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Pie in the Sky


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NewLeaf. Crabbe is asked to charm a difficult police witness with his cooking.
Written by Robert Jones ; Producer Chrissy Skinns
DirectorKeith Boak Stereo


Written By: Robert Jones
Producer: Chrissy Skinns
Director: Keith Boak
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Henderson the Potato King: Nick Raggett
Nicola: Samantha Janus
Gary Palmer: Nicholas Lamont
SashaWilkes: Lynsey Baxter
Vicky Reynolds: Amelda Brown
DCI Derek Harding: Martin Turner
DS Andy Kenna: Paul Wyett
DC Maureen Dawes: Louise Delamere
Colin Wilkes: Paul Darrow
Stuart Crowe: Cyril Nri
Sgt Linda Frith: Georgiana Dacombe

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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