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Love Story: Conversations in the Dark (S1EP3 ITV Tues 16 Jan 1973)

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Conversations in the Dark is a story of learning the art of compromise for a young couple. Jenny is keen to get married, her boyfriend Bob not so much.

A somewhat slight story from William Corlett and outside of Vickery Turner there were not too many well known names in the cast, John Nolan though would go to major TV stardom a short few months later thanks to a starring role in Granada’s Shabby Tiger which was one of the TV drama hits of the year.

Love Story Conversation in the Dark ITV 1973 Vickery Turner

Vickery Turner played Jenny.

Co-star Vickery Turner had a successful film and TV career from the mid-sixties onward. She also wrote two scripts for Thirty Minute Theatre (Magnolia Summer, Keep on Running both 1966) and one for The Wednesday Play (Kippers and Curtains, 1967). At the time of this episode Turner was married to Sam Peckinpah favourite Warren Oates. They divorced in 1974 and she later married another American actor Michael J. Shannon.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 16 January 1973 at 9.00pm

Series: Love Story Season 10 Episode 3

Writer: William Corlett / Production Design: Stanley Mills / Director: Peter Jeffries

cast
John Nolan as Bob
Vickery Turner as Jenny
Priscilla Morgan as Lizzy
David Baron as Sam
Edith MacArthur as Harriet
Joseph O’Connor as Frank
Lewis Wilson as Barman