Driving Ambition was a one season drama from the always excellent Paula Milne. A rare starring role for Rosemary Martin saw her play fed-up middle aged housewife Donna Hewitt who sets her sights on becoming a motor racing driver.
UK / BBC One / 8×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 3 March – 21 April 1984
Writer: Paula Milne / Music: Jim Bywater, Gavin Richards, Adam Kotz / Producer: Carol Robertson / Director: Michael Simpson
Rosemary Martin as Donna Hewitt
Anne Carroll as Jen Robinson
Mark Kingston as Ray Hewitt
Donald Gee as Mick Robinson
Gavin Richards as Ken Lark
Adam Kotz as Nigel
Brian Bovell as Bill
Eileen Fletcher as Joanna
1. A LITTLE DIFFERENTIAL PROBLEM (3 Mar 84)
2. DREAM MACHINE (10 Mar 84)
3. FIVE O’CLOCK SHADOW (17 Mar 84)
4. MANIFOLD DEPRESSION (24 Mar 84)
5. THE LATE BREAKER (31 Mar 84)
6. THE THIN RED LINE (7 Apr 84)
7. BIG TORQUE (14 Apr 84)
8. A CLASS OF THEIR OWN (21 Apr 84)
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