The Beat Goes On

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2012092520121214

Inspired by the election of Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales. The drama explores the tensions that are sparked when politics and policing are mixed.

Peter Livermore is a newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner who passionately believes he can be a force for good and make a difference to how his community is policed. He learns hard lessons about the realities of contemporary policing, and political compromise when he clashes with a Chief Constable with an iron will and no interest in having her position undermined.

Writer...Peter Bleksley

Producer... Stephen Wright.

2012092520121214

Inspired by the election of Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales. The drama explores the tensions that are sparked when politics and policing are mixed.

Peter Livermore is a newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner who passionately believes he can be a force for good and make a difference to how his community is policed. He learns hard lessons about the realities of contemporary policing, and political compromise when he clashes with a Chief Constable with an iron will and no interest in having her position undermined.

Writer...Peter Bleksley

Producer... Stephen Wright.

01Sing Our Own Song19980812

`Sing Our Own Song'.

The first of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

In 1919, a young musician from Sierra Leone returns from war.

When he docks in LIVERPOOL, his destiny changes for ever as he falls in love with an Irishwoman.

With Patrice Naiambana, John Brobby and Darren Warner.

Director Nandita Ghose.

01Sing Our Own Song19980812

`Sing Our Own Song'.

The first of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

In 1919, a young musician from Sierra Leone returns from war.

When he docks in LIVERPOOL, his destiny changes for ever as he falls in love with an Irishwoman.

With Patrice Naiambana, John Brobby and Darren Warner.

Director Nandita Ghose.

02Luv Dancin19980819

by Trish Cooke.

The second of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

Abraham and Annie Sabu have a daughter, Catherine.

She is the light of Abi's life, but he can only be an onlooker as she learns the painful lessons of life and love.

With Patrice Naiambana and Catherine Keane.

Director Pauline Harris

02Luv Dancin19980819

by Trish Cooke.

The second of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

Abraham and Annie Sabu have a daughter, Catherine.

She is the light of Abi's life, but he can only be an onlooker as she learns the painful lessons of life and love.

With Patrice Naiambana and Catherine Keane.

Director Pauline Harris

03Rhythm On The Ceiling19980826

`Rhythm on the Ceiling' by Stephen Butchard.

The third of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

Abraham Sabu's grandson Freddie has signed a record deal which is turning out to be a contract to nowhere.

Can his family persuade him not to give it up? With Patrice Naiambana, Jake Abrahams, David Okoro and Zain Salim.

Director Pauline Harris

03Rhythm On The Ceiling19980826

`Rhythm on the Ceiling' by Stephen Butchard.

The third of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

Abraham Sabu's grandson Freddie has signed a record deal which is turning out to be a contract to nowhere.

Can his family persuade him not to give it up? With Patrice Naiambana, Jake Abrahams, David Okoro and Zain Salim.

Director Pauline Harris

04 LASTA Song For Jake19980902

`A Song for Jake' by Winsome Pinnock.

The last of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

Steve has songwriter's block and falls out with his teenage son Jake over music - with life-threatening consequences.

With Patrice Naiambana, Paul Barber and David Sampson.

Director Nandita Ghose.

04 LASTA Song For Jake19980902

`A Song for Jake' by Winsome Pinnock.

The last of four plays charting the musical lives of a black family from 1919 to the present day.

Steve has songwriter's block and falls out with his teenage son Jake over music - with life-threatening consequences.

With Patrice Naiambana, Paul Barber and David Sampson.

Director Nandita Ghose.