Writing The Century - The Hanleys

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0120161212

Writing the Century: The Hanleys

Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

From their rural cottage in Llanfechain, North Wales, the writer James Hanley and his wife Timmie, write almost weekly to their son Liam as he attends school, then National Service in Malta, before moving to London and becoming a journalist then a painter.

Originally from Liverpool, James is a grafter and full of hopes for his son. From an aristocratic background, brimming with wit and wisdom, Timmie balances the rigours of creative endeavour with a candid eye on the world and a will to negotiate Liam through the pitfalls of life.

Directed by Janine H. Jones

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

By Lizzie Nunnery, from the letters of writers James and Timmie Hanley to their son Liam.

0220161213

Writing the Century: The Hanleys

Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

From their rural cottage in Llanfechain, North Wales, the writer James Hanley and his wife Timmie, write almost weekly to their son Liam as he attends school, then National Service in Malta, before moving to London and becoming a journalist then a painter.

Timmie draws on her experience as a struggling artist as she tries to guide Liam into a lucrative career choice, while she seems to be affected more and more by frustrations with James' work.

Directed by Janine H. Jones

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Timmie draws on her experience as she tries to guide Liam into a lucrative career choice.

0320161214

Writing the Century: The Hanleys

Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

From their rural cottage in Llanfechain, North Wales, the writer James Hanley and his wife Timmie, write almost weekly to their son Liam as he attends school, then National Service in Malta, before moving to London and becoming a journalist then a painter.

Recovering from her illness, Timmie yearns to be back in London. She and James both intervene when they sense Liam's love-life is getting in the way of his work, until they have to divert their attention to James' exciting new play.

Directed by Janine H. Jones

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

0420161215

Writing the Century: The Hanleys

Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

From their rural cottage in Llanfechain, North Wales, the writer James Hanley and his wife Timmie, write almost weekly to their son Liam as he attends school, then National Service in Malta, before moving to London and becoming a journalist then a painter.

After the excitement of the play, Timmie and James settle back into Wales, until Timmie's dread fear looks like it might come true - and the pair must unite to save Liam from his terrible fate.

Directed by Janine H. Jones

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

James and Timmie receive shocking news and urgently have to counsel their son Liam.

0520161216

Writing the Century: The Hanleys

Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

From their rural cottage in Llanfechain, North Wales, the writer James Hanley and his wife Timmie, write almost weekly to their son Liam as he attends school, then National Service in Malta, before moving to London and becoming a journalist then a painter.

James is finally persuaded to leave Llanfechain, but not for the bustle of London that Timmie so desires. The change of scene soon comes under fire from James when he can't write, but the situation is rapidly taken out of their hands.

Directed by Janine H. Jones

A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

Writers James and Timmie Hanley make a move at last, but come to regret their decision.