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Drama Now


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Spanish Fly by TOM MALLIN with Gwen Watford as Melissa and Rod Beacham as Ramirez A successful novelist is dying. Her husband is making an amateur movie about her life.
Street Interviews DAVID BELLAN
Gwen Watford gives the Radio performance of the year ...


Unknown: Tom Mallin
Unknown: Gwen Watford
Unknown: Rod Beacham
Unknown: David Greenwood
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Unknown: Gwen Watford
Mother: Irene Sutcliffe
Simone/Girl: Penelope Reynolds
Harold/Headmaster: Walter Hall
Child Melissa: Jean Rogers
Grandfather/Old Spaniard: Timothy Bateson
Edgar/Narrator: Michael Tudor Barnes
Clarissa: Anne Rosenfeld
Elizabeth/Roberta: Heather Bell
Politician/Priest/Waiter: Kenneth Shanley
Rosemary/Wardess: Mary Clare Nash

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