Public Eye: Girl In Blue (ITV 15 Nov 1972, Richard Leech, Mona Bruce)

In Girl in Blue when Mr Summers sees his runaway daughter Janice in a “blue movie” he hires Frank to try and track her down. Frank ropes in Percy for a bit of help but it seems the trail leads nowhere.

Percy actually knows more than he is letting on – his wife is friends with Summers’ wife Mona.

It turns out that Mona Summers has been in contact with her daughter all the time, they both blame Summers and his domineering ways for the estrangement. She claims that Janice is happily married and living in Australia – but is she really?

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production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 15 November 1972 at 9.00pm

Writer: Roger Marshall / Production Design: Bill Palmer / Director: Dennis Vance

Series: Public Eye Season 6 Episode 2

cast
Alfred Burke as Frank Marker
Ray Smith as Percy Firbank
Richard Leech as Summers
Mona Bruce as Mona Summers
Charles Hodgson as Wright
Michael Lees as Hailey
Michael Beint as Martin
Colin McCormack as Bookshop manager
John Lyons as Lucas
Marcia Warren as Waitress
George Waring as Craig
Hubert Rees as Barman
Rosalyn Elvin as Janice

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