Posties [Julia Darling]

Episodes

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Omnibus2016042420190623 (BBC7)
20190624 (BBC7)

Five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

* LOST LETTERS

Tilley, a young postal worker is asked to deliver a lost letter found in an old post box, posted in 1960. Her search takes her to the Newcastle flat of Amy Heard...

With Grace Stillgrove as Tilley, Val McLane as Amy Heard and Donald McBride as Mr Peas

* OLD LETTERS

Venetia Love has retired after a lifetime's service in the Post Office. When her son in Australia sends a computer so they can keep in touch via e mail, she's not impressed...

With Madeleine Moffatt as Venetia Love, Val McLane as Eliza Perks and Donald McBride as Alf

* LETTERS HOME

15 year old Janie is anorexic. Her mother Grace, a school dinner lady, feels powerless - until a library book suggests she writes letters to her daughter...

With Siobhan Finneran as Grace, Tara Prendergast as Janie and.Jo-Anne Knowles as Mel.

* LETTERS TO GOD

Winifred writes letters to God about her marriage to James. On his last postal round before retirement, something happens to James which changes both their lives...

With Judi Earl as Winifred Peas, Donald McBride as James Peas and Roger Morlidge as Lenny.

* LETTERS TO THE DEAD

When undelivered letters start to pour through the letterbox of Olix's flat, the Albanian asylum seeker turns to an elderly neighbour, Merril for help...

With Madeleine Moffatt as Merril and Rad Lazar as Milosh.

Music by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop

Producer: Susan Roberts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003

Five stories about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.

01Lost Letters2016041820190617 (BBC7)
20190618 (BBC7)

Tilley, a young postal worker is asked to deliver a lost letter found in an old post box, posted in 1960.

Her search takes her to the Newcastle flat of Amy Heard....

Five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Tilley....Grace Stillgrove
Amy Heard....Val McLane
Mr Peas....Donald McBride

Music by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop

Producer: Susan Roberts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003.

Can Tilley, a young postal worker, deliver a letter lost in the system since 1960?

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.

Five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003.

01Omnibus2016042420190623 (BBC7)
20190624 (BBC7)

Five stories about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.

02Old Letters2003052020190618 (BBC7)
20190619 (BBC7)

Venetia Love has retired after a lifetime's service in the Post Office. When her son in Australia sends a computer so they can keep in touch via e mail, she's not impressed....

Five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Venetia Love...Madeleine Moffatt
Eliza Perks....Val McLane
Alf....Donald McBride

Music by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop

Producer: Susan Roberts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003

Retired postal worker Venetia receives a gift from her son, in Australia.

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.

Venetia Love...Madeleine Moffatt
Eliza Perks....Val McLane
Alf.... Donald McBride

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003

03Letters Home2003052120190619 (BBC7)
20190620 (BBC7)

15 year old Janie is anorexic.

Her mother Grace, a school dinner lady, feels powerless - until a library book suggests she writes letters to her daughter..

Five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Grace....Siobhan Finneran
Janie... Tara Prendergast
Mel....Jo-Anne Knowles

Music by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop

Producer: Susan Roberts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003

Janie is anorexic. Her mother Grace feels powerless until a library book suggests an idea.

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.

04Letters To God2003052220190620 (BBC7)
20190621 (BBC7)

Winifred writes letters to God about her marriage to James.

On his last postal round before retirement, something happens to James which changes both their lives....

Five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Winifred Peas....Judi Earl
James Peas....Donald McBride
Lenny....Roger Morlidge

Music by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop

Producer: Susan Roberts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003

Winifred writes letters to God about her marriage to James, who will soon be retiring.

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.

05Letters To The Dead2003052320190621 (BBC7)
20190622 (BBC7)

When undelivered letters start to pour through the letterbox of Olix's flat, the Albanian asylum seeker turns to an elderly neighbour, Merril for help...

The last of five gentle stories by Julia Darling about letters, postal workers and the way communication is changing.

Merril... Madeleine Moffatt
Milosh.... Rad Lazar

Music by Dave Scott and Neil Blenkinsop.

Producer: Susan Roberts

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003

Albanian asylum seeker Olix turns to his elderly neighbour, Merril, for help.

Five stories by Julia Darling on the subject of letters and postal workers.