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Episode 4 of 6

In the middle of a General Election in which he is standing for the Labour Party, Henry begins to wonder what socialism is.

In the middle of a General Election in which he is standing for the Labour Party, Henry begins to wonder what socialism is. He puts out a general invitation for a brainstorming session. Vera, who has refused to attend any of his meetings, simply wants to spend the day gardening.

Ginny is still keen to repair relations with Vera and she and Lionel, accompanied by Scratchey and Barrington, go down to Sizzlinghurst to talk about socialism. George Gurnard Shaw also turns up accompanied by his crazy wife Charlotte.

They are not liked by Mrs Gosling, who takes vociferous exception to vegetarians who go skinny-dipping in Madam's pond.

Cast:
VERA………………………………MIRIAM MARGOLYES
HENRY………………………..…...JONATHAN COY
MRS GOSLING…………………...ALISON STEADMAN
GOSLING……………………….…NIGEL PLANER
GINNY FOX……………………....ALISON STEADMAN
LIONEL FOX……………………..NIGEL PLANER
LYTTON SCRATCHY…………...NIGEL PLANER
BARRINGTON…………………...MORWENNA BANKS
GEORGE GURNARD SHAW…...JOHN SESSIONS
CHARLOTTE, HIS WIFE……….MORWENNA BANKS
RAYMOND ……….……….........MORWENNA BANKS
HECKLER ..................……….….JOHN SESSIONS

A Little Brother production for BBC Radio 4

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