|Beryl Reid||June Buckridge|
|Susannah York||Alice 'Childie' McNaught|
|Coral Browne||Mercy Croft|
|Ronald Fraser||Leo Lockhart|
|Patricia Medina||Betty Thaxter|
|Cyril Delevanti||Ted Baker|
June is an actress who portrays the popular Sister George in a British soap opera. The actress spends her time drinking and engaging in lesbian sex with her much younger lover Alice. A television executive decides she likes Alice and wants to write Sister George off the show. June watches as her behavior and insecurity drives Alice away.