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A Day at the Metropole 

Thomas' mechanical skills earn him a holiday as the seashore Metropole Hotel, where Sarah meets an old chorus girl friend now married to a rich sportsman.

Director:

David Askey

Writer:

Jeremy Paul
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Pauline Collins ... Sarah Moffat
John Alderton ... Thomas Watkins
Geoffrey Whitehead ... Sir George Truscott
Yvonne Antrobus Yvonne Antrobus ... Lady Elise Truscott
Ruby Head Ruby Head ... Madame Gladwin
Jill Hellerman Jill Hellerman ... Ronnie
Victor Brooks Victor Brooks ... Phelps
Elena Secota ... Mathilde
Pam St. Clement Pam St. Clement ... Mrs. Hill
Philip Ryan Philip Ryan ... Mr. Hill (as Phil Ryan)
Ian Barker Ian Barker ... Freddy
John Owens ... Desk clerk
Diana Sinden Diana Sinden ... Lady in lift (as Diana Mahony)
Norman Hartley Norman Hartley ... Liftman
Esmond Webb Esmond Webb ... Higgins
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Storyline

Thomas' mechanical skills with racing cars earn him a holiday as the seashore Metropole Hotel, where Sarah meets an old chorus girl friend. Sarah originally presented herself as a French maid to Thomas' new employer, a rich sportsman, but neither is willing to acknowledge the sordidness of their former profession. Despite THomas' abilities, Sarh objects to his risking of his life as a driver in order to win a prestigious race for his new employer. Written by duke1029

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

25 February 1979 (UK) See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Sarah Siddons mentioned by Thomas refers to the 18th Century Welsh tragedienne, the foremost actress of her day. See more »

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Sarah Moffat: [Referring to Sarah's bathing suit] You can't swim anyway. You'll sink like a bag of bricks!
Thomas Watkins: I could learn. Dogs do it first time.
Sarah Moffat: Oh, yeah? Cat's drown first time. Put it away, will you?
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