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The British Film Comedy: Orders are Orders


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A season of Britain's great laughter-makers.
Starring Sidney James, Brian Reece, Margot Grahame, Tony Hancock, Peter Sellers, Raymond Huntley
with June Thorburn, Maureen Swanson, Bill Fraser


Screenplay/Producer: Donald Taylor
Screenplay: Geoffrey Orme
Director: David Paltenghi
Wanda Sinclair: Margot Graham
Joanne Delamere: Maureen Swanson
Veronica Bellamy: June Thorburn
Colonel Bellamy: Raymond Huntley
Private Slee: Bill Fraser
Private Coffin: Peter Sellers
Captain Harper: Brian Reece
Ed Waggermeyer: Sidney James
Lieut. Cartroad: Tony Hancock

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The British Film Comedy: Orders are Orders

BBC One London, 18 June 1968 19.30

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