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01Losing The Plot2011030920130107In Nick Warburton's delicious comedy, James Fleet plays Edward, a bashful man who, passing a local allotment, speaks to an attractive female allotee (Joanna Monro).
He decides there and then that he must apply for a plot.
But doing so involves an interview with ferocious site-manager Bernie (Jonathan Coy) who runs the allotments with military rigour.
It's all looking unlikely until Edward reveals that his father was a local landscape horticulturalist, one Bernie has admired all his life.
Edward joins the site.
And it is only then that he springs a surprise on Bernie.
One that leads to explosive confrontation.
Which of them will lose the plot?
Edward - James Fleet
Amanda - Joanna Monro
Bernie - Jonathan Coy
Directed by Peter Kavanagh.
A timid man confronts mindless bureaucracy when he applies for an allotment plot.
In Nick Warburton's delicious comedy, James Fleet plays Edward, a bashful man who, passing a local allotment, speaks to an attractive female allotee (Joanna Monro). He decides there and then that he must apply for a plot. But doing so involves an interview with ferocious site-manager Bernie (Jonathan Coy) who runs the allotments with military rigour. It's all looking unlikely until Edward reveals that his father was a local landscape horticulturalist, one Bernie has admired all his life. Edward joins the site. And it is only then that he springs a surprise on Bernie. One that leads to explosive confrontation. Which of them will lose the plot?
02An Incident At The Border2011031620130114Nigel Planer stars in Kieran Lynn's comedy about boundaries that are both territorial and personal.
Arthur (Joe Kloska) and Olivia (Leah Brotherhead) take the sun in their local park on a beautiful summer's day.
Olivia is reading a newspaper article on their country's new-found independence.
It seems that no-one knows quite what the terms are for the secession.
Arthur couldn't care less.
He's apolitical and just enjoying watching the ducks.
Suddenly a soldier (Nigel Planer) arrives, dragging a tape across the ground, marking out the new border.
He barges between the two young lovers.
Now one is on one side of the new border, and one on the other!
Arthur's attempt to cross is met with a stun-gun jolt from the guard, who has as little understanding of the new ground rules as the couple.
He just knows he has been trained to be suspicious of everyone who isn't from 'this country' which now includes Arthur!
How can our lovers be reunited?
by Kieran Lynn
Reiver - Nigel Planer
Olivia - Leah Brotherhead
Arthur - Joseph Kloska
Directed by Peter Kavanagh.
Kieran Lynn's comedy about a new border-line drawn through a park, and between two lovers!
Nigel Planer stars as a border-guard in Kieran Lynn's comedy about boundaries that are both territorial and personal.
Arthur and Olivia take the sun in their local park on a beautiful summer's day. Olivia is reading a newspaper article on their country's new-found independence. It seems that no-one knows quite what the terms are for the secession. Arthur couldn't care less. He's apolitical and just enjoying watching the ducks.
Suddenly a soldier arrives, dragging a tape across the ground, marking out the new border. He barges between the two young lovers. Now one is on one side of the new border, and one on the other!
Arthur's attempt to cross is met with a stun-gun jolt from the guard, who has as little understanding of the new rules as the couple. He just knows he has been trained to be suspicious of everyone who isn't from 'this country' which now includes Arthur!
03How's Your Mother?20110323 Michael Maloney stars in Simon Brett's short play for this comedy drama series: 'TURF WARS'.
In a gossipy village Humphrey Partridge is reckoned to be anti-social, indeed stand-offish.
But he always has an excuse - namely that he has to look after his ailing elderly mother.
It raises eyebrows at work.
For example when Humphrey's boss needs him to stand in for a colleague at a conference abroad, Humphrey point blank refuses to go.
The boss ends up going himself.
No-one has ever met the legendary matriarch.
Not even nosy Raj the locdal postman.
But then one morning when Humphrey is at work, Raj notices a fire in Humphrey's house, breaks in to put it out and makes an extraordinary discovery.
Soon police are digging in Humphrey's garden.
But just what is Humphrey's dark secret?
HOW'S YOUR MOTHER by Simon Brett
Humphrey Partridge - Michael Maloney
Raj / Sgt.
Wallis - Adeel Akhtar
Mr Denton / Trevor - Sam Dale
Mrs Denton - Sally Orrock
Mrs Jones - Christine Kavanagh
Directed by Peter Kavanagh 
03How's Your Mother?2011032320140318Michael Maloney stars in Simon Brett's short play for this comedy drama series: 'TURF WARS'.
In a gossipy village Humphrey Partridge is reckoned to be anti-social, indeed stand-offish. But he always has an excuse - namely that he has to look after his ailing elderly mother. It raises eyebrows at work. For example when Humphrey's boss needs him to stand in for a colleague at a conference abroad, Humphrey point blank refuses to go. The boss ends up going himself. No-one has ever met the legendary matriarch. Not even nosy Raj the local postman. But then one morning when Humphrey is at work, Raj notices a fire in Humphrey's house, breaks in to put it out and makes an extraordinary discovery. Soon police are digging in Humphrey's garden. But just what is Humphrey's dark secret?
HOW'S YOUR MOTHER by Simon Brett
Directed by Peter Kavanagh.
04 LASTThe Accidental Head20110330 by Jeremy Front
Beth just wants what's best for her 11 year old son; a solid secondary education at the kind of school that recognises his genius, as well as his aptitude for baroque music.
A school like Folgate.
But when the family is edged out of Folgate's catchment area, a battle begins.
Beth takes on the might of the council with a mixture of community action, ancient by-laws and sheep.
Beth..
Katherine Parkinson
Jake..
Darren Boyd
Ruth Willith..
Emma Fryer
Journalist..
Alex Tregear
Helen..
Sally Orrock
Farmer/Hughes..
Brian Bowles
Directed by James Robinson.
One woman's eccentric battle to secure a school place for her son.
04 LASTThe Accidental Head2011033020140325The Accidental Head by Jeremy Front
Beth just wants what's best for her 11 year old son; a solid secondary education at the kind of school that recognises his genius, as well as his aptitude for baroque music. A school like Folgate. But when the family is edged out of Folgate's catchment area, a battle begins.
Beth takes on the might of the council with a mixture of community action, ancient by-laws and sheep.
Directed by James Robinson.

Duration

  • 30 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama

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