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Colin Watkins (Mel Smith) works for British Rail complaints department. He doesn't like his job much and has dreams of becoming a full-time writer.

He takes a step towards achieving his ambition when one of his short stories is accepted for publication in "The Langley Book of Horror".

Later, a famous film producer offers Colin the chance of adapting his short story for a film. Colin jumps at the chance and, after many mishaps en route, finally leaves his job at British Rail to embark on a writing career.

Series: 2
Episodes: 12
Transmitted: 1988-1990

BBC Television

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