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‘Drama She Wrote’ at BFI Southbank: ‘Oranges & Lemons: Brenda’ (LWT/ ITV 1973) and ‘Rooms: Susan’ (Thames/ ITV 1975)

Our ‘Drama She Wrote’ season of neglected TV plays by women writers continues at BFI Southbank at 3.20 on Saturday 6 October with two 1970s ITV dramas about fathers and daughters (featuring a host of familiar TV faces including June Brown, Leslie Dwyer, Cheryl Hall, Nigel Havers, Jane Wymark and Pauline Yates). Rooms (Thames/ ITV […]

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Angels: Series 2 (BBC1 1976) – Viewing Notes

The second series of the pioneering BBC1 student nurse series Angels (April 6 – June 29 1976) is available on DVD from Simply Media. I wrote up some viewing notes while I was watching it, concentrating on directorial style and the preoccupations of individual scriptwriters.