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Saturday-Night Theatre


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The Dwelling Place by CATHERINE COOKSON dramatised by MICHELENE WANDOR.
Tyne Valley, 1800s: When young Cissie Brodie 's parents die, she is left with a family of nine to bring up alone. With the help of local tradesman
Matthew Turnbull , she manages to make a meagre living for the family until a chance meeting with the daughter and son of the local squire sets off a chain of tragedies ...
Directed by DAVE SHEASBY BBC North East. Stereo


Unknown: Catherine Cookson
Unknown: Cissie Brodie
Unknown: Matthew Turnbull
Directed By: Dave Sheasby
Cissie: Jan Graveson
Matthew: Rod Arthur
Lord Fischel: Robin Polley
Isabelle: Christine Cox
Clive: David Fleeshman
Cunningham: Colin MacLaughlan
Jimmy: Joe Caffrey
William: Karl Boyd
Joe: Samantha Rooney
Bella: Lisa Clarkson
Richard: Daniel Masters
Rose Watson: Pauline Moriarty
Mrs Turnbull: Elizabeth Kelly
Parson Hedley: Peter Wheeler
Miller Watson: Danny Dean
Nurse: Carrie Davies

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