Within These Walls: In Her Own Right (ITV 25 Jan 1974, with Lois Baxter)

Within These Walls: In Her Own Right (ITV 25 Jan 1974, with Lois Baxter)

In In Her Own Right Faye thinks deputy governor Charles Radley is being too hard on troublesome inmate Janice Quinn. Radley thinks there is no hope for her as she is a serial abuser of the system.

Meanwhile Dr Mayes is concerned about another of the inmates, Molly Carter. She is middle aged and completely unsure about her place in the world having devoted her life so far to bring up her children and looking after her home but has ended up in prison over unpaid bills.

For the first time in the series we get to see the personal life of someone besides Faye with a glimpse into the home life of Charles Radley. He is not getting on with his wife Beth at all at the moment. Beth thinks he spends far too much time putting his career first.

Later when Janice decides she has had enough and locks herself in the therapy room threatening to harm herself it is Charles Radley who is able to get through to her.

production details
UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Friday 25 January 1974 at 9.00pm

Writer: Adele Rose / Production Design: Brian Bagge, Gordon Melhuish / Director: Tony Wharmby

Googie Withers as Faye Boswell
Jerome Willis as Charles Radley
Janet Lees Price as Janet Harker
Denys Hawthorne as Dr Mayes
Lois Baxter as Janice Quinn
Leo Dolan as Gary Lennox
Diana Rayworth as Miss Berryman
Audrey Muir as Miss Flaxton
Kathy Staff as Molly Carter
Siobhan Quinlan as Ellen Sanderson
Patricia Heneghan as Rhoda Webb
Raymond Adamson as Bill Boswell
Patricia Maynard as Beth Radley
Muriel Barker as Miss Flowers
Brian Hayes as Tom Carter
Sheelah Wilcocks as Night Patrol

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series crew details

  • Creator and Series Consultant: David Butler
    Theme Music: Denis King
    Executive Producer: Rex Firkin
    Producer: Jack Williams

production info

  • Release Date: 1974-1978
  • Country: UK | ITV – London Weekend Television
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 72×50 minute episodes