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The Daughter-In-Law (BBC Drama, Sheila Hancock, Cherie Lunghi)



In one off drama The Daughter-In-Law, based on the story by D.H. Lawrence, Mrs Gascoigne (Sheila Hancock) and Minnie (Cherie Lunghi) battle for influence over Luther (David Threllfall). One fights to keep a son, the other to secure her husband.

Cast: Sheila Hancock (Mrs Gascoigne), Cherie Lunghi (Minnie), David Threlfall (Luther), Carmel McSharry (Mrs Purdy), Mick Ford (Joe), Wilfred Grove (Cabman)

Writer: D. H. Lawrence / Music: Nigel Hess / Producer: Carol Parks / Director: Martyn Friend

UK / BBC One / 1×95 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 25 August 1985 at 8.50pm