Horace (television play)

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Horace is a 1972 television play written by Roy Minton and directed by Alan Clarke, first broadcast as part of BBC One's Play for Today series on 21 March 1972.

Plot[edit]

Diabetic Horace (Barry Jackson) is mentally impaired and works in a joke shop. He befriends loner schoolboy, Gordon Blackett (Stephen Tantum) who retreats from his loveless home into an imaginary world.

The play was later developed as a six-part half-hour series for Yorkshire Television.