Romantic Friction

Episodes

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20150721 (BBC7)
20150722 (BBC7)
20170324 (BBC7)
20170325 (BBC7)
20031209 (R4)

Love is all around - Anna is blissfully happy, Brian is finding that grading sandpaper is fun when he's thinking about Anna, and even faithful cockney muse Minnie is happy as it looks as if Anna's new found romance is spilling over into her prose.

But could there be a cloud on the horizon when Brian's old friend Dougie unexpectedly turns up with the tempting offer of building fibre glass ducks in the Shetland Islands.

It looks as if Anna's blissful happiness is spilling over into her prose.

Romance writer Anna is blissfully happy, and it looks as if her romance is spilling over into her prose. Stars Samantha Bond and Hugh Bonneville. From October 2001.

Romance writer, Anna is blissfully happy, Brian is finding that grading sand paper is fun when he's thinking about Anna, and even faithful cockney muse Minnie is happy because it looks as if Anna's new-found romance is spilling over into her prose.

Michelle Read's four-part comedy-drama stars Samantha Bond and Hugh Bonneville.

With Beth Chambers, Michelle Read, Kammy Darweish, Adjoa Andoh, Andrew Wincott, Sue Elliott-Nicholls, Michael Fenton Stevens and Ewan Bailey.

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.

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20150728 (BBC7)
20150729 (BBC7)
20170331 (BBC7)
20170401 (BBC7)
20031216 (R4)

Brian has gone to the Shetland Isles to make giant fibre glass ducks and Anna's head is throbbing like a big throbbing thing due to the fact that she's turned to the cooking sherry.

Her book is on hold, her characters are unhappy and her publisher is nagging her for a finished copy.

Well, the rules of Romantic Fiction do say that the course of true love never runs smooth, but just how bumpy can things get, and is there any chance of a happy ending?

In Brian's absence, romance writer Anna is hounded by her characters.

In Brian's absence, romance writer Anna is hounded by her characters. With Samantha Bond and Hugh Bonneville. From October 2001.

Brian has gone to the Shetland Isles to make giant fibreglass ducks and romance writer, Anna's head is throbbing because she's been hitting the cooking sherry.

Her book is on hold, her characters are unhappy and her publisher is nagging her for a finished copy. Is there any chance of a happy ending?

Michelle Read's four-part comedy-drama stars Samantha Bond and Hugh Bonneville.

With Beth Chambers, Michelle Read, Kammy Darweish, Adjoa Andoh, Andrew Wincott, Sue Elliott-Nicholls, Michael Fenton Stevens and Ewan Bailey.

Producer: Dawn Ellis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2001.