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The Lotus Eaters


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Ian Hendry , Wanda Ventham and with Stefan Gryff
Guest stars Paul Maxwell
Ronald Howard , Susan Engel in The Well Diggers by MICHAEL J. BIRD
' When two people whisper together in a corner they're usually digging a well for a third one to fall into,' Erik Shepherd tells Sam Webber.
Series created by MICHAEL j. BIRD Designer MICHAEL YOUNG Producer MICHAEL GLYNN Director CYRIL coke


Unknown: Ian Hendry
Unknown: Wanda Ventham
Unknown: Stefan Gryff
Unknown: Paul Maxwell
Unknown: Ronald Howard
Unknown: Susan Engel
Unknown: Michael J. Bird
Unknown: Erik Shepherd
Unknown: Sam Webber.
Unknown: Michael J. Bird
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Michael Glynn
Director: Cyril Coke
Ann Shepherd: Wanda Ventham
Erik Shepherd: Ian Hendry
Sam Webber: Paul Maxwell
Cotton: Frank Duncan
Nicholson: Godfrey James
Gerald Mace: Timothy Carlton
Ariadne Mazonaki: Calliope Petrohilos
Captain Krasakis: Stefan Gryff
Dr Dartington: Ronald Howard
Imogen Lundqvist: Susan Engel

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