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The Girl On The M1 (Armchair Theatre ITV Drama, Sharon Duce)

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In The Girl on the M1 an entry in the Armchair Theatre strand of single plays, ‘lorry driver groupie’ Veronica wants to start a new life.

Lorries, cars, coaches – speed. The M.I. pushes northward, a vital artery and a way of life. A way of life, that is, for girls like Veronica who earn their crusts fraternising with the lorry drivers. But Veronica is given a chance to escape from the endless pick-ups. Can a girl like her forget the past and start again.

Cast: Roddy McMillan (Alec), Sharon Duce (Veronica), Terence Rigby (Jack), Frances Tomelty (Student), Trudi Van Doorn (Student), Theresa Watson (Maudie), Paul Angelis (Ted), Roy Hanlon (Mac), Michael Goldie (Bill), Barrie Houghton (Fred), Lawrence Douglas (Donald), David Mowat (Puppy Seller), Gil Sutherland (Priest)

Writer: Katy Gardiner / Story Editor: Marian Lloyd / Associate Producer: Jacqueline Davis / Production Design: Stan Woodward / Executive Producer: Lloyd Shirley / Director: Peter Duguid

UK / ITV – Thames / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Tuesday 21 September 2021