A Whole New Me

A series of short plays, each using a self-improvement tape within the telling of the story.


01Repeat After Me20040607

Maureen, a bored ex-pat in Spain, fills her time conversing with the voice of a "Teach Yourself Spanish" tape.

The light-hearted chats turn more sinister as Maureen discovers how the men in her life have been behaving.

  • carlos....bruno lastra
  • maureen....Barbara Windsor
  • produced by - Liz Webb
  • teresa....jacey salles
  • by.... - sheila goff

  • 02Lessons In Psychic Awareness20040608

    A bittersweet comedy, in which Bunny decides to use an American CD - Sheldon's Lessons in Psychic Awareness, to make contact with her dead mother.

  • bunny....lyndsay marshal
  • by Katie Hims
  • dad....Bob Mason
  • teacher....Kerry Shale
  • produced by.... - claudine toutoungi

  • 03Smell The Purple20040609

    Bob is a workaholic, fast-food guzzler.

    After he suffers a heart attack, his long-suffering secretary Steph persuades him to use a self-help holistic cookery tape to rejuvenate both the inner and outer man.

  • bob....Ewan Bailey
  • paramedics....Jon Glover, Philip Fox
  • steph....Janice Acquah
  • teacher....Liza Sadovy
  • by.... - llewella gideon
  • produced by.... - claudine toutoungi

  • 04Personal Development20040610

    Sherilyn is 13 and has a problem.

    Stuck in the airport changing room, the thought of choosing a holiday bikini is a nightmare.

    What do you do when you're flat-chested and think you look like a boy? A light-hearted comedy about growing up.

  • directed by - Pam Marshall
  • gemma....Joanna Mccallum
  • linda....emma amos
  • mandy....abbie nichols
  • sherilyn....louisa lytton
  • by.... - jackie pavlenko

  • 05 LASTSome Text Missing20040611

    Vanessa is in love, with both her secret lover and her mobile phone.

    On a trip to Rome she finally manages some direct action that will radically change her life.

  • by Jackie Kay
  • vanessa....Lesley Sharp