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Love Story: Forsaking All Others (S10EP7 ITV Tues 13 Feb 1973, Valerie White, Colin Douglas)

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Love Story Forsaking All Others ITV 1973 Colin Douglas

In Forsaking All Others ageing Ben and Emily are residents of the same old people’s home, as they get to know each other they realise they might be falling in love.

Besides Colin Douglas this cute episode also features some other well known faces including Warren Clarke, Shirley Cheriton and John Savident.

There was a short feature in the weeks TV Times about star Colin Douglas along with Keith Drinkel, both had been major players in major ITV hit A Family At War which had recently come to close. Douglas was actually find it hard to adjust after the huge success of A Family At War turning him into something of a household name. He was even more surprised to get offered a romantic role in his sixties “you get to my age, and then they cast you as the lover. I even get to hop into bed.”

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 13 February 1973 at 9.00pm

Series: Love Story Season 10 Episode 7

Writer: John Lucarotti / Production Design: Don Fisher / Director: Ken Hannam

cast
Colin Douglas as Ben
Valerie White as Emily
Dorothy Alison as Mrs Whitley
Warren Clarke as Harry
John Savident as William
Madoline Thomas as Miss Farmer
Vivienne Bennett as Mrs Jessop
Elspeth MacNaughton as Susan
Lilian Verner as Marion
Shirley Cheriton as Maid