Taking It Up The Octave

A new five-part comedy by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles.

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GENOME:
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A five-part drama by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles . Opera Sunderland has a tradition of performing a new work every season. But when the managing director opts for West Side Story over an innovative gay opera tempers become frayed. with Andrew Branch. Tom Miles and Carolyn Bonnyman. Producer Chris Neill

GENOME:
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Unknown: Fintan Coyle

Unknown: Tom Miles

Unknown: Andrew Branch.

Unknown: Tom Miles

Unknown: Carolyn Bonnyman.

Producer: Chris Neill

Gareth: Godfrey James

James: Simon Butteriss

Natasha: Caz Weller

Dwight: Jonathan Kydd

GENOME:
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The second of a five-part drama by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles. Opera Sunderland's production of Carmen continues apace. with Simon Butteriss , Tom Miles.

Jonathan Kydd and Carolyn Bonnyman. Chorus members Alison Porter. Susan Jelley , Henrik Wager and Benjamin Davies. Producer Chris Neill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970619]

Unknown: Fintan Coyle

Unknown: Tom Miles.

Unknown: Simon Butteriss

Unknown: Tom Miles.

Unknown: Jonathan Kydd

Unknown: Carolyn Bonnyman.

Unknown: Alison Porter.

Unknown: Susan Jelley

Unknown: Henrik Wager

Unknown: Benjamin Davies.

Producer: Chris Neill

Natasha: Caz Weller

Derek: Andrew Branch

Gareth: Godfrey James

GENOME:
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The third in a five-part comedy series by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles.

Funding at Opera Sunderland is at crisis point. A hard choice has to be made: should the council's cash be spent on opera or a chemical-flush public convenience? with Godfrey James. Jonathan Kydd. Tom Miles. Carolyn Bonnyman and Sally Grace

Chorus parts played by Alia Kravchuk , Susan Jelley , Benjamin Davies and Jochem van Ast Producer Chris Neill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970626]

Unknown: Fintan Coyle

Unknown: Tom Miles.

Unknown: Godfrey James.

Unknown: Jonathan Kydd.

Unknown: Tom Miles.

Unknown: Carolyn Bonnyman

Played By: Alia Kravchuk

Played By: Susan Jelley

Played By: Benjamin Davies

Producer: Chris Neill

Natasha: Caz Weller

James: Simon Butteriss

Derek: Andrew Branch

GENOME:
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The fourth of a five-part comedy by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles.

Keyboard Ken collapses and has to be rushed to hospital. with Caz Weller , Carolyn Bonnyman , Jonathan Kydd and Tom Miles. And chorus Kathryn Jenkin , Susan Jelley , Henrik Wager and Jochem van Ast. Producer Chris Neill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970703]

Comedy By: Fintan Coyle

Comedy By: Tom Miles.

Unknown: Caz Weller

Unknown: Carolyn Bonnyman

Unknown: Jonathan Kydd

Unknown: Tom Miles.

Unknown: Kathryn Jenkin

Unknown: Susan Jelley

Unknown: Henrik Wager

Producer: Chris Neill

Derek: Andrew Branch

James: Simon Butteriss

Gareth: Godfrey James

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970710]

The final part of Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles 's comedy.

The first night of Carmen is nigh. The cast's tensions are mounting -

Natasha resorts to verbal abuse, James finds succour in emotional flooding techniques, and Gareth seeks solace in whisky. with Jonathan Kydd and Tom Miles Producer Chris Neill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970710]

Unknown: Fintan Coyle

Unknown: Tom Miles

Unknown: Jonathan Kydd

Unknown: Tom Miles

Producer: Chris Neill

Derek: Andrew Branch

James: Simon Butteriss

Gareth: Godfrey James

Natasha: Caz Weller

Cilia: Carolyn Bonnyman

0119970612

Opera Sunderland has a tradition of performing a new work every season.

However, when managing director Dwight Gaggenheim opts for `West Side Story' over an innovative gay opera, the tempers and egos of some local opera buffs come bubbling to the surface.

011997061220161222 (BBC7)
20161223 (BBC7)

Tempers and egos flare as Opera Sunderland opts for West Side Story over a gay opera.

Tempers and egos flare as Opera Sunderland opts for West Side Story over a gay opera.

4 Extra Debut. Tempers and egos flare as Opera Sunderland opts for West Side Story over an innovative gay opera. With Godfrey James. From June 1997.

Opera Sunderland has a tradition of performing a new work every season.

