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Professor Jimmy Edwards submits a weekly school report
June Whitfield as Matron
Roddlyi Maude-Roxby as Aubrey Potiter
Frederick Treves as Alfred Tennyson
Joam Sanderson as Ladly Uppingham
Austin Trevor as Brigadier Lumley
Roger Shepherd as Lumley and, David Lott and Graham Aza
Script adapted1 by David CMmie from an original by Frank Muir and, Denis Norden
Produced, by Edwardi Tayilor
Repeated on Sunday at 2.0 p.m.


Unknown: Professor Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Roddlyi Maude-Roxby
Unknown: Aubrey Potiter
Unknown: Frederick Treves
Unknown: Alfred Tennyson
Unknown: Joam Sanderson
Unknown: Roger Shepherd
Unknown: David Lott
Adapted By: David Cmmie
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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