PR: Six Plays by Alan Bennett: The Complete Series [Network]

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PR: Six Plays by Alan Bennett: The Complete Series [Network]

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Stephen Frears produces six plays by Oscar-nominated playwright Alan Bennett.

Showcasing the talents of Julie Walters, Prunella Scales, Patricia Routledge, Dave Allen and Alun Armstrong, Six Plays by Alan Bennett includes the BAFTA-nominated Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Frears himself directs four of the six plays, with the remaining two directed by BAFTA-winning Giles Foster and Palm d'Or winner Lindsay Anderson.

Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Trevor Hopkins is painfully shy, but a chance encounter makes him think that his life is about to turn a corner.
Starring Neville Smith, Thora Hird and Julie Walters

Doris and Doreen
Doris and Doreen are happy working in an obscure provincial office, until the spectre of redundancy rears its head.
Starring Prunella Scales, Patricia Routledge and Pete Postlethwaite

The Old Crowd
George and Betty are throwing a housewarming party, but circumstances conspire against them...
Starring John Moffatt, Isobel Dean, Peter Jeffrey and Rachel Roberts

Afternoon Off
A hotel waiter spends an afternoon off in search of sexual fulfilment, but instead finds a town full of eccentrics bearing petty prejudices.
Starring Henry Man, Benjamin Whitrow and Philip Jackson

One Fine Day
An estate agent suffering a mid-life crisis takes up residence in an office block that he's supposed to be renting to his firm's clients.
Starring Dave Allen, Robert Stephens and Benjamin Whitrow

All Day on the Sands
The Coopers decide to holiday in Morecambe as a change from Menorca. They stay in the Miramar Hotel, but Mr Cooper has a guilty secret...
Starring Alun Armstrong, Marjorie Yates and Ken Jones

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Very welcome.

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Long overdue! An absolutely essential purchase. Well done to Network on getting the rights.

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Brilliant news!

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Wonderful news. Unseen since they were repeated on Channel 4 in the 1980s,as far as I know.

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Interesting to see Kaleidoscope have recovered a specially-shot Bennett trailer from the time of original transmissions. Too late to incorporate?

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