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I know a Watermelon when I see one by Brian Longmore with Derek Guyler and Andrew Sachs
Whoever heard of a watermelon that could ... ? No it would not be fair to say any more except that the author has made Liverpool (but not Beatle-land) the setting for some highly improbable events.
Other parts: Patricia Gallimore , Madi Hedd , and Nigel Lambert


Unknown: Brian Longmore
Unknown: Derek Guyler
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Patricia Gallimore
Unknown: Madi Hedd
Unknown: Nigel Lambert
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Editor: Godfrey Kenton
Ted Salt, a reporter: Andrew Sachs
Bernard Salmon, an amiable eccentric: Derek Guyler
Annette his daughter: Jan Edwards
Fred his brother: Wilfrid Carter
Doctor: Peter Pratt
Mrs Gladstone: Margot Boyd
Vicar: John Wyse

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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