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THE FIRST LADY

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starring
THORA HIRD
ROBERT KEECAN
JAMES GROUT
, and HENRY KNOWLES in Yes, But Who Am I? by N. J . Crisp
Series devised by ALAN PLATER from an initial idea by Alan Plater and Philip Levene Script editor, Gerry Davis Designer, Allan Anson
Producer, DAVID E. ROSE
Directed by TERENCE Dudley
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

Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Robert Keecan
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Henry Knowles
Unknown: N. J . Crisp
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Philip Levene
Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: David E. Rose
Directed By: Terence Dudley
Unknown: Ken Buckley
Unknown: Sarah Danby.
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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