|01||Thora Hird||20090601 (BBC7)|
The writer recalls his special monologue for the much-loved actress - her last professional recording, made for BBC Radio 7.
|02||Arise Sir||20090602 (BBC7)|
The writer reflects on speaking engagements and explains why he's never appeared in the annual Honours List.
|03||Seeing Stars||20090603 (BBC7)|
The writer recalls one of his favourite childhood pastimes - going to the pictures and seeing his favourite film stars.
|04||A Common Assault||20090604 (BBC7)|
The writer recalls an ill-fated holiday to Italy in the spring of 1992 which landed him in hospital.
|05 LAST||Staring Out Of The Window||20090605 (BBC7)|
Staring out of the window, Alan muses about what 'being a writer' actually means.