Roy Adamson (Lex Shrapnel) keeps a perfume bottle in his desk drawer. It’s a fictional perfume, Amour Propre, which he puts on when he goes out on a date with Evelyn Balfour, a married woman. The name means “self-love,” a concept introduced by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, according to which esteem depends upon the opinion of others.
There’s a jar of Pond’s cold cream on the bedside table in the bedroom of Pamela Walters (Sophie Stuckey). There’s also a round tin box of Vaseline pure petroleum jelly.
There’s a box of Colgate Halo shampoo on the shelf of the barber shop where Denis Bradley (Alan Morrissey) gets a haircut.