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Episode 1

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 26 July 2010

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people, returns with "A Burden to Strangers" by Steve Gough. Inspired by the diaries of Rachel Minshall, a spirited and politically active octogenarian who lived alone in the Welsh Valleys during the 1980s.

Rachel . . . . . Margaret John
Jean . . . . . Menna Trussler
Tom . . . . . Bernard Lloyd
Curate . . . . .Mark Carey
Glyn . . . . . John Cording

Original music composed by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild.


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