The Play on One (1988–1991)
25 Jul. 1991Misterioso
On the death of her mother, a young woman in northern England learns that her father is actually her step-father. She embarks on a search for her birth father, finds him running a jazz club in London, and learns a lot of happy and sad things about her family that she didn't know before. The title of the film is the classic jazz piece, "Misterioso," by Thelonious Monk, which features prominently in it.
1 Aug. 1991Gas and Candles
A black comedy about two pensioners struggling to survive in a high-rise flat.
8 Aug. 1991Escape from Kampala
The true story of a daring prison break. Wycliffe Kato, Director of Civil Aviation in Idi Amin's Uganda was at the airport to catch a flight to Canada for a conference when he was arrested by Amin's secret police, members of the notorious Sate Research Bureau, and thrown into the Nakasero prison. This should have meant certain death, but, along with his cell mates, army officers who had come under suspicion of organizing a coup, he escaped and made it on foot to Nairobi. This TV movie is based on Wycliffe Kato's own account in his book "Escape From Idi Amin's ...
15 Aug. 1991And the Cow Jumped Over the Moon
In the women's cancer ward of a large Glasgow hospital, a group of patients share their hopes and dreams for the future.
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