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|Caption||May Ollis and Patricia Martin in 'Cancer' (1973)|
Ollis, May (1927 - 1985)
Irish actresses May Ollis (left) and Patricia Martin as Two Women, in a scene from the RTÉ Television drama 'Cancer' during filming in Kilbride, County Wicklow, in May 1973.
'Cancer' was the first part of a trilogy of television plays written by Eugene McCabe entitled 'Victims'. McCabe based 'Cancer' on a story originally published in 'The Dublin Magazine'. It was first broadcast by RTÉ on 3 October 1973, and was the first television drama RTÉ filmed on location and in colour. The RTÉ Guide published a preview of the play on 28 September 1973. 'Cancer' won an award for best script at the Prague International Television Festival.
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(01/May/1973 - 01/May/1973)