Little Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair

Episodes

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0101Fifteen Minutes To Landing2014073020170614

A woman married to a philandering husband finds solace during a turbulent air flight.

by Jenny Éclair

The first of a series of stories set in real time as six very different women share their secrets.

A couple experience severe turblulence on a flight but it turns out to be not nearly as bumpy as their marriage.

Produced by Sally Avens.

0101Fifteen Minutes To Landing20170614

A woman married to a philandering husband finds solace during a turbulent air flight.

0102Carol Goes Swimming2014080620170628

Lorraine Ashbourne is Carol, in Jenny Eclair's story about a lifesaving friendship.

By Jenny Éclair

Carol's life's not really been the same since her best friend Sandra died but a trip to the swimming bath brings back memories of their time together with surprising results.

Produced by Sally Avens.

0102Carol Goes Swimming20170628

Lorraine Ashbourne is Carol, in Jenny Eclair's story about a lifesaving friendship.

0103A Trolley For A Change2014081320170705

A grandmother visits a supermarket to buy her grandchildren a meal they won't forget.

by Jenny Éclair

A grandmother visits an upmarket supermarket to buy her grandchildren a meal they won't forget, but the trip proves memorable for all the wrong reasons.

Produced by Sally Avens.

0103A Trolley For A Change20170705

A grandmother visits a supermarket to buy her grandchildren a meal they won't forget.

0104George's Cake2014082020170712

Susie Blake stars as a woman making a special cake for her husband's 60th birthday.

by Jenny Eclair.

Bea can tell you how to peel an onion without crying or how to make the perfect pavlova. In her Shaker style kitchen she prepares a very special Birthday cake for her husband and reflects on a lifetime of culinary success and marital woe.

Produced by Sally Avens.

0104George's Cake20170712

Susie Blake stars as a woman making a special cake for her husband's 60th birthday.

0105The Viewing2014082720170719

Story about a woman who compulsively views houses. Read by Annette Badlan.

by Jenny Éclair

A lonely woman takes a peek into other people's properties and lives when their houses are put up for sale.

Producer - Sally Avens.

0105The Viewing20170719

Story about a woman who compulsively views houses. Read by Annette Badlan.

0106 LASTDoing The Best For Daniel2014090320170726

by Jenny Éclair

Jenny Éclair plays a single mother who will stop at nothing to give her son the best education and future. But might she have gone too far?

Producer - Sally Avens.

Jenny Eclair reads her own story of a single mother's attempts to give her son the world.

0106 LASTDoing The Best For Daniel20170726

Jenny Eclair reads her own story of a single mother's attempts to give her son the world.

0201Lorna's Holiday20151118

by Jenny Eclair

Lorna - Lesley Sharp

Producer - Sally Avens

As Lorna recuperates in a five star hotel in Dubrovnik she acidly observes the two families staying in the villa next door, but what she sees threatens her own future as well as theirs.

0202Christine Paints20151125

by Jenny Eclair

Producer - Sally Avens

When Christine and Tony move to the country so Tony can write. Christine takes up watercolours and soon finds inspiration can be found in the most unexpected places and with surprising consequences.

0203Beverley In Shoes20151202

by Jenny Eclair

Beverley - Samantha Spiro

Produced by Sally Avens

Beverley might have once travelled the world but now she prefers watching programmes about baking. Beverley wants security and safety, but why?

0204Points20151209

by Jenny Eclair

Gail - Sarah Hadland

Produced by Sally Avens

When Gail takes her husband's car she embarks upon a journey that has a very surprising destination.

0205A Slight Alteration20151216

by Jenny Eclair

Read by Tessa Peake-Jones

Produced by Sally Avens

A dressmaker finds herself doing a dress alteration for a young woman who is on the verge of getting married. But the dress is fated never to be worn.

0206 LASTWaiting For Billy20151223

by Jenny Eclair

Patsy - Anita Dobson

Produced by Sally Avens

Patsy and Billy are a rock and roll Darby and Joan. She's been with him through the good times and now the bad. With the money gone and the band members dying off can Patsy's secret stay hidden for good.

