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The Linden Tree


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A Play of the Month presentation starring
This 40s drama is set in a provincial university and depicts a family cracking under the economic and social pressures of the era.
(Priestley at 80: Friday, BBC2, 9,10)


Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Unknown: Heather Stewart
Designer: Spencer Chapman
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Moira Armstrong
Professor Linden: Andrew Cruickshank
Mrs Linden: Margaret Tyzack
Rex Linden: Gary Bond
Jean: Joanna van Gyseghem
Marion: Marilyn Taylerson
Dinah: Tina Heath
Alfred Lockhart: Simon Lack
Mrs Cotton: Joan Peart
Edith Westmore: Anne-Louise Wakefield
Bernard Fawcett: Michael Craze

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