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The Afternoon Play (BBC-1 2003-2007 with Robson Green and Michael French)

UK / BBC1 / 15×60 or 50 minute episodes / Broadcast 21 January 2003 – 26 January 2007

A series of stand-alone plays for a daytime audience featuring a number of well-known names.

(1st series/2003) 1) Turkish Delight; 2) Coming Up For Air; 3) The Real Arnie Griffin; 4) Heroes and Villains; 5) Girls’ Weekend.
(2nd series/2004) – 6) Venus and Mars; 7) Sons, Daughters and Lovers; 8) Drive; 9) Viva Las Blackpool!; 10) Glasgow Dreams.
(3rd series/2005) – 11) The Hitch; 12) The Trouble With George; 13) The Good Citizen; 14)Reverse Psychology; 15) The Singing Cactus.
(4th Series/2006) – 16) Tea With Betty; 17) The Last Will and Testament of Billy Two Sheds; 18) Your Mother Should Know; 19) Are You Jim’s Wife?; 20) Molly
(5th Series/2007) – 21) Johnny Shakespeare, 22) Death Becomes Him, 23) Come Fly With Me, 24) Pieces of a Silver Lining, 25) The Real Deal

Actors appearing included Denise Welch, Jeremy Sheffield, June Whitfield, Glynis Barber, Robson Green, Tina Hobley, Jamie Theakston, Michael French, Greta Scacchi and Caroline Langrishe.