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Act Of Separation (ITV 1970 with Jack Watling and Lisa Daniely)



Act of Separation ITV 1970

In period drama Act of Separation, when his housekeeper begins to make comments about the alleged faithfulness of his wife, a husband decides to throw her (the housekeeper) out of the house.

Based on the short story Monsieur Parent by Maupassant, Act of Seperation is another of those early seventies dramas that has all but been forgotten. Keith Bell is the brother of Tom Bell and writer Ilona Ference also took a small role in the production.

production details
UK / ITV Network – London Weekend Television / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast 9 August 1970

Writer: Ilona Ference / Story: Guy de Maupassant / Production Design: Don Fisher / Music: Richard Roderick Jones / Executive Producer: Cecil Clarke / Director:Anthony Kearey

Jack Watling as Henri Parent
Lisa Daniely as Henrietta
Keith Bell as Paul Limousin
Gwen Nelson as Julie
Erik Chitty as Maitre Gaspard
Jill Richards as Marie
Illona Ference as Mme Zoe
Gabrielle Blunt as Mme Germaine
Michael McEvoy as George (17)
Nicholas Kearey as George (10)
Justin Toot as George (5)
Edward Deemer as Alphonse