The Wednesday Play (1964–70)

Cathy Come Home

(1966)

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| TV Episode | B&W | 1h 15min |
A
| Stars: Carol White, Ray Brooks, Winifred Dennis
| S1 E72 | 16th November, 1966

Ken Loach’s celebrated gritty drama, which indirectly inspired the founding of housing charity Shelter

The Wednesday Play (1964–70)
Anthology series of British television plays, made by BBC Television in the late ‘60s.

Episode cast

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Carol White
Cathy
Ray Brooks
Reg
Winifred Dennis
Mrs Ward
Screenshot from the 1966 ‘Cathy Come Home’ episode of The Wednesday Play (1964-1970) (1) featuring Wally Patch
Grandad
Adrienne Frame
Eileen
Emmett Hennessy
Johnny
Alec Coleman
Wedding Guest
Geoffrey Palmer
Property Agent
Gabrielle Hamilton
Welfare Officer
Phyllis Hickson
Mrs Alley
Frank Veasey
Mr Hodge
Barry Jackson
Rent Collector
James Benton
Man at Eviction
Ruth Kettlewell
Judge
John Baddeley
Housing Officer
Kathleen Broadhurst
Landlady
Ralph Lawton
Health Inspector
Gladys Dawson
Mrs Penfold
Ron Pember
Mr Jones
Paddy Joyce
Mr Abercander
Liz McKenzie
Mrs Jones
Maureen Ampleford
Pauline Jones
Anne Ayres
Anne Jones
Lennard Pearce
The ratepayer
David Crane
The ratepayer / Barrister
Alan Selwyn
The ratepayer
Will Stampe
Sleeping rough / Boat Proprietor
Geraldine Moon
Sleeping rough / Girl in Derelict House
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Pictures

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Screenshot from the 1966 ‘Cathy Come Home’ episode of The Wednesday Play (1964-1970) (1) featuring Wally Patch

Production

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Tony Garnett
Producer
Jeremy Sandford
Writer (story)

Companies

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BBC
Production company