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Autumn Leaves

Afternoon Drama, Quartet Episode 1 of 4

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 13 November 2008

By Donna Franceschild.

A series of four comic dramas following the fortunes of a jazz quartet in the remote west Highlands of Scotland.

Robbie used to be a professional jazz pianist, now he's a much-abused and miserable music teacher. On the edge of despair, and just about to sit down to a microwave meal for one, he hears a strange noise. It's a sheep farmer playing double bass in his bathroom.

A moving comedy about a musician who, having lost everything, accidentally gains a jazz quartet.

Pianist: Eoin Millar

Original music composed by Eoin Millar

Director: Kirsty Williams.


Stephen McCole


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