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199 Park Lane (BBC-1 1965, Isabel Dean, Derek Bond)

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199 Park Lane

Twice weekly drama series 199 Park Lane was a proto soaper telling stories of the people living in a highly exclusive block of flats.

Main characters included Lord Caister (Derek Bond), Kate Harvester (Brenda Kaye), Stella Graham (Isabel Dean) and her husband (Ben Graham).

Created by William Fairchild the series aired on BBC One and their were 18 half hour episodes broadcast between 3 August and 1 October 1965. Sadly none of the episodes remain in the BBC archives.

production details
UK / BBC-1 / 18×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 3 August – 1 October 1965

Creator: William Fairchild / Story Editor: Richard Beynon / Theme Music: Eddie Thomas / Producer: Morris Barry

cast
Brenda Kaye as Kate Harvester
Geoffrey Toone as Baines
Jerold Wells as Harry
Caroline Hunt as Claire Bell
Derek Bond as Lord Caister
Ellen McIntosh as Anne
Edwin Richfield as Ben Graham
Isabel Dean as Stella Graham
Leonard Cracknell as Derek Farrow
Hugh Morton as Mr Farrow
Eileen Peel as Mrs Farrow