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starring Jimmy Edwards with Julian Orchard and Clodagh Rodgers Written by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN
Jim asks Clodagh to sing at a benefit concert, but she soon discovers that there are ' pirates" roaming at Chiselbury.
Script adapted by ROBERT GRAY Producer DOUGLAS ARGENT


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Julian Orchard
Unknown: Clodagh Rodgers
Written By: Frank Muir
Written By: Denis Norden
Music: Dennis Wilson
Adapted By: Robert Gray
Adapted By: Douglas Argent
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Pettigrew: Julian Orchard
As herself: Clodagh Rodgers
Halliforth: Peter Greene
Dinwiddie: Harold Bennett
Mr Jessel: Stuart Sherwin
Melhuish: Tom McCall
Potter: Greg Smith
Figgins: Mark Rogers
Perkins: Martin Johnson
Cartwright: Paul Gyngell
Battersby: Andrew Pitcher

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