Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky

Episodes

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01The Midnight Bell1989111720160613 (BBC7)
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Bob meets a prostitute. Semi-autobiographical trilogy set in inter-war London.

London, 1927: Bob meets a prostitute called Jenny and Ella is invited to the theatre by Mr Eccles.

Semi-autobiographical trilogy set in working class, inter-war London.

Stars Steven Pacey as Bob, Annette Badland as Ella, Emily Morgan as Jenny and John Moffatt as Ernest Eccles.

Dramatised for radio in three parts by Frederic Bradnum.

Producer: Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

Starring Steven Pacey as Bob, Annette Badland as Ella, Emily Morgan as Jenny and John Moffatt as Ernest Eccles

Patrick Hamilton's semi-autobiographical trilogy set in working class, inter-war London.

Violet.... Alice Arnold
Rex.... Christopher Good
Andy... David Goudge
Tom... Paul Downing
Marian.... Margot Boyd
Bella.... Joan Matheson
Ella's mother.... Anna Cropper
Guvnor.... David King
Mrs Guvnor.... Jo Kendall
Other parts.... Vincent Brimble, Brian Miller & Joan Walker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

Patrick Hamilton's tale of working-class emotions set between the wars in London

02The Siege Of Pleasure1989112420160614 (BBC7)
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20201204 (BBC7)
Jenny tells of her fall from grace and Mr Eccles makes plain his feelings for Ella.

London, 1927. Prostitute Jenny tells of her fall from grace and Mr Eccles makes plain his feelings for Ella. Stars Steven Pacey.

Starring Steven Pacey as Bob, Annette Badland as Ella, Emily Morgan as Jenny and John Moffatt as Ernest Eccles

Patrick Hamilton’s semi-autobiographical trilogy set in working class, inter-war London.

Rex.... Christopher Good
Andy.... David Goudge
Marian....Margot Boyd
Bella.... Joan Matheson
Tom... Paul Downing
Violet... Alice Arnold
Prunella.... Elizabeth Mansfield
Guvnor.... David King
Mrs Guvnor.... Jo Kendall

Dramatised for radio in three parts by Frederic Bradnum.

Producer: Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

Patrick Hamilton's tale of working-class emotions set between the wars in London

03The Plains Of Cement1989120120160615 (BBC7)
20160616 (BBC7)
20201204 (BBC7)
20201205 (BBC7)
Bob gives Jenny an ultimatum and Ella confronts Mr Eccles.

London, 1927. Bob gives Jenny an ultimatum and Ella confronts Mr Eccles. Stars John Moffatt and Geoffrey Whitehead.

Starring Steven Pacey as Bob, Annette Badland as Ella, Emily Morgan as Jenny
and John Moffatt as Ernest Eccles

Patrick Hamilton’s semi-autobiographical trilogy set in working class, inter-war London.

Ella's mother.... Anna Cropper
Prosser....Geoffrey Whitehead
Prunella.... Elizabeth Mansfield
Sammy.... Tina Marian
Andy... David Goudge
Guvnor.... David King
Mrs Guvnor.... Jo Kendall
Other parts.... Donald Gee, Michael Kilgarriff & Marcia King
Dramatised for radio in three parts by Frederic Bradnum.

Producer: Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1989.

Patrick Hamilton's tale of working-class emotions set between the wars in London