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Boy Meets Girl: Purposes of Love

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by Mary Renault
Dramatised by Derrick Sherwin
with Fiona Walker as Vivian, David Dundas as Mic, John Carlisle as Jan

An out of the ordinary story where the author explores the human tragedy of the relationships between a brother Jan, and a sister Vivian, and a friend Mic. Mic is attracted to Jan, but fighting his instincts he has a love affair with Vivian. The relationship, however, turns out to be founded on sand when Mic faces the truth about himself.

Contributors

Author: Mary Renault
Dramatised by: Derrick Sherwin
Designer: Richard Henry
Music: Ron Grainer
Producer: George Spenton-Foster
Director: Alan Gibson
Vivian: Fiona Walker
Mic: David Dundas
Jan: John Carlisle
Dr. Scott-Halliday: Peter Jesson
Ward Sister: Ysanne Churchman
Sister Packer: Una Brandon-Jones

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Boy Meets Girl: Purposes of Love

BBC One London, 22 November 1968 21.05






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