Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
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Call Me Daddy 

A lonely middle-aged businessman blackmails a typist into spending the weekend at his large house in the country. She expects the worst, but he concentrates on something she doesn't expect - making her fall in love with him.

Director:

Alvin Rakoff

Writers:

Terence Feely (story editor), Ernest Gebler (novel)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Donald Pleasence ... Ben Hoffman
Judy Cornwell ... Miss Janet Smith
Derek Carpenter Derek Carpenter ... Delivery Boy
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Storyline

A lonely middle-aged businessman blackmails a typist into spending the weekend at his large house in the country. She expects the worst, but he concentrates on something she doesn't expect - making her fall in love with him.

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Ernest Gebler's novel was in fact published after this TV play was first broadcast and was originally entitled "Can I Eat You Now?"; it was re-titled "Hoffman" after the release of the 1970 movie version, in a tie-in paperback edition. See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1967 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

ABC Weekend Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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