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The First Lady: Yes, But Who Am I?

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by N.J. Crisp
Starring Thora Hird, Robert Keegan, James Grout and Henry Knowles

The position of foster-parents is not an enviable one. Sometimes the child may be left with them for years, and brought up as one of their own, before being removed from their care. In this situation is it any use authority telling them not to get too attached to the child? Can you bring up a child without regarding it as your own, and should you? When Ken Buckley's mother wants to reclaim him, his foster-parents counter with every means in their power. A row develops which even extends to the Welfare Committee, headed by Sarah Danby. But this boy is old enough to choose for himself. Which set of 'parents' will he choose?

Contributors

Writer: N.J. Crisp
Series devised by/From an initial idea by: Alan Plater
From an initial idea by: Philip Levene
Script Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Terence Dudley
Ken Buckley: David Mayberry
Alan: Ronnie Caryl Jr.
Tom Danby: Henry Knowles
Sarah Danby: Thora Hird
Mr. Reeves: Colin Rix
Mrs. Reeves: Sally Lahee
George Kingston: James Grout
Frank Kirby: John Stone
Lynn Buckley: Jo Rowbottom
Miss Reed: Mary Mitchell
Will Tarrant: Robert Keegan

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The First Lady: Yes, But Who Am I?

BBC One London, 23 June 1968 20.15






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