|01||The Return Of The Rotters||20041025|
Jonathan Coe's satire, abridged in 15 parts by Sally Marmion.
Jonathan Coe's new novel reveals what happens to the adolescents of the seventies once they grew up, got married, got divorced, got receding hairlines and got disillusioned.
Against the glitzy but possibly insubstantial backdrop of Blair's Britain, the friends who once made up 'The Rotters' Club' are still striving to find the meaning of life.
Read by Emma Fielding and Alex JenningsToday, Claire begins a letter to her missing sister.
|02||A Letter To Miriam||20041026|
Claire has returned to ENGLAND from Italy, determined to find out at last what happened to her sister so long ago.
|03||Hurrah For The Millennium||20041027|
As Britain enters a new century, the future's looking bright for Paul Trotter, youngest of Blair's new blood to be invited to the celebrations.
His brother Benjamin can't say the same for himself.
Malvina takes Paul Trotter's political profile in hand - despite unpromising material.
|05||Echoes From The Past||20041029|
With trouble at Longbridge and memories of Miriam the past suddenly doesn't seem so long ago.
Today, Doug Anderton acquires some inside information.
|07||Wheeling And Dealing In Denmark||20041102|
Today, Benjamin is faced with the biggest crisis of his life.
|08||A Rock And A Hard Place||20041103|
Today, both Paul and Benjamin have love on their minds, but the outlook is far from promising.
Emily writes from FRANCE and Claire meets a potential admirer, with a SWIMMING pool.
Claire pursues her quest to find out just what did happen to miriam all those years ago.
|11||Carity In The Caribbean||20041108|
Claire learns truths about both herself and her sister.
|12||Style Over Content||20041109|
Today, at the party for Britain's 50 sharpest Men, Paul, number 49, comes face to face with his past, while in BIRMINGHAM an old friend goes in search of Benjamin.
Paul makes a critical decision and Claire finally discovers the truth.
Benjamin hits rock bottom and Paul finally makes a moral choice.
|15 LAST||Closing The Circle||20041112|
The next generation piece their parents' story together.