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When the Boat Comes In


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in A Wreath with Our Names On by JAMES MITCHELL with ' And if you don't lie ... that poor beggar'll starve ... or his widow will, and his bairns.' ' God knows I don't want that, but ...' ' Then lie.'
Series created by JAMES MITCHELL
Dance Ti Thi Daddy , original theme music by Alex Glasgow , record (RESL 31), 70p, from record shops


Unknown: James Mitchell
Unknown: James Mitchell
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Producer: Michael Hayes
Unknown: Ti Thi Daddy
Music By: Alex Glasgow
Jack: James Bolam
Jessie: Susan Jameson
Bill: James Garbutt
Bella: Jean Heywood
Dolly: Madelaine Newton
Mrs Armstrong: Isobil Nisbet
Mr Armstrong: John Ringham
Billy: Edward Wilson
Mather: Fred Pearson
Matt: Malcolm Terris
Miss Laidlaw: Catherine Terris
Clegg: Alan Hockey
Tom: John Nightingale
Lady Caroline: Isla Blair
Sir Horatio Manners: Basil Henson
Reilly: Tim Healey
Sgt Storey: Don McKillop
Mrs Mather: Beryl Nesbitt
Nurse: Susie Johns

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When the Boat Comes In

BBC One London, 14 January 1977 20.10

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