Edna: The Inebriate Woman 52 years old

A British play about homelessness by Jeremy Sandford, writer of "Cathy Come Home", first broadcast as a BBC Play For Today. It details the deterioration of Edna, a homeless alcoholic and was made at a time when vagrancy was still a criminal offence.

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Edna: The Inebriate Woman Cast

Name Character
Roger Hammond He was 2, 38 years old when he died as Victor, Helper at 'Jesus Saves'
June Watson as Attendant, at The Spike
Patricia Hayes She was 61, 88 years old when she died as Edna
Barbara Jefford She was 41, now 93 years old as Josie, of 'Jesus Saves'
Freda Dowie She was 43, 91 years old when she died as Mother Superior, Helper at 'Jesus Saves'
Charles Farrell He was 70, 88 years old when he died as Tramp
Jerry Verno He was 76, 79 years old when he died as Old Man, at The Spike
June Brown She was 44, now 97 years old as Clara, in Psychiatric Hospital
Walter Sparrow He was 44, 73 years old when he died as Common Lodging House Proprietor
Pat Nye She was 63, 86 years old when she died as Irene at Common Lodging House
Kate Williams She was 4, now 57 years old as Teresa, Inmate at 'Jesus Saves'
Denis Carey He was 62, 77 years old when he died as Doctor, at The Spike
Marie Conmee She was 38, 61 years old when she died as Paddy at Common Lodging House
Malcolm Terris He was 30, now 83 years old as Psychiatrist, in Psychiatric Hospital
John Hussey as Psychiatrist
Amelia Bayntun She was 52, 68 years old when she died as Jessie, a Tramp
Keith Marsh He was 45, 87 years old when he died as Porter, in Psychiatric Hospital
Jenny Logan She was 29, now 82 years old as Doris, on the Road
Chris Gannon He was 1, now 54 years old as Tramp
James Cairncross as Rogo at Charitable Institution
Alex Marshall as Social Security Clerk
Vivian MacKerrell She was 27, 50 years old when she died as Tramp

Edna: The Inebriate Woman Crew

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Edna: The Inebriate Woman (52 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, October 21, 1971
  • Runtime: 90 minutes