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Episode List


Season 8

19 Jan. 1992
The Grass Arena
The Grass Arena is the true story of John Healy. Raised in an ultra religious family, with an abusive father, young Johnny soon learns that he has to learn to defend himself. He takes up boxing, but soon falls victim to alcholism. His boxing career over, John takes to the Grass Arena (the park) where he lives with other alcoholics.
26 Jan. 1992
Flea Bites
The friendship of a young boy and an old Polish emigre as they struggle to re-create 'the smallest show on earth' - a flea circus.
2 Feb. 1992
The Count of Solar
The true story of mysterious deaf-mute boy Joseph in France just before the revolution.
9 Feb. 1992
The Lost Language of Cranes
A young gay man comes out to his middle-class parents, which has repercussions for his father who has long since been trying to repress his own sexuality.
12 Apr. 1991
The Object of Beauty
This story is about a ne'er do well and his girlfriend search for a thief.
9 Nov. 1992
Common Pursuit
British drama following the lives of a group of friends who met at university.
12 Feb. 1993
Fisher, a fine art dealer, goes to Prague after the death of a friend, the Baron von Utz, to see if he can obtain some of the pieces of the Baron's priceless Meissen porcelain collection. He meets up with an old mutual friend, Orlik, who tells him about the Baron's past, his struggle to keep his collection intact, while Fisher struggles to discover what happened to the collection.
29 Mar. 1992
The Last Romantics
A semi-fictionalized account of the life of writer F.R. Leavis, his mentor Arthur Quiller Couch, and Leavis's own students at Cambridge University.
19 Apr. 1992
Memento Mori
A group of old people is being frightened by mysterious phone calls.

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