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A Place in the Country is a radio play by David Pownall. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 07 December 1974 as an installment of Saturday Night Theatre. The running time is 75 minutes[1][2].


In 1944, a young Liverpool war widow takes a job as a cook at a country house to escape from the city and her parents.


  • Molly Callahan - June Barrie
  • Mrs Drew - Mollie Sugden
  • Mr Drew - David Jackson
  • Dan - Judy Parfitt
  • Mrs Denise - Katherine Parr
  • Jim - Alan Rothwell
  • Col. Denise - Geoffrey Banks
  • Magistrate - Paul Webster
  • Nim - Doreen Sloane

Directed in Leeds by Alfred Bradley

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