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01Fish Is Back In Hull2000111020190121 (BBC7)
20190122 (BBC7)
20190126 (BBC7)
The adventures of five everyday Hull women as they struggle with learning lines, grumpy parents, stiletto heels and a poorly pet

An uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once.

Stars Deborah McAndrew as Rita, Ruth Holden as Gladys, Rachel Davies as Pauline, Katy Cavanagh as Sandy, Sally Walsh as Babs and Terence Mann as Billy.

Director: Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

Can five everyday Hull women overcome the barriers and fulfil their dreams upon the stage?

The adventures of five members of a Hull amateur theatre company

02A Dog's Life2000111720190128 (BBC7)
20190129 (BBC7)
Rita refuses to audition and Pauline puts her foot down. Will the Hull women make it to the audition, let alone get the parts?

An uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once.

Stars Deborah McAndrew as Rita, Ruth Holden as Gladys, Rachel Davies as Pauline, Katy Cavanagh as Sandy, Sally Walsh as Babs and Terence Mann as Billy.

Director: Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

The Hull women aim for a read-through of the play, but one of them is particularly scared.

The adventures of five members of a Hull amateur theatre company

03Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves2000112420190204 (BBC7)
20190205 (BBC7)
Rita finally owns up, so Pauline rallies round to help her learn her part, but can she make the audition? Meanwhile Diana is now very poorly and Pauline is worried...

An uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once.

Stars Deborah McAndrew as Rita, Ruth Holden as Gladys, Rachel Davies as Pauline, Katy Cavanagh as Sandy, Sally Walsh as Babs and Terence Mann as Billy.

Director: Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

Despite opposition, the Hull women pull out all the stops to get Rita to the read-through.

The adventures of five members of a Hull amateur theatre company

04We Will Survive2000120120190211 (BBC7)
20190212 (BBC7)
Babs has had enough, while Rita and Pauline try to promote the play with a radio interview.

To top it all, the women find themselves booked into Hull's roughest pub for their debut performance.

An uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once.

Stars Deborah McAndrew as Rita, Ruth Holden as Gladys, Rachel Davies as Pauline, Katy Cavanagh as Sandy, Sally Walsh as Babs and Terence Mann as Billy.

Director: Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

The Hull women do some publicity for their play. Trouble is, Rita still has not told Billy

The adventures of five members of a Hull amateur theatre company

05We Are Family2000120820190218 (BBC7)
20190219 (BBC7)
Pauline's house is now full to overflowing. As the day of the premiere approaches, the women begin to have serious doubts about their ability to carry off the play.

And then Bab's dad turns up unexpectedly...

Uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once.

Stars Deborah McAndrew as Rita, Ruth Holden as Gladys, Rachel Davies as Pauline, Katy Cavanagh as Sandy, Sally Walsh as Babs and Terence Mann as Billy.

Director: Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

The women are in the paper and now Sandy, Rita and Gladys are stopping over at Pauline's.

The adventures of five members of a Hull amateur theatre company

06Crazy For Trying?2000121520190225 (BBC7)
20190226 (BBC7)
With only six tickets sold, the women hit the streets of Hull to boost their audience.

Pauline acts as fairy godmother, persuading everyone's families to attend the first night. Then her admiring traffic warden friend turns up to make it a perfect night.

Conclusion of the uplifting six-part series by Gill Adams about being extraordinary and ordinary all at once.

Stars Deborah McAndrew as Rita, Ruth Holden as Gladys, Rachel Davies as Pauline, Katy Cavanagh as Sandy, Sally Walsh as Babs and Terence Mann as Billy.

Director: Polly Thomas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

The Hull women must boost their sluggish ticket sales, and will Billy attend the show?

The adventures of five members of a Hull amateur theatre company