The Pits

Anarchic comedy set in the world of classical musicians from the Sony Award winning creators of Think the Unthinkable.

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20041109

By James Cary

2/6. Alec's attempts to create ground-breaking classical music have little success, apart from scaring dogs. Rosie is still unable to get work as a cellist. Meanwhile, a famous soap star is having problem hitting the high notes in a new musical, so Maggie swallows her pride to fill in the difficult bits. More anarchic comedy set in the world of classical musicians from the Sony Award winning creators of Think the Unthinkable.

Baz....Phil Cornwell

Maggie....Paula Wilcox

Rosie....Lucy Montgomery

Alec....John Oliver

Vince Allen....Steve Furst

20041116

3/6

At last Rosie has landed a well-payed job in a female quartet, called the Four Seasons. The only problem is that Vince Allen, show biz promoter, seems more interested in what the girls look like in bikinis than how well they play. Baz lands a gig in Murgistan for Traxos, the budget classical CD maker. His plan to make money on the side from cheap cigarettes goes badly astray following linguistic misunderstanding.

Baz....Phil Cornwell

Maggie....Paula Wilcox

Rosie....Lucy Montgomery

Alec....John Oliver

Vince Allen....Steve Furst

Written by James Cary

Then News

20041123

3/6

The Silbury music festival is a perfect opportunity to bring opera to the masses, so long as you don't say the wrong thing. Unfortunately Maggie has a natural gift for speaking out of turn. Meanwhile Baz is trying to make money selling deodorants to festival goers and Rosie makes friends with the lead singer of a rock group.

Baz....Phil Cornwell

Alec....John Oliver

Rosie....Lucy Montgomery

Phil....Lucy Montgomery

Vince....Steve Furst

Maggie....Paula Wilcox

Written by James Cary

Then News

20041130

Comedy series by James Cary about a group of struggling musicians.

5/6. Events start to take a surprising turn when Maggie is cast in a new production of La Boheme. Alec believes that he's found true love, and Baz tries to win back the love of his life.

Baz....Phil Cornwell

Maggie....Paula Wilcox

Alec....John Oliver

Rosie....Lucy Montgomery

Vince....Steve Furst

Written by James Cary

20041207

Comedy series by James Cary about a group of struggling musicians.

6/6. Christmas means hideous themed concerts, avoiding Christmas with the family and - most importantly - avoiding spending time in the pub with Phil. How will our struggling musicians survive?

Baz....Phil Cornwell

Rosie....Lucy Montgomery

Alec....John Oliver

Maggie....Paula Wilcox

Phil....Dominic Coleman

Written by James Cary

010120041102

Struggling musicians are finding that high art doesn't pay. Baz, Maggie and Alec's jobs in the British Opera Company are under threat from cut price Eastern Europeans who are not only skilled performers, but qualified plumbers and plasterers. Rosie is discovering that life outside music college is harder than she expected.

010220041109

Alec's attempts to create ground-breaking classical music have little success, apart from scaring dogs. Rosie is still unable to get work as a cellist. Meanwhile, a famous soap star is having problem hitting the high notes in a new musical, so Maggie swallows her pride to fill in the difficult bits.

010320041116

At last Rosie has landed a well-payed job in a female quartet, called the Four Seasons.

The only problem is that Vince Allen, show biz promoter, seems more interested in what the girls look like in bikinis than how well they play.

Baz lands a gig in Murgistan for Traxos, the budget classical CD maker.

His plan to make money on the side from cheap cigarettes goes badly astray following linguistic misunderstanding.

010420041123

The Silbury music festival is a perfect opportunity to bring opera to the masses, so long as you don't say the wrong thing. Unfortunately Maggie has a natural gift for speaking out of turn. Meanwhile Baz is trying to make money selling deodorants to festival goers and Rosie makes friends with the lead singer of a rock group.

010520041130

Events start to take a surprising turn when Maggie is cast in a new production of La Boheme. Alec believes that he's found true love, and Baz tries to win back the love of his life.

0106 LAST20041207

CHRISTMAS means hideous themed concerts, avoiding CHRISTMAS with the family and - most importantly - avoiding spending time in the pub with Phil. How will our struggling musicians survive?