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Dead Girls Tell No Tales

A drama by Joanna Toye exploring the death of soap opera heroine Grace Archer on 22 September 1955. Starring Simon Russell Beale, Eleanor Tomlinson and Ysanne Churchman.

Starring Simon Russell Beale, Eleanor Tomlinson and Ysanne Churchman.

Joanna Toye's drama explores the backstage story to a watershed moment in the history of broadcasting which became one of the defining cultural events of the 1950s.

It is media folklore that the death of soap opera heroine Grace Archer was a ploy to thwart the launch night of ITV on 22 September 1955. But for the first time, this new drama delves deep into
The Archers' archives to reveal what really inspired 20 million people to tune in and left tens of thousands of listeners distraught.

Writer ..... Joanna Toye
Director ..... Sean O'Connor.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Sep 2015 14:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Joanna Toye
Director Sean O'Connor
Dan Archer/Harry Oakes Jon Culshaw
Doris Archer/Gwen Berryman Pam Ferris
Phil Archer/Norman Painting Lex Shrapnel
Grace Archer/Ysanne Churchman Eleanor Tomlinson
Christine Archer/Lesley Saweard Georgie Fuller
John Tregorran /Basil Jones Geoffrey Streatfield
Carol Grey/Anne Cullen Sally Bretton
Godfrey Baseley Simon Russell Beale
Tony Shryane John Hopkins
Valerie Hodgetts Claudie Blakley
Geoffrey Webb David Reed
Edward J Mason Miles Jupp
BBC Announcer Zebedee Soanes
TV Interviewer Paddy O'Connell
Ysanne Churchman Ysanne Churchman
Actor David Hounslow
Actor Sam Dale
Actor Chris Pavlo
Actor Jessica Turner
Actor Alex Tregear

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