A Kind Of Loving

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0620100719

Vic doesn't see Ingrid for months, until she visits the record shop where he now works.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

6/10

This iconic 1960 novel is set in Yorkshire.

Vic starts a new job managing the record shop.

Since he no longer sees Ingrid every day at work, things simmer down between them and for months he doesn't see her.

Then one day she walks into the shop.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mr Van Huyton...

Sťamus O'Neill

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

A Kind of Loving was made into a film which won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1962 and has since become a classic text in schools and universities in the UK and throughout the world.

It has been translated into many languages.

Willy Russell recently chose the novel as the book which changed his life and attitude when he first read it.

It is often cited out of all the '50's novels 'school' of realism, as 'the most human', and one with 'the most heart'.

There have been many stories around similar themes since AKOL but this novel stands out amongst the rest as a modern classic.

Lee Ingleby playing Vic, credits include for television George Gently Series - all 3 series.

Mole, Wind In The Willows, for film - Jim Anderson Hippie Hippie Shake, theatre includes Katurian in The Pillowman for RNT.

Stan Barstow HAS WRITTEN 11 novels and three books of short stories.

He has also written TV scripts and for the radio and theatre.

Diana Griffiths- dramatised Madame Bovary by Flaubert, L'Assommoir, Germinal by Zola for Radio 4.

0620100719

Vic doesn't see Ingrid for months, until she visits the record shop where he now works.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

6/10

This iconic 1960 novel is set in Yorkshire.

Vic starts a new job managing the record shop.

Since he no longer sees Ingrid every day at work, things simmer down between them and for months he doesn't see her.

Then one day she walks into the shop.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mr Van Huyton...

Sťamus O'Neill

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

A Kind of Loving was made into a film which won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1962 and has since become a classic text in schools and universities in the UK and throughout the world.

It has been translated into many languages.

Willy Russell recently chose the novel as the book which changed his life and attitude when he first read it.

It is often cited out of all the '50's novels 'school' of realism, as 'the most human', and one with 'the most heart'.

There have been many stories around similar themes since AKOL but this novel stands out amongst the rest as a modern classic.

Lee Ingleby playing Vic, credits include for television George Gently Series - all 3 series.

Mole, Wind In The Willows, for film - Jim Anderson Hippie Hippie Shake, theatre includes Katurian in The Pillowman for RNT.

Stan Barstow HAS WRITTEN 11 novels and three books of short stories.

He has also written TV scripts and for the radio and theatre.

Diana Griffiths- dramatised Madame Bovary by Flaubert, L'Assommoir, Germinal by Zola for Radio 4.

0720100720

Ingrid tells Vic she is pregnant.

He asks her to marry him, but feels trapped.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

7/10

Ingrid tells Vic she is pregnant and he asks her to marry him.

He is devastated to be so trapped.

Vic tells his parents - his mother is very angry - then he faces Ingrid's parents.

He dislikes her mother on sight.

They plan to marry and live with Ingrid's mother.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Rothwell...Brigit Forsyth

Mr Rothwell...David Fleeshman

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Mr Brown...Fine Time Fontayne

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

0720100720

Ingrid tells Vic she is pregnant.

He asks her to marry him, but feels trapped.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

7/10

Ingrid tells Vic she is pregnant and he asks her to marry him.

He is devastated to be so trapped.

Vic tells his parents - his mother is very angry - then he faces Ingrid's parents.

He dislikes her mother on sight.

They plan to marry and live with Ingrid's mother.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Rothwell...Brigit Forsyth

Mr Rothwell...David Fleeshman

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Mr Brown...Fine Time Fontayne

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

0820100721

Tragedy strikes when heavily-pregnant Ingrid falls down the stairs.

A Kind Of Loving by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

8/10

1960 Iconic novel.

Vic and Ingrid get married, then settle down to live with Mrs Rothwell whom Vic gets to dislike more and more.

Tragedy strikes when heavily pregnant Ingrid falls down the stairs and is rushed to hospital.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Rothwell...Brigit Forsyth

Mrs Oliphant...Kate Layden

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

0820100721

Tragedy strikes when heavily-pregnant Ingrid falls down the stairs.

A Kind Of Loving by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

8/10

1960 Iconic novel.

Vic and Ingrid get married, then settle down to live with Mrs Rothwell whom Vic gets to dislike more and more.

Tragedy strikes when heavily pregnant Ingrid falls down the stairs and is rushed to hospital.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Rothwell...Brigit Forsyth

Mrs Oliphant...Kate Layden

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

0920100722

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

9/10

Things go from bad to worse between Vic and Ingrid, as Ma Rothwell interferes more and more.

Vic goes on a drinking spree and returns at midnight to find Ma Rothwell waiting for him They have a final showdown, during which Vic throws up on her carpet.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Rothwell...Brigit Forsyth

Percy...Jake Norton

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Set in 1960, Yorkshire, this is a compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

Things go from bad to worse between Vic and Ingrid, as Ma Rothwell continues to interfere.

