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The Getting of Wisdom


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Drama starring
Susannah Fowle
Barry Humphries
1897: the arrival of strong-willed young Laura at an exclusive Melbourne ladies' college causes ripples in the strait-laced, snobbish establishment.
Director Bruce Beresford (1977).... * FILM REVIEWS pages 53-62


Unknown: Susannah Fowle
Unknown: Barry Humphries
Director: Bruce Beresford
Laura Tweedle Rambotham: Susannah Fowle
Reverend Strachey: Barry Humphries
Reverend Robert Shepherd: John Waters
Mrs Gurley: Sheila Helpmann
Miss Chapman: Patricia Kennedy
Kate Horner: Kerry Armstrong
MP: Celia de Burgh
Lilith Gordon: Kim Deacon
Annie Johns Chinky: Alix Longman
Tilly: Jo-Anne Moore
Cupid: Amanda Ring
Evelyn: Hilary Ryan
Bertha: Jane Tshaw
Pin Rambotham: Karen Sutton
Maria Morrell: Sigrid Thornton

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The Getting of Wisdom

BBC One London, 25 May 1995 0.40

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