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Edna, the Inebriate Woman by JEREMY SANDFORD
(Down, out and alone in London: page 6)


Unknown: Jeremy Sandford
Unknown: Sound Peter Edwards
Unknown: Peter Bartlett
Editor: Peter Coulson
Producer: Irene Shubik
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Edna: Patricia Hayes
Josie: Barbara Jefford
Irene: Pat Nye
Attendant at The Spike: June Watson
Doctor at The Spike: Denis Carey
Old men: Jerry Verno
Old men: Rex Rashley
Proprietor of Common Lodging House: Walter Sparrow
Jessie: Amelia Bayntun
Social Security clerk: Douglas Ditta
Tramps: Chris Gannon
Tramps: Talfryn Thomas
Tramps: Charles Farrell
Tramps: Vivian MacKerrell
Paddy at Common Lodging House: Marie Conmee
Doris, on the road: Jenny Logan
Man in car: Anthony Dawes
Social Security official: Elaine Mitchell
Psychiatrist: John Hussey
Old women: Dorothy Lane
Old women: Patsy O'Shka
Clara: June Brown
Staff Nurse: Jumoke Derayo
Nina jo: Maxwell Muller
Psychiatrist in hospital: Malcolm Terris
Porter: Keith Marsh
Proprietor of Lodging House: Eamonn Boyce
Rogo at Charitable Institution: James Cairncross
Bed Ticket proprietor: Virginia Snyders
Social Security clerk: Alex Marshall
Magistrate: Norman Lumsden
Policeman: Mark Moss
Nuns: Merelina Kendall
Nuns: Frances Tomelty
Mother Superior: Freda Dowie
Graham: John Trigger
Trudi: Geraldine Sherman
Vangi: Cheryl Hall
Teresa: Kate Williams
Victor: Roger Hammond
Lil: Peggy Aitchison
Counsel at Public Hearing: Jeffrey Segal
Defence: David Garth
Chairman: George Belbin

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