Alice's Friend [Owen Holder]

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Octogenarian Alice employs Len as her chauffeur, sparking resentment among their families.

84-year-old Alice employs Len as her chauffeur, sparking resentment among their families. Stars Joyce Carey and Harold Goodwin.

4 Extra Debut. 84-year-old Alice employs Len as her chauffeur, sparking resentment among their families. Stars Joyce Carey and Harold Goodwin.

When 84 year old Alice employs Len as her chauffeur, a genuine friendship gradually develops between them.

But Alice's son and daughter don’t approve, thinking Len’s after the old woman's money. Even Len's wife and family begin to resent the amount of time he gives her...

Owen Holder’s drama stars

Alice.... Joyce Carey
Enid.... Pauline Letts
Len,.... Harold Goodwin
Charles.... David Gooderson
Muriel.... Jean Trend
Donald.... Spencer Banks
Robert.... Stephen Garlick
Phyllis.... Theresa Streatfeild
Mr Hampton.... Owen Holder

Writer: Owen Holder

Pianist: Neil Rhoden

Director: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1982.

Trouble ensues when Len takes a job as a chauffeur for 84-year-old Alice.

When 84-year-old Alice employs Len as her chauffeur, a genuine friendship gradually develops between them.

Owen Holder’s drama stars Joyce Carey as Alice, Pauline Letts as Enid, Harold Goodwin as Len, David Gooderson as Charles, Jean Trend as Muriel, Spencer Banks as Donald, Stephen Garlick as Robert, Theresa Streatfeild as Phyllis and Owen Holder as Mr Hampton.