Hair In The Gate

Clive Coleman's sitcom set in the glitzy world of TV arts broadcasting, following life in the production office of 'Arting About'.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950803]

Comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. In the first episode the ArtingAboutteam explores the phenomenon of chart-topping religious music. Starring Alistair McGowan , Lorelei King , Geoffrey Whitehead ,

Forbes Masson and Harriet Thorpe. Written by Clive Coleman Producer Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950803]

Unknown: Alistair McGowan

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead

Unknown: Forbes Masson

Unknown: Harriet Thorpe.

Written By: Clive Coleman

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950810]

Four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. 2: Against the backdrop of literary London, presenter Brian Melvin is writing the novel of his life in an attempt to win back the love of his life. Starring Alistair McGowan , Lorelei King , Geoffrey Whitehead , Forbes Masson and Harriet Thorpe. Written by Clive Coleman Producer Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950810]

Presenter: Brian Melvin

Unknown: Alistair McGowan

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead

Unknown: Forbes Masson

Unknown: Harriet Thorpe.

Written By: Clive Coleman

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950817]

Four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting.

3:In this episode, the Arting About team explores the phenomenon of chart-topping religious music.

Starring Alistair McGowan ,

Forbes Masson , Harriet Thorpe , Lorelei King and Geoffrey Whitehead. Written by Clive Coleman Producer Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950817]

Unknown: Alistair McGowan

Unknown: Forbes Masson

Unknown: Harriet Thorpe

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead.

Written By: Clive Coleman

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950824]

Last of the comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. The team gets embroiled in the world of opera when Camilla succumbs to the dubious charms of maestro conductor Dieter Von Kaltz. With Alistair McGowan , Forbes Masson , Harriet Thorpe , Lorelei King , Geoffrey Whitehead and Geraldine Fitzgerald. Written by Clive Coleman Producer Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950824]

Conductor: Dieter von Kaltz.

Unknown: Alistair McGowan

Unknown: Forbes Masson

Unknown: Harriet Thorpe

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead

Unknown: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

Written By: Clive Coleman

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961114]

The return of Clive Coleman 's comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting.

1: Brian wants Arting About to cover the Verona Opera Festival, but new presenter Sheena would rather go to Birmingham for a country-and-western show. Does she have an ulterior motive?

Producer Jo Clegg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961114]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

LizMerson: Joanna Monro

Tim Mullen: Chris Walker

DonnyRaylon: Wayne Forester

Byron Pride: Neil Conrich

Jimmy Pride: Jonathan Rogers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961121]

Clive Coleman 's comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting.

2: A mysterious, beautiful woman appears to Brian and Sheena investigates financial irregularities on a sci-fi series. What is the bizarre connection?

Producer Jo Clegg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961121]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Liz Merson: Joanna Monro

Tim Mullen: Chris Walker

Arial Crane: Geraldine Fitzgerald

Assertiveness Teacher: Wayne Forester

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961128]

Clive Coleman 'sfour-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting.3: Sheena finds corruption in lottery funding for the arts.

Producer Jo Clegg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961128]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Liz Merson: Joanna Monro

Tim Mullen: Chris Walker

Gareth: Martin Hyder

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961205]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. In the last show of the series, Tim meets his number one fan, while research for Brian's warts-and-all biography of leading playwright Harold Pointer gets him into hot water.

Producer Jo Clegg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961205]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Harold Pointer

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Wmtehead

SheenaDonut: Rebecca Front

Liz Merson: Joanna Monro

Tim Mullen: Chris Walker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971119]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. 1: Brian wants to cover the Verona Opera Festival, but Sheena has other ideas. with Joanna Monro. Chris Walker. Wayne Forester , Neil Conrich and Jonathan Rogers Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971119]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. 1: Brian wants to cover the Verona Opera Festival, but Sheena has other ideas. with Joanna Monro. Chris Walker. Wayne Forester , Neil Conrich and Jonathan Rogers Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971119]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Joanna Monro.

Unknown: Chris Walker.

Unknown: Wayne Forester

Unknown: Neil Conrich

Unknown: Jonathan Rogers

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971119]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Joanna Monro.

Unknown: Chris Walker.

Unknown: Wayne Forester

Unknown: Neil Conrich

Unknown: Jonathan Rogers

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971126]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. 2: A beautiful woman appears to Brian.Sheena is working on sci-fi series The Z-Folders. What is the connection? with Chris Walker , Geraldine Fitzgerald and Wayne Forester. Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971126]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series set in the world of arts broadcasting. 2: A beautiful woman appears to Brian.Sheena is working on sci-fi series The Z-Folders. What is the connection? with Chris Walker , Geraldine Fitzgerald and Wayne Forester. Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971126]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Chris Walker

Unknown: Geraldine Fitzgerald

Unknown: Wayne Forester.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

LizMerson: Joanna Monro

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971126]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Chris Walker

Unknown: Geraldine Fitzgerald

Unknown: Wayne Forester.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

LizMerson: Joanna Monro

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971203]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy set in the world of arts broadcasting.

