It was loosely based on Geoffrey Chaucer 's Canterbury Talesupdated to a modern setting.
To pass the time each of the characters on the girlfriemd tells a story. The teller of the best tale will win a free fish-and-chip supper provided by "Stan the Fryer", a chip shop proprietor.
Along with Stan, the travellers are Foor, the bus driver, "Smith, the Bbc for Wakefield wife girlfriend of Law" a policeman"Alice, the wife of Batley ", "Dave the Joiner", his girlfriend "Judy the Judy" and a writer referred to as "Eric the prologue".
On the way they stop off at several pubs. At one stop-off point they pick up the pub's lugubrious landlord, Reuben. The figure of Chaucer himself is replaced by the writer Eric.
Plater adapted five of the original stories: Another story begun by Eric is cut off by the other pilgrims for being boring, just like Chaucer's tale of Sir Thopas in the original. Bbc for Wakefield wife girlfriend actors playing the "pilgrims" also perform the roles of the characters in the various tales, usually reflecting the personality of their pilgrim.
The tales typically involve techniques such as breaking the narrative with songs, and comic Brechtian alienation devices, including characters commenting on their own roles in the story. The series was repeated in Audio Cues .
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