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Survival of the Fittest 

Molly Cowper is a wilful 80-year-old widow who firmly believes the world is there for her convenience. Her mild-mannered son Geoffrey does his best to help her keep her independence, but Molly keeps trampling on people.

Director:

Martyn Friend

Writer:

Julian Mitchell

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Timothy West ... Geoffrey Cowper
Jean Anderson ... Molly Cowper
Nerys Hughes ... Betty Trinder
Elizabeth Spriggs ... Eileen Blackett
Timothy Davies Timothy Davies ... Chris Trinder
Joanna Brookes Joanna Brookes ... June Trinder
Ben Porter Ben Porter ... Young Chris
Andrew Groves Andrew Groves ... Richard
Doc O'Brien Doc O'Brien ... Taxi driver
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Molly Cowper is a wilful 80-year-old widow who firmly believes the world is there for her convenience. Her mild-mannered son Geoffrey does his best to help her keep her independence, but Molly keeps trampling on people.

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Release Date:

21 October 1990 (UK) See more »

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BBC Birmingham See more »
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Soundtracks

Piano Concerto No.4 in G
(uncredited)
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Courtesy of Philips Records
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