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For Listeners of All Ages
* Tinker and Tapp Inc.*
A general ' knock-up ' with Fred Fairclough on the one side, and Herbert Smith on the other, and Doris Gambell and David Sease in the middle
Script by Muriel Levy
Incidental music written by Ray Martin and played by a section of the BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Produced by Trevor Hill
5.15 'Adventure Underground * by Susan Jolly
Produced by Herbert Smith
The Garth family turn a near tragedy into an exciting adventure among the potholes, caverns, and underground rivers of the Yorkshire dales.


Unknown: Fred Fairclough
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Doris Gambell
Unknown: David Sease
Script By: Muriel Levy
Written By: Ray Martin
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Produced By: Herbert Smith
David Garth: Jeffrey Denton
Gerald Garth: Grahame Pratt
Brenda Garth: Lizbeth Stewart
Mrs Garth: Madeleine Vacher
Mr Garth: Tom Harrison
Alison, Brenda's school friend: Jane Knowles

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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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