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Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Basil Dawson
Charles Lamb is appearing in ' For Better for Worse ' at the Comedy Theatre, London)
Oswald Garnish 's houseboat, which broke loose from its moorings, was eventually towed back by a P.L.A. patrol launch. David bought a second-hand car, but while showing; it off to the family it got stuck in the drive. Bob's weekend in Melburgh with Jenny was a fiasco. Having seen very little of her on the Saturday, he became very angry when, on the Sunday afternoon, she agreed to rehearse with the producer. He returned home with Angela Wade , who had just been sacked from the company, and discovered she was the daughter of a famous Q.C. Fickling threatened to give notice to Richard Fulton if he did not get rid of the dog he had iust bought; and, to add to Mr. Fulton's troubles, he was served with a writ for slander. Mrs. Freeman learned that Mrs. Cunningham had just won a good deal of money and instructed Sally's solicitors to write to Mrs. Cunningham requesting immediate settlement of her outstanding account with ' Sarah.'


Script By: Basil Dawson
Unknown: Charles Lamb
Unknown: Oswald Garnish
Unknown: Angela Wade
Unknown: Richard Fulton
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
David Owen: Gordon Morrison
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughea
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Monument: Charles Lamb
Alderman Sedgwick: Michael Logan
Mrs Cunningham: Mary Wimbush
Mr Collins: Malcolm Hayes
Mr Capon: John Turnbull
Mrs Leathers: Hattie Jacques
Margie Leathers: Barbara Lane
Isabel Fielding: Olga Dickie
Fickling: Robert Webber
Mrs Benneth: Margaret Halstan

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