3: Sheena finds corruption in lottery funding for the arts. with Joanna Monro , Chris Waker and Martin Hyder. Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971203]

Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy set in the world of arts broadcasting.

3: Sheena finds corruption in lottery funding for the arts. with Joanna Monro , Chris Waker and Martin Hyder. Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971203]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Joanna Monro

Unknown: Chris Waker

Unknown: Martin Hyder.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971203]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Joanna Monro

Unknown: Chris Waker

Unknown: Martin Hyder.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971210]

The last episode of Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series.

Tim meets his number one fan. with Joanna Monro and Chris Walker

Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971210]

The last episode of Clive Coleman 's four-part comedy series.

Tim meets his number one fan. with Joanna Monro and Chris Walker

Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971210]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Joanna Monro

Unknown: Chris Walker

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971210]

Unknown: Clive Coleman

Unknown: Joanna Monro

Unknown: Chris Walker

Producer: Jo Clegg

Brian Melvin: Geoffrey Whitehead

Sheena Donut: Rebecca Front

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A heavy metal band takes action over a back stage expose.

TV arts show based sitcom.

With Harriet Thorpe.

From September 1993.

A heavy metal band takes action over a back stage expose.

The team tries a back-stage expose of a heavy metal band.

It's the morning after the office party and Heavy Metal is on the menu.

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A heavy metal band takes action over a back stage expose.

TV arts show based sitcom.

With Harriet Thorpe.

From September 1993.

A heavy metal band takes action over a back stage expose.

The team tries a back-stage expose of a heavy metal band.

It's the morning after the office party and Heavy Metal is on the menu.

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Camilla revamps the TV arts show when budgets must be slashed.

Stars Harriet Thorpe and Alistair McGowan.

From September 1993.

Economical savings, budget reductions, less manpower.

Can Camilla and her team survive the swingeing cuts coming their way?

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Camilla revamps the TV arts show when budgets must be slashed.

Stars Harriet Thorpe and Alistair McGowan.

From September 1993.

Economical savings, budget reductions, less manpower.

Can Camilla and her team survive the swingeing cuts coming their way?

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Camilla revamps the TV arts show to keep her cutting edge lover.

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Camilla revamps the TV arts show to keep her cutting edge lover.

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The TV arts show team schmooze Hollywood royalty at the Cannes Film Festival.

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The TV arts show team schmooze Hollywood royalty at the Cannes Film Festival.

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The TV arts show team try to boost ratings with their own awards show.

Stars Harriet Thorpe and Lorelei King.

From October 1993.

In an effort to boost ratings the Arting About team decide to produce their own awards show sponsored by "Big 'Un Burger".

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The TV arts show team try to boost ratings with their own awards show.

Stars Harriet Thorpe and Lorelei King.

From October 1993.

In an effort to boost ratings the Arting About team decide to produce their own awards show sponsored by "Big 'Un Burger".

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The TV arts show goes to the opera, but can Camilla find love before the fat lady sings? With Harriet Thorpe.

From October 1993.

The TV arts show goes to the opera, but can Camilla find love before the fat lady sings?

The Arting About team covers the London Opera Festival, but will Camilla find love before the fat lady sings?

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The TV arts show goes to the opera, but can Camilla find love before the fat lady sings? With Harriet Thorpe.

From October 1993.

The TV arts show goes to the opera, but can Camilla find love before the fat lady sings?

The Arting About team covers the London Opera Festival, but will Camilla find love before the fat lady sings?

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Are hard rockers Tanks 'n' Daisies as wild as they seem? Ellis sheds some light on things. With Harriet Thorpe. From August 1995.

Are hard rockers Tanks 'n' Daisies as wild as they seem? Ellis sheds some light on things.

When 'Arting About' expose a heavy metal band - 'Tanks'N Daisies' - as closet 'anoraks', the band sues for defamation and.

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Are hard rockers Tanks 'n' Daisies as wild as they seem? Ellis sheds some light on things. With Harriet Thorpe. From August 1995.

Are hard rockers Tanks 'n' Daisies as wild as they seem? Ellis sheds some light on things.

When 'Arting About' expose a heavy metal band - 'Tanks'N Daisies' - as closet 'anoraks', the band sues for defamation and.

