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The Wednesday Play presenting: To See How Far It Is: 2: The Curse of the Donkins


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by Alan Plater
[Starring] Nigel Davenport as Donkin, Norman Rodway as Murphy, Stephanie Bidmead as Mrs Mellish, Fiona Walker as Susan, John Bryans as Mr Mellish, Jill Melford as Mrs Donkin
(First shown on BBC2)
(Norman Rodway is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)

"It was the sheer fluency and ease of the writing that struck me most about
'The Curse of The Donkins'... Mr Plater gave us an extremely entertaining and swift-flowing 75 minutes." - Michael Billington (The Times)


Writer: Alan Plater
Music: Norman Kay
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: Michael Bakewell
Director: Gilchrist Calder
Donkin: Nigel Davenport
Murphy: Norman Rodway
Mrs Mellish: Stephanie Bidmead
Susan: Fiona Walker
Mr Mellish: John Bryans
Mrs Donkin: Jill Melford
David Donkin: Clive Francis
Mike: Donald Webster
Terry: Gareth Robinson
Brenda: Helen Cotterill
Receptionist: Patricia Maynard
MacAllister: Richard Armour
Perkins: Robert McBain
Radio voice: Tony Blackburn
Radio voice: Judith Chalmers
Radio voice: Stephen Jack
Radio voice: Graham Parker

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The Wednesday Play presenting: To See How Far It Is: 2: The Curse of the Donkins

BBC One London, 1 April 1970 21.10

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