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When We Are Married


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by J. B. Priestley
Three middle-aged couples are celebrating what should be the happiest day of their married lives, when they receive news that rocks them to their respectable foundations.
FEATURE: page 153


Author: J. B. Priestley
Music composed and conducted by: Jim Parker
Lighting: Alan Horne
Costumes: Anna Buruma
Make-up: Shirley Stallard
Designer: Tony Burrough
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Director: Barry Davis
Maria Helliwell: Patricia Routledge
Alderman Helliwell: Peter Vaughan
Annie Parker: Prunella Scales
Councillor Parker: Timothy West
Clara Soppitt: Rosemary Leach
Herbert Soppitt: Bernard Cribbins
Henry Ormonroyd: Joss Ackland
Nancy Holmes: Tessa Peake-Jones
Mrs Northrop: Liz Smith
Ruby Birtle: Sue Devaney
Lottie Grady: Patsy Rowlands
Gerald Forbes: Patrick Pearson
Fred Dyson: Gawn Grainger
Rev Clement Mercer: Roger Brierley
Mayor: Colin Douglas

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