Axe hangs over drama
Wednesday 14 December 1994
Although scripts have been commissioned for a second seriesMr Yentob said the BBC was still deciding whether to go ahead.
"This is a very big drama. We would like to do 12 programmes which is a very large cost and it would mean that other things could not be made," he said.
The first series attracted an average weekly audience of around 7 million, a good performanceagainst ITV's London's Burning, but the BBC accepts that the often grim storylines were not always ideal Sunday evening viewing.
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