Time for our regular look at what TV’s on at the South Bank in London in March. There’s not much, unless you’re an Alan Plater fan, in which case there’s an awful lot.
- 2nd: Z-Cars: Brotherly Love + Softly Softly: Sleeping Dogs + TV World: The Truth Game
Two episodes written by Alan Plater, followed by Plater discussing his writing techniques.
- 5th: A Very British Coup
All three episodes.
- 7th: Smashing Day + Play for Today: The Land of Green Ginger
Two plays by Alan Plater, including his earliest surviving work.
- 16th: Capital Tales: Time of Our Lives
Richard Harris stars in this story about five generations of East Enders.
- 19th: Coming Through + Bookmarks: Selected Exits
Biographies of DH Lawrence and Gwyn Thomas by Alan Plater.
- 21st: Plater: The Man and His Work – a tribute and panel discussion
Lee Hall, Barbara Flynn and David Rose discuss the work of Alan Pater.
- 21st: Screen One: Doggin’ Around + ITV Playhouse: Short Back & Sides
Two plays by Alan Plater.
- 31st: Trinity Tales: The Wife of Batley’s Tale + Play for Love: The Party of the First Part
Alan Plater updates a Chaucer classic and a comedy play.
Champions’ priority booking: 11.30am January 31
Members’ priority booking opens: 11.30am February 1
£5.25 (member concs)
£6.65 (non-members concs)
Under 16s £5.
All shows are £5 on Tuesdays. Conc prices are available to senior citizens, students, unwaged and disability visitors. Proof of eligibility may be required.
As always, visit the BFI web site for more details.