Same Difference

Five stories on stages in lesbian and gay experience.

Episodes

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20050821

Stories from various stages in lesbian and gay experience.

1/5. Arthur Snatchfold by EM Forster

Simon Russell Beale reads one of the most powerful of the posthumously published stories on homosexual themes by one of Englands greatest authors.

Caution is thrown dangerously to the winds when the tedium of a weekend country visit is enlivened for businessman Sir Richard Conway by the presence of an interesting young man.

Followed by News.

20050828

Stories exploring lesbian and gay themes.

2/5. Rosemary for Remembrance, or From My Diary, 1962

By Lorna Mitchell. Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

Lorna's private writings humorously reflect the tormented first inklings of sexual identity for a teenager in the grips of a lesbian crush on her teacher. But was it wise to bare her soul to Miss Caldwell?

Read by Teresa Gallagher.

Then News.

20050904

Stories exploring lesbian and gay themes.

3/5. The Gang

By Sebastian Beaumont. Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

As disease strikes at the heart of the gay community the kindness of strangers eases the passage for one young man struggling to come out of the closet.

Read by Tom George.

Then News.

20050911

Stories exploring lesbian and gay themes.

4/5. A Country Dance

By Mary Dorcey. Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

An account by the award-winning Irish writer of a nightmarish instance of rural homophobia when two women attend a local dance. But the real drama is a personal one, lying less in what is said than what remains unspoken.

Read by Clare Cathcart.

Then News.

20050918

Stories exploring lesbian and gay themes.

5/5. Crossing the Bar

By Mark Sanderson. Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

Does it take one to know one? One young man thinks so, but when he opts for a state-of-the-art approach to the standard dating game, the result undermines all his assumptions.

Read by Charlie Simpson.

Directed by Richard Wortley.

Then News.

AR01Arthur Snatchfold2003092920050821

By E M Forster.

Caution is thrown dangerously to the winds when the tedium of a weekend country visit is enlivened for businessman Sir Richard Conway by the presence of an interesting young man.

Read by Simon Russell Beale.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart Directed by Richard Wortley.

AR01Arthur Snatchfold2003092920050821

By E M Forster.

Caution is thrown dangerously to the winds when the tedium of a weekend country visit is enlivened for businessman Sir Richard Conway by the presence of an interesting young man.

Read by Simon Russell Beale.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart Directed by Richard Wortley.

AR02Rosemary For Remembrance - Or From My Diary, 19622003093020050828

By Lorna Mitchell.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

Lorna's private writings humorously reflect the tormented first inklings of sexual identity for a teenager in the grips of a lesbian crush on her teacher.

But was it wise to bare her soul to Miss Caldwell?

Read by Teresa Gallagher.

But was it wise to bare her soul to Miss Caldwell? Read by Teresa Gallagher.

AR02Rosemary For Remembrance - Or From My Diary, 19622003093020050828

By Lorna Mitchell.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

Lorna's private writings humorously reflect the tormented first inklings of sexual identity for a teenager in the grips of a lesbian crush on her teacher.

But was it wise to bare her soul to Miss Caldwell?

Read by Teresa Gallagher.

But was it wise to bare her soul to Miss Caldwell? Read by Teresa Gallagher.

AR03The Gang2003100120050904

By Sebastian Beaumont.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

As disease strikes at the heart of the gay community the kindness of strangers eases the passage for one young man struggling to come out of the closet.

Read by Tom George.

Read by Tom George Abridged by Cathy Stewart Directed by Richard Wortley.

AR03The Gang2003100120050904

By Sebastian Beaumont.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

As disease strikes at the heart of the gay community the kindness of strangers eases the passage for one young man struggling to come out of the closet.

Read by Tom George.

Read by Tom George Abridged by Cathy Stewart Directed by Richard Wortley.

AR04A Country Dance2003100220050911

By Mary Dorcey.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

An account by the award-winning Irish writer of a nightmarish instance of rural homophobia when two women attend a local dance.

But the real drama is a personal one, lying less in what is said than what remains unspoken.

Read by Clare Cathcart.

Read by Clare Cathcart, an account by the award-winning Irish writer of a nightmarish instance of rural homophobia when two women attend a local dance.

AR04A Country Dance2003100220050911

By Mary Dorcey.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

An account by the award-winning Irish writer of a nightmarish instance of rural homophobia when two women attend a local dance.

But the real drama is a personal one, lying less in what is said than what remains unspoken.

Read by Clare Cathcart.

Read by Clare Cathcart, an account by the award-winning Irish writer of a nightmarish instance of rural homophobia when two women attend a local dance.

AR05 LASTCrossing The Bar2003100320050918

By Mark Sanderson.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

Does it take one to know one? One young man thinks so, but when he opts for a state-of-the-art approach to the standard dating game, the result undermines all his assumptions.

Read by Charlie Simpson.

Directed by Richard Wortley.

A man opts for a state-of-the-art approach to the dating game, and gets a shock.

AR05 LASTCrossing The Bar2003100320050918

By Mark Sanderson.

Abridged by Cathy Stewart.

Does it take one to know one? One young man thinks so, but when he opts for a state-of-the-art approach to the standard dating game, the result undermines all his assumptions.

Read by Charlie Simpson.

Directed by Richard Wortley.

A man opts for a state-of-the-art approach to the dating game, and gets a shock.