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Comedy Playhouse: Idle at Work

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by Graham Chapman and Bernard McKenna
Starring Ronnie Barker as George Idle
Featuring Graham Crowden as Mr Chesterton, Derek Francis as the Restaurant Manager, Mary Merrall as Auntie, William Kendall as the 'General', Roland Macleod as the 'Bishop', Annabel Leventon as Saunders and Timothy Carlton as Naismith

Contributors

Writer: Graham Chapman
Writer: Bernard McKenna
Music: Max Harris
Designer: David Chandler
Producer: James Gilbert
Director: Harold Snoad
George Idle: Ronnie Barker
Mr Chesterton: Graham Crowden
The Restaurant Manager: Derek Francis
Auntie: Mary Merrall
The 'General': William Kendall
The 'Bishop': Roland MacLeod
Saunders: Annabel Leventon
Naismith: Timothy Carlton
Miss Pettifer: Janet Mahoney
Wendy: Anne de Vigier
Ken: Alec Bregonzi
[Actor]: Michael Stainton
[Actor]: Ian Gray
[Actor]: John Owens
[Actor]: Robert Yetz
[Actor]: Desmond Cullum-Jones

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Comedy Playhouse: Idle at Work

BBC One London, 14 January 1972 19.40






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