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The Best of Friends


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Angela Punch McGregor Graeme Blundell.
Tom and Melanie have been friends since early childhood and never contemplated being lovers. However, when both are stood up by their dates, a lively evening follows and attitudes begin to change.
Deciding to live together, they face the problem of whether lovers can also be the'best of friends'.
Screenplay by DONALD MACDONALD Produced by TOM JEFFREY
Directed by MICHAEL ROBERTSON 0 FILMS: page 39


Unknown: Angela Punch McGregor
Unknown: Graeme Blundell.
Unknown: Donald MacDonald
Produced By: Tom Jeffrey
Directed By: Michael Robertson
Melanie: Angela Punch McGregor
Tom: Graeme Blundell
IriS: Ruth Cracknell
Lilo: Henry Szepps
Pammie: Sonja Talus
Colin: Serge Lazareff
Jim: Alan Becher
Fr James: Graham Rouse
Mr Malone: Les Foxcroft
Mrs Malone: Moya O'Sullivan
Grace: Deborah Gray

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