Robinson and Co.
by Peter Ling.
(Previously televised last Thursday)
Devised by (Quick on the Draw):
Chairman (Quick on the Draw):
Drawings (Quick on the Draw):
Presented by (Quick on the Draw):
Writer (Robinson and Co.):
Producer (Robinson and Co.):
Designer (Robinson and Co.):
with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, David Nixon and Gilbert Harding trying to find the answers and Eamonn Andrews to see fair play.
('What's My Line?' was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is presented by arrangement with C.B.S. of America and Maurice Winnick)
by Mazo de la Roche.
Adapted as a television play by Philip Mackie.
[Starring] Jean Cadell and John Justin
The action takes place in and near the Whiteoaks' house 'Jalna', Ontario, in the year 1919.
There will be an interval at 9.15 app.
The year is 1919. Renny Whiteoak, whom we saw as a twenty-year-old in Young Renny, is now in his thirties, returning from the war to become the new master of Jalna. During his service abroad, his father and his step-mother have died, and the estate has been run incompetently - by Uncles Nicholas and Ernest. Renny is confident that he can reorganise the management of the estate and rebuild the family fortune. His ally and confidante is old Adeline, now aged ninety-four, and as strong-minded as ever-though increasingly inclined to fall asleep in her chair. She wants Renny to be a success; and she wants him to marry and provide her with great-grandchildren before she dies. Renny's sister Meg is a disappointment to Adeline: since she broke off her engagement to Maurice Vaughan, Meg seems vowed to eternal spinsterhood. But Renny is ripe for marriage; and there are two good-looking young widows in the neighbourhood, Chris Cummings and Amy Stroud. One of them might make a suitable bride - but Adeline wants to go carefully, when it's a question of selecting the future mistress of Jalna. (Philip Mackie)
Tonight's play at 8.30
Mazo de la
Her sons - Nicholas:
Her sons - Ernest:
Her grandchildren - Renny:
Her grandchildren - Meg:
Her grandchildren - Eden:
Pheasant Vaughan, his daughter:
Wragge, Renny's ex-batman:
Arnold Aldis F.R.C.S., Assistant Director of Surgery in the Welsh National School of Medicine, talks about the small things of life.
A film excerpt incorporates sequences from the film "Hidden Treasures".
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