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Don't Wait Up


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by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers
Charles, Tom's partner, is convinced that they should subscribe to a deputising service to allow them the occasional night off. Toby, having stood-in for Tom one night, wholeheartedly agrees. Tom is also having problems with the landlord of his surgery -his ex-wife Helen!
This week's episode features Richard Heffer , Jane How
Dr Toby Latimer. .. TONY BRITTON Susan Cartwright TRICLA GEORGE Designer
GARRY FREEMAN Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Unknown: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Richard Heffer
Unknown: Jane How
Unknown: Dr Toby Latimer.
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Garry Freeman
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Dr Charles Cartwright: Richard Heffer
Burly man: Colin Fay
Mr Davies: Ron Pember
Mrs Davies: Uz Gebhardt
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Mr Bennett: Richard Davies
Helen Latimer: Jane How

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