Scenes From Provincial Life [drama]

Eric Pringle's four-part dramatisation of this groud-breaking comic novel by William Cooper, exploring the life and loves of a schoolmaster and his friends in pre-war Leicester.

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0101A Sensible Man2003082020051007

Which couple should have the cottage for the weekend - Joe and Myrtle, or Tom and Steve? Joe Lunn....David Thorpe Myrtle....Alison Pettitt Tom....Jonathan Keeble Steve....Robert Harper Bolshaw....Keith Drinkel Fred....Leighton Pugh Frank....Clive Standen Trevor....James Joyce

  • joe lunn....David Thorpe myrtle....Alison Pettitt tom....Jonathan Keeble steve....Robert Harper
  • joe lunn....David Thorpe myrtle....Alison Pettitt tom....Jonathan Keeble steve....Robert Harper bolshaw....Keith Drinkel frank....clive standen
  • joe lunn....David Thorpe myrtle....Alison Pettitt tom....Jonathan Keeble steve....Robert Harper bolshaw....Keith Drinkel frank....clive standen fred....leighton pugh directed by David Blount

  • 0102Not As Good As A Play2003082720051014

    Joe and Tom are planning to emigrate to America, but Myrtle and Steve have other ideas.

    0103False Alarm2003090320051021

    Myrtle thinks she may be pregnant, and Steve acquires a girlfriend.

    0104 LASTRound The Clock-tower2003091020051028

    The four lovers' fates are resolved in the centre of town.