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The Russ Abbot Show

Synopsis

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starring Russ Abbot
special guest star Les Dennis
featuring Bella Emberg and Maggie Moone, Tom Bright, Suzy Aitchison, Paul Shearer
Russ's hilarious exploits continue when he finds himself literally 'stuck' in a shop window. The Fat Man creates more havoc and Basildon Bond flicks through the family album and reminisces about his father - the very first special agent - who is responsible for the capture of the notorious German agent Mata Hari.
Vince Prince sings his way through a game of scrabble and C.U. Jimmy makes a daring appearance in the guise of Bonnie Prince Charlie 1720-88!
Written by BARRY CRYER, PAUL MINETT, BRIAN LEVESON, DICK VOSBURGH Additional material GARY CLAPPERTON, MATHEW WILLETTS, PETE MACDONALD, DAVID HURST
Script associates BARRY CRYER and JOHN LANGDON
Musical director ALYN AINSWORTH Choreographer TUDOR DAVIES Sound supervisor MIKE FELTON Lighting director ERIC WALLIS Designers MARTIN METHVEN and GARRY FREEMAN
Produced and directed by JOHN BISHOP
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Contributors

Unknown: Russ Abbot
Unknown: Bella Emberg
Unknown: Maggie Moone
Unknown: Tom Bright
Unknown: Suzy Aitchison
Unknown: Paul Shearer
Unknown: Mata Hari.
Unknown: Vince Prince
Unknown: Bonnie Prince
Written By: Barry Cryer.
Written By: Paul Minett
Written By: Brian Leveson
Unknown: Gary Clapperton
Unknown: Mathew Willetts
Unknown: Pete MacDonald.
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: John Langdon
Director: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Tudor Davies
Unknown: Mike Felton
Director: Eric Wallis
Designers: Martin Methven
Designers: Garry Freeman
Directed By: John Bishop

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