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The Fosdyke Saga


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1:New Horizons
This introductory episode recalls the early years of the Fosdyke Family in their climb from the depths of Insanitary Cottages, Griddlesbury, to ownership of a vast Tripe Empire, despite the machinations of the evil Roger Ditchley.
A chance to re-live the first 13 starring episodes.
Adapted (from the Daily Mirror cartoon) by BILL TIDY and JOHN JUNKIN
Nearperfect-the best since 'Hitch
Hiker's'. (PUNCH) Producer ALAN NIXON


Unknown: Roger Ditchley.
Unknown: John Junkin
Producer: Alan Nixon
Rebecca Fosdyke: Stephanie Turner
Jos Fosdyke: Philip Lowrie
Victoria Fosdyke: Miriam Margolyes
Tom Fosdyke: David Threlfall
Albert Fosdyke: Enn Reitel
Roger Ditchley: Christian Rodska
Ben Ditchley: Colin Douglas

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