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When the Boat Comes In


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James Bolam , Susan Jameson in A House Divided by JAMES MITCHELL with James Garbutt , Jean Heywood
' Just remember one thing bonny lass. You handed me a loaded gun and I fired it. You've no call to be surprised.'
Cast in order of appearance
Theme rune 'RESL 31), from record shope


Unknown: James Bolam
Unknown: Susan Jameson
Unknown: James Mitchell
Unknown: James Garbutt
Unknown: Jean Heywood
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Gilchrist Calder
Tom: John Nightingale
Jack: James Bolam
Matt: Malcolm Terris
Lady Caroline: Lois Baxter
Dotty: Madelaine Newton
Roddy: Martin Duncan
Jessie: Susan Jameson
Channing: Christopher Benjamin
Arthur: Geoffrey Rose
Duke of Bedlington: William Fox
Bella: Jean Heywood
Bill: James Garbutt
Billy: Edward Wilson
Sir Horatio Manners: Basil Henson
Sarah: Rosalind Bailey
Tovcy: John Kidd

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