1975

Life With the Girls - Count Your Blessings

'Life With the Girls'

by John Wooldridge

April 1975

Synopsis

A well-known personality seeks sanctuary with his father after the breakdown of his marriage. He is then pursued by  the BBC, the press, for a broadcast on "Women's Hour" and as the "prize" for a newspaper stunt. Cue mistaken identities galore and the chaos unfolds.

Cast

Sir Edward Savidge (David Walford); Stephen Savidge (Roger Kinsman); Nolly (Christine Howarth); Wyn Armstrong (Lilian Cook); Juliet Amesbury-Jones (Judith Laycock); Harriet Slocombe (Rose Maclachlan); Salome Gibson (Carolyn Wilkins); Millicent (Audrey Mitchell); Freddie Knowles (John Markley); Mrs. Mather (Jean Clack); June Copley (Sue Lansdown); Diana Savidge (Jill Kinsman); Marjorie Pennistone (Dawn Greenaway); Greta Peplow (Kay Trenchard)

Director: Ann Murray

 

'Count Your Blessings' 

by Ronald Jeans

 

November 1975

Synopsis

A young married couple have financial problems. To solve them they take in paying guests - but most of the guests cannot afford to pay their rent. The wife will receive a lump sum from an aunt's will if she becomes a widow or is divorced, so they decide a divorce is in order with a re-marriage to follow once the money has been obtained. A co-respondant is required. The wife chooses a dowdy young lady who is staying with them. Unfortunately she finds her husband in the arms of a buxom blonde.

Cast

Mrs. Withers (Audrey Mitchell); Marion Butterworth (Pat Howarth); Gay Butterworth (Sue Lansdown); Pelham Butterworth (David Walford); Theodore Malik (Peter Lansdown); Thelma Cressington (Kay Trenchard); Hubert Batt (John Markley); Mrs. Compton ( (Jean Clack); Juliet Frost (Carolyn Clack)

Director: Ann Murray