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First of the Summer Wine


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A six-part series by ROY CLARKE
May 1939: the Co-op staff suspect their manager,
Mr Scrimshaw , of being a secret snuff taker and set about finding his hiding place. 4: Snuff and Stuff with Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS
Studio lighting HARRY BRADLEY Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Mr Scrimshaw
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Unknown: Harry Bradley
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Directed By: Mike Stephens
Norman Clegg: David Fenwick
Sherbet: Paul Oldham
Mr Scrimshaw: Derek Benfield
Seymour: Paul McLain
Mrs Clegg: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Gasman: Dick Brannick
Foggy: Richard Lumsden
Compo: Paul Wyett
Ivy: Sarah Dangerfield
Dilys: Joanne Heywood
Wally: Ary Gwhitaker
Mrs Scrimshaw: Margaret Stallard
Mr Clegg: Peter Sallis

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