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Thirty-Minute Theatre: The Top Bunk

on BBC Two England

by Ted Smith
With Brian Coburn as Big Bill Bishop, Patrick Westwood as Bonkey Stone, John Moore as James Smithers, Douglas Blackwell as first Prison Officer, Anthony Hall as second Prison Officer

Two old lags who share the same cell have got prison life down to a fine art. They are upset when an outsider, a public school type and a first timer, is made to live with them, and bowled over when he reveals a sinister side to his nature, which makes him their natural leader, entitled to the position of prestige - the top bunk.


Ted Smith
Fanny Taylor
George Spenton-Foster
Brian Miller
Big Bill Bishop:
Brian Coburn
Bonkey Stone:
Patrick Westwood
James Smithers:
John Moore
First Prison Officer:
Douglas Blackwell
Second Prison Officer:
Anthony Hall

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