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A Fling with Mr Franklin

Sparks fly when inventor Benjamin Franklin meets the ladies of a secret scholarly society in Edinburgh. Can this bold young American entice the girls to set sail for the New World?

A young American inventor named Ben Franklin ends up in Edinburgh. The young ladies of a secret scholarly society are seduced by his exciting talk of the New World and his intellectual prowess. An elopement is on the cards as Marjory is set to be torn from the wrinkly arms of her fiancé. Will the girls leave their beloved Scotland? Sparks fly and electricity abounds in the final episode of Lucy Porter's 18th Century Sitcom.

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Fri 16 Dec 2016 05:30

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Ishbel Caroline Deyga
Alison Jessica Hardwick
Robert Simon Donaldson
Marjory Samara MacLaren
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Gordon Kennedy
Writer Lucy Porter

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