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Don't Wait Up


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by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers
When Toby discovers that his secretary Madeline is still seeing Tom, she has to choose between romance and her job. Meanwhile Tom and his partner Charles are having receptionist problems. But Madeline isn't the answer.
This week's episode features Dinah Sheridan Richard Heffer Jane How
Susan Skipper
Lighting director MIKE JEFFERIES Designer GARRY FREEMAN Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Unknown: George Layton
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Richard Heffer
Unknown: Jane How
Unknown: Susan Skipper
Director: Mike Jefferies
Designer: Garry Freeman
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Schoolboys: Shaun O'Sullivan
Schoolboys: Charles Barnham
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Helen Latimer: Jane How
Mrs Fletcher: Ruth Kettlewell
Mr Davenport: Michael Bilton
Louise: Peggy Sinclair
Angela Latimer: Dinah Sheridan
Dr Charles Cartwright: Richard Heffer
Dr Toby Latimer: Tony Britton
Lady Greyshott: Joan Ryan
Madeline: Susan Skipper
Cleaning lady: Jeanne Mockford
Mr Burton: Timothy Bateson

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