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Anna and Edgar share some afternoon delight. Mary Ann loves her new life . She settles into her apartment and job , and there's a surprise visitor for Mona .

It's 1976 - San Francisco . Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City is a portrait of a free and easy era with the drug and sex counter-culture in full swing.

Dramatised by Bryony Lavery and directed by Susan Roberts

Set in 1976 in San Francisco , Tales of the City is the first in a sequence of novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that changed the way we live forever.

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15 minutes

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Tue 29 Jan 2013 19:45


Role Contributor
Mary AnnLydia Wilson
MonaBuffy Davis
JonSimon Lee Phillips
DirectorSusan Roberts

An interview with Armistead Maupin

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Armistead Maupin on the influences of Tales of the City and San Francisco in the 1970s.

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