Play for Today: Abigail’s Party

Abigail’s Party. Broadcast 1 November 1977, BBC.  Directed and devised by Mike Leigh.  Duration: 102 minutes.

Cast: Alison Steadman (Beverly), Tim Stern (Laurence), Janine Duvitski (Angela), John Salthouse (Tony), Harriet Reynolds (Susan).

This Mike Leigh play will make you laugh. It will make you cringe. It will shock you. Brilliant performances and an ending which you might not see coming.