Girl and The Other Woman

Girl BBC Store The Other Woman BBC Store The Other Woman, location photos RG





























The BBC Store has released two BBC Pebble Mill dramas, Girl (a Second City First) cost £1.99, and The Other Woman (Play for Today) cost £3.99, for payable download. Here is the link to the downloads: .

There is also an article about The Other Woman, which is accessible from the link above; this article includes quotes from Roger Gregory, who was production assistant on the production. Included in the article is a note about the viewing figure, which was a very impressive 21% of the whole UK population! The Other Woman starred Jane Lapotaire, Michael Gambon and Lynne Frederick. Girl was one of Alison Steadman’s early works.





The Other Woman

'The Other Woman'. Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission

‘The Other Woman’. Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission












The 1976 Pebble Mill produced Play for Today, The Other Woman, is going to be released on BBC Store soon, meaning that viewers will be able buy, download and keep the drama.

The researcher on the release would like to make contact with anyone who has memories of working on the programme, to contribute to an article which will be published to tie in with the release.

If you worked on the drama, or have memories of it being produced, then please add a comment, and I will forward your details to the researcher.

The drama was transmitted on BBC1, 6th January 1976. Here is the entry from the Radio Times, courtesy of the BBC Genome project:

“The Other Woman by WATSON GOULD
Kim, an angry young artist, disrupts the lives of Robin, a family man, and Niki, a temp sec- for whom she is the other woman.’
Film cameraman MICHAEL Williams Film editor HENRY FOWLER Designer GAVIN DAVIES
Director MICHAEL simpsox BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Watson Gould
Editor: Henry Fowler
Designer: Gavin Davies
Editor: William Smethurst
Kim: Jane Lapotaire
Robin: Michael Gambon
Niki: Lynne Frederick
Aunt Darnley: Barbara Atkinson
Miles Darnley: Leon Sinden
Rose: Rosalind Adams
Louise: Eve Pearce
Ben: Benedict Taylor
LoiS: Martyn West
Barman: John Joyce”