Betjeman's Women

Five plays by Paul Dodgson, inspired by the women who feature in some of John Betjeman's most famous poems.

Episodes

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01* In A Bath Teashop20060828

Dolly looks as though she's destined for a life on the shelf, until a smooth talking stranger walks through the door of her corner shop.

01* In A Bath Teashop20060828

Dolly looks as though she's destined for a life on the shelf, until a smooth talking stranger walks through the door of her corner shop.

02* Death In Leamington Spa20060829

The poignant story of a life which spans the turn of the century and the Great War - told through letters from Constance to her sister Georgina.

02* Death In Leamington Spa20060829

The poignant story of a life which spans the turn of the century and the Great War - told through letters from Constance to her sister Georgina.

03* A Subaltern's Love Song20060830

Betjeman's most famous heroine recalls what happened on the fateful day of the annual tennis club tournament.

03* A Subaltern's Love Song20060830

Betjeman's most famous heroine recalls what happened on the fateful day of the annual tennis club tournament.

04* Devonshire Street W120060831

The safe and steady life of Clive and Audrey is threatened by an appointment with a specialist in London's West End.

04* Devonshire Street W120060831

The safe and steady life of Clive and Audrey is threatened by an appointment with a specialist in London's West End.

05 LASTBusiness Girls20060901

Anna came to England as a refugee from Romania in the 1930s and she has a busy life in London - but memories of the past still intrude.

05 LASTBusiness Girls20060901

Anna came to England as a refugee from Romania in the 1930s and she has a busy life in London - but memories of the past still intrude.