Jake's Progress (1995)

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 Jamie Diadoni (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Julie Diadoni (6 episodes, 1995)
Barclay Wright ...
 Jake Diadoni (6 episodes, 1995)
Dorothy Tutin ...
 Grace Halliwell (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Kate (6 episodes, 1995)
David Robinson ...
 Baby Ben (5 episodes, 1995)
Graham Robinson ...
 Baby Ben (5 episodes, 1995)
David Ross ...
 Eliot (5 episodes, 1995)
Julie Livesay ...
 Beth (Auxiliary) (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Monica (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Alex Halliwell (3 episodes, 1995)
Loui Batley ...
 Portia (3 episodes, 1995)
Darragh Whelan ...
 Duncan (3 episodes, 1995)
Jimmy Mulville ...
 Monica's Husband (3 episodes, 1995)
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Don't get caught... growing up.

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Monica: Who do you think I am? What do you think I do with my life? I'll tell you what I do, I work for a living, I teach a bunch of masturbators English Literature - who think A Room with a View is a Chalet at Butlins and that a Gingerman is a biscuit - and I feed and clothe my children. Ha! My children! Have you seen my children? Have you? And I put on plays in Town Halls that nobody comes to see. And I put on plays in Town Halls that nobody comes to see in the faint hope that I will meet someone who...
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One of the greatest living writers in the English language

After a 5 years delay, I've seen the show. It's the first Bleasdale show I've seen and I believe this is one of the deepest, touching (not to mention dark) and original works ever produced for T.V. It made me go back in my memory to my childhood and discover hidden spaces in the human soul. All thanks to the incredible use of language and human observation by Alan Bleasdale (and of course, all the cast), who for me, is the greatest living screenwriter today, together with Jimmy Mcgovern.


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