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Love Story (BBC One 1979-1983, Robin Ellis, Jan Francis)

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Love Story was an anthology series of romance based stories, some original and some based on well known novels. Each story generally ran to four episodes of 30 minutes apart from Fair Stood The Wind For France which was 4×55 minutes.

Writers included the likes of Robin Chapman, Ted Whitehead, Julian Bond and Paula Milne. The casts were generally high profile and included prominent names such as Jan Francis, Robin Ellis, Judi Bowker, Del Henney, Lynn Farleigh, Tom Bell, David Beames, Cecile Paoli, Kate Nelligan, Isla Blair and Ray Winstone.

No relation to the ITV anthology series of the same name.

Love Story Fair Stood The Wind For France BBC One 1980

David Beames and Cecile Paoli in Fair Stood the Wind for France.

production details
UK / BBC One / 44×30/35 minute episodes 4×55 minute episodes / Broadcast 4 September 1979 – 7 January 1983

Producers: Colin Tucker (1979-1980), Colin Shindler (1981-1983)

THE STORIES
1. A MOMENT IN TIME (4-13 Sep 1979)
2. KISS THE GIRLS AND MAKE THEM CRY (6-15 Nov 1979)
3. SWEET NOTHINGS (28 Feb – 11 Mar 1980)
4. HANNAH (29 Apr – 18 May 1980)
5. FAIR STOOD THE WIND FOR FRANCE (2-29 Sep 1980)
6. FORGIVE OUR FOOLISH WAYS (14 Oct – 4 Nov 1980)
7. THE WATERFALL (11 Nov – 2 Dec 1980)
8. A CHANCE TO SIT DOWN (10 Jul – 31 Jul 1981)
9. WILFRED AND EILEEN (11 Nov – 2 Dec 1981)
10. ALEXA (1-22 Mar 1982)
11. LOVE IS OLD, LOVE IS NEW (25 Mar – 15 Apr 1982)
12. MR RIGHT (4-7 Jan 1983)

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