West End By The Sea

Episodes

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01The Road To Ruin20070226

By John Peacock. It's 1813, and the stage doorman has a tale of lust and treachery to tell

A series of theatrical short stories to celebrate the bicentenary of the Theatre Royal

02A Stage In Life20070227

Penelope Keith plays Amy Sedgwick, a thrice-married Victorian actress.

A series of theatrical short stories to celebrate the bicentenary of the Theatre Royal

03Bela In Brighton20070228

By Stephen Sheridan. In 1951, Bela Lugosi visited Brighton to play Count Dracula.

A series of theatrical short stories to celebrate the bicentenary of the Theatre Royal

04Marlene And Me20070301

Lynne Truss introduces a series of theatrical short stories, specially commissioned to celebrate the bicentenary of the Theatre Royal, Brighton.

4/5. Marlene and Me

By Eric Pringle, read by Struan Rodger.

A suicidal manservant's life is transformed when he sees Marlene Dietrich on stage in 1965.

By Eric Pringle. A manservant's life is transformed when he sees Marlene Dietrich on stage

A series of theatrical short stories to celebrate the bicentenary of the Theatre Royal

05Nell's First Night20070302

Nell gives her 13-year-old god-daughter a treat by taking her to a proper theatre.

A series of theatrical short stories to celebrate the bicentenary of the Theatre Royal