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Love Story: Sweet Sorrow (S9EP8 ITV Tues 21 Mar 1972, Helen Cherry, Philip Stone)



In Sweet Sorrow middle-aged Elizabeth is devastated when her twenty-something son dies, she takes comfort in a growing relationship with his best friend Philip.

This was a s strong grown up story for the era with a script from Upstairs Downstairs stalwart Alfred Shaughnessy.

Star Helen Cherry was married to legendary actor Trevor Howard and there was a feature in the weeks TV Times that saw Helen talking mostly about marriage.

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 21 March 1972 at 9.00pm

Writer: Alfred Shaughnessy / Production Design: Tony Waller / Director: Peter Jeffries

Series: Love Story Season 9 Episode 8

Helen Cherry as Elizabeth
Mark Edwards as Philip
Philip Stone as Charles
Carolyn Courage as Angela

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