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Trinity Tales (BBC-2 1975, Francis Matthews, Bill Maynard)

Comedy drama series Trinity Tales was an updating of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. On a minibus travelling to Wembley for a Rugby League Challenge Cup Final, six fans pass the time by telling each other tall stories.

production details
UK / BBC Two / 6×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 21 November – 26 December 1975

Writer: Alan Plater / Lyrics: Alex Glasgow, Alan Plater / Music: Alex Glasgow / Musical Director: Michael Steer / Production Design: Stanley Morris / Producer: David Rose / Director: Tristan de Vere Cole

cast
Bill Maynard as Stan, The Fryer
Francis Matthews as Eric The Prologue
Colin Farrell as Nick, The Driver
Gaye Brown as Alice, The Wife of Batley
John Stratton as Smith, The Man of Law
Susan Littler as Judy, The Judy
Paul Copley as Dave, The Joiner

THE EPISODES
1. THE DRIVER’S TALE (21 Nov 75)
2. THE FRYER’S TALE (28 Nov 75)
3. THE JUDY’S TALE (5 Dec 75)
4. THE JOINER’S TALE (12 Dec 75)
5. THE WIFE OF BATLEY’S TALE (19 Dec 75)
6. THE MAN OF LAW’S TALE (26 Dec 75)





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