Scene: Quiet Afternoon

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started5th Oct 1972
last rpt13th May 1977
5 school years
duration30 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Quiet Afternoon is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

Trish is a lonely young wife in a tense marriage, living at the top of a high rise block of flats. She looks to the police and her husband for help when she finds her baby has been stolen from its pram.


Written by Eric Paice

In the archive

Exists. This programme is preserved in the BBC archives.


Also broadcast for a general audience, in the evening on BBC2 as part of a run of Scene dramas in August 1977.



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