BBC News radio

BBC News radio

It comes on at 6:30 pm on our local NPR station. I feel more connected to the rest of the world after listening to it, and it reminds me of my time in London.

  • I'm all about Masterpiece Theater. Their adaptations of the classics usually blow the Hollywood ones out of the water. This, though I'm not familiar w. the book, is no exception. It's a sprawling Dickens tale. They say it'... I'm all about Masterpiece Theater. Their adaptations of the classics usually blow the Hollywood ones out of the water. This, though I'm not familiar w. the book, is no exception. It's a sprawling Dickens tale. They say it's a rags to riches story. It has a touch mystery and suspense as well. And romance of course. I'm a old-time drama freak.

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  • The mini-series follows three people in the Midnight Bell pub in the 1930s. Bob, a waiter, Ella, a barmaid, and Jenny, a customer. The first episode follows Bob, Jenny is followed in the second, and Ella is followed in the final p... The mini-series follows three people in the Midnight Bell pub in the 1930s. Bob, a waiter, Ella, a barmaid, and Jenny, a customer. The first episode follows Bob, Jenny is followed in the second, and Ella is followed in the final piece, following Patrick Hamilton's trilogy of semi-autobiographical novels of which this is based upon. 30s London is recreated fantastically. It is a land of mundane routine and dull working class blandness, where people go about their lives wishing they could be more but never achieving it. This is a great drama from the BBC!

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    Added 8 Years Ago from Bbc