UK / Channel 4 / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 31 August – 15 September 1999
An anthology of generally hard hitting dramas made by Channel 4 to promote new talent.
(Tues 31 Aug – 11.35pm)
Producer: Carol Hardin / Writer and Director:Rikki Beadle Blair
A young boy has a gay father.
With Rikki Beadle Blair, Karl Collins and Noele Clarke.
(Wed 1 Sep – 11.35pm)
Producer:David Muir / Director:Jim Twaddle
A boy becomes friendly with a young male prostitute.
With Gary Lewis, Stephen Cole, Kate Donnelly
(Tues 7 Sep – 11.35pm)
Director: Cila Ware
A Couple’s camping trip doesn’t turn out as planned after they meet a stranger.
(Wed 8 Sep – 11.25pm)
Writer: Casper Berry / Director: Susannah Gent
Mentally ill Jamie tries to get to grips with his troubled past.
With Stuart Laing.
(Tues 14 Sep – 11.30pm)
Director: Francis Lee
A refugee alone in London turns to prostitution.
(Wed 15 Sep – 11.30pm)
Writer: Jeff Povey / Director: Richard Clark
An agrophobic telesales operative makes friends with a woman on a chatline.
with Ricky Grover, Felicity Montagu, Bill Thomas, Iddo Goldberg, Dominic Hecht
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