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Episode 4

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 31 January 2013

Anna Madrigal has an empty rooftop apartment in her lodgings at 28 Barbary Lane . Norman . a travelling salesman may be the perfect tenant . It's nearly Thanksgiving and romance is in the air -but nor for Dede who gets some unexpected news .

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.

Credits

Mary Ann
Lydia Wilson
Mona
Buffy Davis
Jon
Simon Lee Phillips
Norman
Kerry Shale
Director
Susan Roberts

Broadcasts

An interview with Armistead Maupin

Buena vista

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

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