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Playhouse: Mary's Wife


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by David Cook

'We made a bargain, you and I. Knickers and high-heels one day a week and in the evenings sometimes. The rest of the week, you hold down your job, and keep your family.'

BBC Birmingham


Writer: David Cook
Lighting: Alec Robson
Script Editor: Michael Wearing
Designer: Charles Bond
Producer: Peter Ansorge
Director: Peter Jefferies
Alec: Robert Gillespie
Clare: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Marge: Anna Cropper
Eric: Hugh Sullivan
Kevin: Ray Burdis
Tim: Alan Parnaby
Tina: Helena Breck
Dora: Peter Birrel
Barbara: John Barcroft
Kevin's mum: June Watson
Elaine: Linda Robson
Landlord: Ken Tracey
Man in pub: Harry Webster

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Playhouse: Mary's Wife

BBC Two England, 2 May 1980 21.00

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