Josie

aka The Younger Generation

Produced by Claude Whatham
Writer: Maureen Duffy

First broadcast: 11 August 1961

  • Jill Booty . . . . . . . . . . Tea Girl
    Johnny Briggs . . . . . . . . . . Freddy Morris
    Judy Cornwell . . . . . . . . . . Rita Churton
    Wilfred Downing . . . . . . . . . . Charlie Briggs (as Wilfrid Downing)
    Frank Finlay . . . . . . . . . . George Tremaine
    Karal Gardner . . . . . . . . . . Josie Tremaine
    Rose Hill . . . . . . . . . . Alice Tremaine
    Mary Miller . . . . . . . . . . Miss Eccles
    Gillian Muir . . . . . . . . . . Miss Meade
    Mela White . . . . . . . . . . Woman in Dress Shop
    Richard Williams . . . . . . . . . . Derek Tremaine
    Rosalie Williams . . . . . . . . . . Mrs. Sayers

    Josie envies her friend Rita who has no family ties. But the more she struggles to break away from her family, the more she finds she needs them.
    TV Times August 1961

    This episode features Johnny Briggs probably best known for his role as Mike Baldwin in the soap opera Coronation Street, in which he appeared from 1976 to 2006.



  • The Younger Generation

    Eleven-part mini-series featuring an ensemble cast of up-and-coming acting talent, in plays by young authors, each actor or actress taking the lead role in turn.

    Frank appeared in two episodes:

    Animals Can't Laugh (1961) Ross Mayer
    Josie (1961) George Tremaine