In Form

Drama-documentaries taking musical form as their starting point.

Episodes

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01Rondo20070312

Musicologist David Huckvale explores the shape of Saint-Saens's Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin, while Louise Ramsden's drama reflects the playfulness of the music.

Sandwich bar proprietor Stella, although jilted by her fiance, is determined to fulfil her wedding day commitment.

Her confidant, Spanish dreamer Carlos, fixes her up with a series of dates which prove disastrous, but eventually helps her to find not only the secret of love but also the perfect sandwich.

Stella....Miranda Keeling

Carlos....Antonio Gil-Martinez

Robin....David Holt

Andras....Greg Hobbs

Les....Dan Crow.

02 LASTVariations20070319

Pianist John Lill explores the shape of Beethoven's extraordinary set of Variations at the end of his Sonata in E, Op 109, while Tim Jackson's drama reflects the beauty and pathos of the music.

Alex....Alex Jennings

Kirsty....Anna Madeley

Maximiliane....Alex Kelly

Juliet....Christine Kavanagh

Young Maxi....Olivia Coldicutt

Director Peter Leslie Wild