Season 2 - Screen Two (1985)
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Screen Two (1985)

Country: UK

Director: Tristram Powell, Udayan Prasad, Christopher Morahan, Sandy Johnson, ...

Writers: Martin Allen, Al Ashton, Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, ...

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke, ...

Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical release. The result was a transition from the earlier concept of studio-made plays, such as "Play for Today" and the introduction of the new BBC anthology film series, "Screen One" and "Screen Two," with Trodd's supervision of the initial group of titles in 1985.

Seasons:   11 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 2

Season 2 Series:

12 Jan 1986
S2, Ep1 - The McGuffin


19 Jan 1986
S2, Ep2 - The Silent Twins


26 Jan 1986
S2, Ep3 - Time After Time


The aging Swift family of one brother, Jasper, and three sisters, April, May and June, are forced to live together in the run-down family mansion and they all get on each others nerves. One-eyed Jasper is the only one who does the cooking and he has occasional meetings with a monk from the nearby monastery. April was left some money when her husband died and is now practically deaf. May is a spinster who gives talks on flower arranging and also steals ornaments. The youngest, still called Baby June, was an avid horsewoman, but now relies on her farmhand Christy Lucey ...
02 Feb 1986
S2, Ep4 - Frankie and Johnnie


09 Feb 1986
S2, Ep5 - Honest, Decent and True


16 Feb 1986
S2, Ep6 - Song of Experience


22 Feb 1986
S2, Ep7 - The Insurance Man


Franz, a young man, works in a dye factory in Prague. One day he notices a skin-rash, like eczema, growing on his hands. All attempts to treat it with ointment fail, and the rash gradually spreads over his body. After complaining to the management he is laid off work; his relationship with his fiancee is affected. In an attempt to get compensation from his former employers he goes to insurance firm Assicurazion Generali, where he encounters an enigmatic clerk called Kafka.
02 Mar 1986
S2, Ep8 - Hotel du Lac


09 Mar 1986
S2, Ep9 - The Russian Soldier


16 Mar 1986
S2, Ep10 - Blood Hunt


23 Mar 1986
S2, Ep11 - Shergar


30 Mar 1986
S2, Ep12 - Hard Travelling


06 Apr 1986
S2, Ep13 - Double Image