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Love Story: Her Freudian Slip (S5EP3 ITV Thurs 20 Jul 1967, Angela Scoular, David Baxter)



In Her Freudian Slip young actress Joy (Angela Scoular) already has a boyfriend but falls for visiting American actor David (David Baxter). David though is concerned that when Joy’s boyfriend finds out about them there will be trouble.

David Baxter who plays David was making some inroads into a writing career at the time too having had a play, Will Somebody Please Say Something, staged at London’s Arts Theatre.

Angela Scoular, who was married to Leslie Phillips from 1982 until her suicide in 2011, was on the verge of become something of a star in the late 1960’s, besides this episode of Love Story she also had appeared alongside Ian McShane in a well regarded serial version of Wuthering Heights. There were also film roles in A Countess From Hong Kong and Casino Royale. She was also one of the Bond girls in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in 1969 but by the 1970’s was back to making guest appearances on shows like Beryl’s Lot and Harriet’s Back in Town.

Neville Buswell who plays Tony is best known for his very long running role as Ray Langton on Coronation Street.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Thursday 20 July 1967 at 9.00pm

Series: Love Story Season 5 Episode 3

Writer: Philip Wiseman / Production Design: Don Fisher / Director: Bill Hays

David Baxter as David
Angelo Scoular as Joy
Neville Buswell as Tony
Louise Pajo as Girl
Robert Sanders as Warren