Writing The Century 9

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WTC01*20090601

Series exploring the 20th Century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal.

Returning to the 1950s diaries of Linton Andrews, editor of The Yorkshire Post.

It is 1954, and Linton's rise from provincial to national prominence continues through his work as chairman of the Press Council and his respected editorials.

But his wife Pinkie hankers after the quieter life of retirement.

Linton....Russell Dixon

Pinkie....Alexandra Mathie

Rebecca West....Ann Rye

Renate....Szilvi Naray-davey

Henry Bate....Martin Oldfield

Stan....Matt Mcguirk

Directed by Gary Brown.

1954: Linton's rise to prominence continues, but his wife hankers after the quieter life.

WTC0220090602

Series exploring the 20th Century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal.

Returning to the 1950s diaries of Linton Andrews, editor of The Yorkshire Post.

Linton has an important engagement in London, and hearty celebrations are in order.

Linton....Russell Dixon

Pinkie....Alexandra Mathie

Renate....Szilvi Naray-davey

The Queen....Victoria Brazier

Edith/Mrs Mann....Martine Dunn

Arthur Mann/Hugh Cudlip....Martin Oldfield

Courtier....Matt Mcguirk

Directed by Gary Brown

WTC0320090603

Series exploring the 20th Century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal.

Returning to the 1950s diaries of Linton Andrews, editor of The Yorkshire Post.

Linton is insensitive about Pinkie's loss, which creates tension when they visit Downing Street.

Linton....Russell Dixon

Pinkie....Alexandra Mathie

Renate....Szilvi Naray-davey

Dr Hawbrook....Malcolm Raeburn

Edith/Mrs Mann....Martine Dunn

Anthony Eden....Martin Oldfield

Lady Eden....Victoria Brazier

Directed by Gary Brown.

Linton is insensitive about Pinkie's loss, creating tension when they visit Downing Street

WTC0420090604

Series exploring the 20th Century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal.

Returning to the 1950s diaries of Linton Andrews, editor of The Yorkshire Post.

Linton worries about the situation in Hungary and Suez, while Pinkie argues for his retirement from The Yorkshire Post.

Linton....Russell Dixon

Pinkie....Alexandra Mathie

Dr Hawbrook....Malcolm Raeburn

Annie....Ann Rye

Scott....Lloyd Peters

Directed by Gary Brown.

Linton worries about the situation in Hungary and Suez.

WTC05 LAST20090605

Series exploring the 20th Century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Vanessa Rosenthal.

Returning to the 1950s diaries of Linton Andrews, editor of The Yorkshire Post.

It is 1957 and Linton is finally resigned to retiring.

Pinkie is delighted and relieved, but then something happens to ruin their plans.

Linton....Russell Dixon

Pinkie....Alexandra Mathie

Dr Hawbrook....Malcolm Raeburn

Commander Colville....Martin Oldfield

Directed by Gary Brown