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Play for Today: Tiptoe through the Tulips (S6EP21 BBC One 16 Mar 1976, Rosemary Leach)

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Tiptoe through the Tulips: ‘ I wish people wouldn’t invite strange men to meet me. She’s asked someone called Piers. A regular bundle of fun.’
Rita does go but seems more preoccupied with her children and mother next door than with the party. And Piers is not at all the expected kind of ladykiller.

Cast: Rosemary Leach (Rita), Michael Gambon (Piers), Philippa Urquhart (Anthea), Sandra Fehr (Dora), Jane Briers (Jane), James Hayes (Stanley), Timothy Davies (George), Jonathan Moore (Philip), Joan Hickson (Mother), Katy Elphick (Ruthie)

Written by Beryl Bainbridge; produced by Kenith Trodd; directed by Claude Whatham

Airdate: 16 Mar 1976 on BBC One

Series: Play for Today Season 6 Episode 21

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