The Bretts (1987–1989)
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The King Shall Not Die 

To manage his out-of-control bills and correspondence, Charles hires an attractive society lady as a secretary. Lydia accepts a role in the play that lacks a role for Charles. When Lydia ... See full summary »

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Ronald Wilson

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Norman Rodway ... Charles
Barbara Murray ... Lydia
David Yelland ... Edwin
Belinda Lang Belinda Lang ... Martha Brett
George Winter George Winter ... Thomas
Tim Wylton ... Sutton
Janet Maw Janet Maw ... Jean Lacy
Rhoda Lewis ... Flora
Rebecca Lacey ... Emily
Bert Parnaby Bert Parnaby ... Brewster
Charles Collingwood Charles Collingwood ... John Caldwell
Victoria Burton Victoria Burton ... Nell Caldwell
Ivor Roberts Ivor Roberts ... Burroughs
Shirley Cassedy Shirley Cassedy ... Lady Agatha Danvers
David Stoll David Stoll ... Willie Sutherland
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To manage his out-of-control bills and correspondence, Charles hires an attractive society lady as a secretary. Lydia accepts a role in the play that lacks a role for Charles. When Lydia learns of his new secretary, she moves out and threatens divorce. Since he has not been offered good roles, Charles stages a play that everyone else thinks is mediocre. Lydia's play is a hit, while Charles' doesn't even cover expenses - until a special visitor shows up. Written by mama.sylvia

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Lydia Brett: Sometimes, in a temper, you say things you mean.
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16 October 1987 (UK) See more »

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