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Follyfoot: Someone, Somewhere (ITV 28 May 1972, with Fulton Mackay)




In Someone, Somewhere still is still away from Follyfoot looking for his mum in Liverpool convinced that somebody must know where she is, meanwhile another has landed up at Follyfoot, brought in by the police after newcomer to the area Mrs Wilmot thought it was a stray. Dora, knowing that the horse is too well cared for to be a stray, determines to find it’s owner.

There is a handy little flashback to the events of A Day in the Sun that saw Steve head off, it had been nearly 8 months since the end of the first season.

Excellent guest appearance from Fulton Mackay as the husband of Mrs Wilmot and who gives Dora the idea for tracking down the horse’s owner (who as it turn’s would rather the horse went to Follyfoot anyway.)

Jane Hutcheson, who has a small role here, would go to be a major player on Emmerdale Farm during the late seventies and eighties.

production details
UK / ITV – Yorkshire / 1×25 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 28 May 1972 at 5.35pm

Writer: Francis Stevens / Director: Claude Whatham

Series: Follyfoot Season 2 Episode 1

Gillian Blake as Dora
Steve Hodson as Steve
Christian Rodska as Ron Stryker
Arthur English as Slugger
Desmond Llewellyn as The Colonel
George Waring as Police Officer
Fulton Mackay as Wilmot
Ivan Beavis as Policeman
Sheila Fay as Judy’s Mother
Jane Hutcheson as Judy
Clare Kelly as Kathy Ross
Harry Littlewood as Mrs Wilmot
Pam St Clement as Cafe Lady
Charles Lamb as Old man in cafe
Harry Markham as Old man with horse