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Afternoon Theatre


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The Love Knot by MICHAEL J. BUTLER with Barbara Leigh Hunt
David Buck. Rosemary Mellale and Julian Curry
Social respectability, family unity, the power of the Church and of money are all pervasive influences on the Love family in 1910. For the head of the family, Marmy, control of the family fortune means ultimate power over the destinies of her children but there are forces abroad which threaten to undermine it all.
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Michael J. Butler
Unknown: Barbara Leigh Hunt
Unknown: David Buck.
Unknown: Rosemary Mellale
Unknown: Julian Curry
Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
Marmy: Barbara Leigh Hunt
Tom: David Buck
Hetty: Rosemary McHale
Arthur: Julian Curry
Alex: Frances White
Francis: Simon Chandler
Beth: Janis Winters

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