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Brian sets out to woo an old flame using only the power of language. With Kevin Eldon and Felicity Montagu. From August 1995.

Brian sets out to woo an old flame using only the power of language. With Kevin Eldon.

Set against the backdrop of backbiting literary London this week.

Arts programme presenter, Brian Melville, is writing the novel of his.

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Brian sets out to woo an old flame using only the power of language. With Kevin Eldon and Felicity Montagu. From August 1995.

Brian sets out to woo an old flame using only the power of language. With Kevin Eldon.

Set against the backdrop of backbiting literary London this week.

Arts programme presenter, Brian Melville, is writing the novel of his.

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Religious music is all the rage, leading to an uneasy reunion for arts reporter Brian. With Harriet Thorpe. From August 1995.

Religious music is all the rage, leading to an uneasy reunion for arts reporter Brian.

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Religious music is all the rage, leading to an uneasy reunion for arts reporter Brian. With Harriet Thorpe. From August 1995.

Religious music is all the rage, leading to an uneasy reunion for arts reporter Brian.

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Music in Verona or Birmingham? The TV Arts show's new presenter Sheena fancies Brum.

Music in Verona or Birmingham? The TV Arts show's new presenter Sheena fancies Brum. Stars Rebecca Front. From November 1996.

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Are the daffy TV arts show team facing an alien incursion? The truth is out there. Stars Geoffrey Whitehead. From November 1996. Episode 2 of 4.

Are the daffy TV arts show team facing an alien incursion? The truth is out there.

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Sheena delves into lottery corruption for the TV arts show, but Tim is keen to win it. Stars Rebecca Front. From November 1996.

Sheena finds corruption in lottery funding for the arts, while Tim tries to perfect a system for choosing those magic numbers.

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Sheena delves into lottery corruption for the TV arts show, but Tim is keen to win it. Stars Rebecca Front. From November 1996.

Sheena finds corruption in lottery funding for the arts, while Tim tries to perfect a system for choosing those magic numbers.

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Brian creates a stir when he embarks on a biography of Britain's greatest playwright. Stars Rebecca Front. From December 1996.

Tim meets his No 1 fan.

Research for Brian's warts-and-all biography of leading playwright Harold Pointer gets him into hot water.

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Brian creates a stir when he embarks on a biography of Britain's greatest playwright. Stars Rebecca Front. From December 1996.

Tim meets his No 1 fan.

Research for Brian's warts-and-all biography of leading playwright Harold Pointer gets him into hot water.

MPProgramme Catalogue - Details:19900903

THE MONDAY PLAY

Next in series: GOD'S SECOND IN COMMAND

Previous in series: DORA

Description

Britian is at war and film-maker Jack Lewis goes back to his native Newcastle to make a propaganda 'short' about the heroic shipbuilders. Written by Michael CHAPLIN and produced by Dave SHEASBY, starring James BOLAM.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

civilian morale

films

world war ii

Broadcast history

03 Sep 1990 19:45-21:15 (RADIO 4)

08 Sep 1990 14:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bolam (Actor)

Elizabeth Kelly (Actor)

John Branwell (Actor)

Rod Arthur (Actor)

Robin Polley (Actor)

Norman Mills (Actor)

Alan Hockey (Actor)

Christine Cox (Actor)

Belinda Chapman (Actor)

John Basham (Actor)

Joe Ging (Actor)

Bill Speed (Actor)

Philip Knowles (Actor)

David Begg (actor (act)) (Actor)

Michael Chaplin (Author)

Dave Sheasby (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-18

MPProgramme Catalogue - Details:19900908

THE MONDAY PLAY

First broadcast on 1990-09-03

Next in series: GOD'S SECOND IN COMMAND

Previous in series: DORA

Description

Britian is at war and film-maker Jack Lewis goes back to his native Newcastle to make a propaganda 'short' about the heroic shipbuilders. Written by Michael CHAPLIN and produced by Dave SHEASBY, starring James BOLAM.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

civilian morale

films

world war ii

Broadcast history

03 Sep 1990 19:45-21:15 (RADIO 4)

08 Sep 1990 14:30-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Bolam (Actor)

Elizabeth Kelly (Actor)

John Branwell (Actor)

Rod Arthur (Actor)

Robin Polley (Actor)

Norman Mills (Actor)

Alan Hockey (Actor)

Christine Cox (Actor)

Belinda Chapman (Actor)

John Basham (Actor)

Joe Ging (Actor)

Bill Speed (Actor)

Philip Knowles (Actor)

David Begg (actor (act)) (Actor)

Michael Chaplin (Author)

Dave Sheasby (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-18

MPProgramme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4