All she wanted was a day to herself ...

1970's: A lonely divorcee, Nellie, meets widower Frank on a trip to the seaside. Nellie lets herself be swept away by the hope of connection. But as the seagulls circle overhead and Frank begins to ask too many questions, Nellie realises she will never be able to escape a monstrous family secret …

Cast:
Julie Hesmondhalgh, Con O'Neill and Elizabeth Rider

Director:
Joanne Mitchell

Producer:
Karen Newman

Writer:
Lindsay Williams

A struggling cafe owner is intrigued when a mysterious, elderly stranger takes an interest in her life.

Cast:
Larry Lamb and Laura Bayston

Director:
Paul Holbrook

Producers: 
Laura Bayston and Jackie Howard

Writer: 
Laura Bayston

After a diagnosis of cancer, Mary, an experienced Marionette maker, turns to her craft and beloved husband, as a way to deal with her grief.

Cast:
Suzanna Hamilton & Stephen Boxer

Director:
Duncan Paveling

Producer:
Karen Newman

Writer:
Duncan Paveling

A desperate teenager snatches a rich woman's handbag but in a bizarre twist of fate discovers her life is not as rosy as it seems and that they have more in common than he realises.

Cast:
Sophia Myles, Alec Newman and Tillie Murray

Director:
Dan Bronzite 

Producer:
Dan Bronzite

Writer:
Dan Bronzite

Video calling to check in on her parents, Jessica’s greeted by her mum, Marji, who informs her that her dad, Joe, is in isolation at the bottom of the garden. He’s displaying symptoms of Covid-19 - but everything isn’t as it seems.

Cast:
Denise Black, Paul Bradley and Clare Calbraith

Director:
Paul Blinkhorn

Producer:
Karen Newman

Writer:
Paul Blinkhorn

Hell hath no fury like an older woman scorned ...

An ageing actress summons the spirit of Lady Macbeth in order to win the part in an upcoming production. The actress, Margot Collins, played Lady Macbeth to great acclaiming her youth. Now in her fifties, she is largely forgotten, struggling for auditions, let alone parts. But when a theatre company announces its intention to stage Macbeth, Margot is determined to land the eponymous role once more …

Cast:
Samantha Bond, Ann Mitchell, Eleanor Bron, Jotham Annan, Laura Aikman, Michael Thomson and Kim Vithana. 

Director:
Tammy Riley-Smith

Producer:
Karen Newman

Writer:
Melissa Knatchbull

Amy is taken on a impromptu camping trip by her Dad on her 15th Birthday. Along with her little brother, the endless summer turns into an inescapable future.

Cast:
Justine Emma Moore, Tim Plester and Lance O'Reilly Chapman

Director:
Joseph Roberts

Producer:
Joseph Roberts and Sarai Carson

Writer:
Joseph Roberts and Steve Camden

Norman Clifford is a terminally ill man who makes a deal for eternal life. In order to seal the fiendish pact he must in turn take the life of another, but things don't go exactly as planned.

Cast:
Steven Hartley, Alex MacQueen, Jayne Wisener and Debbie Arnold.

Director:
Matthew Harrison

Producer:
Alejandro Carapuig

Writer:
Matthew Harrison

Set in the not so distant future a military veteran recounts his experiences on the front lines of a catastrophic world war.

Constantly haunted by his past and unable to forgive himself, our protagonist must once again relive the terrible things he's done for a prying documentary film crew.

Cast:
Brian McCardie and Kim Vithana.

Director:
Matthew Harrison

Producer:
Alejandro Carapuig

Writer:
Matthew Harrison

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