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Love Story: The Egg On The Face Of The Tiger (ITV 1968, Lynn Redgrave)



In Love Story drama The Egg on the Face of the Tiger Mary Downey is determined not to succumb to the entanglements of love. As she says “I just dont want to get involved. That’s the mistake most girls make. You give in, get to depend on someone, and before you know it he’s buzzed off and there’s egg all over your face.”

production details
UK / ITV – ATV / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Thursday 27 June 1968

Writer: Hugh Leonard / Producer: Rex Firkin / Director: John Nelson Burton

Series: Love Story Season 6 Episode 1

Lynn Redgrave as Mary Downey
T. P. McKenna as Timothy Driscoll
Peter Bowles as Brian
Martin Dempsey as Mr Downey
Ruth Durley as Mrs Downey
Dermot Tuohy as Newscaster
Wally Thomas as Man on Train
Barry Andrews as Stan Kemp
Charles Gray as Bender
Carole Mowlam as Eileen
Nerys Hughes as Dawn
Carol Cleveland as Waitress
Ray Armstrong as Young Man in Coffee Bar
Penny Barham as Girl in Coffee Bar
Michael Mundell as You Man at Party