TALES OF UNEASE: IT’S TOO LATE NOW
UK / ITV Network – London Weekend Television / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Friday 20 November 1970 @ 10.40
Writer: Andrea Newman / Production Design: Andrew Drummond / Executive Producer: Peter Wildeblood / Producer: Paul Knight / Director: Henri Safran
Series: Tales of Unease
Episode 4 of 7
At an isolated house in the country middle aged Sarah impulsively locks her writer husband in his study and determines to not let him out.
Another excellent entry in the Tales of Unease strand with a stand out performance from Rachel Kempson (better known for being the Matriarch of the Redgrave dynasty being married to Sir Michael Redgrave) in fact she was the only character to appear in the half hour production, the only other role is that of the voice of her husband.
Kempson said of the role (which was her first “solo” performance for some 35 years that she found it quite exhausting “although the play is only half-an-hour long it means rehearsing virtually alone. The role is extremely tense and full of suppresed emotion.”
It’s Too Late Now was written by Andrea Newman who would go on to score massive success later in the decade with A Bouquet of Barbed Wire.
RACHEL KEMPSON as Sarah
KENNETH KEELING as Her Husband