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Bachelor Father


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starring Ian Carmichael
Suggested by the life story of Peter Lloyd Jeffcock

6: Name This Child
with Sonia Dresdel
Donald is extremely upset to find that he has never been christened. But Peter is quite unprepared for what follows ...

Signature music by ERIC ROGERS
Incidental music by DENNIS WILSON


Music By: Eric Rogers
Music By: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Producer: Graeme Muir
Cast: in order of appearance:
Anna: Briony McRoberts
Christopher: Kevin Moran
Ben: Ian Johnson
Jo: Geraldine Cowper
Ginny: Jacqueline Cowper
Donald: Andrew Bowen
Peter: Ian Carmichael
PC: Lewis Wilson
Vicar: Hugh Morton
Mother: Sonia Dresdel
In: the play:
PC: Geoffrey Matthews
Mr Wheeler: Alan Curtis
Mrs Wheeler: Sheila Gill
Tony: Sheila Raynor
Newsreader: Corbet Woodall

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