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Play of the Month: The Sea


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by EDWARD BOND with Judy Campbell
Mark Dignam , Victor Splnettl
A strange drowning at sea, an eccentric draper who fears invasion from outer space, an imperious aristocratic lady, a funeral which spins into black comedy, are some of the ingredients in the first work of this major dramatist to be seen on television.


Unknown: Judy Campbell
Unknown: Mark Dignam
Unknown: Victor Splnettl
Editor: Stuart Griffiths
Designer: Don Homfray
Producer: David Jones
Director: Jane Howell
Willy Carson: Roger Davidson
Evens: Mark Dignam
Hatch: Victor Spinetti
Mrs Rafi: Judy Campbell
Mrs Tilehouse: Rhoda Lewis
Hollarcut: Philip Joseph
Carter: Peter Schofield
Thompson: Philip Jackson
Rose Jones: Emma Williams
Vicar: Antony Brown
Mafanwy Price: Anne Carroll
Jilly: Amanda Wissler
Rachel: Jeanne Mockford
Davis: Jeanette Lewis

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