Ladies Of More Letters

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol once again as the happily widowed Vera Small and Irene Spencer who are reunited at the funeral of an old flame.

With Christopher Kelham and Fiona Clarke.

Director Claire Grove.

Episodes

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Vera and Irene discover the joys of grandmothering.

Vitriolic correspondence with Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

[Episode 4 of 10, rpt of Thursday 9.30am] / Vera and Irene discover the joys of grandmothering.

Episode 4 of 10 / Irene's 'helping hand' from afar throws Vera's life into chaos.

With Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Episode 5 of 10

Irene's 'helping hand' from afar throws Vera's life into chaos.

Episode 5 of 10

Vera begins to enjoy 'trailer park' life, as Irene flees to Australia...

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

[Episode 3 of 10, rpt of Wednesday 9.30am] / Vera begins to enjoy 'trailer park' life, as Irene flees to Australia...

Episode 3 of 10

Vera and Irene discover the joys of grandmothering.

Vitriolic correspondence with Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

[Episode 4 of 10, rpt of Thursday 9.30am] / Vera and Irene discover the joys of grandmothering.

Episode 4 of 10 / Irene's 'helping hand' from afar throws Vera's life into chaos.

With Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Episode 5 of 10

Irene's 'helping hand' from afar throws Vera's life into chaos.

Episode 5 of 10

Vera begins to enjoy 'trailer park' life, as Irene flees to Australia...

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

[Episode 3 of 10, rpt of Wednesday 9.30am] / Vera begins to enjoy 'trailer park' life, as Irene flees to Australia...

Episode 3 of 10

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Crossed wires and frayed tempers mark the correspondence of Irene Spencer and Vera Small.

With Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Episodes 6-10 of 10.

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Crossed wires and frayed tempers mark the correspondence of Irene Spencer and Vera Small.

With Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Episodes 6-10 of 10.

01Reunited By An Old Flame1999101120040126 (BBC7)
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By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol once again as the happily widowed Vera Small and Irene Spencer who are reunited at the funeral of an old flame.

With Christopher Kelham and Fiona Clarke.

Director Claire Grove.Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol again as they're reunited at an old flame's funeral.

01Reunited By An Old Flame1999101120040126 (BBC7)
20050530 (BBC7)
20050531 (BBC7)

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol once again as the happily widowed Vera Small and Irene Spencer who are reunited at the funeral of an old flame.

With Christopher Kelham and Fiona Clarke.

Director Claire Grove.Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol again as they're reunited at an old flame's funeral.

02The Ghost Of Bill Snapes1999101220040127 (BBC7)
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Things turn nasty as the ghost of Bill Snapes haunts Irene and Vera.

Vera's antics on the dance floor have tested her friend's patience to the limit, but Irene is determined that their correspondence will continue.

Vera's antics on the dance floor test Irene's patience to the limit, but Irene is determined their correspondence will continue.

02The Ghost Of Bill Snapes1999101220040127 (BBC7)
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Things turn nasty as the ghost of Bill Snapes haunts Irene and Vera.

Vera's antics on the dance floor have tested her friend's patience to the limit, but Irene is determined that their correspondence will continue.

Vera's antics on the dance floor test Irene's patience to the limit, but Irene is determined their correspondence will continue.

03Trailer Park Life1999101320040128 (BBC7)
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Vera starts a new life in a caravan, but Irene's version of their past is a continuing irritation.

Starring Patricia Routledge.

03Trailer Park Life1999101320040128 (BBC7)
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Vera starts a new life in a caravan, but Irene's version of their past is a continuing irritation.

Starring Patricia Routledge.

04The Joys Of Grandmothering1999101420040129 (BBC7)
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James Hewitt joins Jenni Murray to talk about his latest book `Love and War', charting his life since meeting Princess Diana.

Drama: `Ladies of More Letters' by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman (8/10).

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

As their daughters get together in Australia, Irene discovers the cause of her breakdown and Vera revels in a second chance at motherhood.

With Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales (8/10).

Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol as the happily widowed Vera Small and Irene Spencer.

Irene visits her daughter in Australia, while Vera's daughter moves in.

With Christopher Kelham and Fiona Clarke.

Director Claire Grove (4/10).

/ Jenni Murray hosts topical items on the latest news, views and culture from a female perspective.

Drama: `Ladies of More Letters' by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman (4/10).

Irene visits her daughter in Australia, whilst Vera's daughter moves in.

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

04The Joys Of Grandmothering1999101420040129 (BBC7)
20050602 (BBC7)
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James Hewitt joins Jenni Murray to talk about his latest book `Love and War', charting his life since meeting Princess Diana.

Drama: `Ladies of More Letters' by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman (8/10).

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

As their daughters get together in Australia, Irene discovers the cause of her breakdown and Vera revels in a second chance at motherhood.

With Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales (8/10).

Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales dip their pens in the pot of vitriol as the happily widowed Vera Small and Irene Spencer.

Irene visits her daughter in Australia, while Vera's daughter moves in.

With Christopher Kelham and Fiona Clarke.

Director Claire Grove (4/10).

/ Jenni Murray hosts topical items on the latest news, views and culture from a female perspective.

Drama: `Ladies of More Letters' by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman (4/10).

Irene visits her daughter in Australia, whilst Vera's daughter moves in.

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

05Irenes Helping Hand1999101520040130 (BBC7)
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Irene delights in getting Vera's family news first and sending it to her from the other side of the world.

Stars Prunella Scales.

05Irenes Helping Hand1999101520040130 (BBC7)
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Irene delights in getting Vera's family news first and sending it to her from the other side of the world.

Stars Prunella Scales.

061999101820050606 (BBC7)
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Crossed wires and frayed tempers mark the correspondence of Irene Spencer and Vera Small, but Irene offers an apology in verse.

061999101820050606 (BBC7)
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Crossed wires and frayed tempers mark the correspondence of Irene Spencer and Vera Small, but Irene offers an apology in verse.

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While in Australia, Vera fights for custody of her grandchild.

Irene is sent to a clinic by her daughter.

Irene emerges from the Outback, while Vera plays 'Helicopter Gun Chicks'.

Vera fights for custody of her grandchild while in Australia Irene's daughter has sent her to a clinic.

With Patricia Routledge.

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While in Australia, Vera fights for custody of her grandchild.

Irene is sent to a clinic by her daughter.

Irene emerges from the Outback, while Vera plays 'Helicopter Gun Chicks'.

Vera fights for custody of her grandchild while in Australia Irene's daughter has sent her to a clinic.

With Patricia Routledge.

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As their daughters get together in Australia, Irene discovers the cause of her breakdown and Vera revels in a second chance at motherhood.

Vera is anxious about a serial ransacker, whilst from Down Under comes news of a birth and the Dingo Man.

081999102020050608 (BBC7)
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As their daughters get together in Australia, Irene discovers the cause of her breakdown and Vera revels in a second chance at motherhood.

Vera is anxious about a serial ransacker, whilst from Down Under comes news of a birth and the Dingo Man.

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Irene sends news from Australia that Vera is a grandmother again.

But who is the father?

The identity of the father of Vera's new grandson is revealed - and there are more revelations from Down Under.

091999102120050609 (BBC7)
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Irene sends news from Australia that Vera is a grandmother again.

But who is the father?

The identity of the father of Vera's new grandson is revealed - and there are more revelations from Down Under.

10 LAST1999102220050610 (BBC7)

Vera and her granddaughter escape from the trailer park and Irene discovers that she is about to become a grandmother again.

There's a wedding to arrange, but will all end happily ever after?

10 LAST1999102220050610 (BBC7)

Vera and her granddaughter escape from the trailer park and Irene discovers that she is about to become a grandmother again.

There's a wedding to arrange, but will all end happily ever after?