Writing The Century - Darkening Sky

Episodes

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02*20080708

Exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.

2/5.

Linton hears Oswald Mosley speak in Leeds and determines to oppose fascism in his newspaper.

Flora chides herself for leading an 'empty-headed existence'.

Linton Andrews....Russell Dixon

Flora Judd....Susannah Harker

Gertie....Brigit Forsyth

Mrs Judd....Ann Rye

Mann....Malcolm Raeburn

Alice....Becky Hindley

Cath....Emma Gregory

Mosley....Jonathan Keeble

Directed by Gary Brown.

03*20080709

Exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.

3/5.

Flora meets an old flame and Linton's newspaper struggles to cover the two big stories of the old King's passing and the Jarrow March.

Linton Andrews....Russell Dixon

Flora Judd....Susannah Harker

Mrs Judd....Ann Rye

Paterson....Daniel Pape

Rich....Jonathan Keeble

Ellen....Becky Hindley

Nina....Brigit Forsyth

Directed by Gary Brown.

04*20080710

Exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.

4/5.

As Christmas 1936 approaches, the whole nation is transfixed by the abdication crisis.

Linton Andrews....Russell Dixon

Flora Judd....Susannah Harker

Gertie....Brigit Forsyth

Mrs Judd....Ann Rye

Mann....Malcolm Raeburn

Directed by Gary Brown.

05 LAST20080711

As the decade draws to a close, Flora Judd and Linton Andrews both fear the looming spectre of European Fascism.

Linton Andrews....Russell Dixon

Flora Judd....Susannah Harker

Gertie....Brigit Forsyth

Mrs Judd....Ann Rye

Mann....Malcolm Raeburn

Paterson....Daniel Pape

Cath....Emma Gregory

Directed by Gary Brown.