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Roland Rat - The Series


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Proudly presented by BBC3 Deep below London town there lies a multi-million-pound high-tech labyrinth called the Ratcave where millionaire playboy Roland
Rat Superstar broadcasts his spectacular series.
With a galaxy of stars the show features D'Arcy de Farcey - James Saxon and the lovely Maureen - Anna Karen
Music in the Ratcave this week is performed by Curiosity Killed The Cat Conceived by DAVID CLARIDGE Written by DAVID CLARIDGE COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH
Produced and directed by MARCUS MORTIMER (R)


Unknown: James Saxon
Unknown: Anna Karen
Unknown: David Claridge
Written By: David Claridge
Written By: Colin Bostock-Smith
Written By: John Langdon.
Unknown: Sean Carson
Unknown: David Tomlinson
Designer: Donal Woods
Directed By: Marcus Mortimer

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