Alan Bennett's Talking Heads
Season 1

s01e01 / A Lady of Letters

23rd Jun '20 - 9:00pm
A Lady of Letters

The story of a woman, Irene Ruddock, who compulsively spies on her neighbours. She becomes fascinated by a little girl who lives across the road, who displays some unusual bruises. But when she begins sending aggressive letters to the child's parents, it leads her into trouble with the police.

143 have watched this episode

s01e02 / An Ordinary Woman

23rd Jun '20 - 9:30pm
An Ordinary Woman

The story of a mother, Gwen, who finds herself developing incestuous desires for her own 15-year-old son, Michael. She feels unable to confide in her husband and sees herself as too normal to admit to anything so shocking, but things are brought to a head by the revelation that her son has a girlfriend.

72 have watched this episode

s01e03 / Soldiering On

25th Jun '20 - 9:00pm
Soldiering On

After the death of her husband, Muriel is left looking after her mentally ill daughter. She's a strong woman and always has been. But when her son Giles turns up with papers for her to sign, it turns out she is quite a rich widow. But can he be trusted?.

73 have watched this episode

s01e04 / Her Big Chance

29th Jun '20 - 9:00pm
Her Big Chance

Actress Lesley prides herself on her professionalism - always getting involved up to the hilt, even if the job is just a walk-on. She tends to play fun-loving girls, although she's a very serious person. She's offered an audition by Spud, an interesting man she meets at a party. At the audition, after she has stripped down to bra and panties, she's given the part of Travis, who spends the film on the deck of a yacht.

75 have watched this episode

s01e05 / Playing Sandwiches

29th Jun '20 - 9:30pm
Playing Sandwiches

The story of park attendant Wilfred. At the bandstand, there's a young mother with a child, seven-year-old Samantha, who takes a shine to him and gives him a daffodil - but it soon becomes clear why Wilfred's records cannot be traced.

69 have watched this episode

s01e06 / A Chip in the Sugar

30th Jun '20 - 9:00pm
A Chip in the Sugar

The story about a devoted son, Graham, whose elderly mother renews her relationship with an old flame she knew before she married his father. As he helplessly watches their whirlwind romance, he begins to suspect someone is watching the house - and that his mother's new lover may not be what he seems to be.

71 have watched this episode

s01e07 / The Outside Dog

30th Jun '20 - 9:30pm
The Outside Dog

The story about a woman, Marjory, who hates her slaughterhouse worker husband's dog. She bemoans the fact that he insists on walking it late at night, but after a visit from her mother-in-law and another from the police, she begins to suspect that the dog walking masks a double life as a serial hugger.

69 have watched this episode

s01e08 / Bed Among the Lentils

1st Jul '20 - 9:00pm
Bed Among the Lentils

Susan is not cut out to be the vicar's wife. When she meets Mr. Ramesh in his shop, she discovers what else life can offer.

70 have watched this episode

s01e09 / Nights in the Garden of Spain

1st Jul '20 - 9:30pm
Nights in the Garden of Spain

Rosemary recalls the morning she was accosted by Mrs McCorquodale, who had shot her husband. A friendship began, until Rosemary had to look again at her own marriage.

68 have watched this episode

s01e10 / The Hand of God

2nd Jul '20 - 9:00pm
The Hand of God

Celia runs an antiques shop. But after she buys a lovely old frame containing the smudgy drawing of a finger, she discovers she's less of an expert than she thought.

68 have watched this episode

s01e11 / Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet

8th Jul '20 - 9:00pm
Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet

Miss Fozzard has a new chiropodist, Mr. Dunderdale, though technically he's retired. Their weekly appointments soon raise the tricky question of who is treating whom.

65 have watched this episode

s01e12 / The Shrine

9th Jul '20 - 9:00pm
The Shrine

Lorna visits the spot where Clifford's motorbike crashed, hoping for some closure. But one day she finds someone else has left some flowers on the shrine.

69 have watched this episode
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