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Sophia and Constance


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written by JOHN HARVEY based on The Old Wives' Tale by ARNOLD BENNETT The last of six parts with Phyllis Calvert
Helen Cherry , Alfred Burke After more than 30 years apart, a chance meeting brings Sophia and Constance face to face. Now in their 60s, the two sisters find it as hard as ever to agree, and their battle of wills resumes behind the draper's shop.
Script editor SIMON PASSMORE
Executive producer COLIN ROGERS Producer JOHN HARRIS


Written By: John Harvey
Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Phyllis Calvert
Unknown: Helen Cherry
Unknown: Alfred Burke
Music: Geoffrey Burgon
Unknown: Frank Pendlebury
Editor: Simon Passmore
Producer: Colin Rogers
Producer: John Harris
Directed By: Romey Allison
Constance: Phyllis Calvert
Mr Critchlow: Alfred Burke
Miss Insull: Freda Dowie
Peel-Swynnerton: Michael Kingsbury
Sophia: Helen Cherry
Amy: Sarah Grazebrook
Youngest Sophia: Melissa Greenwood
Dr Stirling: Robert McBain
Cyril: Philip Childs
Man in hotel: John Franklyn-Robbins
Woman in hotel: Kate Percival
Maude: Sadie Hamilton
Dick Povey: Michael Shaw
Lily: Irene Richard
Boldero: Gerald James
Gerald Scales: Leonard Preston
Young Sophia: Katy Behean

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Sophia and Constance

BBC Two England, 18 May 1988 21.25

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