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The December Rose


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Last episode in the series by LEON GARFIELD The Last Birthday
The cat has been looking after the canaries! Barnacle needs all his courage and wits in facing up to his enemies.
Directed by RENNY RYE (R)


Unknown: Leon Garfield
Producer: Paul Stone
Directed By: Renny Rye
Barnacle: Courtney Roper-Knight
Tom Gosling: Tony Haygarth
Mrs McDipper: Judy Cornwell
Miranda McDipper: Cathy Murphy
Insp Creaker: Ian Hogg
Mr Hastymite: Patrick Malahide
Lord Hobart: John Quarmby
Lady Hobart: Shirley Dixon
Brodsky: Michael Poole
Lord Stirling: Michael Aldridge
Joe: Robert Putt
Solomon Levy: Linal Haft
River policeman: John Lyons
Whistling youth: Graham Fletcher-Cook

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