Episode #37 - 2-25

The Gentle Ladies

Avice Landon - Florence Warshed
Renee Houston - Ida Warshed
Barbara Mullen - Violet Warshed
Phillip O'Flynn - Alfred Powls
Anthony Nicholls - George Marsh
Timothy Bateson - Charley Butterworth
Christina Gregg - Kathleen Howard
Frank Sieman - Joe Tracey
Gwenda Ewen - Miss Wilson
Donald Tandy - Detective Seargent
Barry Wilsher - Waiter

Directed by Jeremy Summers; Screenplay by John Graeme (pdf Screenplay on network DVD) 

Templar is in the small town Bosham in Sussex to visit Kathleen Howard and to go sailing. When Florence Warshed accidentally bumps into his car he learns of the three elderly Warshed sisters that have lived here for 10 years.
Soon an unfriendly guy named Alfred Powls appears and starts to blackmail them. What dark secret could those three lovely ladies have?

* Renee Houston also appears in Episode #28 "The Wonderful War"
* Anthony Nicholls also appears in Episode #78 "The Angel's Eye"
* Anthony Nicholls would later appear in the Roger Moore film "The Man Who Haunted Himself" (1970) [Submitted by Christopher Survela]
* If you know the solution to the ladies' secret - why are they so afraid to call the police? They already served their sentence?
  The same shot with the white car was used on two occasions in this episode (0:00 and 0:15).
What a lovely Volvo P1800 toy car! Which model manufacturer is it from? Corgi? (0:15).

UK: 5th March 1964

* DVD (PAL): Umbrella DAVID0249 (2003)


Last Updated: 06/20/2016