Stan Philpott is a depressed rejected and noticeably unsuccessful jockey, struggling to get above the bottom rung of the racing ladder and heavily in debt. He's a born loser, gambling and drinking his life away. In a fit of depression and remorse, he dopes his dubiously titled horse, Royal Return, and places all his money on her If she wins he's ahead, but if she loses
Stan Philpott - Jeremy Stephens
Connie Reynolds - Margaret Burnett
Mrs Bethorn - Judy Douglass
Mr Bethorn - Roger Page
Mrs Benjamin - Dorethy McKegg
Charlie Becket - Len Assheton-Harbord

Adapted from Maurice Gee's short story by Martyn Sanderson

Sound: Dick Reade
Sound: Malcom Bremner
Continuity: Karen Barton
Props: John Morris
Editor: Paul Sutorius
Grip: Alister Barry
Producer - Peter Muxlow

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