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Private Affairs


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A series of five plays
2: Mr Garrick and Mrs Woffington with Ian Holm as David Garrick
Diana Quick as Peg Woffington
After a triumphant season acting together in Dublin, David Garrick and Peg Woffington admire each other almost as much as they admire themselves. Returning to the London of George II they become lovers, but the strain of their stage work soon begins to tell ...


Unknown: Mr Garrick
Unknown: Mrs Woffington
Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: David Garrick
Unknown: Diana Quick
Unknown: David Garrick
Unknown: Peg Woffington
Director: Ronald Wilson
Hallam: Basil Dignam
Macklin: John Stratton
Kitty Clive: Sheila Brennan
Mrs Tracy: Elizabeth Stewart
Fleetwood: Jeremy Clyde
Susanna Cibber: Celestine Randall
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams: Neil Stacy
Samuel Johnson: Christopher Benjamin

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