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Harold Warrender is referee in a game to test the wits and imagination of three hand-picked victims
Naomi Jacob
Hugh McDermott
Humphrey Lestocq
Patricia Laffan
Kim Peacock
Alan Campbell-Johnson
Devised by Victor Silvester , Jnr.
Sketches by Kevin McGarry , Frances Collingwood
Lawrie Somers. Victor Woolf
Preduction by Frederick Piffard


Unknown: Harold Warrender
Unknown: Naomi Jacob
Unknown: Hugh McDermott
Unknown: Humphrey Lestocq
Unknown: Patricia Laffan
Unknown: Kim Peacock
Unknown: Victor Silvester
Unknown: Kevin McGarry
Unknown: Frances Collingwood
Unknown: Lawrie Somers.
Unknown: Victor Woolf
Unknown: Frederick Piffard

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Light Programme, 12 January 1950 16.30

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