Such Rotten Luck

Episodes

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0106 LASTA Touch Of The Whatsits1989092119900917
20121204 (BBC7)
20150519 (BBC7)
20150520 (BBC7)
20170525 (BBC7)

The ups and downs of a second class writer and his experiences at Creative Writing class.

Woodhouse may have to face life alone.

Comedy-drama starring Tim Pigott-smith and Zoe Wanamaker.

From September 1989.

Woodhouse may have to face life alone. Starring Tim Pigott-smith and Zoe Wanamaker.

Woodhouse may have to face life alone. Comedy-drama starring Tim Pigott-smith and Zoe Wanamaker. From September 1989.

0201Kiss My Hand, Iris1991122120150804 (BBC7)
20150805 (BBC7)

Struggling writer Woodhouse continues his fruitless search for literary fame and fortune.

Struggling writer Woodhouse continues his fruitless search for literary fame and fortune. Stars Tim Pigott-smith. From December 1991.

Further ups and further down in the life of a second class writer, written by Ronald HAYMAN and produced by Paul SCHLESINGER. With Tim PIGOTT-SMITH as Woodhouse, Zoe WANNAMAKER as Gila and Stephen Rea as Seamus.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

writers

Broadcast history

21 Dec 1991 17:45-18:15 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Bill Wallis (Actor)

Geoffrey Whitehead (Actor)

Tim Pigott-Smith (Actor)

Sheila Hancock (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

Zoe Wanamaker (Actor)

Susie Brann (Actor)

Benjamin Whitrow (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Miriam Karlin (Actor)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

Elizabeth Parker (Composer)

Patrice Chevalier (gtr)

John Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-01-22.

0202Meet My New Agent1991122320150811 (BBC7)
20150812 (BBC7)

Will struggling writer Woodhouse get a break when he is taken on by a new agent?

Will struggling writer Woodhouse get a break when he is taken on by a new agent? Stars Tim Pigott-smith. From December 1991.

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: 24 December 1991

Previous in series: 21 December 1991

Description

Further ups and further down in the life of a second class writer, written by Ronald HAYMAN and produced by Paul SCHLESINGER. With Tim PIGOTT-SMITH as

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

writers

Broadcast history

23 Dec 1991 19:05-19:35 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Bill Wallis (Actor)

Tim Pigott-Smith (Actor)

Sheila Hancock (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

Zoe Wanamaker (Actor)

Susie Brann (Actor)

Benjamin Whitrow (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Miriam Karlin (Actor)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

Elizabeth Parker (Composer)

Patrice Chevalier (gtr)

John Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-01-23.

0203We Poets All Rejoice1991122420150818 (BBC7)
20150819 (BBC7)

Determined to scoop a rival biographer, the struggling writer visits Berlin.

Determined to scoop a rival biographer, the struggling writer visits Berlin. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith. From December 1991.

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: 25 December 1991

Previous in series: 23 December 1991

Description

Further ups and further down in the life of a second class writer, written by

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

writers

Broadcast history

24 Dec 1991 19:05-19:35 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Bill Wallis (Actor)

Tim Pigott-Smith (Actor)

Zoe Wanamaker (Actor)

Susie Brann (Actor)

Benjamin Whitrow (Actor)

Nickolas Grace (Actor)

Victoria Carling (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Tara Dominick (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

James Green (Actor)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

Elizabeth Parker (Composer)

John Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-01-26.

0204Penny-pinching Publisher1991122520150825 (BBC7)
20150826 (BBC7)

Can struggling writer Woodhouse deal with disappointment after his trip to Berlin?

Can struggling writer Woodhouse deal with disappointment after his trip to Berlin? Stars Tim Pigott-Smith. From December 1991.

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: 26 December 1991

Previous in series: 24 December 1991

Description

Further ups and further down in the life of a second class writer, written by Ronald HAYMAN and produced by Paul SCHLESINGER. With Tim PIGOTT-SMITH as

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

writers

Broadcast history

25 Dec 1991 19:05-19:35 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Bill Wallis (Actor)

Timothy Bateson (Actor)

Ronald Herdman (Actor)

Tim Pigott-Smith (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

Zoe Wanamaker (Actor)

Benjamin Whitrow (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Miriam Karlin (Actor)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

Elizabeth Parker (Composer)

John Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-01-27.

0205Hunting, Shooting And Wishing1991122620150901 (BBC7)
20150902 (BBC7)

Woodhouse arrives at the Pomeroys' country house hoping to find a patron.

Woodhouse arrives at the Pomeroys' country house hoping to find a patron. Stars Tim Pigott-smith. From December 1991.

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Next in series: 27 December 1991

Previous in series: 25 December 1991

Description

Further ups and further down in the life of a second class writer, written by Ronald HAYMAN and produced by Paul SCHLESINGER. With Tim Pigott-smith as

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

writers

Broadcast history

26 Dec 1991 19:05-19:35 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Ronald Herdman (Actor)

Tim Pigott-smith (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

Zoe Wanamaker (Actor)

Benjamin Whitrow (Actor)

Nickolas Grace (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Petra Markham (Actor)

Timothy Carlton (Actor)

James Simmons (Actor)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

Elizabeth Parker (Composer)

John Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-02-02.

0206 LASTWhy Did You Marry A Writer?1991122720150908 (BBC7)
20150909 (BBC7)

Producer: P. SCHLESINGER

Previous in series: 26 December 1991

Description

Further ups and further down in the life of a second class writer, written by

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

writers

Broadcast history

27 Dec 1991 19:05-19:35 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Bill Wallis (Actor)

Ronald Herdman (Actor)

Tim Pigott-Smith (Actor)

Sheila Hancock (Actor)

Celia Imrie (Actor)

Zoe Wanamaker (Actor)

Susie Brann (Actor)

Benjamin Whitrow (Actor)

Maxine Audley (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Miriam Karlin (Actor)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

Elizabeth Parker (Composer)

Patrice Chevalier (gtr)

John Schlesinger (Producer)

Recorded on 1991-02-09.

Struggling writer Wodehouse hopes that a new biography will change his fortunes.

Struggling writer Wodehouse hopes that a new biography will change his fortunes. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith. From December 1991.