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Afternoon Theatre


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Jill Bennett and Denis Quilley in Home is The Sailor by JOHN WHITEWOOD
It's Richard's wedding day. A worrying enough day for any young man without the unexpected arrival of the father he hasn't seen for 13 years - ' You are making a terrible mistake.'
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
(Jill Bennett and Denis Quilley are National Theatre players)


Unknown: Jill Bennett
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: John Whitewood
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Unknown: Jill Bennett
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Valerie m: Madi Hedd
Margaret: Jill Bennett
Customs officer: Leslie Heritage
Adrian: Denis Quilley
Kevin: Peter Pacey
Richard: Christopher Scoular
Margaret's mother: Aimée Delamain
Phyllis: Katherine Parr
Heather: Deborah Paige
Nancy: Rosalind Adams
Tom: Jack May

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