Timeshift: Season 4, Episode 19

Alan Plater: Hearing the Music (26 Mar. 2005)

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A biographical documentary about the life and work of Alan Plater.


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Episode cast overview:
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Alan Plater ...
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Chris Dunkley ...
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John Glenister ...
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Lee Hall ...
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Dave Gelly ...
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Alan Bleasdale ...
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A biographical documentary about the life and work of Alan Plater. With contributions from critics, actors, directors and other writers detailing Alan's work through the years and especially the influence of his love of music on his writing. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The episode title comes from a discussion in The Beiderbecke Affair (1985) where Trevor tells Jill that the troubled people in this world are troubled because they don't hear the music. See more »


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