By Alan Bennett
Two 'tales with a twist' from a master storyteller
Alone and recently retired, Arthur Dodsworth's relatively settled life is turned upside down by a visit from his vindictive ex-secretary. Ironic wit and compassion mark this touchingly real story.
Moscow 1958. Exiled British spy Guy Burgess encounters actress Coral Browne on tour from the 'old country'. Invited to lunch at Burgess's shabby apartment, he presents her with a strange request.