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The Wednesday Play: Infidelity Took Place


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by John Mortimer
With Judy Cornwell, Paul Daneman, John Nettleton

Divorce English Style might be a sub-title to this comedy by playwright-lawyer, John Mortimer. Leonard Hoskins, a fortyish mother-ridden divorce lawyer, receives a visit at his chambers from an intriguing new client. The client is Molly Panett, beautiful and innocent, and seemingly held in thrall by a wicked husband. Although Molly can produce very few real grounds for divorce, Leonard determines to rescue her from her unhappy marriage and, if all works out, to make her his own.


Writer: John Mortimer
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: Irene Shubik
Director: Michael Hayes
Molly: Judy Cornwell
Bill: Paul Daneman
Frewin: John Graham
Miss Granger: Mary Chester
Leonard Hoskins: John Nettleton
Mrs. O'Toole: Jumoke Debayo
Barmaid: Simone Lovell
Mrs. Hoskins: Marian Spencer
Major Rupert: Patrick Newell
Lee: Jennifer Croxton

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The Wednesday Play: Infidelity Took Place

BBC One London, 8 May 1968 21.15

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