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Ask for King Billy: Part 5

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.
From the novel by Henry Treece
Adapted for television in five parts by C.E. Webber
With Peter Bull and Donald Churchill

(Charles Leno is in "A Glimpse of the Sea" at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)

Contributors

Author: Henry Treece
Adapted by: C.E. Webber
Producer: Tony Halfpenny
Designer for the series: Susan Spence
Wardrobe Supervisor: Angela Flanders
Make-up Supervisor: Jean Lord
Film Cameraman: John Turner
Film Editor: Eddie Wallstab
Gordon Stewart: Donald Churchill
Tall man: Peter Thomas
Little man: Wolfe Morris
Man in black: Peter Bull
Billy the Tramp: Charles Leno
Milk Bar Waitress: Diana Daneman
Girl: Susan Brown
First tramp: Owen Berry
Second tramp: Howell Davies
Barman: Geoffrey Hibbert
Seaman: Roy Smith
Mike Wadham: Colin Spaull
Connie: Gillian Barber






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