Play for Today (1970–1984)
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Angels Are So Few 

For the BBC's WEDNESDAY PLAY series, Dennis Potter offered one of his "visitation dramas": Housewife Cynthia Nicholls is married to prudish Richard Nicholls. One day, her mundane household ... See full summary »

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Michael Biddle
Christine Hargreaves ...
Cynthia Nicholls
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Mrs. Cawser
Erik Chitty ...
Mr. Cawser
Barrie Cookson ...
Richard Nicholls (as Barry Cookson)
Godfrey James ...
Postman
Beryl Cook ...
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Beryl Cooke ...
Storyteller
John Glyn-Jones ...
Clergyman
Kenneth Ives ...
Interviewer
Denise Buckley ...
Danish Girl
Dorothea Rundle ...
Old Lady
Matthew Davies ...
Timothy
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For the BBC's WEDNESDAY PLAY series, Dennis Potter offered one of his "visitation dramas": Housewife Cynthia Nicholls is married to prudish Richard Nicholls. One day, her mundane household chores are interrupted by the arrival on her front step of scruffy, coarse Michael Biddle. He claims to be an angel, but on the face of it, he could simply be a deranged street person. She challenges the angel Michael by pointing out that he has no wings. Written by Bhob Stewart <bhob@genie.com>

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5 November 1970 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Followed by Play for Today: Only Make Believe (1973) See more »

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