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Pity about the Abbey by JOHN BETJEMAN and STEWART FARRAR
Designer. Michael Wield Producer. PETER LUKE
Directed by IAN CURTEIS
First shown in the series Londoners on BBC-2


Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: Stewart Farrar
Unknown: Peter Luke
Directed By: Ian Curteis
Sir Peter Watling: Henry McGee
Alfred Page: John Harvey
Jane Page: Suzanne Mockler
Lord Barnett: Derek Francis
Sir Gregory Devlin: John Rae
Arnold Fitzgerald: Kenneth Fortescue
Sir Robert Challoner: John Welsh
Douglas Holland: Dennis Adams
Derek Marsh: Geoffrey Rose
Louise Blakenheath PAMELA: Ann Davy
Lord Mendip: David Hutcheson
TV interviewer: Fyfb Robertson

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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.

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