BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

Where Angels Fear to Tread 

After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain custody of the baby.

Director:

Naomi Capon

Writers:

E.M. Forster (original author), Elizabeth Hart (script)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Anna Massey ... Caroline
Wendy Hiller ... Harriet
Alec McCowen ... Philip
Nora Swinburne ... Mrs. Herriton
André Lawrence ... Gino
Anabel Littledale Anabel Littledale ... Irma
Sergio Gazzarrini Sergio Gazzarrini ... Cab driver
Gabriella Pascoli Gabriella Pascoli ... Signora Aletti
Alma Foa Alma Foa ... Perfetta
Rae Woodland Rae Woodland ... Lucia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victor Baring Victor Baring
Alberto Colzi Alberto Colzi
Marc Fiorini ... (as Maurizio Fiorini)
Stefan Gryff Stefan Gryff
Andreas Malandrinos Andreas Malandrinos
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Storyline

After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain custody of the baby.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 1966 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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