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Devised by Colin Morris
Vivienne and Amelia have a difference of opinion; Vera and Bert speculate upon Jimmy's friends; and the Angleton Preservation Society holds its first General Meeting; Rufus Pargeter takes Joyce to the Newmarket races with disastrous results
Directed by ERIC HILLS from the Midlands


Unknown: Colin Morris
Unknown: Rufus Pargeter
Story By: John Cresswell
Script By: Kenneth Hill
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Eric Hills
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Janet Cooper: Sandra Payne
Rufus Pargeter: Michael Redfern
Gordon Pargeter: Colin Stepney
William Pargeter: Jullan Somers
Vera Harker: June Bland
Joyce Harker: Wendy Richard
Henry Burroughs: Campbell Singer
Mrs Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Celia Stuart: Beryl Cooke
Café proprietor: Dave Mobley
Bert Harker: Robert Brown
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
Jimmy Harker: David Janson
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Mr Siddons: Henry Longhurst
Gilbert Eaton: John Franklyn-Robbins
Bill Bennett: Owen Berry
Mr Drake: Michael Wisher

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