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When the Boat Comes In


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in Some Bulbs to Keep the Garden Bright by JAMES MITCHELL
' ' That war ...' ' Aye ... the one we're supposed to have won. It changed me, Dolly. You should have known me before. But Matt, he never changed, the same honest trusting lad that likes a drop too much ... He shopped me.'
Cast in order of appearance
Dance Ti Thi Daddy , original theme music by Alex Glasgow , record number RESL 31, 70p from record shops


Unknown: James Mitchell
Unknown: James Mitchell
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Bill Hays
Music By: Alex Glasgow
Jack: James Bolam
Jessie: Susan Jameson
Bill: James Garbutt
Bella: Jean Heywood
Miss Laidlaw: Catherine Terris
Les Mallow: Allan Browning
Matt: Malcolm Terris
Tom: John Nightingale
Young Tommy: Noel O'Connell
Dolly: Madelaine Newton
Billy: Edward Wilson
Barman: John Baron
AshtOn: Geoffrey Rose
Charlton: Jim Rushton
Sir Horatio Manners: Basil Henson
Mrs Charlton: Jo Pennington
Armstrong: Gordon Gardner
Fleur Carruthers: Anna Pitt

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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