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 (Series Cast [6])

Eileen Atkins ... Celia (1 episode, 1998)

David Haig ... Wilfred Paterson (1 episode, 1998)
Thora Hird ... Violet (1 episode, 1998)

Patricia Routledge ... Miss Fozzard (1 episode, 1998)

Julie Walters ... Marjory (1 episode, 1998)

Penelope Wilton ... Rosemary (1 episode, 1998)

Series Directed by
Stuart Burge (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Writing credits
Alan Bennett (6 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Alan Bennett .... executive producer (1 episode, 1998)
Lorraine Goodman .... associate producer (1 episode, 1998)
Mark Shivas .... producer (1 episode, 1998)
Series Original Music by
George Fenton (1 episode, 1998)
Series Cinematography by
Tim Palmer (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Sue Wyatt (1 episode, 1998)

Chris Gill (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Stuart Walker (1 episode, 1998)

Francesca Boyd (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Diane Dancklefsen (1 episode, 1998)
Series Costume Design by
Dany Everett (1 episode, 1998)
Series Makeup Department
Frances Hannon .... hair stylist / makeup designer (1 episode, 1998)

Linda McInnes .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Lynda Tully .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Liz Pearson .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Campbell .... first assistant director (1 episode, 1998)
Series Art Department
John Bush .... production buyer (1 episode, 1998)
Jack Carter .... construction manager (1 episode, 1998)
John Hogan .... property master (1 episode, 1998)
Mina Martinez .... graphic designer (1 episode, 1998)
Series Sound Department
Tony Jackson .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1998)

Mags Scholes .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
David Fader .... camera operator (1 episode, 1998)
Joe Ryan .... gaffer (1 episode, 1998)
John Treays .... lighting director (1 episode, 1998)
Series Editorial Department
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... assistant on-line editor (1 episode, 1998)
Liz Pearson .... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1998)
Alan Tully .... telecine grader (1 episode, 1998)

Alan Bishop .... telecine grader (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Sarah Atkinson .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1998)
Patrick Isherwood .... production accountant (1 episode, 1998)
John Rakoff .... rehearsal manager (1 episode, 1998)
Heather Storr .... script supervisor (1 episode, 1998)

Francine Brown .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Beverly Winston .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)

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Sound Mix:
UK:12 (DVD rating)

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Follows "Talking Heads" (1987)See more »


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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Just finished watching this on a Sunday afternoon, 4 May 2008
Author: aejm from NYC, USA & Melbourne, Australia

Talking heads comprises a 30-40 minute monologue of a character, documenting experiences that they have had in the life. While the first season was interesting and at times moving, this second season takes us to an altogether deeper level.

This second season focuses on 6 more characters, explaining the experiences they have had, recent or distant. While all 6 monologues are exceptional, there were 2 particularly moving ones.

Waiting for the telegram has Thora Hird, a 90-something year old woman in a nursing home explaining her life. When she reminisces on her young man back in World War I, it becomes truly saddening.

Nights in the Gardens of Spain has Penelope Wilton explaining her relationship with the woman next door, who has killed her husband after suffering an abusive relationship for many years. Not wanting to give too much away, this story is gripping and moving, and very very sad.

If you are looking to have a meaningful and moving Sunday afternoon sometime, this second season of Talking Heads is recommended.

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