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The old people's home had organised an outing-a visit to Holywell Hall to take tea with Captain Randall, the local M.P. But Mrs. Elliott, usually such a sweet, gentle old lady, insisted for some odd reason of her own that she didn't want to go.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Beatrice Kane and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Production by BETTY DAVIES


Unknown: Betty Stafford Robinson
Played By: Beatrice Kane
Production By: Betty Davies
Matron: Freda Dowie
Nurse Anderson: Barbara Mitchell
Corrigan :: Doreen Keogh
Jane: Kathleen Helme
Diana Randall: June Tobin
Turner: William Eedle
Johnnie Elliott: Bryan Pringle
Aunt Kate: Gladys Spencer
John Elliott: John Grayson
Madge: Judith Gibson

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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