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Afternoon Theatre


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The Kamikaze Ground Staff Reunion Dinner by STEWART PARKER with , and ' You've done your damnedest to deride and defile the historic spirit of the Kamikaze Special Attack Force ... well, let me tell you that spirit is not dead ... and by God I'm going to demonstrate it to you this very night! '
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Scotland/
BBC Northern Ireland
Stewart Parker takes the basic ingredients of middle-aged war-nostalgia and sets them in Japan, brilliantly ...
(First broadcast on R3)


Unknown: Stewart Parker
Directed By: Robert Cooper
Unknown: Stewart Parker
Makoto: John Le Mesurier
Tokkotal: Ronald Baddiley
Shushin: Graham Crowden
Shimpu: Ronald Herdman
Kamiwashi: Harry Towb
Co-pilot: John Shedden
Miss Tomishita: Maureen Beattie

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