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Play for Today: Through the Night (S6EP8 BBC One 2 Dec 1975, Alison Steadman)

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Through the Night: A woman goes into hospital to receive treatment for breast cancer.

Cast: Alison Steadman (Christine Potts), Jack Shepherd (Doctor Pearce), Tony Steedman (Mr Stourton), Thelma Whiteley (Doctor Seal), Anne Dyson (Mrs Scully), Julia Schofield (Anna Jay), Dave Hill (Joe Potts), Andonia Katsaros (Sister Warren), Phylomena McDonagh (Nurse O’Malley), Sheila Kelly (Staff Nurse Brenton), Rebecca Mascarenhas (Nurse Chatterjee), Richard Wilson (Registrar), Patricia Leach (Night Sister), Wendy Wax (Theatre Sister), Sue Elgin (Night Nurse), Angela Bruce (Night Nurse), Anna Mottram (Night Nurse), John Rowe (Anaesthetist), Richard Ireson (Doctor Mount), Jeillo Edwards (Lucy), Louis Cabot (Porter), Anna Wing (Mrs Goodwin), Jane Freeman (Martha Paisley), Rachel Davies (Outpatients Sister), Barbara Ashcroft (Auxiliary), Shirley Allen (Tea-Lady), Peter Lawrence (Religious Visitor), Kathleen Worth (Mother), Myrtle Devenish (Woman Patient), Jeanne Doree (Joan), Lucy Griffiths (Agnes)

Written by Trevor Griffiths; produced by Ann Scott; directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Airdate: 2 Dec 1975 on BBC One

Series: Play for Today Season 6 Episode 8

Show Info: Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984.