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The Newcomers

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Philip gets seriously involved with the police; Ellis goes for his medical, and the past catches up with the present.

Contributors

Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Barry Letts
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: John Davies
Peter Connolly: Patrick Connor
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Mrs. Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Ian Creighton: Jonathan Dennis
Naylor: Gordon Griffin
Freddy: Talfryn Thomas
Constable Brooks: Lionel Wheeler
Det.-Sgt. Thomson: Stanley Meadows
Archie Lean: Colin Bell
Brewer: Bruno Barnabe
Desk Sergeant: Lewis Wilson
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Mrs. Heppenstahl: Maggie McGrath
Augustus Tripp: John Sharp
Patty: Maureen Beck
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
Maggie: Mitzi Rogers
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner

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