0301Leo's Passport20161005

by Jenny Eclair

Penny - Imelda Staunton

Caroline - Karen Bartke

Produced by Sally Avens

Four of the countries leading actresses star in this comic series about women facing a crisis in their lives.

Penny loves working as Howard's secretary, she's very protective of him, which is why when Jodie begins work at the office Penny decides that action must be taken.

0302Hannah's Gone20161012

by Jenny Eclair

Hannah's Mum - Josie Lawrence

Produced by Sally Avens

Four of the country's leading actresses star in this comic series about women facing a crisis in their lives.

When Hannah leaves home her mother is heartbroken, but a visit to her daughter's room sheds some revealing light on Hannah's personality.

0303Mothers And Daughters20161019

by Jenny Eclair

Four of the country's leading actresses star in this comic series about women facing a crisis in their lives.

Coral is an ageing actress auditioning for a play about a mother and daughter; but her relationship with her own mother doesn't bear the scrutiny it's about to get.

0304 LASTAnthea's Round Robin20161026

By Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

Four of the country's leading actresses star in this comic series about women facing a crisis in their lives.

Anthea always sends a round robin at Christmas time, only this year her news comes as a surprise even to herself.

04A Nice Time with All the Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.

04A Nice Time with All the Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.

04A Nice Time with All the Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.

04A Nice Time with All the Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.

04A Nice Time with All the Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.

04A Nice Time with All the Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.

04The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

04The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

04The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

04The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

04The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

04The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

0401The Last Day20171018

Vicki Pepperdine stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a teacher's last day.

by Jenny Eclair.

Produced by Sally Avens

The first in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.
It's Miss Cavendish's last day at school and retirement looms but surely it can't go completely unmarked, that's enough to send even the most sensible woman over the edge.

Vicki Pepperdine is one of the country's leading comic actors. She co-wrote and starred in the sit-com 'Getting On' and can currently be seen in The Windsors.
Jenny Eclair is a comedian, novelist and actress. She blazed a trail for female comedians and is now a stalwart of the comedy circuit. She co-writes the stage show of 'Grumpy Old Women' and her book of Short stories 'Listening In' based on Little Lifetimes was published earlier this year.

0402The Visit20171025

Doon Mackichan stars as a dead woman intent on revenge in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue.

by Jenny Eclair
Performed by Doon Mackichan
Produced by Sally Avens

The second in a series of comic monologues where four women share a secret.
A dead woman returns to her old home to see the changes made by her husband and his new wife and when she doesn't like what she sees she decides to take revenge.

Doon Mackichan is one of our leading comic actors. She wrote and starred in Smack The Pony and Doon Our Way and has recently been seen in Plebs and Two Doors Down.

Doon Mackichan stars as a woman intent on revenge in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue.

by Jenny Eclair
Performed by Doon Mackichan
Produced by Sally Avens

The second in a series of comic monologues where four women share a secret.
A woman returns to her old home to see the changes made by her husband and his new wife and when she doesn't like what she sees she decides to take revenge.

Doon Mackichan is one of our leading comic actors. She wrote and starred in Smack The Pony and Doon Our Way and has recently been seen in Plebs and Two Doors Down.

0403The Nannas20171101

Tilly Vosburgh stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a cleaner uncovering a secret

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The third in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives.

Dawn spends her life cleaning for the middle classes and fancies she could uncover a few secrets behind the Farrow and Ball doors, but when she does it comes at a cost she couldn't imagine.

Tilly Vosburgh has appeared in numerous television series including EastEnders, Tipping The Velvet, and The Smoking Room and films such as Atonement, Vera Drake and Boy A.

0404A Nice Time With All The Family20171108

Beverley Callard stars in Jenny Eclair's comic monologue about a 60th birthday party.

by Jenny Eclair

Produced by Sally Avens

The last in a series of comic monologues where four women reach a crisis in their lives. Julie's always hated her birthday parties so she's determined her 60th will be different but her family don't seem to have heard.

Beverley Callard is best known for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street but has also found time to appear in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice', Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisps and 'Mile High' amongst other television appearances.