|01||Soldiering On||20031103 (BBC7)|
|Muriel, recently widowed, has been left well provided for.|
But then her son Giles involves himself.
With Stephanie Cole.
|02||Bed Among The Lentils||20031104 (BBC7)|
|A vicar's wife struggles with various devils, including the demon drink.|
Starring Anna Massey.
|03||A Chip In The Sugar||20031105 (BBC7)|
|Who is more dependent? A middle-aged man or his elderly mother? Starring Alan Bennett.|
|04||A Lady Of Letters||20031106 (BBC7)|
|Miss Ruddock is a self-appointed pillar of society.|
But her obsessive letter-writing leads to trouble.
With Patricia Routledge.
|05 LAST||A Cream Cracker Under The Settee||20030319|
|The repeat was broadcast because of the death of Thora Hird.|
An old lady assesses her life as she lies helpless after a fall.
Starring Thora Hird and John Bull.
|Alan Bennett Introduces A Talking Heads Special Which Includes A Chance To Hear - A Chip in the Sugar (10/02/1991), with Alan Bennett; Patricia Routledge as Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters (24/02/1991); Julie Walters in Her Big Chance (17/05/1988); Stephanie Cole in Soldiering On (10/03/1991); and the late Dame Thora Hird in A Cream Cracker Under the Settee (17/03/1989).|
The writer introduces five monologues including A Chip in the Sugar and A Lady of Letters.
The writer presents five monologues: A Chip in the Sugar, A Lady of Letters, Her Big Chance, Soldiering On and A Cream Cracker under the Settee.
With Thora Hird and Julie Walters.