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Big Deal


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A second series in ten episodes
8: The Rabbit and the Hare written by GAWN GRAINGER
Ferret's dog, Mrs MacGregor , goes missing again and Robby Box sees a long-odds chance of making a killing.


Written By: Gawn Grainger
Unknown: Mrs MacGregor
Unknown: Robby Box
Unknown: Peter Chapman
Editor: John Strickland
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Carol Wiseman
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Kipper: Roger Walker
O'Connor: James Ellis
Alt: Harry Fowler
Driving instructor: Geoffrey Larder
Geordie: Andy Mulligan
Ferret: Kenneth Waller
Mr Judd: Ian Barritt
Dick: Stephen Tate
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Gil: Frank Mills
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Vi: Pamela Cundell
Mary: Charlotte Mitchell
Aaron: Terry Sue Patt
Mr Clark: Peter Dennis
Tommy: James Ottaway
Driving examiner: Anthony Dawes

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