1980. A time traveller from 2130, studying London, sets off on a quest of his own and complicates matters by falling in love. Show more
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
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
Rachel Billington's play about a battered wife.
Songwriters Roy and Martin flee to Dublin and try to forge a music career by aiming to write the next Irish winner for the Eurovision song contest.
The mundane chores of a bored housewife are disrupted when a scruffy young man arrives on her doorstep, claiming to be an angel.
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
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
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
Against the backdrop of the Silver Jubilee, a deserted wife, dependent on the dole, struggles to look after her four children.
Lewis Duncan writes macho thrillers, but hides his sexuality for fear of losing sales. However, he may be forced to leave the closet.
Stephen Piper is a quiet young man. What is his secret?
John McGrath adapts three stories by George MacKay Brown - A Time to Keep, The Whaler's Return and Celia.
Bunny’s wife thinks he is a postman, but in reality he spends his days in the Scottish hills. One day he meets Jody, a fellow walker. A bittersweet tale starring Billy Connolly.
Television playwright Christopher Hudson injures his hand and hires a typist to help him with his latest play. Written by Dennis Potter.
Kim, an angry young artist, disrupts the lives of Robin, a family man, and Niki, a temp sec, for whom she is the 'other woman'.
A callgirl, her client, an actress and a writer meet in a London hotel for an evening that does not develop as any of them would like.
He was an undertaker's assistant. She worked in a shoe shop. Neither had a lover. Fate strikes, and they meet. Do they embody all that the other desires?
A slice-of-life satire on class attitudes and snobbery, played out amongst the employees of a brokerage house.