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01An Author In The Family *20100322

Journalist Frank has an idea which will have disastrous consequences for his family.

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

The Prime siblings have grown up on a remote farm.

May has stayed at home to look after her mother, and Colin and Berenice live locally; only Frank has left the area, to become a journalist in London.

Then Frank has an idea which will bring him fame and fortune but have disastrous consequences for the rest of the family.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

01An Author In The Family *20100322

Journalist Frank has an idea which will have disastrous consequences for his family.

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

The Prime siblings have grown up on a remote farm.

May has stayed at home to look after her mother, and Colin and Berenice live locally; only Frank has left the area, to become a journalist in London.

Then Frank has an idea which will bring him fame and fortune but have disastrous consequences for the rest of the family.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

02Taking Flight *20100323

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

Frank's misery memoir has been published and is a huge success.

Back at the farm, now that mother has died, May must inform her siblings.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall.

Now that mother has died, May must inform her siblings about Frank's misery memoir.

02Taking Flight *20100323

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

Frank's misery memoir has been published and is a huge success.

Back at the farm, now that mother has died, May must inform her siblings.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall.

Now that mother has died, May must inform her siblings about Frank's misery memoir.

03Alone *20100324

Frank's success gathers pace as news breaks that the book is to be made into a film.

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

The death of her mother releases May from her duties but triggers memories of an earlier breakdown.

Meanwhile, Frank's success gathers pace as news breaks that the book is to be made into a film.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

03Alone *20100324

Frank's success gathers pace as news breaks that the book is to be made into a film.

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

The death of her mother releases May from her duties but triggers memories of an earlier breakdown.

Meanwhile, Frank's success gathers pace as news breaks that the book is to be made into a film.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

04Truth And Lies * *20100325

Alone at the farm, May remembers how they learned of Frank's book.

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

Back in London, Frank is haunted by memories and afraid to be alone.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

04Truth And Lies * *20100325

Alone at the farm, May remembers how they learned of Frank's book.

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

Back in London, Frank is haunted by memories and afraid to be alone.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

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05 LASTInheritance *20100326

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

Frank turns up unexpectedly at the farm and the will is read.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall

05 LASTInheritance *20100326

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

Frank turns up unexpectedly at the farm and the will is read.

May Prime....Manon Edwards

Frank Prime....Steffan Rhodri

Colin Prime....Iestyn Jones

Elsa....Eiry Thomas

Berenice Prime....Siriol Jenkins

Radio Interviewer....Mark Lawson

Doctor Ford....Richard Mitchley

TV Interviewer....Sian Williams

TV Interviewer....Kirsty Wark

Taxi Driver....Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate Mcall