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Timmie draws on her experience as a struggling artist as she tries to guide Liam into a lucrative career choice.

Writing the Century: The Hanleys
Dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery.

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.

From their rural cottage in Llanfechain, North Wales, the writer James Hanley and his wife Timmie, write almost weekly to their son Liam as he attends school, then National Service in Malta, before moving to London and becoming a journalist then a painter.

Timmie draws on her experience as a struggling artist as she tries to guide Liam into a lucrative career choice, while she seems to be affected more and more by frustrations with James' work.

Directed by Janine H. Jones
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

15 minutes

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Timmie Katherine Jakeways
James Paul McGann
Young Timmie Hannah Barker
Young James Jonny Green
Writer Lizzie Nunnery
Director Janine H Jones

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