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The Newcomers


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Langley utilises the local paper; Burroughs finds a new home and the Harkers plan Jimmy's future.
From the Midlands


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Christopher Bond
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: John Ingram
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
Mrs. Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Henry Burroughs: Campbell Singer
Joyce Harker: Wendy Richard
Gloria: Caroline Burt
Vera Harker: June Bland
Janet Cooper: Sandra Payne
Mrs. Bennet: Brenda Cowling
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Bert Harker: Robert Brown
Oliver Foster: Michael Rose
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Sister Cooper: Elaine Wells
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Jimmy Harker: David Janson
Rufus Pargeter: Michael Redfern
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
Nurse Jeffries: Frances Jeater
William Pargeter: Julian Somers
Gordon Pargeter: Colin Stepney
Staff Nurse Murdoch: Freda Dowie

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