Public Eye: It’s A Woman’s Privilege (ITV 24 Jan 1973, with Pauline Delany)

In It’s A Woman’s Privilege Frank gets a surprise visit from his former landlady Helen Mortimer, it’s not just a personal visit though, she has a problem that involves her grown up son Nick. He has just bought an expensive new house and Helen is convinced that he is living beyond his means. Especially as he is involved in a business selling office equipment with a man she doesn’t trust. Frank quickly learns that Nick’s boss is very much up to no good.

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Good to see the return of Helen Mortimer and there is also nice bit of continuity with an appearance by Marianne Stone as estate agent receptionist Agnes who appeared in the season 5 episode Who Wants To Be Told Bad News.

production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 24 January 1973 at 9.00pm

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Writer: Michael Chapman / Production Design: Mike Hall / Director: Jim Goddard

Series: Public Eye Season 6 Episode 10

Alfred Burke as Frank Marker
Ray Smith as Percy Firbank
Pauline Delany as Mrs Mortimer
Richard Thorp as Gordon
Brian Deacon as Nick Mortimer
Yvonne Gilan as Beryl
Bill Dean as Mr Steadman
John Laurimore as Everard
Marianne Stone as Agnes
Julian Battersby as Tom
Ann Penfold as Sheila Mortimer

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