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Hold the Back Page!

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A ten-part series by ANDREW NICKOLDS and STAN HEY
1: Away from Home
Ken Wordsworth thinks he knows all about the life of a sports journalist, but when he leaves a Sunday paper to work on a daily tabloid, he finds the new job requires very different skills.
Music by GORDON GILTRAP
Costume designer PIP BRYCE Script editor JOANNA WILLETT Designer BRYAN ELUS
Producer EVGENY GRIDNEFF Director ADRIAN SHERGOLD
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Contributors

Unknown: Ken Wordsworth
Music By: Gordon Giltrap
Designer: Pip Bryce
Editor: Joanna Willett
Designer: Bryan Elus
Producer: Evgeny Gridneff
Director: Adrian Shergold
Ken Wordsworth: David Warner
Reg: Eric Allan
Alison: Gil Brailey
Charlie: Lee Whitlock
Russell: David Horovitch
Steve: Peter-Hugo Daly
Frank: Richard Ireson
Ruby: Tilly Vosburgh
Roz Knight: Diana Weston
Ron Bishop: Brian Croucher
Taxi driver: Sam Kelly
Receptionist: Catherine Shipton
Wayne Jarvis: Michael Freer
Waiter: Mark Aspinall






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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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