Writing The Century - The View From The Windows

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01An Enlarged Heart20151102

The View from the Windows

dramatized by Bethan Roberts.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

It's 1954 and the avant-garde commercial artist Monica Rawlins finds herself alone, in the middle-of-nowhere rural Cardiganshire, breeding geese. How has her life come to this?

A heart-warming drama about unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, art and poultry keeping.

Directed by Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru Wales Production

Monica Dolan is best known for her BAFTA award winning portrayal of Rosemary West in ITV's Appropriate Adult, alongside her roles in the BBC comedy W1A, and TV dramas The Casual Vacancy and Tipping the Velvet.

The diaries of Monica Rawlins: artist and goose-breeder. Dramatised by Bethan Roberts.

02The Lame Gosling20151103

The View from the Windows

dramatized by Bethan Roberts.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

It's 1954 and the avant-garde commercial artist Monica Rawlins finds herself alone, in the middle-of-nowhere rural Cardiganshire, breeding geese. How has her life come to this?

A heart-warming drama about unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, art and poultry keeping.

Having endured an awful spring Monica hopes a visit from her nephew, the artist Geoffrey Rawlins, will bring some reprieve. Yet memories of the past are never far from her mind. Whilst in the present one very special gosling demands more attention than Monica can afford to give.

Directed by Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Monica hopes a visit from her nephew, artist Geoffrey Rawlins, will bring some reprieve.

03Emotionally Unbuttoned20151104

The View from the Windows

dramatised by Bethan Roberts.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

It's 1955 and the avant-garde commercial artist Monica Rawlins finds herself alone, in the middle-of-nowhere rural Cardiganshire, breeding geese. How has her life come to this?

A heart-warming drama about unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, art and poultry keeping.

A trip to London offers Monica respite from the farm but not from memories of her ex-love. Meanwhile Stuart's declining health brings about a huge change back at Brynmeheryn.

Directed by Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru Wales production.

A trip to London offers Monica respite from the farm but not from memories of her ex-love.

04Rigor Mortis20151105

The View from the Windows

dramatized by Bethan Roberts.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

It's 1956 and the avant-garde commercial artist Monica Rawlins is alone in the middle-of-nowhere rural Cardiganshire, breeding geese. How has her life come to this?

A heart-warming drama about unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, art and poultry keeping.

Monica struggles with her true identity when a charming journalist interviews her about her geese and then a portrait painting session with her neighbour goes horribly wrong.

Directed by Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Monica struggles with her true identity when a journalist interviews her about her geese.

05Christmas At Brynmeheryn20151106

Will Monica finally accept her life at Brynmeheryn without her ex-love?

The View from the Windows

dramatized by Bethan Roberts.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

It's 1956 and the avant-garde commercial artist Monica Rawlins is alone in the middle-of-nowhere rural Cardiganshire, breeding geese. How has her life come to this?

A heart-warming drama about unrequited love, unfulfilled dreams, art and poultry keeping.

It's Christmas time. A time for joy, laughter and being surrounded by loved ones. But Monica can't think of anything worse. Alone, her thoughts once again turn to her ex-love. As the seasons greetings ring out around her, will Monica finally accept her life at Brynmeheryn without him?

Directed by Helen Perry

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.