BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
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Howards End 

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Director:

Donald McWhinnie

Writers:

E.M. Forster (novel), Pauline Macaulay (adapted for television by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Genn ... Henry Wilcox
Rachel Kempson ... Ruth Wilcox
Glenda Jackson ... Margaret Schlegel
Sarah-Jane Gwillim Sarah-Jane Gwillim ... Helen Schlegel
Kenneth Fortescue Kenneth Fortescue ... Charles Wilcox
Hermione Boulton Hermione Boulton ... Evie Wilcox
Ian Ricketts Ian Ricketts ... Paul Wilcox
Gwen Nelson ... Aunt Juley
Christopher Witty Christopher Witty ... Tibby Schlegel
Robin Cook Robin Cook ... Railway porter
Andrew Ray Andrew Ray ... Leonard Bast
Rachel Stewart Rachel Stewart ... Cousin Frieda
Geraldine Sherman Geraldine Sherman ... Jacky
Georgina Patterson Georgina Patterson ... The Wilcoxes' maid
Sally Lewis Sally Lewis ... Guest at lunch
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Storyline

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1970 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In this adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel, Rachel Kempson plays the dying Mrs. Wilcox; in the 1992 film version of the same story, her real-life daughter Vanessa Redgrave plays the same part. See more »

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Version of Howards End (2017) See more »

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