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Terminal Journals

Episode 3 of 4

Primus plots to save the firm by publishing deathbed memoirs of the famous. Stars Michael Cochrane. From January 2001.

Primus's latest plan to save the firm from ruin involves publishing deathbed memoirs of the famous.

A chance meeting with the poet Rossetti has him hoping for great things...

Martyn Wade’s four-part comedy series set in a Victorian publishing house.

Starring Michael Cochrane as Primus, Maggie Steed as Cordelia, David Horovitch as Gerald, Elizabeth Spriggs as Edith, Joan Sims as Mrs Quirk, Charles Simpson as Simeon, Ioan Meredith as Prince Albert/Smiles, Stephen Critchlow as John, Rachel Atkins as Mrs Beeton, Becky Hindley as Lizzie Siddal and Gerard McDermott as Forster.

Director: Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.

30 minutes