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A grown-up brother and sister's visit to their parents home culminates in a shocking tragedy. The events of the weekend are told over four episodes, each focusing on the point of view of one... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win.
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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  Detective Sergeant Wilson (unknown episodes)
Gaynor Jones ...
  Terry as a child (unknown episodes)
Keith Kent ...
  Alan as a child (unknown episodes)
Terry Leigh ...
  Policeman (unknown episodes)
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  Mother as a young woman (unknown episodes)
Frederick Pyne ...
  Father as a young man (unknown episodes)
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  Father's Friend (unknown episodes)
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  Mrs. Hayter (as Mariann Turner) (unknown episodes)

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Plot Summary

A grown-up brother and sister's visit to their parents home culminates in a shocking tragedy. The events of the weekend are told over four episodes, each focusing on the point of view of one family member: the daughter Terry; the father, Ted; the son, Alan and finally the mother, Sarah. The full story of the dysfunctional family plays out through the use of repeating scenes, flashback, and monologue. Written by L. Hamre

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  • Talking to a Stranger (United Kingdom)
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  • 90 min
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Trivia Consisted of four episodes, telling the same events from each major character's point of view: * Anytime You're Ready I'll Sparkle (Terry's story) * No Skill or Special Knowledge Is Required (Father's story) * Gladly, My Cross-Eyed Bear (Alan's story) * The Innocent Must Suffer (Mother's story) See more »
Movie Connections Edited from Theatre 625 (1964). See more »
Quotes Terry Stevens - Daughter: I mean is it my fault? Misguided, too young to know, mistaken, too proud to listen, mislead, careless of danger, misunderstood, misjudge, misbegotten.
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