Affiche Playhouse Presents
  • 4 saisons
  • 33 épisodes
  • Début :
    2012
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This Sky Arts series presents a new play each week, showcasing the best of British talent in writing, acting, and directing.

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Saisons & épisodes Les résumés de tous les épisodes de Playhouse Presents

S01E01 The Minor Character 12/04/2012 Drama written by Will Self and starring David Tennant as Will, the artist, who observes life in minute detail, providing a witty and acerbic critique of his life. When a tragedy occurs, Will is forced to reconsider the trust he has in the urban-suburban, middle-class landscape of his middle-aged friends.
S01E02 Nellie and Melba 19/04/2012 Melba teaches ballroom dancing and likes to play whist. Her 51 year-old son still lives at home working at the dreaded social security office. His dream is to go onto the stage which, despite a catalogue of disasters, he triumphantly does – with a little help from his mother.
S01E03 Nixon's the One 26/04/2012 Comedy-drama starring Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap, The Simpsons) as Nixon. This is a verbatim account of Nixon’s time in the Oval office, based on more than 198 hours of recordings made between February 1971 and 1973. This brilliant film is a fascinating account of his controversial and often farcical time in office.
S01E04 King of the Teds 03/05/2012 Tina works part time as a cleaner. Ron’s been made redundant by the bottle factory. The lives of this long-term married couple are turned upside-down with the surprise visit of their best friend from the fifties and deep feelings are rekindled.
S01E05 City Hall 10/05/2012 Riding a wave of popular opinion after footage of her defiant stance against London rioters becomes an internet hit, an ordinary woman finds herself as the capital’s first female Mayor.
S01E06 Care 17/05/2012 CARE stars Gina McKee as Natalie, a nurse whose relationship with an elderly patient and other residents on the notorious Byker Estate forces her to confront her own fears and isolation.
S01E07 The Snipist 24/05/2012 Set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, a lone sniper (Henshall) must fend off plague carriers and rescue stranded communities in order to survive. But is this landscape of a destroyed civilisation all that it seems?
S01E08 Walking the Dogs 31/05/2012 An intruder breaks into the Queen’s bedroom at dawn. They discuss love, family and personal freedom before the police arrive to take him away.
S01E09 The Man 07/06/2012 Hidden in an exclusive hotel, a cabal of powerful individuals debates international politics, economics and war. A chilling look at how an unelected few control the fate of the masses.
S01E10 The Other Woman 14/06/2012 Life imitates art as a successful TV writer and his actress wife’s failing marriage is mirrored in the show he writes and she stars in. But can they work out their problems on screen or is their relationship doomed to fail?
S01E11 Psychobitches 21/06/2012 This comedy puts history’s most famous women into the psychiatrist’s chair. Starring Rebecca Front as the therapist, and featuring Catherine Tate as Eva Braun and Édith Piaf, Sharon Horgan as Jane Austen and Frieda Kahlo, Katy Brand as Joan of Arc and George Eliot, Sheila Reid as Mother Theresa, Sam Spiro as Mary Whitehouse and Judy Garland, Selina Griffiths as Beatrix Potter and Andy Nyman as Sarah, Abraham’s wife.
S02E01 Hey Diddly Dee 18/04/2013 Kylie Minogue, Mathew Horne and David Harewood star in Marc Warren's dark comedy-drama, exploring egos, superstition and rivalry in the theatre.
S02E02 Snodgrass 25/04/2013 Ian Hart stars as 50-year-old John Lennon in a poignant and humorous look at how his life might have been if he had walked out of The Beatles in 1962.
S02E03 The Call Out 02/05/2013 Policeman Stephen Graham discovers life in the city can be lonely after meeting residents Vanessa Redgrave and Samantha Bond during a call to a disturbance.
S02E04 Pavement Psychologist 09/05/2013 Idris Elba writes and directs this taut drama in which accountant Anna Friel strikes up a unique relationship with homeless man Nonso Anozie.
S02E05 Mr. Understood 16/05/2013 In a funny and thought-provoking tale co-created by artist Grayson Perry, a transvestite battling with issues of self-doubt tries to overcome his fears.
S02E06 Stage Door Johnnies 23/05/2013 Five theatre enthusiasts will stop at nothing to meet the stars of the show at the stage door. Featuring Suranne Jones and Alex Macqueen.