0920100722

Things go from bad to worse between Vic and Ingrid, as Ma Rothwell continues to interfere.

0920100722

Things go from bad to worse between Vic and Ingrid, as Ma Rothwell continues to interfere.

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

9/10

Things go from bad to worse between Vic and Ingrid, as Ma Rothwell interferes more and more.

Vic goes on a drinking spree and returns at midnight to find Ma Rothwell waiting for him They have a final showdown, during which Vic throws up on her carpet.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Rothwell...Brigit Forsyth

Percy...Jake Norton

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Set in 1960, Yorkshire, this is a compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

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After leaving Ingrid, Vic goes to his sister's, breaking down at last.

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by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

10/10

After leaving Ingrid, Vic goes to his sister's, breaking down at last.

Can the couple survive, can they find a kind of loving to carry them through?

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

David...Conrad Nelson

Chris...Deborah Mcandrew

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Set in 1960, Yorkshire, this is a compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

10 LAST20100723

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

10/10

After leaving Ingrid, Vic goes to his sister's, breaking down at last.

Can the couple survive, can they find a kind of loving to carry them through?

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

David...Conrad Nelson

Chris...Deborah Mcandrew

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

Set in 1960, Yorkshire, this is a compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode six -19th July.

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (1/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (1/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (2/10).

021998051220000104

Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (2/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (3/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (3/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (5/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (5/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (6/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (6/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (7/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (7/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (8/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (8/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (9/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (9/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (10/10).

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Sean Bean reads Stan Barstow's 1950s novel which became a classic of postwar working-class fiction (10/10).

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By: Stan Barstow

Starring: Brian Peck/Harry Markham/Alison Bayley/June Barry

1971a9a11

By: Stan Barstow

Starring: Brian Peck/Harry Markham/Alison Bayley/June Barry

1971a9a11

By: Stan Barstow

Starring: Brian Peck/Harry Markham/Alison Bayley/June Barry

19780603

By: Stan Barstow

Starring: Brian Peck/Harry Markham/Alison Bayley.

19780603

By: Stan Barstow

Starring: Brian Peck/Harry Markham/Alison Bayley.

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By: Stan Barstow

Starring: Brian Peck/Harry Markham/Alison Bayley

0120100712

Dramatisation of Stan Barstow's classic novel set in 1950s and 60s Yorkshire.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Iconic Modern Classic set in late 1950's/60's Yorkshire.

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Mr Brown...Fine Time Fontayne

Jim Brown...Stephen Hoyle

Rawly...Jake Norton

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

A Kind of Loving was made into a film which won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1962 and has since become a classic text in schools and universities in the UK and throughout the world.

It has been translated into many languages.

Willy Russell recently chose the novel as the book which changed his life and attitude when he first read it.

It is often cited out of all the '50's novels 'school' of realism, as 'the most human', and one with 'the most heart'.

There have been many stories around similar themes since AKOL but this novel stands out amongst the rest as a modern classic.

Lee Ingleby playing Vic, credits include for television George Gently Series - all 3 series.

Mole, Wind In The Willows, for film - Jim Anderson Hippie Hippie Shake, theatre includes Katurian in The Pillowman for RNT.

Stan Barstow HAS WRITTEN 11 novels and three books of short stories.

He has also written TV scripts and for the radio and theatre.

Diana Griffiths- dramatised Madame Bovary by Flaubert, L'Assommoir, Germinal by Zola for Radio 4.

0120100712

Dramatisation of Stan Barstow's classic novel set in 1950s and 60s Yorkshire.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Iconic Modern Classic set in late 1950's/60's Yorkshire.

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Mr Brown...Fine Time Fontayne

Jim Brown...Stephen Hoyle

Rawly...Jake Norton

Producer/Director....Pauline Harris

A Kind of Loving was made into a film which won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1962 and has since become a classic text in schools and universities in the UK and throughout the world.

It has been translated into many languages.

Willy Russell recently chose the novel as the book which changed his life and attitude when he first read it.

It is often cited out of all the '50's novels 'school' of realism, as 'the most human', and one with 'the most heart'.

There have been many stories around similar themes since AKOL but this novel stands out amongst the rest as a modern classic.

Lee Ingleby playing Vic, credits include for television George Gently Series - all 3 series.

Mole, Wind In The Willows, for film - Jim Anderson Hippie Hippie Shake, theatre includes Katurian in The Pillowman for RNT.

Stan Barstow HAS WRITTEN 11 novels and three books of short stories.

He has also written TV scripts and for the radio and theatre.

Diana Griffiths- dramatised Madame Bovary by Flaubert, L'Assommoir, Germinal by Zola for Radio 4.

