The Bates sadly care for their severely disabled daughter Pattie. Martin arrives at their door claiming to be her college friend. He charms them into accepting him as a lodger and carer for Pattie. But Martin is not all he seems.
Did You Know?
It was originally scheduled for broadcast on 6 April 1976 as part of BBC1's Play For Today strand, but was banned from transmission by the BBC's Director of Programmes Alasdair Milne
because it includes a rape scene. Milne later described the play as "repugnant". It was eventually shown for the first time on 25 August 1987. See more
Eggs. You have any eggs?
Oval spheroids deposited through the rectum of the domestic fowl.
Remade as Brimstone & Treacle
That Old Black Magic
Music by Harold Arlen
and lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Heard when Martin first goes to Patricia's room and later when Martin pushes her in the wheelchair. See more