First Act

Episodes

TitleComments
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941012]

The first programme in a series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Gillian King's story begins in 1990 as she embarks on a post-graduate year at the Drama Studio in London. Her initial plan is to become an actress, perhaps with the RSC or in films. But acting work has been scarcer than usual in recent years and Gillian has found it difficult to get her big break. Producer Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941012]

Producer: Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941019]

The second programme in the series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Cellist Tanera Dawkins ' story begins in 1990 as she embarks on a postgraduate year at the Royal College of Music. Her initial plan is to become a professional cellist, perhaps in an orchestra. But as time goes by, the classical music scene loses its attraction and the worlds of other music beckon, which lead Tanera on a unique musical journey. Producer Rosie Boutton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941019]

Unknown: Tanera Dawkins

Producer: Rosie Boutton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941026]

The last programme in the series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Baritone Ashley Holland 's story begins in 1990 as he accepts his first job as an extra chorister with Scottish Opera. In the years that follow, he sets his sights on becoming a solo opera singer. The programme traces Ashley's journey towards his dream. Producer Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941026]

Baritone: Ashley Holland

Producer: Rosie Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950608]

Tracing the story of baritone Ashley Holland , selected to represent

England in the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.

Producer Rosie Boulton Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950608]

Baritone: Ashley Holland

Producer: Rosie Boulton Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941012]

The first programme in a series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Gillian King's story begins in 1990 as she embarks on a post-graduate year at the Drama Studio in London. Her initial plan is to become an actress, perhaps with the RSC or in films. But acting work has been scarcer than usual in recent years and Gillian has found it difficult to get her big break. Producer Rosie Boulton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941012]

Producer: Rosie Boulton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941019]

The second programme in the series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Cellist Tanera Dawkins ' story begins in 1990 as she embarks on a postgraduate year at the Royal College of Music. Her initial plan is to become a professional cellist, perhaps in an orchestra. But as time goes by, the classical music scene loses its attraction and the worlds of other music beckon, which lead Tanera on a unique musical journey. Producer Rosie Boutton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941019]

Unknown: Tanera Dawkins

Producer: Rosie Boutton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941026]

The last programme in the series which follows the careers and lives of young performers for four years after they each graduate from university. Baritone Ashley Holland 's story begins in 1990 as he accepts his first job as an extra chorister with Scottish Opera. In the years that follow, he sets his sights on becoming a solo opera singer. The programme traces Ashley's journey towards his dream. Producer Rosie Boulton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941026]

Baritone: Ashley Holland

Producer: Rosie Boulton