Angus Wilson (1913-1991) wrote his novel "Late Call" in 1964, and 20 years later, Anthony Burgess ranked it as one of the 99 best novels written since 1939. This led to its inclusion in the... See full summary »
I saw this when it was shown on UK BBC2 back in 1975, and I believe it has never been repeated. It was television drama at it's very best, and I was not surprised to find that Dennis Potter had a hand in the dramatisation. This TV version of the book worked so well because it was put together by folk who understood both media. A musical score by Dudley Simpson was the icing on the cake.It was so good that the lovely Dandy Nicholls had a chance to show that she was an excellent actress. I don't know if it still exists in some form. I hope it has survived. I was quite young when this was first aired but I have never forgotten it. I would interested to see other user comments on this drama.