The Permissive Society

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Here is a grab from The Permissive Society, one of Mike Leigh’s first television dramas. It was broadcast on 10th April 1975, on BBC 2, at 10.40 pm. Here is the Radio Times entry, courtesy of the BBC Genome project:
“A season of new plays from Birmingham
The Permissive Society
Les’s sister is going out and his parents won’t be back for a while. What will happen when he’s finally left alone with his girl friend?”
Designer MARGARET PEACOCK ProducerTARA PREM
Devised and directed by MIKE LEIGH (Birmingham)
Contributors
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: Tara Prem
Directed By: Mike Leigh
Les: Bob Mason
Yvonne: Rachel Davies
Carol: Veronica Roberts

http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/aaa18560d30d484191e683327e5b477f 

The drama was part of the Second City Firsts series of half hour plays. It was shown at the Flatpack Film Festival in April 2016, at the Midlands Arts Centre, where Mike Leigh carried out some of his early improvisatory work with actors.

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