Amateur Marriage By Anne Tyler, The [15 Minute Drama]

Episodes

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011941, Iodine And Bandages2017041020210208 (BBC7)
20210209 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 1 - 1941, Iodine and Bandages
An unexpected romantic encounter over first aid between Michael and Pauline is the beginning of this story of a turbulent partnership.
CAST:
Pauline.... Julianna Jennings
Michael.... Tom Forrister
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Mrs Anton.... Pandora Colin
Wanda.... Sarah Ridgeway
Mrs Brunek.... Sanchia McCormack
Katie.... Maeve Bluebell Wells
Mrs Golka.... Chetna Pandya
Mrs Kowalski.... Georgie Glen
Officer.... John Bowler
John Piazy.... Finlay Robertson

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2017.

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 1 - 1941, Iodine and Bandages
An unexpected romantic encounter over first aid between Michael and Pauline is the beginning of this story of a turbulent partnership.
CAST:
Pauline.... Julianna Jennings
Michael.... Tom Forrister
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Mrs Anton.... Pandora Colin
Wanda.... Sarah Ridgeway
Mrs Brunek.... Sanchia McCormack
Katie.... Maeve Bluebell Wells
Mrs Golka.... Chetna Pandya
Mrs Kowalski.... Georgie Glen
Officer.... John Bowler
John Piazy.... Finlay Robertson

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

021943, Once Upon A Time2017041120210209 (BBC7)
20210210 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 2 - 1943, Once Upon a Time
Pauline's patience with Michael, motherhood and living in a cramped apartment above the grocery store is wearing thin.
CAST:
Pauline.... Julianna Jennings
Michael.... Tom Forrister
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Mrs Anton.... Pandora Colin
Eustace.... David Sterne
Mrs. Serge.... Sanchia McCormack
Mrs Golka.... Chetna Pandya

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2017

Pauline's patience with Michael and motherhood is wearing thin.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 2 - 1943, Once Upon a Time
Pauline's patience with Michael, motherhood and living in a cramped apartment above the grocery store is wearing thin.
CAST:
Pauline.... Julianna Jennings
Michael.... Tom Forrister
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Mrs Anton.... Pandora Colin
Eustace.... David Sterne
Mrs. Serge.... Sanchia McCormack
Mrs Golka.... Chetna Pandya

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

031950, Elmview Acres2017041220210210 (BBC7)
20210211 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 3 - 1950, Elmview Acres
Pauline finds she is a different sort of woman talking to the recently abandoned Alex - somebody slangy and athletic.
CAST:
Pauline.... Julianna Jennings
Michael.... Tom Forrister
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Alex.... Finlay Robertson
Mrs Barclay.... Sanchia McCormack
Mrs Anton.... Pandora Colin
Lindy.... Kayla Gal
George.... Finn Monteath

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2017

Pauline's boredom with Michael has caused her to look further afield for love.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

041960, Lindy Is Missing2017041320210211 (BBC7)
20210212 (BBC7)
by Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 4 - 1960, Lindy is Missing
Eldest daughter Lindy is a problem teenager and a further source of tension for Pauline and Michael's marriage.
CAST:
Pauline (older).... Sara Stewart
Michael (older).... Ian Porter
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Karen.... Maeve Bluebell Wells
George.... Tom Forrister
Policemen.... John Bowler and Finlay Robertson

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2017

Pauline and Michael's eldest daughter Lindy is a problem teenager and a source of tension

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

051960, Lost And Found2017041420210212 (BBC7)
20210213 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode 5 - 1960, Lost and Found
The ragged marriage of Michael and Pauline is further strained by the extreme actions of a difficult teenage daughter.
CAST:
Pauline (older).... Sara Stewart
Michael (older).... Ian Porter
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes
Lindy.... Sarah Ridgeway
Cabbie.... Nicholas Murchie
Becoming.... Finlay Robertson
Destiny.... Chetna Pandya

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2017

Michael and Pauline's ragged marriage is further strained by a difficult teenage daughter.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

061972, It Has Not Been Fun2017041720210215 (BBC7)
20210216 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode 6 - 1972, It Has Not Been Fun
The celebration of Pauline and Michael's 30th Wedding Anniversary triggers a momentous decision.
CAST:
Pauline.... Sara Stewart
Michael.... Ian Porter
Karen.... Maeve Bluebell Wells
George.... Tom Forrister
Radio Announcer.... Nicholas Murchie
Pagan.... Finn Monteath
Donna.... Sanchia McCormack
Narrator.... Barbara Barnes

Director: David Hunter
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 2017

The celebration of Pauline and Michael's wedding anniversary triggers a momentous decision

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

071978, The Piano Teacher2017041820210216 (BBC7)
20210217 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode seven - 1978, The Piano Teacher

An unexpected encounter with Anna strikes just the right note for Michael.

Michael... Ian Porter
Anna... Georgie Glen
Pauline... Sara Stewart
Pagan... Noel Brooke
Karen... Maeve Bluebell Wells
Narrator... Barbara Barnes

Author Anne Tyler
Adaptor Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Director David Hunter

Director: David Hunter.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 2017.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

081984, No Hot Water2017041920210217 (BBC7)
20210218 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode eight - 1984, No Hot Water

After 13 years as a divorcee Pauline still finds living by herself difficult

Director: David Hunter.

Pauline... Sara Stewart
Karen... Chetna Pandya
George... David Sturzaker
Dun... David Sterne
Katie... Georgie Glen
Marilyn... Sanchia McCormack

Author: Anne Tyler
Adaptor: Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.

After 13 years as a divorcee, Pauline still finds living by herself difficult.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

091990, His Voice Had Changed2017042020210218 (BBC7)
20210219 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode nine - 1990, His Voice had Changed

After many years George Anton has a surprise visitor.

Director: David Hunter.

George..m David Sturzaker
Lindy... Jane Slavin
Pagan... Tom Forrister
Michael... Ian Porter
Gina... Sarah Ridgeway
Karen... Chetna Pandya
Narrator... Barbara Barnes

Author: Anne Tyler
Adaptor: Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBB Radio 4 in 2017.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.

102001, An Extra Marriage2017042120210219 (BBC7)
20210220 (BBC7)
By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode ten - 2001, An Extra Marriage

Michael returns to his old neighbourhood and old loves.

Michael …. Ian Porter
Narrator …. Barbara Barnes
Radio Interviewer …. Finlay Robertson
Anna …. Georgie Glen
Lindy …. Jane Slavin
Young Pauline …. Julianna Jennings
Ex-soldier …. Nicholas Murchie
Pauline …. Sarah Stewart
Pagan/Young Michael …. Tom Forrister

Director: David Hunter.

Rebecca Lenkiewicz dramatises Anne Tyler's novel of a flawed marriage.