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Basil's Christmas Cruise


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Starring Basil Brush with Billy Boyle, and guest stars Michael Hordern, Dilys Watling, The Pasadena Roof Orchestra and Legs & Co.

Basil and Billy find themselves back in the 1930s as they join the maiden cruise of a luxury liner. A fabulous ruby is stolen, they become the prime suspects and in the ensuing chase, find themselves in the most unexpected places.


Unknown: Billy Boyle
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Script by: Peter Robinson
Script by: Colin Bostock-Smith
Script by: John Morley
Musical director: Nigel Hess
Make-up artist: Elizabeth Rowell
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: Paul Ciani
Choreography: Flick Colby
Sound: Adrian Bishop-Laggett
Lighting: Peter Wesson

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Basil's Christmas Cruise

BBC One London, 27 December 1980 17.05

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The Sunday Post: A Brush with fame 22 November 2015

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