A Fine And Private Place

Uncle Frank, at the great age of 104, is edging his way out of life.

But not without posing a teaser to his surviving relatives - who is the Rose he keeps asking for in the hospital? When Mike discovers he has been left a dilapidated Shropshire cottage by his uncle, he and his wife Viv begin a trail of discovery leading them to the unexpected truth about this mysterious Rose.

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George Guthrie has dedicated his life to his lover, the celebrated artist Robert Glasgow, but at a price.

When Glasgow dies, the glowing obituaries make no mention of this hidden and most important relationship.

George has to come to terms with a life sacrificed to love which now holds no currency - a private grief for a public loss.

  • clive swift
  • director cathyrn horn
  • nicholas farrell
  • by.... - - - - peter moffat

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    Uncle Frank, at the great age of 104, is edging his way out of life.

    But not without posing a teaser to his surviving relatives - who is the Rose he keeps asking for in the hospital? When Mike discovers he has been left a dilapidated Shropshire cottage by his uncle, he and his wife Viv begin a trail of discovery leading them to the unexpected truth about this mysterious Rose.

  • directed by - Peter Leslie Wild
  • frank....John Rowe
  • kathleen....Sunny Ormonde
  • mike....Kim Wall
  • rose....alex tregear
  • simon....miles davies
  • viv....Deborah Mcandrew
  • young frank....Oliver Hembrough
  • by.... - - - - - theresa heskins