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The Way Up to Heaven

An elderly American couple, the Fosters, are planning a six-week trip to Paris to visit their grandchildren. Foster gets left behind, and his wife writes to him every week... on her return home, she does not seem very surprised to find that the lift in their house is stuck between two floors.

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  • Originally Aired May 19, 1979
  • Runtime 25 minutes
  • Production Code 050409
  • Network ITV1
  • Sensitive Content & Trigger Warnings Alcohol Death or Dying Smoking / Tobacco
  • Notes Is a season finale
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Name Type Role
Ronald Harwood Writer
Anthony Bailey Guest Star
Julia Watson Guest Star
Roland Culver Guest Star
Dulcie Huston Guest Star
Jeremy Longhurst Guest Star
Julie Harris Guest Star
Brian Capron Guest Star
Angus MacKay Guest Star
Simon Langton Director
Roald Dahl Director