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Blue Dress, The (BBC-2 1983 with Denholm Elliott and Felicity Dean)



UK / BBC-2 / 1×75 minute episode / Broadcast Friday 2 December at 9.25pm

Writer: William Trevor (from his own radio play) / Producer: Rosemary Hill / Director: Peter Hammond

Drama. Middle aged journalist Terris falls for the much younger Dorothea but his love of a good story causes him to keep digging into her seemingly perfect English county background.

Denholm Elliott as Terris
Virginia McKenna as Mrs Lysarth
Felicity Dean as Dorothea Lysarth
Jonathan Byatt as Terris As A Child
William Gaunt as Terris’ Father
Irene Bradshaw as Terris’ Mother
Maggie Wilkinson as Miss MacNamara
Trevor T. Smith as Music Teacher
John Wentworth as Clergyman
Susan Fleetwood as Charlotte
Christopher Birch as Charlotte’s Husband
Raymond Boyd as Waiter
Graham Crowden as Doctor Lysarth
Adam Richardson as Jonathan
Simon Shepherd as Adam
Eleanor Tremain as Agnes Kemp
Sky Macaskill as Dorothea As A Child
Craig Mill as Adam As A Child