0220100713

Vic is convinced Ingrid wants to finish the relationship before it's even begun.

A Kind Of Loving

By Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

2/10

Iconic Modern Classic set in

1960 Yorkshire.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.Vic meets Ingrid as they have arranged; but she brings her friend along.

Dorothy is a troublemaker and soon she wrecks the evening with her spiteful remarks and observations.

Vic is convinced that this is Ingrid's way of giving him the brush-off.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Mrs Van Huyton...Seamus O'Neill

Dorothy...Deborah Mcandrew

Rawly...Jake Norton

Conroy...Conrad Nelson

Producer/Director Pauline Harris

For further details see episode 12th July details.

0220100713

Vic is convinced Ingrid wants to finish the relationship before it's even begun.

A Kind Of Loving

By Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

2/10

Iconic Modern Classic set in

1960 Yorkshire.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.Vic meets Ingrid as they have arranged; but she brings her friend along.

Dorothy is a troublemaker and soon she wrecks the evening with her spiteful remarks and observations.

Vic is convinced that this is Ingrid's way of giving him the brush-off.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Mrs Van Huyton...Seamus O'Neill

Dorothy...Deborah Mcandrew

Rawly...Jake Norton

Conroy...Conrad Nelson

Producer/Director Pauline Harris

For further details see episode 12th July details.

0320100714

Vic and Ingrid have arranged another date but Ingrid fails to turn up.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

3/10

Vic and Ingrid have arranged another date but Ingrid fails to turn up and Vic ends up going to the pictures with a rather irritating friend.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Mrs Brown/Miss Hassop...Kate Layden

Jim...Stephen Hoyle

Jimmy...Jake Norton

Produced/Directed by Pauline Harris

Iconic Modern Classic set in late 1950's/60's Yorkshire.

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see July 12th - episode one.

0320100714

Vic and Ingrid have arranged another date but Ingrid fails to turn up.

A Kind of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

3/10

Vic and Ingrid have arranged another date but Ingrid fails to turn up and Vic ends up going to the pictures with a rather irritating friend.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Mrs Brown/Miss Hassop...Kate Layden

Jim...Stephen Hoyle

Jimmy...Jake Norton

Produced/Directed by Pauline Harris

Iconic Modern Classic set in late 1950's/60's Yorkshire.

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see July 12th - episode one.

0420100715

Vic feels his mother's disapproval and gets involved in a fight at work.

A Kind Of Loving

by Stan Barstow

dramatised by Diana Griffiths

4/10

Iconic Modern Classic set in 1960 Yorkshire.

Vic's relationship with Ingrid is becoming more passionate and he chooses to overlook her shallow side.

He feels his mother's disapproval and he gets involved in a fight at work.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

David/Conroy...Conrad Nelson

Chris...Deborah Mcandrew

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Althorpe...

Seamus O'Neill

Produced/Directed by Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode one 12 July.

0420100715

Vic feels his mother's disapproval and gets involved in a fight at work.

A Kind Of Loving

by Stan Barstow

dramatised by Diana Griffiths

4/10

Iconic Modern Classic set in 1960 Yorkshire.

Vic's relationship with Ingrid is becoming more passionate and he chooses to overlook her shallow side.

He feels his mother's disapproval and he gets involved in a fight at work.

Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard

David/Conroy...Conrad Nelson

Chris...Deborah Mcandrew

Mrs Brown...Kate Layden

Althorpe...

Seamus O'Neill

Produced/Directed by Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode one 12 July.

0520100716

Vic realises that he doesn't love Ingrid but can't bring himself to break with her.

A Kind Of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffith

5/10

1960 Iconic Modern Classic.

Vic realises that he doesn't love Ingrid; it's merely a physical attraction, otherwise he finds her boring.

He's in a quandry: he can't bring himself to break with her, nor can he tell her what he feels because he knows she is in love with him and he doesn't want to hurt her.

Vic Brown....Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell....Rebecca Callard

Conroy....Conrad Nelson

Jimmy/Rawly....Jake Norton

Producer/Director Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode one 12 July.

0520100716

Vic realises that he doesn't love Ingrid but can't bring himself to break with her.

A Kind Of Loving

by Stan Barstow

Dramatised by Diana Griffith

5/10

1960 Iconic Modern Classic.

Vic realises that he doesn't love Ingrid; it's merely a physical attraction, otherwise he finds her boring.

He's in a quandry: he can't bring himself to break with her, nor can he tell her what he feels because he knows she is in love with him and he doesn't want to hurt her.

Vic Brown....Lee Ingleby

Ingrid Rothwell....Rebecca Callard

Conroy....Conrad Nelson

Jimmy/Rawly....Jake Norton

Producer/Director Pauline Harris

Compelling, poignant and humorous account of twenty year old Vic Brown's infatuation for Ingrid which develops into an emotional crises.

This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.

For further details see episode one 12 July.

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