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Alas Smith and Jones


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'The thinking man's Little and Large' (SUNDAY OBSERVER, 27 October 1985) this week explore the silent unknown world of the north, get their heads together over the Second World War and solve the ultimate Miss Marple mystery.
Special guest this week the lovely Connie Batchelor. Main performance support from Robin Driscoll, Peter McCarthy, Katie Budd, Hugh Quarshie and Geoffrey Whitehead.
Main writing contribution from Rory McGrath, Griff Rhys Jones, Roger Planer, Clive Anderson and Tony Sarchet


Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: Peter McCarthy
Unknown: Katie Budd
Unknown: Hugh Quarshie
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Rory McGrath.
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Roger Planer
Music: Peter Brewis
Producer: John Kilby
Producer: Jimmy Mulville

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