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ScreenPlay: Paying Guests:1 : Early Skirmishes


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A two-part adaptation of the novel by E.F. Benson dramatised by Thomas Ellice.

Spend some time in the company of the guests at "Wentworth" - all taking the waters except for the Colonel and Miss Howard, who has some leisure for the beginnings of a late romance. Gossip, bicycle rides, rounds of golf, bridge in the evenings and preparations for the charity concert all make time pass most pleasantly - don't they?

(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.30 pm)


Author: E.F. Benson
Dramatist: Thomas Ellice
Colonel Chase: Robert Hardy
Miss Howard: Angela Thorne
Mr Kemp: Benjamin Whitrow
Mrs Bliss: Judy Cornwell
Florence Kemp: Joanna David
Mrs Holders: Annette Crosbie
Mr Bullingdon: Richard O'Callaghan
Mrs Bertram: Avril Elgar
Mrs Oxney: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Hilda: Sylvia Barter
Mabel: Maryann Turner
The Rev Banks: David Quilter
Countess Appledore: Margaretta Scott
Miss Jobson: Barbara Hicks
Foreman: Reginald Jessup

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ScreenPlay: Paying Guests:1 : Early Skirmishes

BBC Two England, 1 October 1986 21.30

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