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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A six-part series by JOHN CHALLEN 1: First Day starring Frank Windsor
Colin Douglas , Michael Byrne
The amalgamation of Tom Fisher 's Secondary Boys' School with the Grammar School ' up the road ' into one large Comprehensive has been completed.
Defeated by Alan Russell for the overall headship, Fisher decides to stay on as Head' of the Lower School. The events of the first day lead him to question his decision.
Studio lighting SAM BARCLAY


Unknown: John Challen
Unknown: Frank Windsor
Unknown: Colin Douglas
Unknown: Michael Byrne
Unknown: Tom Fisher
Unknown: Alan Russell
Music: Dudley Simpson
Unknown: Sam Barclay
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: Raymond Menmuir
Director: Roland Joffé
Tom Fisher: Frank Windsor
Alan Russell: Michael Byrne
Ted Philips: Colin Douglas
Claire Russell: Geraldine Moffat
Martin: Lee Hodgson
Gary: John Williams
First boy: Paul Sadler
Second boy: Izmet Mehmet
Wilf West: Esmond Webb
Simon: David Nunn
June: Lucinda Curtis
Massingham: Leonard Kavanagh
Patterson: Brian Oulton
Hart: Tom Georgeson
Funnell: Peter Godfrey
Saunders: Ian Thompson
Edwards: David Hargreaves
Latecomer: Paul Ellison
Third boy: Keith MacEy
Mrs Mason: Avril Elgar
Christopher: Simon Henderson
Fourth boy: Ian Hoare
Pete: Sylvester Williams
Phil: Michael Clements
Blake: Clive Merrison
Margaret Fisher: Ann Kennedy,

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