1973

Dangerous Corner - The Gentle Arm

'Dangerous Corner'

by J.B. Priestley

April 1973

Synopsis

Robert and Freda Caplan are entertaining guests at their country retreat. A chance remark by one of the guests ignites a series of devastating revelations, revealing a hitherto undiscovered tangle of clandestine relationships and dark secrets, the disclosures of which have tragic consequences.

Cast

Freda Caplan (Kay Trenchard.); Miss Mockridge (Lillian Cook); Betty Whitehouse (Judith Laycock); Olwen Peel (Jill Kinsman); Charles Stanton (Peter Adams); Gordon Whitehouse (Peter Lansdown); Robert Caplan (Roger Kinsman)

Director: Ann Murray

'The Gentle Arm' 

by John Alldridge

 

November 1973

Synopsis

A police station in the early 1960s and women police officers are starting to play a bigger part. New recruit Jill Colman is taken under the wings of Sergeant Helen Carter and kindly probation officer Mrs Oliver. Chief Superintendent Horrocks of the C.I.D. believes that women should not be in the police service. But when a gunman escapes from prison he is forced to use a policewoman to help with his capture.

Cast

Ma Hollis (Audrey Mitchell); Policewoman Jill Colman (Sue Jacques); Station Sergeant Joe Beckett (Peter Adams); Mrs Oliver- A Probation Officer (Jean Clack); P.C. Jim Howard (Peter Lansdown); W.P.C. Mavis Stout (Caroline Wilkins); W.P.C. Norma Wilson (Sue Price); Mrs. Scholfield (Rose MacLachlan); W.P.C. Anne Evans (Kay Trenchard); Sergeant Helen Carter (Joy Davis); Chief Supt. J.E. Horrocks C.I.D. (Roger Kinsman); Mrs. Stokes (Jill Kinsman); Fred Stokes (John Cook); Charlie Dean (David Jay); Marlene Drury (Kathy Glynn)

 

Director: Ann Murray