Not Talking

What happens to a relationship when it becomes impossible to talk? What happens when the system does not allow us to speak? Mike Bartlett explores the corrosive power of silence through his grandfather's experiences as a conscientious objector in the Second World War, and a contemporary story from the armed forces.

Richard Briers and June Whitfield star in this provocative and touching play.

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20080111 BT=1100 (BBC7)
20080112 BT=0500 (BBC7)

A Mike Bartlett drama about two interleaved stories of men's experiences of the army, and how their lives are linked.

2006030220060715
20080111 (BBC7)
20080112 (BBC7)
20081027 (BBC7)
20081028 (BBC7)
20071229 (R3)

What happens to a relationship when it becomes impossible to talk? What happens when the system does not allow us to speak? Mike Bartlett explores the corrosive power of silence through his grandfather's experiences as a conscientious objector in the Second World War, and a contemporary story from the armed forces.

Richard Briers and June Whitfield star in this provocative and touching play.

2006030220060715
20080111 (BBC7)
20080112 (BBC7)
20081027 (BBC7)
20081028 (BBC7)
20071229 (R3)

What happens to a relationship when it becomes impossible to talk? What happens when the system does not allow us to speak? Mike Bartlett explores the corrosive power of silence through his grandfather's experiences as a conscientious objector in the Second World War, and a contemporary story from the armed forces.

Richard Briers and June Whitfield star in this provocative and touching play.