The Older Woman

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Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher.

Local hack journalist Roy Hitchcock tries to win the heart of his former teacher. Stars Zoe Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From January 1993.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

Zoe Wanamaker as Miss

Callaghan, Martin Clunes as Roy Hitchcock and Toyah Wilcox as Elsa.

Roy Hitchcock is a hack journalist on a provincial paper with big ideas and an attitude problem. When he meets his former

English teacher his private fantasies get a new lease of life as he sets out to win her against all the odds.

Music: Julian Westall producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

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Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group?

Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice. Stars Zoe Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From Jan 1993.

Can Roy impress Jane by joining a green pressure group? Meanwhile, Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

2: Roy decides to become a reconstructed new man and joins an environmental pressure group in order to impress Jane. Meanwhile Pavarotti appears in his dreams with some invaluable advice.

Music: Julian Wastall

Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo

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Keen to get in Jane's good books, Roy is delighted when she asks him to help save a tree.

Roy's quest to insinuate himself further into Jane's good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. Stars Zoe Wanamaker. From January 1993.

Roy's quest to insinuate himself further into Jane's good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

3: Roy's quest to insinuate himself further into Jane's good books gets a new lease of life when she requests his help to save a tree. But a major obstacle remains in the path of fulfilment, in the macho form of Chad Mann - media hero and Jane's current lover.

Host/ Voice-over DAVID HOLT Music: Julian Wastall producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

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Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism.

Roy tries to impress Jane with some campaigning local journalism. With Zoë Wanamaker and Martin Clunes. From February 1993.

by Tony Bagley. Starring Zoe and 4: When Roy spots a planning application for a bam next to Jane's house his knight-in-shining-armour fantasies seem to have become a reality.

Meanwhile his boss has set up home in the office, complete with his dog, sun-lounger and soap-on-a-rope. Paul Vaughan HIMSELF

Music: Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger

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In a rare moment, Miss Callaghan apologises to her ex, lovestruck pupil Roy. Starring Martin Clunes. From February 1993.

In a rare moment, Miss Callaghan apologises to her ex, lovestruck pupil Roy.

by Tony Bagley. Starring

Zoe Wanamaker as Jane, Martin Clunes as Roy and Toyah Willcox as Elsa.

5: Roy is temporarily distracted from his obsession with Jane by Dick's rapid descent into alcoholism and the sudden appearance of Elsa's ex-husband. However, a night of unbridled passion with Jane looks increasingly likely.

Music: Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo

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A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane's chaotic love life.

A letter and phone calls lift the lid on Jane's chaotic love life. Stars Zoe Wanamaker, Martin Clunes and Toyah Willcox. From February 1993.

by Tony Bagley. Starring and What did Roy and Jane get up to after the concert?

What lengths will Dick go to in his attempts to become Frank Sinatra ?

And will Elsa save Roy's bacon? All is revealed in this final episode.

Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Music by Julian Wastall

Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo

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Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan.

Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan. Stars Geraldine James and Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

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Chad and Roy compete for the chance to live in Jane's caravan. Stars Geraldine James and Martin Clunes.

From August 1994.

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Roy is making a video diary, Chad is giving a speech and Jane finds solace in the weed.

Roy is making a video diary, Chad is giving a speech and Jane finds solace in the weed. Stars Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

Stars Martin Clunes.

From August 1994.

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Chad and Roy get a little too well acquainted. Stars Geraldine James and Alistair McGowan.

Chad and Roy get a little too well acquainted. Stars Geraldine James, Alistair McGowan and Martin Clunes. From August 1994.

Chad and Roy get a little too well acquainted.

Stars Geraldine James and Alistair McGowan.

Stars Geraldine James, Alistair McGowan and Martin Clunes.

From August 1994.

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Roy vies for Jane's affections from the vantage point of a caravan in her garden.

Roy vies for Jane's affections from the vantage point of a caravan in her garden. Stars Martin Clunes. From September 1994.

First broadcast on 1994-09-06

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: EPISODE 5

Previous in series: 30 August 1994

Description

Comedy drama mixing fantasy with reality. Roy continues to vie for Jane's affections & make sense of Middle England from the vantage point of a caravan in Jane's garden. (Episode 4)

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

06 Sep 1994 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1995 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alistair Mcgowan (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Melanie Hudson (Actor)

David Troughton (Actor)

Tilly Vosburgh (Actor)

Martin Clunes (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Geraldine James (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

Tony Bagley (Author)

Julian Wastall (Composer)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-06-21.

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Roy decides celibacy is the answer. But can he remain true to his principles? Stars Martin Clunes. From September 1994.

Roy decides celibacy is the answer. But can he remain true to his principles?

First broadcast on 1994-09-13

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: 20 September 1994

Previous in series: 06 September 1994

Description

The continuing story of an untalented fantasist with bigh ideas. Roy has managed to interest TV in his video diary. Should he become celebate to be an artist of integrity. Meanwhile Jane decides to be celibate - as far as Roy is concerned. Comedy drama.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

13 Sep 1994 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1995 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rebecca Front (Actor)

David Troughton (Actor)

Tilly Vosburgh (Actor)

Martin Clunes (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Geraldine James (Actor)

Peter Serafinowicz (Actor)

Sue Roderick (Actor)

Tony Bagley (Author)

Julian Wastall (Composer)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-04-12.

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The airing of Roy's video diary is merely the prelude to an apocalyptic finale.

The airing of Roy's video diary is merely the prelude to an apocalyptic finale. Stars Martin Clunes, Geraldine James and Nicky Henson. From September 1994.

First broadcast on 1994-09-20

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Previous in series: EPISODE 5

Description

6/6. Comedy drama mixing fantasy with reality. Written by Tony Bagley. Starr- ing Martin Clunes & Geraldine James. Produced by Paul Schlesinger.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

20 Sep 1994 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1995 23:30-23:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alistair Mcgowan (Actor)

Rebecca Front (Actor)

Melanie Hudson (Actor)

David Troughton (Actor)

Tilly Vosburgh (Actor)

Martin Clunes (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Geraldine James (Actor)

Tony Bagley (Author)

Paul Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-06-18.