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An adventure serial in six parts.
1: The exotic manifests itself in the High Street.
Elephants and clowns parade but the trapeze installed in the Manor House is used for a different purpose.


Writer: Jane Baker
Writer: Pip Baker
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: William Slater
Gerry: Peter Geddis
Anna: Mary Webster
Galina: Fidelma Murphy
Peter: Alan Downer
Dominic: Ashley Knight
Sam Rudge: Chris Cunningham
Julius: Mario Renzullo
Bates: James Walsh
El Hakim: Barry Walls
Major Harding: Robert Sansom
Vincente Orlando: Stelio Candelll
Maria: Alison Rowley
Police Sgt: David Purcell
Jim: Brian Grellis
Lion trainer: Sidney Howes

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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.

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