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by Arnold Wesker with Miriam Karlin and Frank Finlay
'We got through didn'we? We got scars but we got through. You hear me, Ronnie? You've got to care, you've got to care or you'll die! '
BBC Drama Repertory Company
The action takes place between October 4, 1936. and December 1956, first in the basement of the Kahns' house in the East End of London and later in their L.C.C. flat in Hackney.
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX
Broadcast on April 2..1962
This is the first play in the Wesker trilogy, of which the other two parts are Roots and I'm Talking About Jerusalem.
Harry Kahn, Sarah's husband:
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Ada Kahn, Sarah and Harry's daughter:
Ronnie Kahn, Sarah and Harry's son:
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