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The Randy Dandy


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by Stewart Love.
With Elizabeth Begley, Harry Towb and James Ellis
Dandy Jordan lives and works in the dockyard area of Belfast, and feels hemmed in by it all: by his mates, his acid mother-in-law, his sluttish wife. He is a misfit-and he rejoices in it.


Writer: Stewart Love
Producer: Ronald Mason
Designer: Susan Spence
Dandy Jordan: James Ellis
Peggy Jordan: Doreen Hepburn
Mrs Blaney: Elizabeth Begley
Mrs Sleith: Margaret D'Arcy
Brenda Boyd: Betty Ellis
Uncle Theo: John McBride
Nixon: James Fitzgerald
Wilson: Denys Hawthorne
Gordon Lavery: Harry Towb
Jessie Geary: Joan Frank
Nelson: Tom Clegg

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