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A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane.
Mrs Boswell discovers it's the tiniest things in life which can create the biggest dilemmas.

Picture story: page 83
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Carla Lane.
Director/Producer: John B Hobbs
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Derek: Peter Byrne
Shifty: Bryan Murray
Irenee: Sharon Byatt
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Martina: Pamela Power
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock
Oswald: Giles Watling
Mrs Cullen: Sylvia Gatrill
Girl at hotel: Lesley-Anne Sharpe
Young boy: Andrew Hilton
Young boy: Carl Griffiths
Young boy: Andrew Hilton
Young boy: Peter Colligan
Young boy: Gary McKenna
Man with dog: Guy Bradley
Singer: Susanna Page
Young man at demo: Jonathan Deverell

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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