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Playbill: Jamie, on a Flying Visit


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by Michael Frayn
with Anton Rodgers, Caroline Mortimer, Dinsdale Landen

Jamie's flying visit is a somewhat sentimental one. Because Jamie is calling to see Lois, an old and dear flame he hasn't met since they left Oxford ten years ago. He is 'still the same old Jamie' - but Lois has changed quite a bit. She is now domesticated in one of those small houses on a chic, newish estate. She has a noisy brood of children and a solid school-master husband.

"...very funny and sad comedy by Michael Frayn which more than justified one's hopes of his debut as a dramatist" (Daily Mail)
"The happiest Wednesday Play for weeks - a train of exquisite social embarrassments, each one jolting the next, the momentum always increasing" (Sunday Telegraph)


Writer: Michael Frayn
Incidental Music: Wilfred Josephs
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Graeme McDonald
Director: Claude Whatham
Jamie: Anton Rodgers
Lois: Caroline Mortimer
Ian: Dinsdale Landen
Poppa: Felicity Gibson
The twins: Gareth Glynn
The twins: Meredith Glynn
Tommy: Norman Mitchell
Dibs: Pamela Buckley
Michael: Brian Longstaff
Pip: Alan Paxford
Jack: Ian Price
Ziz: Claire James
Jimpy: Reg Whitehead
Ginnie: Shirley Dynevor
Confidential man: Robert Hamilton
Ingratiating man: Iain Reid
Jane: Jane Enshawe
Postman: John Scott Martin
Mrs. Hammond: Sheila Beckett

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Playbill: Jamie, on a Flying Visit

BBC One London, 7 August 1968 21.25

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