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The Wednesday Play: Emma's Time


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by David Mercer
[Starring] Michele Dotrice as Emma, Andrew Keir as Robert Kelvin, Peter Vaughan as Sladek and Ian Holm as Mark Lang

Robert Kelvin, author - hero of On the Eve of Publication, is dead and Emma, who lived with him for the last two years of his life, is involved with a TV film about him.
This is the third play by award-winning writer David Mercer to feature the character of Robert Kelvin; the first was On the Eve of Publication; when he was played by Leo McKern, and the second The Cellar and the Almond Tree.
(Why I could never be like Emma: see page 2)


Writer: David Mercer
Lighting: Dennis Channon
Script Editor: Ann Scott
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Graeme McDonald
Director: Alan Bridges
Emma: Michele Dotrice
Robert Kelvin: Andrew Keir
Sladek: Peter Vaughan
Mark Lang: Ian Holm
Michael: John Quentin
Arnold Crail: Norman Scace
Jane Wooller: Pauline Yates
Emma's mother: Elizabeth Kentish
Emma's father: Jack May
Kelvin's mother: Mary Merrall
Charlie: John Sharp
Ruth: Kay Newman

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The Wednesday Play: Emma's Time

BBC One London, 13 May 1970 21.10

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