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The Engagement 

A young executive spends a devastating afternoon trying to borrow money to pay for an engagement ring that cost more than he expected.

Director:

Paul Joyce

Writers:

Tom Stoppard (radio play "The Dissolution of Dominic Boot"), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Warner ... Dominic Boot
George Innes ... Lemon
Michael Bates ... Eustace Cartwright
Juliet Harmer ... Vivian
Paul Curran ... Father
Barbara Couper Barbara Couper ... Mother
Gillian Raine Gillian Raine ... Miss Bligh
Norman Rossington ... Albert
Peter Copley ... Bank Manager
Angus MacKay Angus MacKay ... Bank Clerk
Jeff Morris Jeff Morris ... Bank Cashier (as Jeffrey Morris)
Julian Holloway ... Lord Albert
Roy Evans Roy Evans ... Thief
Keith Smith Keith Smith ... Constable
Geoffrey Palmer ... Police Driver
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Storyline

Comedy concerning a young man who buys a very expensive engagement ring for his betrothed. She promptly disappears leaving our here with 5 pence to his name and a taxi to pay. To avoid the embarrassment he travels around London trying to make enough to pay the taxi, but the fare just keeps on increasing. Written by lotrhay@aol.com

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1970 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Memorial Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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