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  1. Noel Coward - Private Lives

    Divorced couple Amanda and Elyot meet again on their second honeymoons with new spouses.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2010

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  2. Educating Rita

    By Willy Russell. The relationship between a feisty working-class OU student and her tutor

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2009

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  3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    Dramatisation of L Frank Baum's children's classic.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2009

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  4. Amelia Bullmore - The Middle

    A close family is brought to its knees by one momentary indiscretion.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2009

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  5. A Family Affair

    Michael Dobbs' play follows Margaret Thatcher's last traumatic days in power.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2009

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  6. The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial

    By Peter Goodchild. In 1925, one of the most unusual trials in US legal history took place

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2009

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  7. 1989: The Shape of the Table

    By David Edgar. Crowds gather in the streets of a fictional eastern European country.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2009

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  8. All Quiet on the Western Front

    Dramatisation of Remarque's story about a group of First World War German soldiers.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2009

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  9. Bullitt

    Detective story by Robert L Pike. Lieutenant Clancy is assigned to protect a Mafia witness

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2009

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  10. Emil and the Detectives

    Adaptation of the comic children's detective novel by Erich Kaestner.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2009

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  11. William Nicholson - Shadowlands

    The moving true story of the 1950s relationship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2009

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  12. The Von Trapps and Me

    By Annie Caulfield. The famous story of the Von Trapps told from another perspective.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2009

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  13. Choice of Straws

    By ER Braithwaite. Jack faces up to life after the fatal stabbing of his twin brother Dave

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2009

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  14. The Conflict is Over

    Dramatisation by Michael Eaton of the events that led to the 1993 Downing St Declaration.

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2009

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  15. Phone

    By Peter Jukes. Eliot it thrust into danger when his gangster friend hands him a phone.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2009

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  16. Lockerbie on Trial

    Peter Goodchild's dramatised reconstruction of the Lockerbie bombing trial.

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2009

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  17. Slow Boat to Leningrad

    David Pownall's account of Anglo-French attempts to negotiate with the USSR in 1939.

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2009

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  18. Trumbo

    Drama about Dalton Trumbo's ordeal in the Hollywood communist witch-hunts.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2009

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  19. Last Night, Another Soldier

    By Andy McNab. An 18-year-old soldier has to confront the realities of war in Afghanistan.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2009

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  20. Statement of Regret

    By Kwame Kwei-Armah. Kwaku's latest misjudged policy proposal is about to explode.

    First broadcast: 18 Jul 2009

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  21. Utz

    By Bruce Chatwin. An academic in 1960s Prague meets an eccentric porcelain collector.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2009

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  22. Killing the Butterfly

    Two murder witnesses are put under police protection pending a High Court trial.

    First broadcast: 20 Jun 2009

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  23. J'Accuse

    By Hattie Naylor. Inspired by an article written by Emile Zola about the Dreyfus Affair.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2009

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  24. Devastated Areas

    Adam Thorpe's play explores civilian grief during and after the Great War of 1914-1918.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2009

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  25. The Complete Smiley - A Murder of Quality

    George Smiley investigates when a schoolmaster's wife is found bludgeoned to death.

    First broadcast: 30 May 2009

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  26. The Complete Smiley - Call for the Dead

    George Smiley investigates when a Foreign Office civil servant commits suicide.

    First broadcast: 23 May 2009

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  27. Point of Departure

    By Francis Turnly. Security fears surround an African leader's visit to a peace summit.

    First broadcast: 09 May 2009

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  28. The Admirable Crichton

    Adaptation of JM Barrie's satire about the fortunes of Crichton, the perfect butler.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2009

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  29. Frank Marcus - The Killing of Sister George

    When actress June Buckeridge is axed from a soap, it affects more than just her career.

    First broadcast: 25 Apr 2009

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  30. Road to Durham

    By Douglas Livingstone. Two 80-year-old former Bevin Boys reunite for a miners' gala.

    First broadcast: 18 Apr 2009

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