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BRITISH FILM COMEDY

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A season of Britain's great laughter-makers
This week:
Postman's Knock starring
SPIKE MILLIGAN
BARBARA SHELLEY with John Wood , Ronald Adam
Wilfrid Lawson , Miles Malleson
Screenplay by JOHN BRILEY and JACK TREVOR STORY
Produced by Robert Kinnoch
Directed by Robert Lynn
A village postman is transferred to a busy London post office, but his energetic activities jn the cause of speed and efficiency bring some unexpected problems.

Contributors

Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Barbara Shelley
Unknown: John Wood
Unknown: Ronald Adam
Unknown: Wilfrid Lawson
Unknown: Miles Malleson
Unknown: John Briley
Unknown: Jack Trevor
Produced By: Robert Kinnoch
Directed By: Robert Lynn
Harold Petts: Spike Milligan
Jean: Barbara Shelley
P C Woods: John Wood
Fordyce: Ronald Adam
Postman: Wilfrld Lawson
Psychiatrist: Miles Malleson
Police Inspector: Archie Duncan
Post Office Superintendent: Bob Todd
Rupert: Warren Mitchell

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The Sunday Post: Spike Milligan 15 January 2017





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