1 9 6 8 – 1 9 6 9 (UK)
13 x 20 minute episodes
This BBC2 series of short dramatic monologues featured distinguished British and Continental actresses in solo performances.
Episodes included ‘A Blue Movie of My Own True Love’ starring Rachel Roberts (pictured below); ‘All On Her Own’ with Margaret Leighton; ‘Desmond’ written by John Mortimer and performed by Moira Lister; ‘The Jewish Wife’ by Bertolt Brecht starring Elisabeth Bergner in her British TV debut; and JB Priestley’s ‘Linda at Pulteney’s’ starring Irene Worth.
The other leading ladies were Nora Gordon, Rossella Falk, Edwige Feuillère, Fenella Fielding, Megs Jenkins, Geneviève Page, Lynn Redgrave and Mai Zetterling.
A Blue Movie of My Own True Love | Short Circuit | All On Her Own | Desmond | The Jewish Wife | The Telegram || Linda at Pulteney’s | The Autograph | Long Live the Queen | The Hive | Salt & Tobacco | Blank Pages | Soap & Water