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Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Joan Carr-Jones
On their way to Scotland Mrs. Freeman, Sabty, Mr. Fulton, and Fackling, Mr. Fulton's new man-servant, spent the night at ' King's Acre,' Grandfather Dale's farm. Mr. Fulton was shown around the farm and Later fell into rhe river, much to Mrs. Freeman's amusement. The next day flhey continued their journey to Edinburgh, where amongst other things they saw the Military Tattoo. Mollie, now Kving on her own in Parkwood Hill, called on Mrs. Dale and confessed that she missed the family life of Virginia Lodge. On her way home she met Mrs. Mountford who was very curious about her. Dr. Dale had to send an elderly lady patiem who needed long-term treatment to the County Hospital instead of ro the local hospital. This upset the old lady and her husband but the Doctor, although sympathetic, was unable to change the situation.


Script By: Joan Carr-Jones
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
David Owen: John Springett
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allaijyce
Bruce Laurie: John Rae
Grandfather Dale: Jack Shaw
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells
Matron of Brimscombe House: Mary Williams
Edward Fielding: Ian Sadler
Maud French: Virginia Downing
Mrs Mountford: Violet Gould
Jenny Owen: Sulwen Morgan
Sylvia Williams: Jane Grahame
Mollie Lambert: Freda Falconer

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