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Family Money (Channel 4 1997, Claire Bloom, June Whitfield)

Family Money

In four part drama Family Money havoc breaks out in a middle-upper class family when elderly widow Frances Pye announces that she is selling her half a million pound home to ensure that her faithful cleaner Ivy is looked after.

Frances’s grown up children are horrified of course and are determined to make her see sense, matters are further complicated when Frances is attacked in the street and her house is set on fire, she is convinced that someone is out to get her but cannot turn to her family for help because they are convinced she is going mad.

cast
CLAIRE BLOOM as Frances Pye
JUNE WHITFIELD as Ivy
SAMANTHA BOND as Isabel
NICHOLAS FARRELL as Harry
JOHN WOOD as Tom Snow
MARGARET TYZACK as Delia
HANS MATHESON as Jake

crew details
Writer: Ruth Carter
Novel: Nina Bawden
Director of Photography: Gavin Finney
Producer: Rosemarie Whitman
Director: Renny Rye

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: Channel 4 – Whistling Gypsy
Duration: 4×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 16 March – 4 April 1997





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