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Children's Television: The Heir of Skipton: 3: A Shepherd in the Fells


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A true story of the fifteenth century in four episodes, by Phyllis Bentley.


Writer: Phyllis Bentley
Settings: Michael Yates
Producer: Naomi Capon
Henry Clifford: Jimmy Verner
Margery, his nurse: Fanny Carby
Will Angram, a shepherd: Patrick Troughton
Old Angram, his father: Frank Atkinson
First Yorkist soldier: Kenneth Gilbert
Second Yorkist soldier: Peter Augustine
Sir William Benton: Andre van Gyseghem
Thomas, steward of Skipton Castle: Peter Sallis
Lady Clifford: Rachel Gurney
The Prior of Bolton Abbey: Oliver Burt
Roger, man-at-arms: Michael Aldridge
Edward IV of York: Robert Desmond

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Children's Television: The Heir of Skipton: 3: A Shepherd in the Fells

BBC Television, 23 June 1953 17.00

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