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Nancy Astor


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A serial in nine parts by DEREK MARLOWE starringand featuring
4: The Passenger on the Ocean Liner
After their mother's death, Nancy and her sister Phyllis are sent to Europe. They soon find themselves in the centre of English high society. Nancy's outspoken manner and charm attract a bevy of suitors, including the millionaire banker Lord Revelstoke, and the shy heir to one of the worlds great fortunes, Waldorf Astor.
Costume designer JOYCE MORTLOCK Studio lighting HOWARD KING Designer TIM HARVEY
Theme music on a single (RESL 110) from retailers


Unknown: Derek Marlowe
Unknown: Waldorf Astor.
Designer: Joyce Mortlock
Unknown: Howard King
Designer: Tim Harvey
Producer: Philip Hinchcliffe
Director: Richard Stroud
Nancy: Lisa Harrow
Waldorf Astor: And James Fox
Chillie Langhorne: Dan O'Herlihy
Phyllis: Lise Hilboldt
Lord Revelstoke: Julian Glover
Harry Cust: Julian Holloway
Margot Asquith: Rosalind Knight
Sam: Erick Ray Evans
Lloyd Stevens: Hugh Hayes
Gordon Cunard: Michael Wells
Emma: Natalie Caron
Young Bobbie: Neil Amswych
Edith Cunard: Kathleen Byron
Ettie Grenfell: Sian Thomas
Mackenzie: Hugh Thomas
Butler: Donald Bisset
Ship's captain: Graham Rowe
Tory lady: Diane Holland
Tory man: Christopher Banks
Footman :: Pat Gorman

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