Home Television Drama What Would You Do?

What Would You Do?

1 9 7 5 (UK)
3 x 60 minute episodes

This short trilogy of plays from Yorkshire Television aired on Thursday nights in June 1975 at 9.00 pm. Scripts were by Alun Owen, Charles Humphreys and David Ambrose.


Left

What would you do if you were “left”, all unsuspecting, and had the news broken to you in a pub by your brother-in-law?

Hangdog husband Douglas (Colin Welland) is deserted by a wife we never see and finds his own solution to this tragic, everyday problem. Written by Alun Owen. Aired on 12 June 1975.

Douglas
Colin Welland
Stephen
Gawn Grainger
Janet
Fiona Walker
Mother-in-law
Daphne Heard
Mr Herbert
Michael Wynne
Elsie
Diana Berriman


Suzi’s Plan

What would you do if you were nine years old and living with a young, widowed father who definitely – in your opinion – needs a wife? Suzi (Pheona McLellan) has a plan, but will it work out as she intends?

Author Charles Humphreys clearly knows all about wily schoolgirls and their ruses. Talented Pheona McLellan doesn’t let him down, although the unlikely ending does.

Aired on 19 June 1975.

Suzi
Pheona McLellan
Steve
Maurice Colbourne
Lady in park
Alix Kirsta
Park Keeper
James Lynch
Charlie
John Hartley
Len
Leslie Schofield
Bert
Billy Murray
Miss Mills
Susan Tebbs
Mark
Timmy Brooks
Philip
Shane Franklin


Love Me To Death

What would you do to avoid paying tax and escape with a cool £2 million? Miss Mortimer and her lawyer have the perfect plan. But even the most carefully laid scheme may work out unexpectedly.

There are Hitchcock-like twists and counter twists in this rather incredible thriller by David Ambrose. Susan Penhaligon co-stars as an escort girl called Nikki.

Aired on 26 June 1975.

Patrick
Anthony Valentine
Benny Bateson
Anthony Langdon
Nikki
Susan Penhaligon
Beth
Gwen Watford
James
Robin Bailey
Millie
Susan Richards
Waiter
Michael Poyner
Detective Inspector Sharp
Michael Stainton
Police Sergeant
David Lyell