84 Charing Cross Road


Genome: [r4 Bd=19920504]

Adapted from

Helene Hanff s novel by James Roose-Evans.

The true story of a love affair between two people who never meet.

Director Hilary Norrish

(first Broadcast on World Service) 0 DRAMA: page 5

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920504]

Unknown: Helene Hanff

Novel By: James Roose-Evans

Director: Hilary Norrish

Helene Hanff: Miriam Karlin

Frank Doel: Frank Finlay

Cecily: Sarah Woodward

Maxine: Charmian May

Megan: Marilyn Findlay

Mary Boulton: Elizabeth Bradley

Nora: Anna Nygh

Bill: Robert Portal

George: Peter Penry Jones


Helene Hanff's classic story, adapted by James Roose-Evans, chronicles the enduring friendship between a feisty American writer and a reserved English gentleman.

The tale spans two continents and three decades.

Helene Hanff....Gillian Anderson

Frank Doel....Denis Lawson

Nora Doel....Brid Brennan

Cecily Farr....Alison Pettitt

Megan Wells....Ella Smith

William Humphries....Simon Treves

George Martin....Peter Marinker

Maxine Stuart....Laurel Lefkow

Mary Boulton....Marlene Sidaway

Directed by Tracey Neale.