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Play For Today: Eighty Four Charing Cross Road (BBC-1 1975, Frank Finlay, Anne Jackson)

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In Play For Today drama 84 Charing Cross Road a London bookshop owner corresponds with a lady in America over a 20 year period.

Published in 1970 Helene Hanff’s memoir was also made into a movie in 1987 with Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins in the lead roles again from a script by Whitemore and produced by Mel Brooks (Mr Anne Bancroft)

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UK / BBC-1 / 1×75 minute episode / Broadcast 4 November 1975

Writer: Hugh Whitemore / Book: Helene Hanff / Script Editor: Richard Broke / Producer: Mark Shivas / Director: Mark Cullingham

Series: Play For Today / Season 6 Episode 4

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Anne Jackson as Helene
Frank Finlay as Frank
Ann Penfold as Cecily
Kate Binchy as Nora
Marcelle Markham as Maxine
Pamela Miles as Megan
Maryann Turner as Janet
George Malpas as Bill
Ronald Russell as George
Sydney Arnold as Mr Marks
Marjorie Wilde as Mrs Boulton
Connie Booth as Ginny
Hilary Mason as Voice of Joan Todd
Gay Wilde as Kay
Leon Head as Brian
Angus MacInnes as Ed

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