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They Disappear When You Lie Down

A TV play by Tony Perrin

Transmission date: 11th June, 1974

Lewis’s character: Bobby

Synopsis: A story of four top-class table tennis players, all members of a Teacher Training College team, whose private lives are not altogether compatible with their professional careers.


Lewis as Bobby
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Susie-Virginia Clarke
Morag-Sally Grace
Jerry-Stephen MacKenna
Linda-Caroline Dowdeswell
Mike-Peter Armitage
Harold-David Hill
Frieda-Jennifer Jones
Terry-Jeffrey Cliff

Several other actors were turned down for the parts as they could not meet the table tennis standard required.

Lewis’s comment:
Lewis has said that this rôle was responsible for him being offered the part of Gavin in The Cuckoo Waltz.