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Play for Today: Aliens


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by ALAN CLEWS , starring
Anthony Higgins as Oscar and Alec Heggie as Frank
In June 1940 Italy entered the war. With Britain threatened by a German invasion thousands of Italians were seized and thrown into security camps, with other friendly aliens - and Nazis.


Unknown: Alan Clews
Unknown: Anthony Higgins
Unknown: Alec Heggie
Editor: Maggie Allen
Designer: David MacKenzie
Producer: Bob McIntosh
Director: David Maloney
Sergeant: Charles Kearney
Driver: John Langford
Tony: Nicholas Sherry
Bruno: David Graham
Paisley policeman: James MacDonald
Weiss: George Pravda
First soldier: Stevan Rimkus
First German seaman: Louis Sheldon
Second German seaman: Kenneth Owens
German officer: Alastair Cording
Major's clerk: Lance Forrest-Holmes
Second soldier: Alan Breck
Major Lucas: James Cossins
Records clerk: Carry Stewart
Betty: Vivienne Dixon
Braún ,: Flnlay Welsh

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