However, when managing director Dwight Gaggenheim opts for `West Side Story' over an innovative gay opera, the tempers and egos of some local opera buffs come bubbling to the surface.

A five-part drama by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles. Opera Sunderland has a tradition of performing a new work every season. But when the managing director opts for West Side Story over an innovative gay opera tempers become frayed. with Andrew Branch. Tom Miles and Carolyn Bonnyman. Producer Chris Neill

021997061920161229 (BBC7)
20161230 (BBC7)

Blackmail and throat nodules plague the cast of Opera Sunderland's production of Carmen.

Blackmail and throat nodules plague the cast of Opera Sunderland's production of Carmen. With Simon Butteriss. From June 1997.

Opera Sunderland's production of `Carmen' continues apace.

However, blackmail, nodules on the throat and bargain-basement cattle leave the cast rather preoccupied.

The second of a five-part drama by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles. Opera Sunderland's production of Carmen continues apace. with Simon Butteriss , Tom Miles.

Jonathan Kydd and Carolyn Bonnyman. Chorus members Alison Porter. Susan Jelley , Henrik Wager and Benjamin Davies. Producer Chris Neill

0219970619

Opera Sunderland's production of `Carmen' continues apace.

However, blackmail, nodules on the throat and bargain-basement cattle leave the cast rather preoccupied.

0319970626

Funding at Opera Sunderland is at crisis point.

A hard choice has to be made: should the council's limited cash be spent on opera or a state-of-the-art, chemical-flush public convenience? All the signs suggest the town's collective call of nature promises to win hands down.

031997062620170105 (BBC7)
20170106 (BBC7)

Should local council cash be spent on Opera Sunderland, or a public convenience?

Should local council cash be spent on Opera Sunderland, or a chemical-flush public convenience? Stars Godfrey James. From June 1997.

Funding at Opera Sunderland is at crisis point.

A hard choice has to be made: should the council's limited cash be spent on opera or a state-of-the-art, chemical-flush public convenience? All the signs suggest the town's collective call of nature promises to win hands down.

The third in a five-part comedy series by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles.

Funding at Opera Sunderland is at crisis point. A hard choice has to be made: should the council's cash be spent on opera or a chemical-flush public convenience? with Godfrey James. Jonathan Kydd. Tom Miles. Carolyn Bonnyman and Sally Grace

Chorus parts played by Alia Kravchuk , Susan Jelley , Benjamin Davies and Jochem van Ast Producer Chris Neill

041997070320170112 (BBC7)
20170113 (BBC7)

Keyboard Ken collapses, while Natasha tours pubs to drum-up trade.

Keyboard Ken collapses, while Opera Sunderland's prima donna, Natasha, tours pubs to drum-up trade. Stars Caz Weller. From July 1997.

Staging opera is often an exhausting and unpopular business.

Keyboard Ken collapses and is rushed to hospital, while Natasha, Opera Sunderland's prima donna, tours pubs, clubs and local radio stations trying to drum up trade.

The fourth of a five-part comedy by Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles.

Keyboard Ken collapses and has to be rushed to hospital. with Caz Weller , Carolyn Bonnyman , Jonathan Kydd and Tom Miles. And chorus Kathryn Jenkin , Susan Jelley , Henrik Wager and Jochem van Ast. Producer Chris Neill

0419970703

Staging opera is often an exhausting and unpopular business.

Keyboard Ken collapses and is rushed to hospital, while Natasha, Opera Sunderland's prima donna, tours pubs, clubs and local radio stations trying to drum up trade.

05 LAST19970710

The first night of Carmen is nigh.

The cast's tensions are mounting - Natasha resorts to verbal abuse, James finds succour in emotional flooding techniques and Gareth seeks solace in whisky.

05 LAST1997071020170119 (BBC7)
20170120 (BBC7)

The first night of Carmen is nigh.

The cast's tensions are mounting - Natasha resorts to verbal abuse, James finds succour in emotional flooding techniques and Gareth seeks solace in whisky.

With first night nerves for Carmen, Natasha resorts to verbal abuse.

With first night nerves for Carmen, Natasha resorts to verbal abuse and Gareth turns to whisky. Stars Godfrey James. From July 1997.

The final part of Fintan Coyle and Tom Miles 's comedy.

The first night of Carmen is nigh. The cast's tensions are mounting -

Natasha resorts to verbal abuse, James finds succour in emotional flooding techniques, and Gareth seeks solace in whisky. with Jonathan Kydd and Tom Miles Producer Chris Neill