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The Fire-Raiser


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A serial in five parts
4: Britannia Meets the Kaiser War fever smoulders in Jessop, and Clippy makes a proposal.


Unknown: Maurice Gee
Producer: Ginette McDonald
Director: Peter Sharp
Edgar Marwick: Jon Trimmer
Mrs Marwick: Elizabeth Moody
Clippy Hedges: Peter Hayden
Phil Miller: Miles Murphy
Kitty Wax: Alix Chapman
Noel WiX: Daryl Beattie
Irene: Emma Vere-Jones
Frau Stauffel: Donna Akersten
Mrs Bolton: Anne Budd
Mr WiX: Gerald Bryan
Mrs WiX: Jane Waddell
Mr Chalmers: David Cameron
Mrs Chalmers: Helen Moulder
Sgt McCaa: Edward Campbell
Mr Jobling: John Callen

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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.

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