A Whole New Me

A series of short plays, each using a self-improvement tape within the telling of the story.

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20040607

A series of short plays, each using a self-improvement tape within the telling of the story.

1/5. Repeat After Me, by Sheila Goff.

Maureen, a bored ex-pat in Spain, fills her time conversing with the voice of a "Teach Yourself Spanish" tape. The light-hearted chats turn more sinister as Maureen discovers how the men in her life have been behaving.

Maureen....Barbara Windsor

Teresa....Jacey Salles

Carlos....Bruno Lastra

Produced by Liz Webb.

20040608

A series of plays based around self-help tapes:

2/5. Lessons in Psychic Awareness

By Katie Hims

A bittersweet comedy, in which Bunny (Lyndsey Marshal) decides to use an American CD - Sheldon's Lessons in Psychic Awareness, to make contact with her dead mother.

Bunny....Lyndsay Marshal

Dad....Bob Mason

Teacher....Kerry Shale

Produced by Claudine Toutoungi

20040609

A series of plays based around self-help tapes.

3/5. Smell the Purple

By Llewella Gideon

Bob is a workaholic, fast-food guzzler. After he suffers a heart attack, his long-suffering secretary Steph persuades him to use a self-help holistic cookery tape to rejuvenate both the inner and outer man.

Bob....Ewan Bailey

Steph....Janice Acquah

Teacher....Liza Sadovy

Paramedics....Jon Glover, Philip Fox

Produced by Claudine Toutoungi

20040610

A series of plays based around self-help tapes.

4/5. Personal Development

By Jackie Pavlenko

Sherilyn is 13 and has a problem. Stuck in the airport changing room, the thought of choosing a holiday bikini is a nightmare. What do you do when you're flat-chested and think you look like a boy? A light-hearted comedy about growing up.

Sherilyn....Louisa Lytton

Mandy....Abbie Nichols

Linda....Emma Amos

Gemma....Joanna McCallum

Directed by Pam Marshall

20040611

A series of short plays, each using a self-improvement tape within the telling of the story.

5/5. Some Text Missing, by Jackie Kay.

Vanessa is in love, with both her secret lover and her mobile phone. On a trip to Rome she finally manages some direct action that will radically change her life.

Vanessa....Lesley Sharp

01Repeat After Me20040607

Maureen, a bored ex-pat in Spain, fills her time conversing with the voice of a "Teach Yourself Spanish" tape.

The light-hearted chats turn more sinister as Maureen discovers how the men in her life have been behaving.

  • carlos....bruno lastra
  • maureen....Barbara Windsor
  • produced by - Liz Webb
  • teresa....jacey salles
  • by.... - sheila goff

  • 02Lessons In Psychic Awareness20040608

    A bittersweet comedy, in which Bunny decides to use an American CD - Sheldon's Lessons in Psychic Awareness, to make contact with her dead mother.

  • bunny....lyndsay marshal
  • by Katie Hims
  • dad....Bob Mason
  • teacher....Kerry Shale
  • produced by.... - claudine toutoungi

  • 03Smell The Purple20040609

    Bob is a workaholic, fast-food guzzler.

    After he suffers a heart attack, his long-suffering secretary Steph persuades him to use a self-help holistic cookery tape to rejuvenate both the inner and outer man.

  • bob....Ewan Bailey
  • paramedics....Jon Glover, Philip Fox
  • steph....Janice Acquah
  • teacher....Liza Sadovy
  • by.... - llewella gideon
  • produced by.... - claudine toutoungi

  • 04Personal Development20040610

    Sherilyn is 13 and has a problem.

    Stuck in the airport changing room, the thought of choosing a holiday bikini is a nightmare.

    What do you do when you're flat-chested and think you look like a boy? A light-hearted comedy about growing up.

  • directed by - Pam Marshall
  • gemma....Joanna Mccallum
  • linda....emma amos
  • mandy....abbie nichols
  • sherilyn....louisa lytton
  • by.... - jackie pavlenko

  • 05 LASTSome Text Missing20040611

    Vanessa is in love, with both her secret lover and her mobile phone.

    On a trip to Rome she finally manages some direct action that will radically change her life.

  • by Jackie Kay
  • vanessa....Lesley Sharp