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Barmitzvah Boy (BBC-1 1976 with Jeremy Steyn and Maria Charles)

Drama. A young Jewish boy struggles to cope with the pressures leading up to his Barmitzvah. Jack Rosenthal, who wrote the script, has always had a fantastic reputation for comedy dramas on middle class often Jewish life and this is widely regarded as one of his best.

UK / BBC One (Play For Today) / 1×75 minute episodes / Broadcast 14 September 1976 @ 9.35pm

Writer: Jack Rosenthal / Script Editor: Colin Tucker | Photography: Elmer Cossey | Design: Geoffrey Patterson | Costume Design: George Ward | Producer: Graeme McDonald / Director: Michael Tuchner

cast
JEREMY STEYN as Eliot Green
MARIA CHARLES as Rita Green
BERNARD SPEAR as Victor Green
ADRIENNE POSTA as Lesley Green
CYRIL SHAPS as Grandad Wax
JONATHAN LYNN as Harold
JACK LYNN as Rabbi Sherman
PAMELA MANSON as Sylvia
HARRY LANDIS as Sylvia
KIM CLIFFORD as Denise





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