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Talking to a Stranger: Part 2: No Skill or Special Knowledge is Required


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by John Hopkins.
With Maurice Denham as Father
and Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Margery Mason
First shown on BBC-2
This play won for John Hopkins the Guild of Television Producers and Directors Award for the best script of 1967.


Writer: John Hopkins
Music: Wilfred Josephs
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Producer: Michael Bakewell
Director: Christopher Morahan
Father: Maurice Denham
Alan: Michael Bryant
Terry: Judi Dench
Mother: Margery Mason
Father as a young man: Frederick Pyne
Father's friend: Barry Stanton
Terry as a child: Gaynor Jones
Gordon Lester: Emrys James
Leonard: Calvin Lockhart
Mother as a young woman: Ann Mitchell
Alan as a child: Keith Kent

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Talking to a Stranger: Part 2: No Skill or Special Knowledge is Required

BBC One London, 13 March 1968 21.05

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