The Magpie Stories
Ten tales for the superstitious inspired by the magpie rhyme.
|01||03||Three For A Girl||20020220||by Katie Hims. For her wedding, Roberta protects herself from bad luck by following all the old superstitions.|
|01||04||Four For A Boy||20020221||Ten tales inspired by the magpie rhyme.|
4: `Four for a Boy' by Charlotte Jones.
In 1968, Anne wanted a son - a girl baby would not do.
With Jan Ravens and Mark Rice-Oxley.
|01||05||Five For Silver||20020222||5: `Five for Silver' by Shelley Silas.|
There are surprise guests at a 25-year celebration.
|01||06||Six For Gold||20020225||by Shelley Silas.|
A man gives his wife a good luck token.
|01||07||Seven For A Secret Never To Be Told||20020226||Ten tales for the superstitious. 7: `Seven for a Secret Never to Be Told' by Sebastian Baczkiewicz. A customer tells a barber a secret that he would rather not have heard.|
|01||08||Eight For A Lie||20020227||by Sebastian Baczkiewicz. A novelist famous for stories of his idyllic childhood makes an important discovery.|
|01||09||Nine For Truth||20020228||by Shelley Silas. A woman wants to know what her husband is really up to.|
|01||10||The Secret Of Eternal Youth||20020301||Ten tales for the superstitious.|
10: `The Secret of Eternal Youth' by Katie Hims.
A girl meets a boy at the fair who, though most unsuitable, has an attractive secret.
|02||Two For Joy||20020219||by Katie Hims. Moya has always been the kind of woman nobody notices, but a chance comment by the butcher changes everything.|
|WH||01||One For Sorrow||20020218||by Charlotte Jones.|
Howard finds his ideal woman.
With Paul Ritter.
Directed by Claire Grove