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The First Lady: A Very Dear Friend


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by N.J. Crisp.
Starring Thora Hird, Robert Keegan, James Grout and Henry Knowles

Group Captain Barney Lewis, an old friend of Sarah's husband, comes to stay with her. He tells her that now he has been 'bowler hatted' out of the R.A.F. he has decided to make his home in Furness. He has plans for setting up a Civil Airport in the town, at least so he says, but Tom suspects that there is another reason behind his visit. For the first time since her husband's death, Sarah is faced with a romantic situation - very close to home!


Writer: N.J. Crisp
Series devised by/From an initial idea by: Alan Plater
From an initial idea by: Philip Levene
Script Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Moira Tait
Producer: Terence Dudley
Director: Ian MacNaughton
Sarah Danby: Thora Hird
Tom Danby: Henry Knowles
Barney Lewis: Glyn Owen
Will Tarrant: Robert Keegan
Bowland: Donald Layne Smith
Mrs. Pearson: Valerie Douglas
Glover: Reginald Barratt
Old lady: Marjorie Wilde

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The First Lady: A Very Dear Friend

BBC One London, 5 September 1968 20.00

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