Angela Webster: The maid at the hotel, a simple country girl.
George Carter: A gossipy and gloomy old man, also works at the hotel.
Joan Mountstevens: A schoolteacher, prim and plain, repressed. Pre-occupied with her sister's problems. 40s
Celia Randolph: The proprietor of the hotel, sophisticated, self-possessed and imperious. 40s
Cdr. Roy Boothby: A permanent guest at the hotel. Smooth, charming and affable with a military bearing.50s
Eva Mountstevens: Joan's wayward younger sister, pretty and precocious. 18+
Rex Randolph: Celia's stepson, attractive, confident and suave but weak. 35