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A series in six parts by BOB BLOCK
5: There is much bossing and banging about when Queen Matilda descends from the spirit world in the Astral Lift; the Perkins take to the psychiatrist's couch; Meaker's lies make his clothes disappear; Claypole skates up the wall, and Painting becomes the Queen's page.
Timothy Claypole
Harold Meaker. ...EDWARD BRAYSHAW Ethel Meaker. .............ANN EMERY Hazel the McWitch MOLLY WEIR Adam Painting
Rose Perkins. ..................HAL DYER Arthur Perkins JEFFREY SEGAL Nadia Popov SUE NICHOLLS Dr Newman. ...............ROBERT EAST Queen Matilda PADDIE O'NEIL
Guards CRISPIN GILLBARD , JOHN PENNINGTON and the Pantomime Horse
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Designer JIM HATCHARD Producer JEREMY SWAN


Unknown: Timothy Claypole
Unknown: Michael Staniforth
Unknown: Harold Meaker.
Unknown: Edward Brayshaw
Unknown: Ethel Meaker.
Unknown: Ann Emery
Unknown: McWitch Molly Weir
Unknown: Adam Painting
Unknown: Christopher Biggins
Unknown: Rose Perkins.
Unknown: Hal Dyer
Unknown: Nadia Popov
Unknown: Nicholls Dr Newman.
Unknown: Queen Matilda Paddie O'Neil
Unknown: Guards Crispin Gillbard
Unknown: John Pennington
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Jim Hatchard
Producer: Jeremy Swan

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