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NEW Alan Bennett 's acclaimed series of sixmonologues on radio for the first time. 1: A Chip in the Sugar

A middle-aged man lives with his elderly mother, but who is more dependent? Performed by Alan Bennett.

Music George Fenton. Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Alan Bennett.

Music: George Fenton.

Director: Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910210]

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Music: George Fenton.

Director: Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910217]

Alan Bennett 's acclaimed series of six monologues on radio for the first time. 2: Bed Among the LentilsPerformed by Anna Massey. A vicar's wife struggles with various devils including the demon drink. Music by George Fenton Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Anna Massey.

Music By: George Fenton

Director: Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910217]

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Anna Massey.

Music By: George Fenton

Director: Matthew Walters

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910224]

Alan Bennett 's acclaimed series of six monologues, on radio for the first time. 3: A Lady of LettersMiss Ruddock is a self-appointed pillar of society. But her obsessive letter-writing leads to trouble. Performed by Patricia Routledge.

Music George Fenton.

Director David Hitchinson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Patricia Routledge.

Director: David Hitchinson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910224]

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Patricia Routledge.

Music: George Fenton.

Director: David Hitchinson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910303]

Alan Bennett 's acclaimed series of six monologues on radio for the first time. 4: Her Big Chance

A small-time actress gets her chance in the big time. Performed by Julie Walters. Music by George Fenton.

Director Matthew Walters. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Julie Walters.

Music By: George Fenton.

Director: Matthew Walters.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910303]

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Julie Walters.

Music By: George Fenton.

Director: Matthew Walters.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910310]

Alan Bennett 's acclaimed series of six monologues on radio for the first time. 5: Soldiering On

Muriel, recently widowed, has been left well provided for. Until son Giles involves himself in her affairs...

Performed by Stephanie Cole.

Music George Fenton.

Director David Hitchmson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Stephanie Cole.

Director: David Hitchmson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910310]

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Stephanie Cole.

Music: George Fenton.

Director: David Hitchmson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910317]

The last of Alan Bennett 's acclaimed series. A Cream Cracker under the Settee

Performed by Thora Hird. An old lady assesses her life as she lies helpless after a fall.

With John Bull as the police constable. Music George Fenton.

Director Matthew Walters. Stereo 0 CASSETTE: A Cream Cracker under the Settee, fror" retailers

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Thora Hird.

Unknown: John Bull

Music: George Fenton.

Director: Matthew Walters.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910317]

Unknown: Alan Bennett

Unknown: Thora Hird.

Unknown: John Bull

Music: George Fenton.

Director: Matthew Walters.

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Alan Bennett Introduces A Talking Heads Special Which Includes A Chance To Hear - A Chip in the Sugar (10/02/1991), with Alan Bennett; Patricia Routledge as Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters (24/02/1991); Julie Walters in Her Big Chance (17/05/1988); Stephanie Cole in Soldiering On (10/03/1991); and the late Dame Thora Hird in A Cream Cracker Under the Settee (17/03/1989).

The writer introduces five monologues including A Chip in the Sugar and A Lady of Letters.

The writer presents five monologues: A Chip in the Sugar, A Lady of Letters, Her Big Chance, Soldiering On and A Cream Cracker under the Settee.

With Thora Hird and Julie Walters.

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Muriel, recently widowed, has been left well provided for.

But then her son Giles involves himself.

With Stephanie Cole.

02Bed Among The Lentils20031104 (BBC7)
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A vicar's wife struggles with various devils, including the demon drink.

Starring Anna Massey.

03A Chip In The Sugar20031105 (BBC7)
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Who is more dependent? A middle-aged man or his elderly mother? Starring Alan Bennett.

04A Lady Of Letters20031106 (BBC7)
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Miss Ruddock is a self-appointed pillar of society.

But her obsessive letter-writing leads to trouble.

With Patricia Routledge.

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The repeat was broadcast because of the death of Thora Hird.

An old lady assesses her life as she lies helpless after a fall.

Starring Thora Hird and John Bull.