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Signpost: The Story of Modern Communications: 2: The Post Office


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Now that Prince Charming has said that the owner of the glass slipper should write to him, the Post Office has to deal with hundreds of letters including two from the Ugly Sisters.
Introduced by Christopher Trace.
For Schools
First shown in May 1962
(to 14.47)


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Script: Miles Tomalin
Script/producer: Ronald Smedley
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Film cameraman: Cyril Moorhead
Film editor: John Priestley
Cinderella: Lucinda Curtis
Buttons: John Pike
Ugly Sisters: Diana Chesney
Ugly Sisters: Stella Tanner

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Signpost: The Story of Modern Communications: 2: The Post Office

BBC Television, 23 September 1963 14.27

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