By Jacqueline Susann, dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.

The 1960s best seller in which three beautiful young women become best friends as they carve out careers in the entertainment industry.


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September 1945, Anne Welles arrives in New York from sedate Lawrenceville to find that every woman she meets is looking for a husband.
  • allen cooper....walter lewis
  • amelia....Susan Jameson
  • anne welles....Madeleine Potter
  • attendant....Colleen Prendergast
  • carmen....coleen prendergast
  • claude....Wayne Foskett
  • directed by - Claire Grove
  • director....Nathan Osgood
  • dr hall....Harry Myers
  • george....Wayne Foskett
  • gilbert....Harry Myers
  • gino cooper....Nathan Osgood
  • helen lawson....sally dexter
  • henry bellamy....Stuart Milligan
  • irma....Susan Jameson
  • jennifer north....Julia Ford
  • jennifers mother....Susan Jameson
  • john sykes....Ian Porter
  • kevin....Kerry Shale
  • lyon burke....Jamie Glover
  • margie parks....Colleen Prendergast
  • mel....Harry Myers
  • miriam....Susan Jameson
  • miss steinberg....liza ross
  • mrs welles....liza ross
  • neely o'hara....Barbara Barnes
  • nelly o'hara....Barbara Barnes
  • nurse....Susan Jameson
  • shirley....Colleen Prendergast
  • studio head....Nathan Osgood
  • ted....Wayne Foskett
  • terry king....coleen prendergast
  • tony polar....john sharian
  • winston adams....Nathan Osgood
    anne heads off to the dazzling lights of post-war new york in search of a career.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter 
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    Anne Welles has received a marriage proposal from one of the richest men in the New York.
    One of New York's richest men has proposed marriage to Anne.
    With Madeleine Potter.
    Jacqueline Susann's perils of fame drama with Madeleine Potter.
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    Anne meets torch singer Helen and Neely understudies a lead role.
    Anne meets famous torch singer Helen and Neely understudies the lead in a new musical. Jacqueline Susann's drama on the perils of fame stars Sally Dexter and Susan Jameson.
    Anne meets famous torch singer Helen and Neely understudies the lead in a new musical.
    Anne meets famous torch singer Helen, and Neely understudies the lead in a new musical. Drama on the perils of fame stars Sally Dexter and Susan Jameson.
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    Anne goes to the opening of the musical Hit the Sky and chorus girl Neely gets her big break.
    Anne's relationship with Lyon grows passionate, and Neely gets her big break.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Anne's relationship with Lyon grows passionate, and Neely gets her big break. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter and Barbara Barnes.
     
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    Anne has fallen in love with a handsome Englishman, Lyon Burke.
    Her friendship with torch-singer Helen Lawson is put to the test.
    Anne's fallen for Lyon Burke, but her friendship with Helen is put to the test.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Anne's fallen for Lyon Burke, but her friendship with Helen is put to the test. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
     
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    New York, January 1946.
    Anne, Jennifer and Neely move in together.
    Set on showbiz careers in New York, Anne, Jennifer and Neely move in together.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Barbara Barnes.
    Set on showbiz careers in New York, Anne, Jennifer and Neely move in together. Jacqueline Susann drama with Barbara Barnes.
     
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    Jennifer is determined to marry singer Tony Polar and Lyon visits Anne's family home in Lawrenceville.
    Jennifer is keen to marry Tony, and Lyon visits Anne's family home in Lawrenceville.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.
    Jennifer is keen to marry Tony, and Lyon visits Anne's family home in Lawrenceville. Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.
     
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    Newly married Jennifer visits Neely in Hollywood.
    Neely's studio schedule is taking its toll on her life and her marriage.
    New bride Jennifer visits Neely, who has become a big Hollywood star.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    New bride Jennifer visits Neely, who has become a big Hollywood star. Stars Madeleine Potter, Harry Myers and Susan Jameson.

     
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    Jennifer is invited to star in French films and Anne gets work in the new medium television.
    Jennifer is invited to star in French films and Anne gets work in the new medium - TV.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.
    Jennifer is invited to star in French films and Anne gets work in the new medium - TV. Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.

    Jennifer is invited to star in French films and Anne gets work in the new medium - television. Jacqueline Susann drama with Julia Ford.
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    Neely has won an academy award but her second marriage is already on the rocks.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Neely has won an Academy Award, but her second marriage is already on the rocks. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.

     
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    It's 1956.
    Neely's Hollywood career has collapsed.
    Back in New York she and Anne go to see Neely's old rival Helen Lawson in a new show.
    With Anne's help, Neely agrees to perform on TV - but this creates big problems.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    With Anne's help, Neely agrees to perform on TV - but this creates big problems. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.

     
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    1959.
    Now the sex siren of French films, Jennifer, returns to America.
    Just as Jennifer finds love and happiness, tragedy strikes.
    Jacqueline Susann's drama.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Just as Jennifer finds love and happiness, tragedy strikes. Stars Madeleine Potter, Kerry Shale and Nathan Osgood.
    Just as Jennifer finds love and happiness, tragedy strikes. Jacqueline Susann's drama.

     
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    1960.
    Neely loses her voice and Anne meets someone from her past.
    After the tragedy, Neely gets agitated and Anne gets a visit from an old flame.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    After the tragedy, Neely gets agitated and Anne gets a visit from an old flame. Stars Madeleine Potter and Susan Jameson.
     
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    1960.
    Anne's first love is back, but she is supposed to be marrying somebody else.
    Lyon is back and Anne still has feelings for him, despite being engaged to Kevin.
    Drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Lyon is back and Anne still has feelings for him, despite being engaged to Kevin. Stars Madeleine Potter and Barbara Barnes.
     
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    Neely's voice returns.
    She is back on top again and Anne leaves modeling to have a baby.
    Betrayed by Neely and with Lyon becoming more distant, Anne turns to the dolls.
    Jacqueline Susann's drama with Sally Dexter.
    Betrayed by Neely and with Lyon becoming more distant, Anne turns to the dolls. Stars Madeleine Potter and Barbara Barnes.
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    Three women become friends as they carve out showbiz careers in sleazy New York.
    Three women become friends as they carve out showbiz careers in sleazy New York. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Anne heads off to the dazzling lights of post-war New York in search of a career. Jacqueline Susann drama with Madeleine Potter.
    Anne heads off to the dazzling lights of post-war New York in search of a career.
     
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    Set on showbiz careers in New York, Anne, Jennifer and Neely move in together.
    Jacqueline Susann drama with Barbara Barnes.
    One of New York's richest men has proposed marriage to Anne. Jacqueline Susann's drama on the perils of fame with Madeleine Potter.
    One of New York's richest men has proposed marriage to Anne. With Madeleine Potter.
     
    (OMNI 03 LAST) 20090913 (R7)Catch up with the final episodes of this Jacqueline Susann drama. Stars Madeleine Potter.
    Catch up with the concluding episodes of this Jacqueline Susann drama. Stars Madeleine Potter.

    Duration

    • 15 Minutes

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    • Genre: Drama

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