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Eskimo Day


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A poignant, heartfelt comedy, written by Jack Rosenthal, about the ultimate test for a parent - how to let go.
See today's choices.
See John Peel: page 10
Learning to let go: page 29


Writer: Jack Rosenthal
Producer: Ann Scott
Director: Piers Haggard
Shani: Maureen Lipman
Bevis: David Ross
Hugh: Tom Wilkinson
Harriet: Anna Carteret
James: Alec Guinness
Simon: James Fleet
Malcolm's mum: Kathryn Pogson
Neil: Benedict Sandiford
Pippa: Laura Howard
Malcolm: Grant Warnock
Rosemary's dad: Laurie Ventry
Rosemary: Kathy Keira Clarke
Mother Polly: Lila Kaye
Miss Wilding: Susannah Wise
Bobbie the waitress: Pippa Hinchley
Miss Bodley (bells): Cheryl Fergison
Madam Olga: Gillian Barge
London coach driver: Tom Bowles
Coach passenger: Roger Hume
College porter: Laurence Harrington
Station cabby: Jon Rake
Cabbie: Brian Parr
Cabbie: Mike Carnell
Road sweeper: Robert Putt
Big Issue seller: Peter-Hugo Daly
Coach driver: Lawrence Werber

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