The Befrienders

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The Befrienders
GenreDrama
Created byHarry W. Junkin
Written byHarry W. Junkin
Chad Varah
Directed byKen Hannam
Simon Langton
StarringMaggie Walker
Patrick Connor
Peter Halliday
Megs Jenkins
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes11
Production
Producer(s)Harry W. Junkin
John Henderson
Running time50 minutes
Release
Original networkBBC1

The Befrienders is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1972.

The series dealt with the work of the Samaritans organisation, and the individual cases its staff came across. The leading cast members were Megs Jenkins and Michael Culver.

The Befrienders was first aired as a single play as part of the Drama Playhouse strand in 1970, which was followed by one series of eleven episodes.

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