UK / BBC Two (for Performance) / 1×115 minute episode / Broadcast 13 November 1993 @ 8.05pm
Writer: Ronald Mackenzie / Producer: Simon Curtis
Period drama. In the early 1930’s seaside village of Betworthy the once well off Maitland family have fallen on hard times.
Immediately preceding the play at 8.00pm there was a five minute programme telling the story of author Ronald Mackenzie (who died aged 29).
Eileen Atkins as Mrs Maitland
Jennifer Ehle as Phyllis Maitland
Emma Fielding as Joan Clareville
Edward Fox as Major Luddington
Bill Nighy as Roger Maitland
Harriet Walter as Dorothy Maitland
Samuel West as Jack Maitland