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The Newcomers


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Lance's party is interrupted by an uninvited guest. Arnold meets a lady admirer from across the sea and Janet Langley says goodbye.


Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Wiles
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Bob Stuart
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: John Davies
Mr. Simkins: Arthur Hewlett
Reg Collins: Christopher Coll
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
Sir Frederick Miles: Gerald Young
James Neal: David Knight
Mrs. Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Peter Connony: Patrick Connor
Peggy Simkins: Sandra Williams
Arthur Huntley: Tony Steedman
Eunice Huntley: Sally Lahee
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
Betty Lloyd: Helen Cotterill
Janet Langley: Sandra Payne
Ethel Louella Heppenstahl: Maggie McGrath
Maisie: Susan Bills
Pip: Jack Wild
Joe: Martin Kendle
Ruth: Denise Brown

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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.

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