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Edna the Inebriate Woman

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by JEREMY SANDFORD
This award-winning play is an outstanding example of the BBC's long tradition of presenting powerful plays based on national problems and the social ills of society. Patricia Hayes 's memorable performance as a loveable female vagrant won her the year's top Television Drama Award.
I found this the most moving 'Play for Today' yet, all the more truthful for being so well laced with comedy. It did honour to everybody involved.
(DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Producer IRENE SHUBIK
Directed by TED KOTCHEFF

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Sandford
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Producer: Irene Shubik
Directed By: Ted Kotcheff
Edna: Patricia Hayes
Josie: Barbara Jefford
Irene: Patricia Nye
Spike attendant: June Watson
Spike doctor: Denis Carey
Old men: Jerry Verno
Old men: Rex Rashley
Proprietor of common lodging house: Walter Sparrow
Jessie: Amelia Bayntun
Clerk: Douglas Ditta
Tramps: Chris Gannon
Tramps: Talfryn Thomas
Tramps: Charles Farrell
Tramps: Vivian MacKerrell
Paddy: Marie Conmee
Doris: Jenny Logan
Man in car: Anthony Dawes
Official: Elaine Mitchell
Psychiatrist: John Hussey
Old women: Dorothy Lane
Old women: Patsy O'Shea
Clara: June Brown
Staff nurse: Jumoke Debayo
Nina: Jo Maxwell Muller
Psychiatrist in hospital: Malcolm Terris
Porter: Keith Marsh
Proprietor of lodging house: Eamonn Boyce
Rogo at charitable institution: James Cairncross
Bed ticket proprietor: Virginia Snyders
Clerk: Alex Marshall
Magistrate: Norman Lumsden
Policeman: Mark Moss
Nuns: Merelina Kendall
Nuns: Frances Tomelty
Mother Superior: Freda Dowie
Graham: John Trigger
Trudi: Geraldine Sherman
Vangi: Cheryl Hall
Teresa: Kate Williams
Victor: Roger Hammond
Lil: Peggy Aitchison
Counsel: Jeffrey Segal
Defence: David Garth
Chairman: George Belbin

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Edna the Inebriate Woman

BBC Two England, 3 November 1986 21.35






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