15 - 20 January 1996
Under The Stars
When a famous actress is brought in to understudy a West End show's equally famous star, the two regular understudies express their resentment.
19 - 24 February 1996
In New York, an insomniac woman claims she has seen a dead body through the window of the opposite building, so her husband calls on the help of a psychiatrist.
(Previously produced in 1977)
25 - 30 March 1996
A jaded English Literature tutor accepts a brash young hairdresser onto his Open University course, and each helps the other to learn to believe in themselves again.
(Previously produced in 1988)
29 April - 4 May 1996
Dancing At Lughnasa
In 1936 Ireland, five impoverished spinsters and their brothers raise an illegitimate son, but all changes when the real father turns up.
10 - 15 June 1996
A widow keeps a tight hold on her three sons by exploiting their weaknesses, but revolt is in the air at long last.
(Previously produced in 1981)
22 - 27 July 1996
In 1880's Lancashire, a shoe shop owner's daughter marries the shop's best cobbler, then sets up a rival business.
(Previously produced in 1980 and 1954)
9 - 14 September 1996
Time Of My Life
The story of a couple, their two sons, and their love lives are explored in three different time frames against the backdrop of a family-run restaurant.
14 - 19 October 1996
Pink String And Sealing Wax
In late 1800's Brighton, a father's strict family attitudes are softened when he must protect his son against a murder incrimination.
11 - 16 November 1996
Present From The Past
Three siblings, whose father died when they were children, uncover secrets as they gather at their recently deceased mother's house.
9 - 14 December 1996
A married man is given a hotel room and a girl for his birthday by his best friend, but, as other guests arrive, the hotel porter somehow manages to mix up everyone's rooms.