S02E07 Cargese 30/05/2013 Matt Smith makes his directorial debut with a tense and stylish drama about two teenagers stuck on a council estate. Written by Simon Stephens, it stars Craig Roberts.
S02E08 Ragged 06/06/2013 Starring Ricky Tomlinson, this story is based on Ricky’s true experiences campaigning for justice in an effort to overturn a verdict which sent him to jail for 2 years in the early 1970s. During his time in prison and on hunger strike, Ricky’s life is changed forever by a prison governor who encourages him to read Robert Tressell’s book The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.
S02E09 Gifted 13/06/2013 Moving drama starring Rhys Ifans as Chris, a man with an extraordinary ability to cure anyone he touches of their sickness. But he risks everything when he falls in love.
S02E10 Ragged 00/00/0000 Starring Ricky Tomlinson, this story is based on Ricky’s true experiences campaigning for justice in an effort to overturn a verdict which sent him to jail for 2 years in the early 1970s. During his time in prison and on hunger strike, Ricky’s life is changed forever by a prison governor who encourages him to read Robert Tressell’s book The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.
S02E11 Psychobitches Part Three 00/00/0000
S02E12 Gifted 00/00/0000 Moving drama starring Rhys Ifans as Chris, a man with an extraordinary ability to cure anyone he touches of their sickness. But he risks everything when he falls in love.
S02E13 Psychobitches Part Four 00/00/0000
S02E14 Psychobitches Part Five 00/00/0000
S03E01 The Dog Thrower 01/05/2014 Matthew Perry, Tim Key and Kimberley Nixon star in Jon Ronson's tale of a timid man whose life radically changes when he starts throwing his dog in the air.
S03E02 Nosferatu in Love 08/05/2014 Mark Strong stars as a tormented actor playing Nosferatu, who runs away to a small Czech town when his wife leaves him. He teams up with a petty crook, and through a series of absurdist consequences, they eventually find a form of redemption.
S03E03 The Cruise 15/05/2014 Mobile hairdresser Jacky (Jane Horrocks) has been dreaming of going on an ocean cruise with her mobile mechanic husband Andy (Jason Watkins) for years. Now, just a week away from their holiday, Andy is getting cold feet. Is this down to Jacky's desire to enter the cruise ship talent contest, or is there something more peculiar behind Andy's resistance to this trip of a lifetime?
S03E04 Nightshift 22/05/2014 Nightshift follows two coppers as they cruise the streets of South East London in the small hours discussing life, the universe and everything else amidst the surreal world of the night.
S03E05 Foxtrot 29/05/2014 Billie Piper, Ben Whishaw, Lindsay Duncan and Alice Sanders star in, written and directed by Polly Stenham. In her first television drama, the critically-lauded playwright brings her unique voice and vision to a contemporary ill-fated girl gang heist.
S03E06 Space Age 05/06/2014 Richard Wilson and Simon Callow star as two ageing astronauts on a perilous mission to a faraway planet, battling with loneliness, isolation, and occasionally each other. It is the distant future, and mankind is in need of desperate measures to ease the swelling overpopulation of earth. The solution; send elderly volunteers - men and women who would rather die alone on a distant planet than live out their last years in nursing homes - to prepare new worlds for human settlement. On board the star-ship, our intrepid space travellers contemplate the enormity of their mission, the importance of purpose, and even the definition of life itself.
S03E07 Damned 12/06/2014 Starring Kevin Eldon and Jo Brand in a comedy set in a social services department. Social Worker and Single parent Rose (Jo Brand) is having a bad day. At work the heating is broken, there's a patronising new temp, and her three kids are off school sick. The chaos of the office is matched only by the chaos of her home life when Rose discovers her mum has misplaced her children. Could her day get any worse? Yes, indeed it could and it does when Rose is confronted with a crisis that even an experienced professional like her could not have anticipated...
S03E08 Timeless 19/06/2014 Alice and Chloe may be generations apart but both share the pain of having been separated from their partners by war. Chloe's soldier fiancé is serving a term of duty in Afghanistan when an army official arrives at Alice's door. The two women are shocked by the news but the generation gap is finally closing. Sylvia Syms and Cara Delevingne star in this engaging tale of love, loss and hope, written by Tim Firth.

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