But working on the movie script, and reading the sheer volume of tweets and emails every day asking what Lou did with her life, meant that the characters never left me. It has been such a pleasure revisiting Lou and her family, and the Traynors, and confronting them with a whole new set of issues.
Features three Alan Bennett adaptations, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4. This title includes: "A Visit from Miss Prothero"; "Say Something Happened"; and, "Two in Torquay": A middle-aged man and a middle-aged woman engage in polite conversation in a hotel on the Cornish Riviera. But neither is quite who they appear to be. Who is deceiving whom?
When Alice leans too close to the Looking Glass, she finds herself in a land of caustic characters and twisted logic - a back-to-front world where flowers can talk, Queens can run and a crown could depend on a game of chess. In her bid to become Queen of the Chess Board, Alice must escape the fearful Jabberwock and get to the eighth square.
It's the only solution.' Even when on holiday in Jerusalem - the so-called City of Peace - Hercule Poirot can't seem to escape the strains of death and murder. Whilst love apparently blossoms for Miss King, death visits another member of the party.
Set before and during the Great War, Birdsong captures the drama of that era on both a national and a personal scale. His life goes through a series of traumatic experiences, from the clandestine love affair that tears apart the family with whom he lives, to the unprecedented experience of the war itself.