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What's the Idea!

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with Wilf Lunn
1: Worms, Chickens and Eggs
The first of four programmes introducing strange ideas, amazing designs and weird inventions.
A worm-catching tricycle, a square-egg device and spectacles for chickens are among the extraordinary things that WILF LUNN has invented or found.
The Victorians
Designed by CHRIS EDWARDS Directed by JULIET MILLER Produced by CLIVE DOIG
BACK PAGE: 83'

Contributors

Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Designed By: Chris Edwards
Directed By: Juliet Miller
Produced By: Clive Doig
Albert Wilberforce: Stephen Mallatratt
Gertrude Wilberforce: Val Elliot

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